At 10 years old Juliette Brindak was too old for Barbie, but too young for Britney, so she compromised and came up with Miss O and Friends. The "by girls for girls" website allows 8- to 12-year olds from all walks of life to play games and shop, share advice, music, movies and more.
Today, the college senior runs her multimillion dollar company from Washington University in St. Louis where she studies anthropology.
Brindak's timeline is nothing short of remarkable. When she was just a tween herself, she came up with the idea to create a space where girls could simply be girls. By age 15, the website was on the road to success. At 16, Brindak released her first book, which sold more than 120,000 copies, and at 19, Proctor and Gamble invested in her company, earning her $1 million for the first time. Now she's 21 and Miss O is worth $15 million.
"I used to be nervous," she said in an interview with Junior Biz. "I get really intimidated when I present in front of my peers. WhenRead More »from Teen Creates Safe Place for Girls and Makes Millions