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Celebrities Under 25 Who Are Already Rich

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By ActiveBeat Author

Life in Hollywood is hectic and demanding, but it comes with a nice pay check as many young stars learned early. From making music to starring in the biggest shows and movies, child and teenage stars are rolling in the cash long before they even turn 25, and the amount they make is truly impressive! Check out these celebrities who are insanely rich and haven’t even turned 25 (all net worths sourced according to Celebrity Net Worth):

21. Lily-Rose Depp

Estimated Net Worth: $1 Million. Lily-Rose Depp might be the daughter of iconic actor Johnny Depp and model Vanessa Paradis, but she certainly doesn’t need any of her parents’ money to live her best life. After staying out of the spotlight for quite some time, Lily-Rose emerged in 2014 when she starred in the Kevin Smith Tusk. Since then she has had other small acting roles but has focused more on modeling which has earned her an estimated net worth of $1 million.

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20. Yara Shahidi

Estimated Net Worth: $1 Million. At only 19 years old, Yara Shahidi not only starred in one of TV’s funniest sitcoms with Black-ish, but already stars in her own spinoff with Grown-ish. Thanks to her major role as Zoey Johnson, along with her other acting gigs and being named the ambassador for the Bobbi Brown makeup brand, she already has an estimated net worth of $1 million.


19. Madison Beer

Estimated Net Worth: $3 Million. Madison Beer has Justin Bieber to thank for her success so early in her career! After Bieber tweeted a link to Beer singing, he signed her to Island Records where she is manager by his manager Scooter Braun. After only the release of a few singles and working with other artists, Beer already has a very respectable estimated net worth of $3 million.


18. Finn Wolfhard

Estimated Net Worth: $3 Million. Netflix’s Stranger Things is one of the most successful shows of recent years, and with a primarily young cast, the child actors are raking in a lot of money. Finn Wolfhard stars as Mike Wheeler in the series and at only 16, he and the rest of the young stars were making $20,000 per episode of seasons one and two. Things changed in season three though when they renegotiated for a massive raise to $250,000 per episode, which adds up to an incredible $3 million for the star!

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17. Lil Nas X

Estimated Net Worth: $3 Million. Montero Lamar Hill, better known as Lil Nas X, has a very impressive net worth of $3 million at only 20 years, but what is even crazier is he earned it all within a year. Lil Nas X has one of the biggest songs in the world with “Old Town Road” which he released in late 2018 but it didn’t go viral until 2019 because of TikTok’s “Yeehaw Challenge.” With only one song, Lil Nas X could retire right now if he wanted to.

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16. Kiernan Shipka

Estimated Net Worth: $3 Million. Being a star was in Kiernan Shipka’s future it seems. At a very young age she began modeling in print ads, and at 6 landed her very first acting gig. Now, she is known for her long-running role as Sally Draper in Mad Men, and the new Sabrina Spellman in the Riverdale spinoff series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Now, she has an estimated net worth of $3 million.


15. Noah Cyrus

Estimated Net Worth: $3 Million. For quite some time Noah Cyrus was mostly known as Miley Cyrus’s younger sister, but she has made a name for herself — and quite the substantial net worth. She already has an estimated net worth of $3 million thanks to her career of acting and of course, singing. Her first album NC-17 was released in 2018 and her single “Make Me (Cry)” (featuring Labrinth) was certified Platinum and reached #46 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.


14. Gaten Matarazzo

Estimated Net Worth: $4 Million. Gaten Matarazzo is under 25 years old, and he already has an estimated net worth of $4 million! After beginning his career on Broadway, his big break and big payday came with the role of Dustin in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things. Thanks to a hefty salary of $250,000 per episode, the young actor has already nicely padded his bank account.


13. Willow Smith

Estimated Net Worth: $4 Million. Willow Smith’s famous parents Jada Pinkett and Will Smith have more than enough money of their own, but at such a young age, she already has her own $4 million. Willow is an actress, singer, and dancer and while her musical career didn’t get off to a great start she found success elsewhere. Smith won a Young Artist Award in 2009 for her performance in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl and a BET YoungStar Award for “Whip My Hair”. In 2014, her video for “Whip My Hair” recorded more than 100 million views online.


12. Danielle Bregoli

Estimated Net Worth: $4 Million. Believe it or not, Danielle Bregoli of Dr. Phil “Catch me outside” fame has an estimated net worth of $4 million! The statement made her go viral and she gained a huge social media following and all of the offers that came long with it. She gets paid significant sums of money to do paid posts and product placements on Instagram. Her Fit Tea video was viewed more than 12 million times. “Bahd Barbie” can easily make up to $300,000 a month on product ads, and as much as $100,000 for a single post.

