Who can be crowned the richest Gen Z ‘Zoomer’?

Born between 1996 and 2010, Gen Z is the newest generation to enter the workforce. Consequently, this generation is becoming an increasingly influential swathe of society, shaping the worlds of technology, industry, and culture. 

The first generation of digital natives, Gen Z have grown up surrounded by technology with the savviest using it to build careers as influencers by creating a constant stream of high-quality content for their audience, carefully selecting everything from the music for YouTube videos to their branding and even the way they engage with fans, that can skyrocket them to fame and fortune. 

With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of the richest members of Gen Z, to find out who can be crowned the richest zoomer as well as their country of origin and how they earned their wealth. 

The Top 10 Richest Gen Z Creators & musicians

Richest Gen Z - Billie Eilish, Charli D'Amelio, JoJo Siwa

1. Billie Eilish

Age: 20

Estimated net worth: $30 million

Source of wealth: Singer/Songwriter

Country: United States

This talented singer/songwriter is the richest musician on our list, with an estimated net worth of $30 million at the age of 20, no doubt some of which came from content creators using her most popular songs in their content through a YouTube music license. Eilish already has seven Grammys under her belt and has been named one of the most successful artists of the 2010s after her second album reached number 1 in 25 countries. 

2. Charli D’Amelio

Age: 17

Estimated net worth: $20 million

Source of wealth: TikTok

Country: United States

One of the most popular creators on TikTok with an army of 13.4 million followers and 10.5 billion likes, Charli D’Amelio raked in $17.5 million of her fortune in 2021 alone. She also has a show on Hulu with her sister Dixie as well as advertising sponsorships and a clothing line.  

 2. JoJo Siwa

Age: 18

Estimated net worth: $20 million

Source of wealth: YouTube

Country: United States

This wildly successful YouTuber, musician, and TV personality was named one of Time magazine’s most influential people in 2020 at the age of 17. She built her business empire by selling hair bows, her signature accessory, and has since collaborated with department stores and jewellery companies in lines of accessories, makeup, and clothing, as well as writing several books.  

Gen Z Camila Cabello, Lorde, Madison Beer

4. Camila Cabello

Age: 24

Estimated net worth: $18 million

Source of wealth: Singer/Songwriter

Country: United States

The second person on the list to make her fortune from a career in music, Camila Cabello first came to the attention of the public as a member of Fifth Harmony on The X Factor USA in 2012. She released her debut album as a solo artist in 2018 which reached number 1 and went platinum. Alongside her music career, she has also starred in the Amazon original version of Cinderella and is worth an estimated $18 million. 

 5. Lorde

Age: 25

Estimated net worth: $16 million

Source of wealth: Singer/Songwriter

Country: New Zealand

The first New Zealander on our list, Lorde (real name Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor) shot to fame in 2013 with her chart-topping single Royals, selling 10 million copies, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time. Winning two Grammys, two Brits and a Golden Globe nomination, the singer is worth an estimated $16 million. 

 5. Madison Beer

Age: 22

Estimated net worth: $16 million

Source of wealth: Singer/Songwriter

Country: United States

This American singer-songwriter began her career by posting song covers to Youtube in 2012 and gained mass media attention when Justin Bieber shared one of her covers. In the run-up to releasing her debut album in 2021, the second single, Selfish, gained traction on TikTok and sold over 500,000 copies. She has an estimated net worth of $16 million. 

Richest Gen Z Danielle Bregoli, Khalid, Jaden Smith, Lil Nas X

 7. Danielle Bregoli

Age: 18

Estimated net worth: $10 million

Source of wealth: Rapper/Internet personality

Country: United States

After achieving internet notoriety for an appearance on the Dr Phil show which went viral and became the subject of memes and catchphrases, the 18-year-old Floridian has gone on to a career in music and is the youngest female rapper to appear on the Billboard hot 100. Worth an estimated $10 million, her debut album is set to be released later this year. 

 7. Khalid

Age: 23

Estimated net worth: $10 million

Source of wealth: Singer/Songwriter

Country: United States

Born Khalid Donnel Robinson, the 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Fort Stewart, Georgia is worth an estimated $10 million. Rising to fame with the release of his debut album American Teen in 2017, which went double-platinum. He has since garnered 6 Grammy nominations and 6 Billboard music awards as well as being named one of Time’s most influential people in 2019.   

9. Jaden Smith

Age: 23

Estimated net worth: $8 million

Source of wealth: Rapper

Country: United States

The son of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith has achieved fame in his own right and is now worth an estimated $8 million. He launched a rap career in 2012 with the release of his mixtape The Cool Cafe. After working on his debut album Syre for three years it was released in 2017, with the lead single peaking at number 3 on the Billboard hot 100.  

10. Lil Nas X

Age: 22

Estimated net worth: $7 million

Source of wealth: Rapper

Country: United States

Born Montero Lamar Hill, Lil Nas X skyrocketed to fame with the release of the county rap single Old Town Road, which spent 19 weeks in the billboard hot 100 and sold over 10 million copies, at the age of 20. Named as one of the 30 under 30 by Forbes magazine in 2020 he is worth an estimated $7 million.

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The richest Gen Z creators and musicians