From the classic Zoey 101 to the familiar iCarly, you’ll never run out of a good teen show to associate with Nickelodeon. Whether you simply wanted to have a good laugh or take a quick tour of the hilarious wildness that comes with such shows, there was always a quality Nick show you could turn to.
Coming from this, it comes as no surprise that many Nickelodeon stars were able to make names for themselves. They were also able to bag loads of fortunes from their hit series and shows. Wondering who among them reigns supreme?
To give you an answer to that, here is a compilation of the top 10 wealthiest Nickelodeon stars. Read on and see whether you can remember each one of them. Who knows, this might inspire you to watch some of your old favorites again.
10. Miranda Cosgrove
Net worth: $7 million
As you might have expected, the lead character in the popular teen sitcom iCarly is one of the wealthiest Nickelodeon stars of today. In the story, Miranda plays the role of Carly Shay, a teen who decided to create her own web show and became an instant online celebrity. First launched in 2007, the series ran on Nickelodeon for seven seasons, receiving different awards and presenting different popular celebrity guests, including One Direction, Emma Stone, and Jimmy Fallon.
To date, Miranda Cosgrove is reported to have a total net worth of $7 million.
9. Keke Palmer
Net worth: $7.5 million
Similar to Miranda, Keke Palmer also starred in a hit Nickelodeon teen sitcom. The series, titled True Jackson, VP, follows the adventures of True Jackson, a 15-year-old who became the VP of a fashion company called Mad Style. The sitcom first aired in 2008 and lasted up to 2011, bagging 7 wins and 11 nominations in terms of recognition and awards. Before her iconic role in the show, Keke already made a name for herself for her performance in the 2006 film Akeelah and the Bee. Along with True Jackson, VP, she also appeared in a number of other shows and films, including the musical movie Rags in 2012.
To date, Keke Palmer is said to have a total net worth of $7.5 million.
8. Michelle Trachtenberg
Net worth: $8 million
Coming up at number eight is the popular television and film actress Michelle Trachtenberg. Unlike the first two, Michelle didn’t have her own show on the channel. However, her relationship with Nickelodeon goes a long way. In fact, her first appearance can be traced back to the 1991 Nickelodeon series Clarissa Explains It All, where she played the role of Elsie Soaperstein. From there, she later performed as Nona Mecklenberg on The Adventures of Pete & Pete and as Harriet Welsch in the first Nickelodeon Movie Harriet the Spy.
From her appearances in Nick, Michelle later went on to assume more mature roles as Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and as Georgina Sparks in Gossip Girl.
7. Joanna Garcia Swisher
Net worth: $8 million
If you’re a 90’s kid, you’ll probably remember Joanna García Swisher for her role in the popular horror anthology series Are You Afraid of the Dark, which aired from 1992 to 1996 on Nickelodeon’s SNICK.
In the story, a group of teenagers dubbing themselves as “The Midnight Society” gathers every week in the woods to tell spooky stories with each other. JoAnna, who plays the role of the shy Sam in the series, comes as the typical girl-in-love who reflects her feelings through the spooky stories she shares with her friends.
Even after the series, JoAnna would still later make a name for herself for her other popular roles in the series Privileged, Better with You, Animal Practice, and Once Upon a Time.
Her net worth is estimated to be $8 million to date.
6. Victoria Justice
Net worth: $8 million
Beautiful, talented, versatile – that’s how many would often describe the popular Nickelodeon ‘It Girl’ star, Victoria Justice. Her first appearance in the channel started in the 2000s, with her role as Lola Martinez on Zoey 101. However, her popularity can be primarily attributed to her lead role as Tori Vega on the hit teen sitcom Victorious.
In the series, Victoria plays as a sixteen-year-old aspiring singer who struggles to fit in her new arts school. The show first aired on Nickelodeon in 2010, with its pilot episode scoring an estimated viewership of 5.7 million.
To date, Victoria Justice remains to be one of the biggest Nickelodeon stars, with a net worth of $8 million.
5. Ariana Grande
Net worth: $10 million
Before Ariana became the popular pop singer she is today, the talented singer-actress first made her name familiar to the public with her memorable role as the red-haired Cat Valentine in Victorious. Along with her co-stars Victoria Justice, Elizabeth Gillies, Matt Bennett, Leon Thomas III, and Daniella Monet, the series musical comedy soon became an instant hit and made its own mark on the minds of the public.
Soon, even after the show, Ariana even starred on a crossover spin-off/sequel of both iCarly and Victorious titled Sam and Cat, alongside Jennette McCurdy.
To date, given her successful career in both singing and acting, Ariana’s net worth is estimated to be a whopping $10 million.
4. Christine Taylor
Net worth: $12 million
While more popular as a film actress, Christine Taylor also had her fair share in the Nickelodeon spotlight In fact, her acting journey started on the channel with her role as the lifeguard Melody Hanson on the 1989 Nickelodeon children’s television series Hey Dude. From there, her career continued to develop, and she soon made her name big in the industry with her roles in a number of hit films and series.
As of to date, Christine Taylor is estimated to have a total of $12 million in net worth.
3. Melissa Joan Hart
Net worth: $15 million
Another classic name in the Nickelodeon celebrity roster, Melissa Joan Hart remains to be one of the most unforgettable Nickelodeon stars with her iconic role as Clarissa Darling in the hit series Clarissa Explains It All.
Later, in her book titled Melissa Explains It All: Tales From My Abnormally Normal Life, Hart revealed that she originally auditioned for a role on the NBC series Blossom while also auditioning for Clarissa. Soon, she realized that the latter role was the one closest to her heart and decided to choose it over the former.
To date, Melissa Joan Hart is reported to have $15 million net worth, making her the third wealthiest nickelodeon star of today.
2. Seth Green
Net worth: $20 million
Surprised? Before Seth Green took on the role of Oz on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he first appeared on the small screen as the human version of Eddie for the first season of the Nickelodeon show 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd.
In the story, Seth Green played on the role of a 17-year-old bully who had been transformed into a dog and must perform 100 good deeds in order to turn back to the way he was. Soon, after the first season, Seth passed on the role to another actor and decided to pursue other things other than acting.
His fortune is said to be worth $20 million to date.
1. Alanis Morissette
Net worth: $45 million
And now, for the richest nickelodeon star of today, no other actor has managed to top Alanis Morissette in the hierarchy. Unknown to many, before she became a seven-time Grammy winner, she first made her appearance to the public on the Nickelodeon mini-series You Can’t Do That On Television. This is the show that first made the “green slime” become widely associated with Nickelodeon.
To date, with her success in music and acting career, Alanis Morissette is reported to have $45 million net worth.
Have you felt nostalgic while going through our list of the 10 wealthiest Nickelodeon stars? Surely, most of these celebrities held a special place in our childhood memories. From the classic Clarissa Explains It All to the more contemporary iCarly, you will never run out of a good teen show to associate with Nickelodeon.
Which among these stars are you most familiar with?
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