The youngest famous person in recent history is probably Willow Smith, daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. Willow was born on October 31, 2000, and rose to fame as a child singer and actress. At the age of just 10 years old, she released her hit single "Whip My Hair" which quickly became a global sensation, reaching the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and going double-platinum in the US. The music video for the song, which was directed by Dave Meyers, was a huge hit on YouTube and helped establish Willow as a young icon.
In addition to her musical career, Willow has also made a name for herself as an actress, appearing in several films and television shows over the years. She made her acting debut in the 2006 film "I Am Legend," which starred her father, and has since appeared in other films such as "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" and "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl." On television, she has had recurring roles on popular shows like "True Jackson, VP" and "Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out."
Willow has also been recognized for her work as an activist, using her platform to speak out on issues related to mental health and wellness. In 2019, she was named one of Time magazine's 25 most influential teens, and has been recognized for her efforts to raise awareness about mental health and encourage others to take care of their own well-being. She has also been a vocal advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, and has been praised for her work to promote equality and inclusiveness in all areas of life.