Here, we compiled a list of top 10 most powerful kids from around the world. While creating this list, we considered these three criteria to determine the power. A person’s sphere of influence, potential for acquiring future power, and estimated net worth. The ranking is based on ages in descending order.
Meet the world’s 10 most powerful kids, ages 1 to 12 years, in politics, tech, finance, entertainment, sports, retail, and culture.
10. Phoebe Adele Gates
Phoebe Adele Gates is the daughter of world’s richest person Bill Gates and Melinda Gates.
What makes her powerful: Phoebe Gates is the youngest daughter of the world’s wealthiest person alive. She will get her hands on a reported $10 million in inheritance. As Bill Gates has said he will give an undisclosed sum to each of his three children and donate the rest to charity.
9. Quvenzhané Wallis
Born on August 28, 2003, Quvenzhané Wallis is an American child actress and singer.
Why she is powerful: At the age of 9 years old, Wallis became the youngest actress ever to receive a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
8. Kelly Xu
Nine year old Kelly Xu, the first female champion at Augusta National.
Why she is powerful: Kelly Xu is the first female champion ever crowned at Augusta National Golf Club. She has achieved what many female pro golfers can only aspire to achieve; the title of Augusta National champion. Xu won the Girls 9-and-under Division in the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National.
7. Leonor, Princess of Asturias
Born on 31 October 2005, Leonor is the eldest daughter of Felipe and Letizia, Prince and Princess of Asturias.
What makes her powerful: Leonor is 2nd in the line of succession to the Spanish throne after her father. According to the 1978 Constitution, she became heir presumptive upon her father’s accession on 19 June 2014, taking the official title of Princess of Asturias and the historical titles of Princess of Girona, Princess of Viana, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera and Lady of Balaguer.
6. Evan of EvanTubeHD
One of the highest-paid YouTube stars.
What makes him powerful: There aren’t a lot of people with more than 280 million views on YouTube. Evan, the 7 year old behind EvanTubeHD, the family friendly YouTube channel that has racked up a staggering 443 million views in just a few years. He is the 20th-highest-paid YouTube star, earning up to an estimated $1.32 million yearly.
What exactly does Evan do? He reviews his favorite toys and videogames for viewers. His fathar records him, adds some special effects, then uploads the final video. Sometimes his mother or sister make a cameo.
5. Benji Brin
Benji Brin is the son of the most powerful tech couples, the Google co-founder Sergey Brin and 23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki.
What makes him powerful: Some Google users feel lucky, and others are born lucky. Benji Brin,falls in the latter category. The baby son of the most notable names in tech, the Google cofounder Sergey Brin and biotech entrepreneur Anne Wojcicki, reportedly had a domain name(benjibrin.com) just days after he was born.
4. Alexis Martin
Alexis Martin, a child prodigy from Queen Creek in Arizona, is the youngest member of the Arizona chapter of Mensa.
What makes her powerful: A three-year-old girl has become one of the youngest people to ever be accepted into the exclusive high IQ society Mensa – scoring the maximum number of points – 160, the same as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking and Nicolaus Copernicus. Martin reads at a 5th grade level and taught herself Spanish with an iPad.
3. Blue Ivy Carter
Born on January 7, 2012, Blue Ivy Carter is the daughter of rapper Jay-Z and singer Beyoncé Knowles.
What makes her powerful: Blue Ivy, a name her parents tried to trademark (unsuccessfully). She is daughter of of two mega stars, and a fashion trendsetter, world traveler, and recording artist, having appeared on Jay Z’s song “Glory” and Queen Bey’s song “Blue.”
2. Margaret Laura “Mila” Hager
Born on 13 April 2013, Margaret Laura ‘Mila’ Hager is the daughter of Jenna Bush Hager and her husband, Henry Hager, and the granddaughter of former President George W. Bush.
What makes her powerful: Little Margaret Laura ‘Mila’ Hager joins the Bush family as the first granddaughter, and great-granddaughter to two former presidents of USA. Jenna Bush Hager and her husband, Henry Hager, gave birth to their first child, Margaret Laura Hager on April 2013.
1. Prince George of Cambridge
Born on 22 July 2013, Prince George of Cambridge is the son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the grandchild of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales.
What makes him powerful: After his grandfather and father, the royal bundle of joy is third in line to succeed his great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. Approaching his first birthday, Prince George of Cambridge, embarked on his first royal tour, a 19-day visit to Australia and New Zealand.