For every youngster relenting and feeling that chasing dreams and earning success is a thing only adults should be concerned about, here’s a list of successful individuals who relentlessly chased their dreams from a very tender age, and of course, earned enough fortune to last them a decade with or without working.
Also, the amazing thing about these individuals is the fact that they are still relatively young with massive fortune and hence, they can have as much fun as they please. This list, their ages, and their net worth will make it crystal clear why chasing dreams from an early age will be a lot more beneficial to you than at later age.
Hopefully, the list will inspire and guide you towards making better decisions and prioritizing smartly as a youngster.
1. Justin Bieber
The famous American hit-maker, Bieber, chased his dreams from an early age of 12. He made audio covers of songs from artists like Michael Jackson, Neyo, etc, after which his single mom would upload them to YouTube. Bieber’s talent was perceived through YouTube and he became an internet sensation. As a result of his internet fame, he was discovered and signed by Usher. Presently, the star has an estimated net worth of $200 million.
2. Tyler James Williams
Of Course, everyone knows the genius behind Everybody Hates Chris.
Talented Williams began his acting career at an early age of 4. However, he gained major stardom in 2005, at age 13, from starring in Everybody Hates Chris. Presently, William’s net worth is estimated at $5 million.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
The successful soccer icon, Ronaldo, never had a wealthy background. Ronaldo grew up with a single mom after his drunkard dad died of kidney problems. Ronaldo chased his dreams for soccer right from his tender years despite the family’s hardships, and he eventually got signed to Manchester United at the age of 18. Presently as the world’s highest-paid athlete, Ronaldo have an estimated net worth of $450 million.
4. Mark Zuckerberg
The American programmer, Zuckerberg, began writing programs and creating apps from his tender years. Zuckerberg wrote his first program, Zucknet, at the early age of 12. He strived earnestly after discovering his computing talent until he achieved his dreams by creating a world renowned social and communication tool, Facebook. Presently, Zuckerberg’s net worth is estimated at $51.4 billion.
5. Britney Spears
The award-winning American actress and singer, Spears, began chasing her dreams and appeared onset from an early age of 11. Britney started as a talented actress on stage shows before diverting to music. Despite the hardships, controversies and family issues the popstar has faced in the music industry and generally as an individual, Spears triumphed and has ever since then been one of the most celebrated musical figures. Spears have an estimated net worth of $63 million.
6. Selena Gomez
The adorably famous actress and singer, Gomez, appeared onset from as early as 10 years old. She appeared in the kid’s favorite show, Barney & Friends in her tender years before starring in many other hit movies and releasing hit tracks. Selena never left the spotlight as she is renowned not just as a talented actress, but also as an amazing singer. Gomez presently has an estimated net worth of $45 million.
7. Miley Cyrus
The actress and popstar, Cyrus, chased her dreams and achieved early fame and fortune from starring in the Disney show, Hannah Montana, from age 12. Despite the numerous controversies and media frenzy she encountered, Cyrus never let the criticism get in the way of her dreams or subject her to living under people’s shadows. Presently, Cyrus has an estimated net worth of $160 million.
8. Jaden and Willow Smith
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The celeb siblings, Jaden and Willow, were given a humble upbringing and trained to become self-reliant despite being born into a wealthy home. They chased their dreams from a very tender age — Jaden made his film debut and appeared in the big screen at an early age of 8, while Willow began appearing in movies from age 7. Apart from family’s wealth, Jaden and Willow Smith each presently have an estimated net worth of $8 million and $4 million respectively.
9. Ayo Balogun
Popularly known by his stage name Wiz Kid, Balogun is one of the African musical act who started from nothing and made it to the very top with his endless strive. He joined the music industry at an early age of 16. Presently, Balogun is famous within Africa and beyond. He has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Despite the constant abuse, hardships, and bully encountered by Eminem from living with his “sick” single mom after they were abandoned by his dad, the iconic award-winning rapper persistently chased his dreams from an early age until his efforts paid off. Presently as one of the most respected hip-hop artist, Eminem have an estimated net worth of $190 million.
11. Logan Lerman
The genius behind the award-winning movie Percy Jackson is a talented actor who chased his dreams from a young age. Lerman appeared in many movies from the age of 10 before hitting massive stardom with Percy Jackson. Lerman presently has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
12. Kristen Stewart
The American actress, Stewart, began her acting career from the early age of 8. Stewart starred in many well-rated movies before turning an instant star from appearing in the movie Twilight. Stewart presently has an estimated net worth of $70 million.
13. Iggy Azalea
The Australian musical act, Azalea, is a brave wonder girl who took the risk of eloping from home at age 16 in order to pursue her hip-hop dreams. As an award-winning rapper and model, Azalea presently has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
14. Emma Watson
The pretty British actress and model, Watson, began appearing in shows from her tender years. Watson gained major stardom from appearing in the Harry Potter series from an early age of 11. Watson presently has an estimated net worth of $70 million.
15. Kalenga Kamwendo
The Zambian chap, Kamwendo, is Africa’s youngest pilot. Despite the years of study required before earning a license as a pilot, Kamwendo achieved his dreams and became a licensed pilot at the early age of 18.
Flying is like nothing you’ve ever felt before and your first flight is like no other flight you have ever had before so you can imagine how exciting it is – Kamwendo
You’re the youngest world renowned doctor/engineer/Inventor etc. You chased your dreams from an early age and presently enjoy all the luxuries you ever wanted as a result of your millions of dollars estimated net worth.
Claim this spot!
Wouldn’t you like to read stuff like that about you somewhere someday?
Some of the afore listed celebrities and millionaires began chasing their dreams from ages as early as four, and today the world knows their names.
You don’t have to be a “nerd” or a “geek” before you start chasing your dreams. Instead of making your life all about the party, spend time by yourself and discover yourself — discover what you’re really good at and work towards getting better at it; who knows, that could be your source of breakthrough.
All the luxuries and classic lifestyle you ever dreamed of can be yours if only you chase your dreams and earn success.
The only way to live the life of your dreams is by chasing your dreams — and chasing your dreams from a young age is a lot more advantageous than at later age.
I’m living a dream I never want to wake up from. – Cristiano Ronaldo
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