The Most Famous Nine-year-old: A Ranking of Notable Young Achievers

Choose the nine-year-old you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 07:11
Step right up and join the buzz as we present to you the ultimate ranking of the world's most famous nine-year-olds! At StrawPoll, we know that everyone loves a good competition, and we've gathered the brightest, most talented, and adorable youngsters from all corners of the globe. It's time to cast your vote for your favorite prodigy, or better yet, suggest a name we may have missed. So, what are you waiting for? Dive into our star-studded lineup, witness the incredible accomplishments of these pint-sized powerhouses, and be a part of the excitement as we crown the reigning monarch of the most famous nine-year-olds on the planet. The future is now, and these kids are here to prove it!

Who Is the Most Famous Nine-year-old?

  1. 1
    Shirley Temple
    Unknown authorUnknown author · Public domain
    American actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat, who rose to fame as a child actress in the 1930s.
    The Shirley Temple is a popular Mocktail that is sweet, refreshing, and non-alcoholic. It is known for its vibrant red color and delightful cherry garnish, making it visually appealing. The drink combines the flavors of ginger ale, grenadine syrup, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice, creating a perfect balance of sweet and tangy notes. It is often served in a tall glass filled with ice and garnished with a cherry on top. The Shirley Temple is enjoyed by people of all ages and has become a classic choice for those looking for a delicious and alcohol-free beverage.
    • Color: Vibrant red
    • Flavor profile: Sweet and tangy
    • Main ingredients: Ginger ale, grenadine syrup, lime juice
    • Glass type: Tall glass
    • Garnish: Cherry
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  2. 2
    Wolfgang Mozart
    Karl Gottlieb Schweikart · Public domain
    Austrian composer who began composing at age five and was already an accomplished musician by the age of nine.
  3. 3
    American chess prodigy who became the youngest person to win the United States Championship at age 14.
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  4. 4
    Anne Frank
    AnonymousUnknown author · Public domain

    Anne Frank

    Anne Frank
    German-born Jewish girl who is famous for her diary, which she wrote while hiding from the Nazis during World War II. She was nine years old when she started writing in her diary.
    Anne Frank is an iconic figure known for her extraordinary bravery and resilience during one of the darkest times in history - the Holocaust. She was a Jewish girl who went into hiding with her family in Amsterdam during World War II to escape Nazi persecution. Anne chronicled her experiences and personal reflections in her renowned diary, 'The Diary of a Young Girl.' Her diary serves as a poignant and powerful testament to the human spirit and the enduring hope for a better future.
    • Birthdate: June 12, 1929
    • Death: March 1945 (exact date uncertain, Bergen-Belsen concentration camp)
    • Country of Origin: Germany
    • Nationality: German until 1941, Stateless from then onward
    • Famous Work: The Diary of a Young Girl
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  5. 5
    American actress who gained fame for her voice role in the movie "Despicable Me," which she recorded when she was nine years old.
  6. 6

    Drew Barrymore

    Drew Barrymore
    American actress who began her career at age five and gained fame for her role in "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" at age seven.
    Drew Barrymore is an American actress, producer, director, and entrepreneur. She is known for her natural beauty, charming personality, and versatile acting skills. With her ethereal and dreamy appearance, she captivates people with her enchanting smile and expressive eyes.
    • Nationality: American
    • Profession: Actress, Producer, Director, Entrepreneur
    • Birthdate: February 22, 1975
    • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
    • Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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  7. 7
    Dakota Fanning
    Crislapi3 · CC0
    American actress who gained fame for her role in "I Am Sam" at age seven and became the youngest person to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award at age eight.
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  8. 8
    American actor who gained fame for his role in "Home Alone" at age nine.
    Macaulay Culkin in other rankings
  9. 9
    Millie Bobby Brown
    Laviru Koruwakankanamge · CC BY-SA 4.0
    British actress who gained fame for her role in the Netflix series "Stranger Things" at age twelve, but started acting professionally at age nine.
    Millie Bobby Brown is a popular British actress and model. She gained international recognition for her role as Eleven in the Netflix series Stranger Things.
    • Age: 11 (at the time of her breakthrough role in Stranger Things)
    • Nationality: British
    • Profession: Actress, Model
    • Notable Work: Stranger Things
    • Award Nominations: Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards
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  10. 10
    American actress who became the youngest person to win an Academy Award at age ten for her role in "Paper Moon," but started acting professionally at age six.

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Ranking factors for famous nine-year-old

  1. Popularity
    The child's overall fame and recognition, such as through media appearances, public engagements, or notable achievements.
  2. Media Attention
    The amount and type of media coverage the child receives, including interviews, profiles, and mentions in news or entertainment outlets.
  3. Social Media Presence
    Their following and engagement on social media platforms, such as Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, or Twitter.
  4. Talent or Skill
    If the child has exceptional abilities or talents in a particular field, such as music, sports, acting, or academic achievements.
  5. Impact and Influence
    The child's ability to inspire and influence others, including their work for charitable causes, advocacy, or positive role modeling.
  6. Endorsements and Partnerships
    Any collaborations, endorsements, or partnerships the child may have with reputable brands or organizations.
  7. Awards and Recognitions
    Notable awards, honors, or recognition the child has received for their accomplishments.

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous nine-year-old. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or Nine-year-old is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!


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Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each Nine-year-old once every 24 hours. The rank of each Nine-year-old is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous nine-year-old

In recent years, the internet has given rise to a new generation of child stars who have become household names. Among them, the nine-year-olds seem to have taken over the spotlight with their infectious energy and undeniable talent. From viral videos to reality TV shows, these young prodigies have captured the hearts of millions around the world. But who among them is the most famous? In this article, we will explore the most popular nine-year-olds and their rise to fame, as voted by our StrawPoll community.

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