The list of richest child actors does not only speak about the stars who are the wealthiest. It also lists those who have delighted and entertained the audience with their talents and contributions. Therefore, the names of a few world’s richest child actors who have played a major role in the industry are below:
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen
The Olsen twins are the richest women in entertainment even though they have not been in major film or TV roles for the past 20 years. When they were six months old, their acting career had just started. They were cast in the role of Michelle Tanner in the ABC television sitcom Full House. Full House was pretty successful and was in the top 20 of Nielsen Ratings. Full House paid them nicely, and their acting career started to flourish.
The Olsens produced a book series named The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley. Forty-four books were published and had a revenue-generating fan club. By age 21, Dualstar sold $1 billion in Olsen’s merchandise a year. The total net worth of the Olsen twins is $500 million.
Miley Cyrus started her career in one of the Disney Channel television series, Hannah Montana. The show continued from 2006 to 2011. The show not only became a highly rated one and was also appreciated by the audiences and critics. This made her successful enough, and she became a teen idol. She became the only artist to bag deals in television, music, and film within the Walt Disney Company. The show lasted for more than four years. More than 5.4 million audiences viewed the show.
Miley Cyrus has been nominated over 100 times in award ceremonies for her work in the music field and has received more than 50 awards in various categories. In a short span of her career, she was nominated for the Golden Globe nomination and American Music Award nomination. Her total net worth is around $160 million.
Daniel Radcliffe is famous for his role in Harry Potter. He is basically known for his participation in films, television, and theatre. His role in Harry Potter gave his career the most success. The film series of Harry Potter continued from 2001 till 2011. People also know him for his role in the West End and Broadway Theatre. In 2011, he was nominated for the Best Musical Theatre Album. He was also nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Play and Outstanding Actor in a Musical.
Daniel was declared the richest kid in 2005 after signing for the fifth Harry Potter film. In addition, he was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for his role in the Broadway revival of Equus. He has also published poetry under the pen name Jacob Gershon. The total net worth of Daniel Radcliffe is $120 million.
In the Harry Potter series, Ema Watson also started her career as a red-haired Hermione Granger. Ema Watson was also a part of the television-adapted novel, Ballet shoes. She lent her voice to the Tale of Despereaux. She has been nominated for 65 awards, of which 28 she won. The total net worth of Ema Watson is around $80 million.
In 2022, she won the young artist award for the Best Performance in a Feature Film for Harry Potter and Philosopher’s Stone. She was named the highest-paid female star in Hollywood in 2010. For her role in Harry Potter, she won the ITV National Film Award for best female performance.
Selena Gomez has starred in films like Another Cinderella Story, Princess Protection Program, and Wizard of Waverly Place. Selena Gomez is one of the top established pop stars with 7 million albums sold. Twenty-two million singles of her songs are sold worldwide.
She has won the Teen Choice Award five times. She has been nominated on 125 occasions and won some prestigious awards. She was also declared the Woman of The Year by the Glamours Awards. For her single track ”come and get it,” she received the MTV Video Music Awards and her total net worth is around $75 million.