Who are the richest kids in the world? Here’s a list of the top 10 wealthiest and highest-paid children on earth in 2023.
Usually, the wealthier people in the world are adults. However, recent developments have seen another group making it onto this list. Some of the world’s billionaires are not even fifteen years old yet! These kids have made their wealth either by inheriting it from their richer parents or through various achievements they accrue at an early age.
If you are active on any social media site, you probably have seen images of these kids. Having such a net worth at that age is a privilege only reserved for the crème de la crème in the world. Although some of them have indeed worked their way to the top, most of the names on this list are the children of influential people in society.
Being financially independent is a dream everyone works towards, and these kids have made it to the top. How many trillionaires are there in the world? Unfortunately, there are no trillionaires yet, but they could come to pass. Since the number of millionaires and billionaires is at an all-time high, giving these kids the credit they deserve for their social status is essential.
The richest kids in the world and their net worth
The wealthiest kids in the world have achieved the impossible and serve as a reminder that anything is possible. To other children their age, they are a source of inspiration and a reminder to aim high.
The number of rich kids worldwide is steadily increasing, and the graph fluctuates based on the parent’s wealth and where they are in their endeavors. So, who are these kids, and what is their net worth?
1. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (7 years old) $5 billion
Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is the richest kid in the world, with a net worth of over $5 billion (£3.85 billion) at age 6. She is the second child and the only daughter of Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge. She is fourth in the line of succession to the British throne.
Although she is the middle child, Princess Charlotte has managed to claim this spot that previously belonged to her elder brother. Fans attribute this to the Kate Middleton effect, claiming that her fashion style has gained a more significant following, just like her mother’s style did for her.
2. Prince George Alexander Louis (9 years old) $3 billion
Prince George of Cambridge comes in at a close second after his baby sister. He is the eldest child of the Duke of Cambridge and the fourth in line for the throne. All factors point to considerable net worth. His worth stands at a considerable $3.6 billion (£2.77 billion).
Like his sister, his net worth is not calculated based on what he has in the bank but instead, on the global effect, he has on the economy, especially regarding fashion. Since his birth in 2013, George has developed a reputation for being a style icon.
3. Stormi Webster (4 years old) $726 million
Stormi Webster is the eldest child of Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott, some of the most famous people in the world. She was born in 2018 and has been in the limelight ever since. As the child of one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs in the world and a famous rapper, it is no surprise that she is one of the richest kids in the world.
So, what is Stormi Webster’s net worth? She is worth $726 million. Thanks to her mum and dad, Stormi may never have to work a day in her life. The tot, known for her designer outfits and extravagant birthday parties, may be set for life if she is already this rich at the age of 4.
4. Blue Ivy Carter (11 years old) $500 million
Another child who has been in the spotlight since she was born is Blue Ivy Carter. The singer is the first-born daughter of musicians Beyonce and Jay-Z. Given what the two are worth, it is no surprise that they are ensuring their daughter is financially set. She is worth $500 million.
Although some of her net worth does originate from her parents, Blue has also worked for some of it. She has participated in several of her mother’s projects and had built herself a little fandom before she was ten. She was the richest kid in America until Stormi came by.
5. Prince Charles Arthur Louis (4 years old) $400 million
The third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge comes in at fifth place with a net worth of $400 million. Although he faces tough competition from his elder siblings, the tot has made a name for himself.
6. Valentina Paloma Pinault (15 years old) $50 million
Who is the richest teenager in the world? Valentina, born in 2007 to actress Salma Hayek and businessman Francois Henri Pinault is the wealthiest teenager. The parents have ensured their daughter’s future with a hefty nest egg that contributes to her net worth of $50 million.
As the child of one of the most photographed actresses in the world, the teenager has received her fair share of attention. She has even posed alongside her mother for the cover of Vogue. She has also expressed interest in acting and directing, a career it seems she was born for.
7. Ryan Guan (11 years old) $32 million
Ryan is one of the few exceptions in this list of children born into wealth. At only ten years old, the kid runs a highly viewed YouTube channel called Ryan’s World. The channel started in 2015 and has grown its audience since then. It has over 30 million subscribers and over 47 billion views as of 2022.
His net worth of $32 million has grown steadily since the channel began. The child, who is wildly successful for his age, has inspired kids everywhere with his unboxing videos. He was even the highest-paid YouTuber in 2018 and 2019.
8. North West (10 years old) $10 million
Socialite and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian’s eldest daughter recently turned nine years old and already has a net worth of $10 million. The young model and social media personality, the daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, has had fans wowed since she was born, and many people watch her daily moves.
Although most of her wealth is from the trust fund set up by her parents, the 10-year-old superstar also has something to do with it. Her bold personality and camera-perfect looks have grown her a following of her own, which she generates income from.
9. Alina Morse (17 years) $6 million
Alina Morse is another self-made young millionaire who made her name on the most affluent kids’ list. She is an entrepreneur and the CEO of Zolli Candy, a candy company she founded when she was nine.
10. True Thompson (4 years) $5 million
True Thompson is the last name on the list & is the daughter of well-known personalities Khloé Kardashian, a model & actress, and Tristan Thompson, a Canadian professional basketball player.
11. Suri Cruise (16 years) $5 million
Suri Cruise is the sixteen-year-old daughter of actor Tom Cruise & actress Katie Holmes. She is a fashion icon ranked 21st on the World’s Best Dressed Woman Poll when she was 5 years old.
12. Dannielynn Birkhead (16 years old) $3 million
Birkhead is the daughter of the late Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead, an American playboy model, and a freelance celebrity photographer. As a result of her parent’s position and her work as a child actress and model, Dannielynn has amassed an estimated net worth of $3 million. She was the face of the Guess Girl Spring 2013 line and has even appeared in several movies.
13. Mompha Junior (10 years old) $1.8 million
Nigeria’s Mompha Junior is the richest kid in Nigeria in 2023, with a net worth of ₦800 million which is equivalent to $1.8 million. The position was previously held by actress Regina Daniels, but she is now 22 years old.
Muhammed Lawal Mustapha is the son of famous Nigerian businessman Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha who has a net worth of $15 million. His father often shares his photos on Instagram, and it seems that this family lives a luxurious life.
14 & 15. Knox Jolie Pitt and Vivienne Jolie Pitt (14 years old) $1.5 million each
Born to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, one minute after each other, the twins have grown to become some of the world’s most famous kids. Being the children of two of the hottest people in Hollywood comes with a few perks. One of them includes a hefty net worth of $10 million each. The twins’ future inheritance is the main contributing factor to their net worth.
The top 15 richest kids in the world and their current net worth in 2023 are as below:
1. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (7 years old) $5 billion.
2. Prince George Alexander Louis (9 years old) $3 billion.
3. Stormi Webster (4 years old) $726 million.
4. Blue Ivy Carter (11 years old) $500 million.
5. Prince Charles Arthur Louis (4 years old) $400 million.
6. Valentina Paloma Pinault (15 years old) $50 million.
7. Ryan Guan (11 years old) $32 million.
8. North West (10 years old) $10 million.
9. Alina Morse (17 years old) $6 million.
10. True Thompson (4 years old) $5 million.
11. Suri Cruise (16 years old) $5 million.
12. Dannielynn Birkhead (16 years old) $3 million.
13. Mompha Junior (10 years old) $1.8 million.
14 & 15. Knox Jolie Pitt and Vivienne Jolie Pitt (14 years old) $1.5 million each