Born in 1992, Miley Cyrus is an American actress and a singer who started her career with the hit TV series “Hannah Montana” on Disney and became successful after her excellent performance. She also recorded songs for this TV show and thus became a teen celebrity. Subsequently, she signed into Hollywood records to pursue her singing career and had huge success as a recording artist cranking out some mega hits which resulted in her owning an estimate of $120 million earning her the title of the richest teen star which isn’t bad for someone who isn’t even 20.
Born in 1994, Justin Bieber is a famous Canadian singer and actor. He started off with sharing his singing talent with family members and began posting videos of his performances on YouTube. Visitors to the site began subscribing to Bieber’s videos, and he ended up with over 10 million views of his performances and eventually became a celebrity. At the age of 17, he has banked about an estimate of $65.5 Million.
Nick Jonas was born in 1992 and is a singer and an actor best known as one of the Jonas Brothers, a band he formed with his brothers. He also starred in a Disney channel series and movies like Camp Rock which shot him to instant fame. This brought his total assets to worth $18 Million bringing him up to the third richest teen.
Hannah Dakota Fanning
Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress born on 23rd February 1994. She started her acting career as a child and appeared in I am Sam in 2001. Her performance in the movie received popular acclaim and she was awarded with the best child performer award in 2001. From then on, she has featured in many successful movies and her most notable film in which she recently appeared was the Twilight Saga. She has many awards to her name and is the youngest nominee for screen actors guild award. She is now one of the richest teen celebrities and has net worth of approximately $16 million.
Born on 14 April 1996, teen actress Abigail Breslin started her career by participating in a commercial when she was only three. Just two years later, at the age of five, she starred in her first ever film, Signs. Her great performances have earned her countless awards and she is one of the youngest celebrities to be nominated for the Academy Award. Her total assets are worth $12 million.
Angus Turner Jones
Born on October 8, 1993, Angus Turner Jones comes on the TV show “Two and a Half Men” and has received the young artist award in 2005. He has also done some supporting roles in movies like George of the Jungle and The Rookie. He has signed a new contract which makes him the highest paid teen in the industry and has assets worth $10 million.
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
Miranda Taylor is an actress, singer and also a song-writer. She started her career with commercials. At the age of three, she started working in commercials and when she was 10 she debuted in her first film, School of Rock, before which she had only appeared in “Smallville,” her first television appearance. After years of involvement in the industry she finally got noticed through the TV show “Drake and Josh” and then “Icarly”. She became the youngest highest paid teen star. She started her music career in June 2008 and then launched her debut album on April 27, 2010. She has earned about $7 million.
Born in 1992, Tyler James is a famous American actor. He is a successful comedian in the entertainment industry and plays teenage Chris Rock in the hit CW series “Everybody hates Chris”. He became a regular on the popular children’s series at the age of four and continued his small screen adventure with roles on the animated Billy Cosby series. His television work has drawn critical and popular acclaim and his earnings are a total of $ 4.8 million.
Born in 1992, Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress. Her acting career began with her first debut; “Barney and Friends” during her childhood. Later on in her teenage years, she was a guest star in “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” and also appeared in many other Disney series; “Hannah Montana” and “The Wizards of the Waverly Palace” and subsequently starred in movies such as Monte Carlo, Spy Kids etc.
She entered the music industry through her contract with the Hollywood records and became the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez and The Scene with the release of some hit albums such as “Kiss and tell” and “A year without rain” which brought her earnings to a total of $4 million.
Demi Lovato was born in 1992 and is an American singer and actress. She began her career with a role in “Barney and Friends”, until she became better known for her role in the movie Camp Rock. After her role in this movie and the release of her first album Don’t Forget, she became a teen celebrity and one of the top teen millionaires at the age of 19.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 22nd, 2011.