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- These 10 kids are raising the bar on what it means to be successful. Some of them are barely teenagers, but are already turning six-figure profits.
- Ryan, 7, host of the Ryan ToysReview channel on YouTube, made $11 million in a single year.
- In the meantime, 14-year-old Marsai Martin is changing the entertainment industry by becoming the youngest executive producer of all time.
Think back: what were you doing when you were 11 years old? Probably eating snacks, doing homework, and watching TV.
These 10 kids will probably put your lazy childhood to shame. From founding their own companies to becoming the youngest executive producer of all time, keep scrolling to find a little inspiration to follow your own dreams, whether you’re 15 or 55.
Ryan, 7, of the Ryan ToysReview channel on YouTube, made $11 million in a single year.
Ryan, 7, might be one of the richest kindergarteners of all time. Ryan, whose last name is a secret kept by his parents for security reasons, made $11 million dollars in a single year due to the mega-success of his YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview.
As you might have guessed, Ryan’s entire channel is dedicated to him playing with and reviewing new toys. His audience, which is comprised of 18 million subscribers, can now watch him play, learn the alphabet, and even sing the inescapable "Baby Shark" song. One of his videos is nearing 2 billion views.
Joelle Joanie "JoJo" Siwa has turned her name, and face, into a brand.
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After rising to prominence on "Dance Moms," the 15-year-old dancer, singer, actress, and YouTube personality is poised to take over the world. With 7.9 million Instagram followers, 8.9 million YouTube subscribers, and millions of streams on Spotify, she’s the next teen icon.
But the teenager is also quite business savvy — Siwa has her own collection of hair bows and accessories at Claire’s, a line of juices (JoJo’s Juice), JoJo dolls, and much more. Celebrity Net Worth estimates her fortune at $12 million.
Moziah Bridges launched a bow tie business when he was just 9 years old.
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Bridges, of Mo’s Bows, is turning 17 this year, and still expanding his bow tie brand. Bridges is officially the President and Creative Director of his business, which sells bow ties, neckties, pocket squares, and other apparel.
Bridges appeared on "The Steve Harvey Show" and "Shark Tank," on which he successfully secured the mentorship of Daymond John — for free! In 2017, he signed a seven-figure, one-year licensing deal with the NBA, and is only planning to grow from there. As of 2018, he sold more than $600,000 worth of product.
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