The world of fame is so competitive. Many renowned artists who are household names presently didn’t find their success until after many years of struggle. Nevertheless, some people are lucky to have started their famous careers as kids, and we still celebrate them to date. Here is a list of five celebs that started their famous careers as kids.
1. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Famously known as the Olsen Twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley started their career as kids in the famous television series ‘Full House’. They have appeared in numerous TV, video and film projects since they were just six years old. They continued acting throughout their teenage years and are still going strong to date. Born on June 13, 1986, the Olsen Twins are currently among the top American actresses and fashion designers. They also feature among the wealthiest women in the entertainment industry.
2. Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is a popular actress and singer. Selena was born on July 22, 1992, and made her first appearance on television in 2001 in the famous children’s series ‘Barney & Friends’. She dominated the scenes in 2007 when she landed her first starring role in the television series ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’. At 22, Selena has her own production company, July Moon Productions, and her own clothing line, Dream Out Loud. She is among the most promising artists in the United States.
3. Elle Fanning
At the age of 17, Fanning is among the leading teen actresses in the United States. She started her career at the age of 3 and has been in the limelight ever since. She appeared in the mini-series ‘Taken’ and later in the movie ‘I Am Sam’. Interestingly, she overshadowed the image of her elder sister, Dakota Fanning, in both films. Her first independent role was in the comedy ‘Daddy Day Care’. By 2006, Elle began attracting lead roles and landed her first in the film ‘Reservation Road’. She has been acting with other major movie stars ever since. She has been nominated several times and has won many awards.
4. Lindsay Lohan
Born on July 2, 1986, Lindsay began her acting career at the age of 3. She started as a fashion model and appeared in over 60 TV commercials as a kid. She also appeared in the famous soap opera ‘Another World’ at the tender age of 10. She has been in the limelight ever since, not only as an actress but also as a singer and a model. She sings in various genres including pop, teen pop, pop rock, and dance. She also has a fashion line called 6126 which she launched in 2009.
5. Rupert Grint
Mention the ‘Harry Porter’ film series and Rupert Grint pops up. He plays as one of the three main characters in the ‘Harry Porter’ films. He played Ron Weasley when he was just 11 and has gone ahead to star in all eight of them. He has also featured in several TV, film and video projects. As a full-time actor, Grint has won several awards.
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There are many celebrities who walked into fame at a very young age. Dakota Fanning, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Ashley Tisdale, Demi Lovato, and Miley Cyrus are just a few of them. All of them have maintained their status in the entertainment industry. Who else do you know?