Oh, to be young, beautiful and, most of all, rich. These teen celebrities, at such a young age, have already reached a tremendous level of fame and a huge amount of fortune. Now that the likes of Selena Gomez, Taylor Lautner, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift have graduated into their 20's, we have some new names in the list of wealthy youngsters. Here now is a list of the top 10 richest teen celebrities.
10 Elle Fanning, 15 years old (April 9, 1998) - $1.5 million
Elle Fanning is only 15 years old but she has already had starring roles in movies like Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere and We Bought a Zoo. The younger sister of equally successful teen actress Dakota Fanning, she had a breakthrough performance in the science fiction hit called Super 8 where she received a lot of praise from critics. Even if she has already become a millionaire in her own right, she still attends school at Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood in Los Angeles.
9 Willow Smith, 12 years old (October 31, 2000) - $4.4 million
Willow Smith is an actress and singer. She is the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. She was first featured in the 2007 movie entitled I Am Legend. She was also in the film called Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. She is also a music artist, having signed with the label of Jay-Z called Roc Nation. She already has released several singles, including “Whip My Hair,” which has charted on the Billboard 100 and was nominated as the Video of the Year in 2011 at the BET Awards.
8 Jaden Smith, 15 years old (July 8, 1998) - $5.5 million
Jaden Smith is the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, and the older brother of Willow Smith. He had his first big break in his father’s movie entitled The Pursuit of Happyness in 2006. He has also appeared in films like The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Karate Kid and After Earth.
7 Harry Styles, 19 years old (February 1, 1994) - $8 million
Harry Styles is one of the five members of the band called One Direction, which has been declared by the Sunday Times Rich List to be worth almost $40 million. He was once the lead singer of a band called White Eskimo that joined and won Battle of the Bands competitions. He considers The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Coldplay, Kings of Leon and Foster the People as his influences.
6 Liam Payne, 19 years old (August 29, 1993) - $8 million
Liam Payne is an English singer who is also part of One Direction. He first took part in the hit reality singing competition called The X Factor in 2008, but he was asked by Simon Cowell to come back in a couple of years as Payne was deemed as too young at that time. He had already experienced performing in front of a huge audience when he sang before 26,000 people at a football game of Wolverhampton Wanderers. He regards Justin Timberlake and Gary Barlow as his musical influences.
5 Niall Horan, 19 years old (September 13, 1993) - $8 million
Niall Horan is an Irish singer who is also part of the band called One Direction. He has always loved singing, becoming a member of the school choir when he was young and performing as a support act to Lloyd Daniels. Horan has mixed musical influences ranging from the big band swing sounds of Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin to the rock beats of Bon Jovi, The Eagles and The Script.
4 Abigail Breslin, 17 years old (April 14, 1996) - $12 million
Remember that memorable sleeper hit of 2006 called Little Miss Sunshine? The movie that starred Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Alan Arkin and Steve Carell also headlined a then nine-year old Abigail Breslin, who garnered a Best Supporting Actress nomination from the Oscars for her performance. Her first movie actually came out in 2002, a film called Signs. She has also appeared in No Reservations, Nim’s Island, Definitely, Maybe, My Sister’s Keeper, Zombieland, Rango and The Call.
3 Angus Jones, 19 years old (October 8, 1993) - $15 million
Angus Jones was one of the main characters of the hit television series called Two and a Half Men. His performance in the show has earned for him a couple of Young Artist Awards, as well as a TV Land Award. It also led to movie roles in See Spot Run, The Rookie, Bringing Down the House, George of the Jungle 2 and The Christmas Blessing. Just two years after becoming the highest paid child star on television, Jones made a surprising announcement when he labeled the show as filth that contradicted with his newfound religious views. Though he was retained on the show, his character has since been demoted to recurring status.
2 Dakota Fanning, 19 years old (February 23, 1994) - $16 million
Dakota Fanning first turned heads with her role in the 2001 I Am Sam. At just seven years old, the performance was enough to make her the youngest nominee in the history of the Screen Actors Guild. She then appeared in movies like Man on Fire and War of the Worlds. She then started doing more adult roles in films like Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees. She also starred in Coraline and was part of the cast of The Runaways and The Twilight Saga.
1 Justin Bieber, 19 years old (March 1, 1994) - $110 million
Justin Bieber is a singer and songwriter from Canada. He was discovered after his mother posted his performances in YouTube. His debut record called “My World” reached platinum status in the United States and all seven songs charted on the Billboard charts. He had a monster smash hit in “Baby.” The American Music Awards named him Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2012. He is considered as one of the most powerful celebrities in the world.