Top Ten Child Stars
The Top Ten
1 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
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 Raven Symone
Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman, sometimes credited as Raven, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television personality, and producer.
5 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 ...read more.
When it comes to child stars, **NOBODY** can beat Shirley Temple.
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 Emily Osment
If you seen young and hungry yoll understand why shes on this list - andre56
10 Judith Barsi
11 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.
12 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 . ...read more.
14 Carl Switzer
15 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.
16 Abigail Breslin
17 Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.
18 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.
19 Jodie Sweetin
20 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..