8 Teenagers Who Became Millionaires Owing To Strange Reasons
What are the chances of an average teen becoming a millionaire? There would hardly be any except for those who would have inherited a legacy. When people start out in life, their ambitions vary. While some people would want to make it big as an educator. Few would want to fly an aircraft. There would be many who would aspire to be a political leader. For some, money might be a driving idea. To attain such goals, one has to be relentless in their pursuit of excellence.
In this list, we would be looking at a list of those teenagers, who became millionaires owing to some strange reasons.
When this teen sensation went on Dr. Phil in September of 2016, she was then a car-stealing, knife-wielding, twerking 13-year-old. Her mother couldn’t put with her anymore.
This episode was a moment of infamy, which gave rise to the viral “Cash Me Ousside” meme. This act of hers grabbed the attention of all the sponsors and agencies. Rest as they is history.
A YouTuber, a singer, a gamer, a commentator, a vlogger, there is little which this guy cannot do. He is popularly known by his online alias CaptainSparklez. He revolutionised the way YouTube could be used for business.
At the age of 18, he entered the channel and right away became famous for his Minecraft videos. In 2014, itself he became the 5th video-game commentator to hit 1 billion views.
At the age of 16, he bought his first property. He built up the company by buying and selling properties. He even set up his own agency to do that for him. This is how he managed to stand out in the crowd. Now he has varied businesses ranging from hair to makeup space.
Gary’s success redefines the adage which says, if you want to succeed, start early.
Abbey created a device at the age of 8. It was an inch-deep, dual compartment tray made of microwave-safe plastic, containing three T-shaped beams sticking out from the centre.
Her invention in 1993 of a Makin’ Bacon was a cult invention. This was meant for microwaveable cooking of bacon. She along with her father founded a company to manufacture this product.
In 1996, her microwave vessel was granted a US patent. As part of the product’s promotion, Abbey visited popular shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show.
She was just 16 when she made heads turn in the world of modelling and beauty agencies. She, later on, had a relationship with a 51-year-old actor Doug from whom she was learning acting skills. He soon learned about her age and took permission from her parents for their relationship. The couple then got married and soon she became a millionaire.
The media attention surrounding Stodden and her controversial marriage led to her appearing in various reality shows. Popular of those were Couples Therapy and Celebrity Big Brother.
He used to play poker and earned loads of money during his teenage days. But his parents were against his idea because they wanted him to do chose some conventional jobs. The man just in his 20s started earning with this game and quickly became a millionaire.
Maddie is a creative designer who decorated lockers with the help of some bottle caps. Her work was noticed soon. She was appreciated and plenty of people requested her to decorate their house. She earns almost 1.6 million a year. It is a very profitable business, thanks to her creative talent.
Matt was pretty smart right from the start. He made money in millions during his teenage days. He used to sell his domain names and earned big money out of it back then. Matt convinced people what a powerful domain name could do and no wonder people bought his bait.