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Meet the child prodigies who earn $50,000

While most graduates are earning $50,000 a year when they leave university, this 11-year-old is making just that from the sale of one of her paintings. 

Aelita Andre became one of Australia’s youngest professional artists from the moment she crawled on to a canvas covered in paint at nine-months-old, the ABC reported. 

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Aelita’s dad Michael said his daughter ‘started squeezing all the tubes and spreading the colours out and mixing them around’ to make the spectacular artwork. 

And now, the schoolgirl is making thousands of dollars for every piece of artwork she produces. 

  

Australian child prodigy – eleven-year-old- Aelita Andre has sold her painting masterpieces for up to $50,000 and earns up to $10,000-$25,000 each of her other works

Aelita Andre, 11, is considered to be one of the youngest professional artists when her love of finger painting started from the moment she crawled onto a canvas when she just nine months old

Aelita Andre is one the youngest artist in the world to feature her work in a solo museum and also have them featured over 25 international exhibitions

Aelita Andre is one the youngest artist in the world to feature her work in a solo museum and also have them featured over 25 international exhibitions

Aelita Andre is part of ABC 's new  Making Child Prodigies series features gifted Australian kids and their unique stories 

Aelita Andre is part of ABC ‘s new  Making Child Prodigies series features gifted Australian kids and their unique stories 

Aelita's dad Michael said his daughter 'started squeezing all the tubes and spreading the colours out and mixing them around, and it was just like this amazing spontaneous moment

Aelita’s dad Michael said his daughter ‘started squeezing all the tubes and spreading the colours out and mixing them around, and it was just like this amazing spontaneous moment

According to Aelita’s parents, the young artist is earning up to $10,000-$25,000 for her paintings.

She has also sold her finger painting masterpieces for up to $50,000. 

‘I would consider myself a prodigy, but I don’t want to say it because I don’t want to sound like a show-off,’ Aelita said in new ABC series, Making Child Prodigies.

At the Russian Academy of Fine Arts, Aelita became the youngest artist to feature her work in a solo museum in 2016, according to ABC.

She has also featured her work in more than 25 international exhibitions.

Aelita and five other gifted Australian children are being featured in the ABC series, Making Child Prodigies.

Callum McPhie is a 12-year-old heavy metal guitarist who impressed the legendary Ozzy Osbourne, has released his debut single – Injustice For All.

Callum started playing the guitar at the age of seven, and within weeks he was able to play songs like Metallica which generally take students years to master. 

12-year-old Canberra boy, Callum McPhie, the heavy mental kid, has recently released his debut single Injustice For All 

12-year-old Canberra boy, Callum McPhie, the heavy mental kid, has recently released his debut single Injustice For All 

He was first introduced to the world in 2016 when he made the grand final of Australia’s Got Talent (left) at the age of just 10 and has impressed the legendary Ozzy Osbourne (right)

Aelita and Callum along with four other gifted Australian children are being featured in the ABC series, Making Child Prodigies

Aelita and Callum along with four other gifted Australian children are being featured in the ABC series, Making Child Prodigies

Callum started playing the guitar at the age of seven, and within weeks he was able to play songs like Metallica which generally take students years to master

He was first introduced to the world in 2016 when he made the grand final of Australia’s Got Talent at the age of just 10, The Canberra Times reported.  

The new ABC series estimates there are 100 child prodigies in Australia among 4000 exceptionally skilled children.

Making Child Prodigies estimates there are 100 child prodigies in Australia among 4000 exceptionally skilled children

Making Child Prodigies estimates there are 100 child prodigies in Australia among 4000 exceptionally skilled children

The series’ executive producer, Jennifer Collins shared her idea for the show came having faced with challenges of being a parent and wondered just how challenging would be to raise gift children, Canberra Weekly reported.

Other gifted children in the series include eight-year-old star pianist Anwen; eight-year-old junior rocket scientist, Fin; and a ten-year-old dancer, Kenzie.

The series is on every Tuesdays at 8pm on ABC and iview. 

 



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