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11. Millie Bobby Brown

Estimated Net Worth: $4 Million. As the breakout star of Stranger Things in the role of Eleven, Millie Bobby Brown is one of the highest paid child stars thanks to salary of $300,000 per episode. While she is already worth an estimated $4 million, that number is going to go up very fast as she was reportedly paid $1,000,000 for 2019’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and signed on for $3,000,000 for the 2020 film Godzilla vs. Kong.

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10. Elle Fanning

Estimated Net Worth: $5 Million. Actress Elle Fanning followed in her older sister’s footsteps into Hollywood and has done very well. With 60 acting credits to her name, her salaries have ranged from $125,000 in the 2010 film Somewhere to $1.5 million for the movie Super 8. Now she is worth $5 million.

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9. Khalid

Estimated Net Worth: $6 Million. Khalid Robinson has skyrocketed to the top of the music charts and still in his early twenties, there is no doubt his net worth is going to get even bigger. On April 25, 2019, Billboard magazine reported that since March 2018, Khalid had landed a 59-week straight streak of hits (and counting) on the Hot 100 since his Normani-collab “Love Lies” debuted on the chart. He charted 12 tracks (both solo hits and features) on the Hot 100 throughout the last year, making him incredibly successful, and only just getting started.

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8. Billie Eilish

Estimated Net Worth: $6 Million. Billie Eilish is one of the biggest names in the music industry right now, and incredibly, her career really only began in 2016. In only a few short years she has made an estimated net worth of $6 million thanks to her success in music. Her first single “Ocean Eyes” received more than 130 million streams on Spotify and went viral. Her debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019) debuted atop the Billboard 200 and reached number one in the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. The album featured four US top-40 singles: “When the Party’s Over”, “Bury a Friend”, and “Bad Guy”.

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7. Jaden Smith

Estimated Net Worth: $8 Million. Much like his sister, Jaden Smith could have made his way off of his parents’ fortune, but instead he has already made $8 million of his own! Jaden is a rapper, singer, actor and model, not to mention he even started his own clothing line, all of which have helped him to his outstanding net worth.

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6. Ariel Winter

Estimated Net Worth: $12 Million. After earning $70,000 per episode on Modern Family for several seasons, in 2018 Winter got a raise to an incredible $125,000 per episode which has helped her to a net worth of $12 million all before she turned 25!

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5. Shawn Mendes

Estimated Net Worth: $12 Million. Canadian singer Shawn Mendes was only 15 when he was discovered thanks to covers of songs he posted to Vine. After being signed to Island Records, it has only taken five years for the singer to earn $12 million. All three of his albums debuted atop the US Billboard 200, with the first one making Mendes one of five artists ever to debut at number one before the age of 18, and the third one making him the third-youngest artist to achieve three number one albums.

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4. Rico Rodriguez

Estimated Net Worth: $12 Million. Rico Rodriguez was only 11 years old when he took on the role of Manny on Modern Family and earned $75,000 an episode for several seasons before getting a raise to $125,000 per episode. As one of the highest paid child actors on TV, Rico is already worth $12 million and he is still in his early 20s.

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3. JoJo Siwa

Estimated Net Worth: $12 Million. JoJo Siwa is one of the youngest on this list and has already amassed an estimated net worth of $12 million. After appearing on Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition Siwa became popular on YouTube. In May 2016, Siwa released “Boomerang” for digital download and a previous single, “I Can Make U Dance.” The video for “Boomerang” has been viewed more than 450 million times and received over 2.5 million likes. In 2018, Siwa was named the Breakout Artist of the Year by Vivid Seats. She has  also since signed deals with Claire’s and J.C. Penny.


2. Charli D’Amelio

Estimated Net Worth: $20 Million. Charli D’Amelio rose to immense fame through the social media app TikTok. She became famous for her dance routines on the app, but has since expanded her empire to working with numerous brands, creating a podcast, makeup line and nail polish collection. In 2019, Charli D’Amelio was the TikTok’s most followed creator.


1. Addison Rae

Estimated Net Worth: $15 Million. Addison Rae rose to fame through the booming social media platform TikTok. In 2020, Rae was the highest-paid TikTok personality in the world with $5 million in pre-tax earnings. It’s estimated that Rae earned $9 million in 2021. Her quick rise to fame through TikTok has also translated into an acting and singing career. In 2021, she released a song called “Obsessed,” and also starred in a Netflix film He’s All That, a remake of the popular ’90s teen movie, She’s All That. 

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