Being rich is one good thing. How well does it sound to be a rich kid then?. You could live your life not having to worry about working or maybe paying a student loan.
It is possible to be a rich kid from scratch but the majority of the rich kids in America have inherited their wealth from their parents either directly or indirectly.
Also, their wealth can be inherited directly or gotten due to their parent’s influence. On the other hand, some are self-made multi-millionaire.
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8 Of The Richest Kids In America And Their Net Worth
In this article, it will interest you to know that the 8 richest kids in America are not business owners but children of celebrities and public figures whose parents’ legacy qualifies them for this title.
On the contrary, others few monetized what they love to do best (Hubbies, Passion and Skills) which has taken them to where they are today.
1. Blue Ivy Carter
Blue Ivy, is a 10-year-old American singer. Blue is the first-born daughter of RapperJay-Z and Singer Beyonce, one of the most successful couples in the music industry recognized globally. She was born on 7th January 2012 in New York City, U.S.
She became the most famous baby in the world two days after her birth. Carter has been in the spotlight since then as a result of her famous and successful parents. She earned a Guinness World record for the youngest to have a charted song on billboard chart in a song “Glory” featuring her vocals by her father Jay-Z.
She featured in the song “Brown Skin Girl” alongside Wizkid and Saint Jhn in the year 2021. The song earned her the award of the youngest winner of a BET Award. The song also won NAACP Image Award, BET Her Award and also received a Grammy Award for Best Music Video. The song also earned her second Guinness World Record winning a Grammy Award. She joined her father on stage in 2014 at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Blue gained most of her wealth from brand endorsements and music. She has a net worth of $500 million. She could inherit $600 million if her parents’ net worth should be shared among her and her siblings.
2. Jojo Siwa
Joelle Joanie is an 18-year-old American rich kid, she is a singer, actress, dancer and YouTuber with over 12 million subscribers. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the U.S on 19th May 2003 to Jessalynn Siwa a dance instructor and Tom Siwa a chiropractor.
She has a spunky style and personality. Jojo followed her dreams and earned wealth through hosting TV shows, designing makeup products for brands, making personalized dolls and having a milk line.
She was in a relationship with the TicTok star Mark Bontempo from August 2020 and ended in November of the same year. Jojo came out as being part of LGBTQ in 2021. In 2020, she was included in the 100 most influential people in the world on Time’s annual list.
Jojo rose to fame from the show “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition”.She is one of the famous and best-paid YouTubers in America. Jojo owns her TV show on Nickelodeon.
Furthermore, Jojo has starred alongside her mother in two seasons of the series Dance moms. She also starred in singles like “Boomerang” and “Kid in a Candy store”. She has a net worth estimate of $20 million from her combined profession.
3. Ryan Kaji
Born on 19th October 2011, to His dad Sean is an Engineer and His mom Leann was a chemistry teacher. She is a convict who went to jail for shoplifting. He has four siblings who are all millionaires. Ryan Kaji and his family reside in Texas.
Ryan is a self-made millionaire, he started his YouTube channel Ryan’s World formerly known as Ryan ToysReview in 2015 as a way of connecting with family which later became a famous channel for children. His channel majors in unboxing and reviewing toys. As of 2021, his channel has over 30 million subscribers.
A video on the channel titled Huge Eggs Surprise Toys Challenge has over 2 billion views making the list of the 60 most viewed videos on YouTube.
His channel has a great influence on increasing the sales of toys he reviewed. He owns a toy line called Ryan’s world which he announced in 2018 at the Toy Fair in New York City. They were first released at Walmart in August 2018.
Forbes listed his channel as the highest-earning YouTube channel in 2018 and 2019. He owns a private jet, a personal assistant that accompanies him everywhere, an outrageous car collection an extravagant lifestyle and so much more.
His net worth was estimated to be $26 million from YouTube alone in 2019, excluding other sources. His net worth is reported to reach $30 million or more in 2022.
4. Valentina Paloma Pinualt
The only daughter to one of America’s richest people. Her father Francois-Henribis among the 50 wealthiest people in America with a net worth of $17.5 billion. Her mother Salma Hayek is a Mexican-American actress who comes from one of the most illustrious families and arts icon Wilhelmina Cooper and has a net worth of $7 billion. Born on 21st September 2007 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
She suffered depression, OCD, anxiety and other series of mental disorders from age six. By her 9th birthday, she had visited 73 psychologists because she was never happy. Looking at her pictures one cannot tell as her parent make sure she looks pictures perfect for the media.
Valentina has Passion for entrepreneurship since childhood. She manages her eBay business and has an extraordinary interest in Fashion. She owns her label called IVANIA.
