Up-and-coming child models include Ekaterina Samsonov, Lily Chee and Julian O’Neill. These child models earned between $12,500 and $50,000 in 2014 and are younger than 12 years old.
Ekaterina Samsonov is with Wilhelmina New York agency as of June 2015. She has modeled for major brands, including GAP, Target, H&M and DNKY. She has also starred in television commercials for Nutella and Macy's. She earned $50,000 in 2014 for her work.
A Wilhelmena agent discovered Lily Chee while grocery shopping. Lily has modeled for Nike, Esprit, Target, Kohl's and Levi's. She has walked in fashion shows for Ralph Lauren and Alivia Simone. Lily plays on the SABA Brooklyn Barca's soccer team and takes dance lessons each week. She earned $22,000 in 2014.
Julian O'Neill is with New York City Models and Take 3/TALENT agencies. He has appeared in five movies, three episodes of "Hack My Life" on Tru TV, six television commercials and two music videos. He walked in the Anais & I fashion show in 2015 and has modeled for Kohl's, Hanna Andersson, Roberto Cavalli Kids and Vogue Bambini. Julian competes in TDK and is working toward his black belt. He also studies break dancing, Krav Magna and sparring. He earned $12,500 in 2014.