Top Ten Child Stars


The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

When other former child stars are forgotten... There will still be Jackie. - BobG

Once in a lifetime vocalist from 10 years old to 14 now and is humble about it.

Youngest child to go platinum!

I live her voice! So angelic! - funnyuser

2 Jake T Austin

I don't know about sexy but he's awesome - andre56

3 Lindsey Lohan Lindsey Lohan

Too bad she turned out crazy, she was actually a good actress. Proof that childhood stardom often makes people become drunk, out of control brat.

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4 Shirley Temple Shirley Temple Shirley Temple Black (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1935 to 1938. As an adult, she was named United States ambassador to Ghana and to Czechoslovakia and more.

When it comes to child stars, **NOBODY** can beat Shirley Temple.

5 Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios.

Really sad that she died so young...she was terrific in the "Poltergeist" series. - BobG

6 Raven Symone Raven Symone Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman, sometimes credited as Raven, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television personality, and producer.
7 Judith Barsi Judith Barsi
8 Macaulay Culkin Macaulay Culkin Macaulay Carson Culkin is an American actor. He became famous as a child actor for his role as Kevin McCallister in the family comedy Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

How in the world is he not #1 He was awesome in Home Alone and Richie Rich and he's waay better than Miley Cyrus, scratch that, better than everybody else on this list (except Emily Osment, I like her) - RickyReeves

9 Jackie Coogan

The laws that protect child stars these days are called "Jackie Coogan Laws".
Coogan was a big star in the 30's, including in the "Our Gang" series, and his parents stole all of his money.
His most famous role as an adult actor was as Uncle Fester in the Addams Family T.V. series.

10 Emily Osment Emily Osment

If you seen young and hungry yoll understand why shes on this list - andre56

The Contenders

11 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice is contralto. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred in the show.

She has really really changed - andre56

12 Chole Mortez

Chloe Moretz? - BobG

Are you talking of Chlöe Grace-Moretz? Please spell it appropiately! - keyson

13 Carl Switzer
14 River Phoenix River Phoenix River Jude Phoenix, born River Jude Bottom (August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix and Summer Phoenix.
15 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he is Christian. He is the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. more.
16 Abigail Breslin Abigail Breslin
17 Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.
18 Jodie Sweetin
19 Ashley Tisdale Ashley Tisdale Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows.
20 Haley Joel Osment Haley Joel Osment Haley Joel Osment is an American actor. After a series of roles in television and film during the 1990s, including a small part in Forrest Gump playing the title character’s son, Osment rose to fame for his performance as a young unwilling medium in The Sixth Sense..
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Top Remixes

1. Heather O'Rourke
2. Judith Barsi
3. Jackie Coogan
1. Miley Cyrus
2. Jake T Austin
3. Justin Bieber
1. Macaulay Culkin
2. Haley Joel Osment
3. Daniel Radcliffe



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