She owns a limited wallet edition featuring the Cartier symbol. She has an eye for luxury more than one can imagine. She is one of the Paris Junior Leagues Ambassador Board Presidents. She mentors girls off New York streets on arts and culture.
Her net worth is estimated at $12 million with the majority of her wealth coming from her wealthy parent.
5. North West
Is the list even complete without at least one of the Kardashian babies?. North is the first-born daughter of rapper Kanye West and reality TV star and businesswoman and beauty queen Kim Kardashian. Born on 15th June 2013 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She has appeared on different episodes of the reality TV show Keeping up with the Kardashians. She is a cousin to True Thompson.
It is not a doubt her parent play a vital role in positioning her to be successful as some sources say her wealth is due to a trust fund from her parent. North is a model and social media personality. She made her first interview at age four alongside her mom.
She featured in 2019 in her father’s song Closed on Saturday and another song featuring Paul McCartney Only One in 2015. – North’s is an American rich kid with an estimated net worth of $10 million.
6. Knox and Vivienne Jolie Pitt
Knox and Vivienne are the twin children of Angelina Jolie and her ex-husband Brad Pitt. The fraternal twins were born in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France on 12th July 2008. They are the youngest of six children and were named after their maternal grandmother (Vivienne) and Paternal grandfather (Knox).
They were their parent’s favourite shopping companions when they were kids and their parents were still together. They had their early childhood in France and later moved to Los Angeles after their parent got divorced due to child custody and visitation. They have been homeschooled since birth.
The twins have had quite a lot of exposure due to their mother’s fame. Alongside their older siblings, they have attended several red carpet premieres for their mother’s films like Dumbo and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.
Viviene is shy and reserved while Knox is more outgoing. The twins in 2019 joined their siblings in selling goodies to their neighbours. They sold dog treats at their stand in the local dog park.
Knox’s voice was featured as Ku Ku in King Fu panda 3, In 2016. Vivienne in 2014, featured as young Ella Fanning’s character Aurora in the film maleficent.
Knox and Vivienne have an estimated net worth of $67.5 million. The twins together with their siblings have a combined financial assurance of $400 million from their parents even as they are divorced. The twins who are not yet teenagers are one of America’s rich kids.
7. Rory John Gate
Does Rory need to do or invent something to be on this list?. If yes was your answer, I’m sorry because you are not right. Rory was born to Bill and Melinda on 23rd March 1999. Being born as the only son of Bill gate, the richest man in the world has made him the automatic heir to the Bill gate family. He is one of three kids, with two sisters Jennifer Katherine Gate and Phoebe Adele Gate.
Rory is of English ethnicity but has Irish, German, Scot Irish and English ancestry. His father is the inventor of Microsoft cooperation, he is also an investor, a business magnate, author, humanitarian and philanthropist. His mom Melinda is a philanthropist and a businesswoman. His parent are the founders of the Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation. They got divorced in 2021.
Rory and his siblings have always maintained a low profile about their life and wealth. He has done well for himself which has made everyone proud. He lives in his father’s home, a 66,000 sq ft. The house is said to be worth over $20 million and runs on advanced technology.
He was a model child. His mom regards him as a feminist as she has groomed him to be kind
At age 10, Rory began showing interest in poetry which is a turn away from his father’s career. In 2010, his father published Physics of Light, Rory’s first poem. As a child, he was paid weekly to do his house chores. He was not allowed a phone until the age of 13, his childhood was more of reading books.
He attended one of the best private schools in Seattle. He later obtained a degree from Duke University in Computer Science and Economics.
The record has Rory a millionaire and his source of wealth is through his inheritance. He has a net worth estimate of $20 million. Having this huge amount made Rory one of the richest kids in America.
8. True Thompson
Here is yet another Kardashian baby on the list. True is the daughter of Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson. She was born on 12th April 2018, in Cleveland, Ohio. Her mom Khloé is an actress, model, reality star from Keeping up with the Kardashians and also a designer.
Her dad Thompson is a Canadian Basketball player who is an on-and-off boyfriend to Khloé. True and her parents all reside in Los Angeles. She has a beautiful smile and a melodious voice. Her face was first revealed online by her mom and has gained tremendous popularity since then.
The four-year-old has over 150k followers on Instagram. Being a celebrity kid from one of the richest families, True has a net worth of $10 million. Her father Thompson and mother Khloé have a combined net worth of $80 million. Most of her wealth is accumulated from her primary career as being a family member.
It is no doubt that the majority of the richest kids in America have one thing in common, their parents are wealthy and that gave them an opportunity which they utilized wisely. Some are self-made millionaires.
The old saying says it’s not too late to change your luck as you can start something today, be true to yourself and passionate about what you do. You never can tell, you might be on the next Forbes Magazine cover page.