Emma Watson, 19yrs
Enrolled for her course in English Literature at Brown University, Emma Watson could have been like other student. If any other student had £12 million in the bank. Still not out of her teens the actress-come-student can expect to keep on raking in the money after being signed as the face of Burberry’s 2009 autumn/winter collection.
Abigail Breslin, 13yrs
Having received a pay cheque of $1.5 million for her role as Olive in Little Miss Sunshine, an alternative road movie about one family’s 700-mile trip to a beauty pageant, the diminutive actress is one big earner. And remember, she was only 10 at the time. Now she’s said to be earning more than $3 million a film. Only just a teenager, and already nominated for an Oscar, she should be all sunshine and smiles with a career and a bank balance like that.
Angus Turner Jones 16yrs
Starting his career at just four-years-old, Angus T. Jones is now a successful child actor. He is currrently co-starring in the hit CBS show, “Two and a Half Men”, alongside Charlie Sheen, where he plays the role of Jake Harper. In the May 2008, People Magazine named him one of the “World’s Richest Teens” with earnings of $1.2 million dollars a season.
Caroline Wozniacki, 19yrs
Currently the sixth best female tennis player on the planet, Caroline Wozniaki has six tournament wins and more than $2.9 million in prize money to her name – not counting sponsorships and endorsements. At 19, Wozniaki is also the youngest woman in the ATP Top 10 tennis rankings and has years ahead of her to win more.
Dakota Fanning, 16yrs
At just 16 Dakota Fanning, known to her friends as Kota, has already appeared in about 28 films,12 TV appearances. Her credits includes War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise, Charlotte’s Web with Julia Roberts and I Am Sam with Sean Penn. At 13, she was earning $4 million a year and was ranked number three on Forbes rich list, thanks in part to her role in The Secret Life of Bees and her voice-over in Coraline.
Ianthe Fullagar, 19yrs
Ianthe Fullagar, now 19, became the youngest EuroMillions winner at the age of 18 when she won just over £7 million with her lucky dip ticket. She said: “My mum called the national lottery line and it was only then that I realised I had won a share of the jackpot. We were both screaming so loudly that my dog Brock did not know what was happening and bit me on the bottom.”
India Rose James, 18years
Along with her half-sister Fawn, India Rose James, the granddaughter of the late Soho pornography tycoon and property magnate Paul Raymond, was left half of his £75 million fortune. The family empire is worth £500 million, and the sisters’ share of the wealth is said to be £120 million, placing them 438th in Britain’s richest 1,000.
Miley Cyrus, 17yrs
Estimates that teen star Miley Cyrus could well be a billionaire by the time she turns 18. With two Hannah Montana films, a TV series, her first animated movie, Bolt, and a hit recording career, including three number one albums, Miley is undisputed queen of the teen world. Her concert tour in 2008 netted her $17 million on its own.
Nick Jonas, 17yrs
Young, sweet, clean-living and extremely rich, Nick is one third of the teen phenomenon that is The Jonas Brothers. The brothers, who range in age from 16 to 22, have earned $12 million so far. Nick is the youngest member and the lead singer along with his older brother Joe, he also plays the guitar, piano and drums. He enjoys playing baseball and golf and his hobbies include collecting baseball cards and songwriting.
Tyler James Williams, 17yrs
US TV actor Williams is best known from TV series Everyone Hates Chris, playing a young Chris Rock. But he’s also appeared in Sesame Street and is going to be a huge name, according to the US media bigwigs. Having raked in an estimated $1.2 million a year since 2007 – this child star looks set to climb the ranks rapidly over the coming years.