It has never been easy to get rich at a young age. Young people are said to have the time and energy to work towards their success. Today’s generation has the advantage of being raised in a digital age, they are more equipped to run the world. The younger generation have put their talents and drives to use, therefore jump-starting on their road to success. Most of them have started companies and become CEOs before they are even done with school. The list of teenage millionaires is growing so fast. This shows that age is just but a number and nothing is impossible in this world. Below is the envy-inducing roundup list of the richest teen CEOs in 2017.
List of Top 10 Richest Teen CEOs in The World in 2017
10. The Johnsons
The idea of Flipoutz was developed by three siblings, Jake, Erin and Lachlan during a long family vacation. The bracelets are designed according to the client’s personal touch. The coins in the bracelet can either be bought, tracked online or traded. Through this, young kids are able to see where their coins have gone to. The siblings are now holders of deals from multiple online stores and their products are selling well in the stores.
9. The Holmes Sisters
Sweet Dreams Girlz, Brea and Halle learnt that all-natural beauty products were scarce. The key components in their line were natural oils and shea butter. After the first idea was successful, the Holmes sisters decided to expand their brand. Currently, they have ventured into selling shoes and accessories. They are also offering a direct selling program SPA DIVA, this program teaches young girls. The Holmes have been endorsed by young celebs as well as been featured in Businessweek.
8. Leanna Archer
Leanna has had the honor to ever open the NASDAQ. At age 9 she used her grandmother’s recipe to develop all-natural hair product-line. Later at age 15, Leanna was earning over $100,000 in profit every year. Leanna has always used her position of power for good. Not only does she mentor and inspire teens but also Leanna is a philanthropist and working to open a safe school.
7. Robert Nay
This was a developer of Bubble Ball. At age 14 and being a first-time developer, his game was downloaded over 2 million times. Today, Robert is running the company Nay Games. By May this year, the game added fifteen levels therefore totaling up to 90. The development company has created an educational game, Sight Words and Spelling practice. This was mainly to help kids learn how to read in a more fun and interactive way.
6. Thomas Suarez
He is one amongst the Top 10 Richest Teen CEOs in The World 2017. On Ted Talks, Thomas discussed his passion as an app developer. He is so interested in technology that he taught himself the basics of Java and Python. From this, he developed Earth Fortune and his parents agreed to pay in order for him to get in the app store. These only grew his passion that he launched an App Club. Thomas taught other students the secrets of trade. Currently, Thomas Suarez is the owner of CarrotCorp. This is an app company that is looking to change the art of 3D printing.
5. Sarkis Johnson
He is so passionate about skateboarding and started dreaming big at age 12. Sarkis was fully supported by his parents, he later began Liquid Chicken. He also has a skateboard shop that sells decks, custom grip, coaching services and apparel. Today, he hopes that he owns the biggest skate-shop.
4. Tyyan Williams
Before Tyyan got to high school, she created her modelling career into music career. Today, she has started a fashion line gaining the title CEO of PinkySEZ. Tyyan ventured into fashion design at age 9, she was aiming at creating fun expressive clothes.
Currently, she is the youngest fashion designer who was featured in Fashion Week 2014. She always promotes good message from her music and clothes. She is driven to empower young girls like her. Being a “go-getter” that she is, she will eventually be a big star in days to come.
3. Ally Mollo
This girl has been known to be building a doll empire, Guardian Angel Rainbow Division. Ally began this business at age 8. At an early age, she was driven to draw guardian angels by both her mother and grandfather. Ally was told that her father always watched over her. Later this sketches were turned into dolls and they could offer comfort to other kids.
Every doll was designed with various ethnic features from different background stories. These dolls are now sold at almost twenty retailer shops and the profits are directed to charity. Today, Ally has an animated show based on the dolls she has been working on.
2. The Warrens Sisters
The sweet bee sisters are aged at 9, 12 and 13, they quickly learnt about bee keeping and became best at it. The amount of honey and wax they harvested was overwhelming. Since they didn’t want it to be wasted, their mother encouraged them to start a business. They started selling products made of wax, they ended up making beeswax lip balm. They further ventured into lotion bars and since they are hardworking everything they did was a success. The warrens always came up with new scents and flavors. Big Head Books featured the warrens in Teen CEO.
1. Cory Nieves
At age ten, Cory Nieves loves cookies that he built his life on it. He is the owner of Cory’s Cookies. Cory wanted to buy his mother a car so he looked for means to make it come true. He began selling cocoa and lemonade to raise money. Cory was so self-driven that his mother suggested he should expand his business to be able to save for college. But then the idea of cookies came into mind and this changed everything.
His cookies became popular but Cory was focused on creating an all-natural chocolate chip cookie. This brilliant idea worked. He is now well-known and his business has nine different cookies. Furthermore, Cory is looking forward to venture into Kosher and nut markets.
These above are the Top 10 Richest Teen CEOs in The World 2017. Today, some teens are true hustlers and are constantly selling their services and products. They are focused, committed and a lack of funds to them is not a setback but an inspiration. Teens it is time you take your place. Start where you are and start now!