In her short lifetime, sixteen-year-old, Charlotte Church has managed to become the youngest artist ever to have a #1 hit on the UK Classical charts, not to mention an internationally known classical musician. With the release of four albums, Voice of An Angel, 1998, Charlotte Church, 1999, Christmas Offering, Dream A Dream, 2000 and Enchantment, 2001, she has managed to accumulate ten million units in international sales, making her one of the best selling female vocalists for the year 2000.
Although the Hilton sisters, 21 and 19, are rumored to be quite the partiers, there is some work among the long days of play. Being the granddaughters of Barron Hilton, who owns six percent of the $5.2 billion Hilton hotel chain, has allowed the girls to develop their own careers. Paris is in talks with Fox to do a reality show inspired by Green Acres, while Nicky launched a line of handbags in Japan.
Brother and sister, Eric and Ivanka, ages 19 and 21, say despite their families' unusual $1.9 billion bank account they had a fairly normal childhood. That, of course, excludes Eric's $450 fly-fishing rod and Ivanka's Manola Blahniks. The most important thing they were taught as kids was to have a good work ethic. After school, both Eric and Ivanka plan to join their brother Donald Jr., 25, in the family business.
Athina's 18th birthday was a big day when she inherited an estimated $2.7 billion. Now she awaits her 21st when she will receive a further $2 billion and take control of her grandfather, former shipping tycoon, Aristotle Onassis's fortune. Athina became heiress to the fortune after the death of her mother, Christina Onassis, when she was three years old. Several years later Athina's father entered a legal battle with senior members of the Onassis foundation, which partly managed the fortune, that they were in league with Israeli agents plotting to kill him and kidnap Athina. Currently, Athina is a talented equestrienne with Olympic dreams and through the week earns high grades at school.