Children are often characterized by their naivete, innocence, and carefree lifestyles. The pressures and demands of this world seem to disappear whenever an adult is in their company – as life just gets much simpler whenever one is around them. Everyone also tends to appreciate and love children because they are just helpless without the assistance of adults. Or, really?
Not all kids in the world are created equal. Some of them were born with a golden spoon in their mouths – the children of the world’s most powerful and most influential individuals. In so doing, even though they are still very young, these children already carry with them the power, prestige, and wealth that are ascribed to them at such an early age due to their parents and family lineage. This is the topic of this list.
This top 10 dishes to you the 10 most influential children in the world. Can you actually accurately guess the child that tops the list?
10. Phoebe Adele Gates
Her last name actually gives it all away. She is the youngest daughter of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. She stands to earn more a multi-million inheritance from his father’s wealth and a strong chance to eventually manage or co-own Microsoft. Indeed, the future can only get brighter for this young girl.
9. Quvenzhane Wallis
Wallis is set to follow the careers of legendary child actresses like the late Judy Garland and Tatum O Neal? What do they have in common? Well, Wallis happens to be the youngest Best Actress nominee at the Oscars. Clearly, her acting chops will take her far in Tinseltown. Everyone, watch out!
8. Kelly Xu
A lot of women have also made names in the male-dominated sport of golf. But how about children? Well, there’s golf champion Kelly Xu who recently won the Augusta National – beating people who are twice or even thrice older than she is. Things can only go north for this golf athlete for sure.
7. Leonor, Princess of Asturias
Asturias is one of the most prominent provinces that make up the rich, historic, and diverse country of Spain. Well loved by her constituents, Princess Leonor is the heir presumptive to her father. At such a young age, she is destined to be one of Spain’s symbolic monarchs in the next few decades.
6. Evan of Evantube HD
The world wide web has created superstars out of many seemingly ordinary personalities around the world. One of these is Evan who has his own family-friendly channel on Youtube. His videos have a combined half a billion views and his name has already achieved ubiquity on Youtube universe.
5. Benji Brin
Benji who? Well, he is the son of the founder of google! Just days after he was born, he already had his own website and is set to inherit a fortune of empire proportions built by his parents – Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki. Truly, some kids are really just born lucky. And baby Benji is the perfect example!
4. Alexis Martin
This young girl may not be born as rich or as royal as the other children on this list. However, one thing sets her apart – she has an IQ score that matches that of Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, and Nicolaus Copernicus – and she is barely a teenager. She is the youngest member of Mensa – an organization of people with high IQ.
3. Blue Ivy Carter
Blue Ivy comes from music royalty. She is the daughter of hip hop superstar and recording mogul Jay Z and one of the biggest selling female recording artists of this century – Beyonce. Her parents tried to trademark her name unsuccessfully. That’s ok because when you are the daughter of musical superstars – what else do you have to lose>
2. Margaret Laura “Mila” Bush Hager
Baby Mila comes from a powerful political family based in Texas, USA. She is the great-grand daughter of and eldest granddaughter respectively of former presidents George Bush and George W. Bush. It will not be a surprise if she enters the political scene thirty years from now.
1. Prince George of Cambridge
Prince George is third in line to the British throne which is currently still being held by Queen Elizabeth, his great-grandmother and one of the longest reigning monarchs of the United Kingdom. Prince George is the daughter of Kate Middleton and Prince William, who is second in line to the British throne.