Famous Child Prodigies - List of Famous Child Prodigies - page 2

Many people believe that everybody is talented or rather blessed with some ability. However, not everybody hogs the limelight at a young age. Many famous personalities we know today are late bloomers, who became celebrities in their 20s and 30s. And then there are a few incredibly talented ones who stunned the world at a tender age. The words which best describe these talented kids are ‘child prodigies’. Hollywood actors Haley Joel Osment and MaCaulay Culkin are two famous child prodigies from the glorious 90’s who became heartthrobs after their stellar performances in the blockbusters ‘Sixth Sense’ and ‘Home Alone’ respectively. Apart from actors, there are several other kids who became world renowned celebrities for various other reasons. During recent times, Priyanshi Somani, Gregory R Smith and Aelita Andre have been in the news for their talent, which has taken the world completely by surprise. Priyanshi Somani, from India, has been hailed as the ‘human calculator’. She won the ‘Mental Calculation World Cup’ held in 2010 and has even earned a place in the ‘Limca Book Of Records’ and ‘Guinness Book Of World Records’ books for her outstanding accomplishments. Gregory R Smith won a Nobel Prize for Peace at the tender age of 12, making him one of the youngest recipients of the award. You would be surprised to know that Smith could remember chapters of books when he was barely 14 months old. Here are a few child prodigies who astonished the world with their remarkable abilities.

Some of these famous child prodigies are Gregory R Smith, Aelita Andre, Priyanshi Somani and Akrti Jaiswal

The Most Famous Child Prodigies

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Justin Randall TimberlakeJanuary 31, 1981AmericanJustin Timberlake is an award winning American singer, actor and songwriter
Frank IeroOctober 31, 1981AmericanFrank Iero is an acclaimed American musician
Flavor FlavMarch 16, 1959AmericanFlavor Flav is an American musician, actor, rapper and television personality
Brian MayJuly 19, 1947BritishBrian May is a legendary and prolific guitarist from the famous rock band ‘Queen’
Ayrton SennaMarch 21, 1960BrazilianAyrton Senna was a Brazilian motor car racing champion
Lara FabianJanuary 9, 1970BelgianLara Fabian is a renowned singer-songwriter from Belgium, known for having recorded the famous self-titled album
Ice CubeJune 15, 1969AmericanIce Cube is an American hip hop artist, actor and record producer
Katherine HeiglNovember 24, 1978AmericanKatherine Heigl is an American actress and film producer
Wernher Von BraunMarch 23, 1912German, Polish, AmericanWernher von Braun was a rocket scientist and aerospace engineer, who played a major role in rocket science during and post-WWII
Macaulay CulkinAugust 26, 1980AmericanMacaulay Culkin is an American actor who became widely known for his portrayal of Kevin in the ‘Home Alone’ series
Hannah Whelan

Hannah Whelan

The famous British gymnast, Hannah Whelan, is known for her performances in the British Championships and her humble nature

BritishJuly 1, 1992158 views

Pete Maravich

Pete Maravich was one of the greatest American professional basketball players

AmericanJune 22, 1947100 views

Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney is an American film, TV and stage actor whose career spans over 80 years

AmericanSeptember 23, 1920102 views

Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin is an American actor who became widely known for his portrayal of Kevin in the ‘Home Alone’ series

AmericanAugust 26, 1980266 views

Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat is an American Musician, R & B and soul singer and songwriter

AmericanJuly 22, 1961158 views

Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl is an American actress and film producer

AmericanNovember 24, 1978335 views

Christian Bale

Christian Bale is an iconic actor of his generation, particularly famous for the ‘Batman’ franchise

BritishJanuary 30, 197498 views

Brian McKnight

Brian McKnight is one of the most iconic and prolific adult contemporary R&B artists

AmericanJune 5, 1969106 views

Ashlee Simpson

Ashlee Simpson is a popular American actress and singer-songwriter

AmericanOctober 3, 1984131 views

Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds was one of the most prolific and outstanding baseball players in history

AmericanJuly 24, 1964101 views