Mention the term “child star” and many of us cringe. Child actors and actresses have gotten a bad rep thanks to the Lindsay Lohans of Hollywood. We expect them to make ludicrous amounts of money for a short amount of time and then implode. However, many child stars have done exceptionally well for themselves, at least financially.
Here are 10 of the richest child stars in Hollywood…
7. Macaulay Culkin
Net Worth: $15 Million
Macaulay Culkin – who rocketed to fame with the “Home Alone” franchise – became the highest paid child actor in the mid ‘90s. He earned a reported $8 million to star in “Getting Even With Dad.” His fame didn’t last though. In adulthood, Culkin took a break from his career and has more or less faded into oblivion.Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com