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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBossBaby'' - the entire company is in fact run by babies and the baby of the title is just one employee of a massive company. The babies are sometimes placed magically with families as cover for their work.
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* "The Admiral" from ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' fits this trope, being only 5 years old.

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* ''VideoGame/Borderlands1'': "The Admiral" from ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' fits this trope, being only 5 years old.


* Olivia Mann, a small child of unspecified age, was made CEO of Gray Gravel as part of her father's BatmanGambit to take over Mann Co. Mann Co. legally allows hostile takeovers if the opposing CEO wins a fight against Mann Co.'s current CEO, [[TestosteronePoisoning Saxton Hale]]. Saxton Hale [[WouldntHurtAChild refuses to fight her]], and forfeits the match and his company.

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* In ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'', Olivia Mann, who is a small child of unspecified age, was made CEO of Gray Gravel as part of her father's BatmanGambit to take over Mann Co. Mann Co. legally allows hostile takeovers if the opposing CEO wins a fight against Mann Co.'s current CEO, [[TestosteronePoisoning Saxton Hale]]. Saxton Hale [[WouldntHurtAChild refuses to fight her]], and forfeits the match and his company.


This is only possible under ArtisticLicenseLaw where the setting is LikeRealityUnlessNoted, as minors (especially those under the age of 12) in most developed nations cannot sign contracts or hold employment. When a parent dies, leaving control of major assets to their child or children, a Trust or Conservatorship is created to manage the assets and look after the best interests of the child. [[CorruptCorporateExecutive At least it's supposed to...]]

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This is only possible under ArtisticLicenseLaw where the setting is LikeRealityUnlessNoted, as minors (especially those under the age of 12) in most developed nations cannot sign contracts or hold employment. When a parent dies, leaving control of major assets to their child or children, a Trust or Conservatorship is created to manage the assets and look after the best interests of the child. Or, at least, [[CorruptCorporateExecutive At least it's supposed to...]]

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* Averted in [[http://www.arthurkingoftimeandspace.com/0939.htm the modern arc]] of ''Webcomic/ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', where Merlin doesn't even inform Arthur that he owns a controlling interest in Excalicorp until he's 18, meaning he's kept ignorant of his heritage longer than in the main and future arcs.

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** Legally, Richie's guardian, Herbert Cadbury, holds the authority over the company in his parents' absence, but he happily gives Richie de facto control over matters.


** Equally deconstructed in the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' episode "[[Recap/DuckTales2017S2E23TheRichestDuckInTheWorld The Richest Duck in the World!]]" as Louie comes into possession of both Scrooge and Glomgold's businesses and is forced to deal with the fact that having tons of money just doesn't make him happy. It also makes him the target of a zombie aiming to destroy the titular title holder.

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** Equally deconstructed in the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' episode "[[Recap/DuckTales2017S2E23TheRichestDuckInTheWorld The Richest Duck in the World!]]" as Louie comes into possession of both Scrooge and Glomgold's businesses and is forced to deal with the fact that having tons of money a [[RealityEnsues multinational conglomerate takes constant difficult work to maintain and he can't just doesn't make him happy. spend the company's funds on frivolities without consequence.]] It also makes him the target of a zombie aiming to destroy the titular title holder.holder. By the end, he realizes he isn't ready to be a billionaire CEO just yet and gives Scrooge his company back.

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** Equally deconstructed in the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' episode "[[Recap/DuckTales2017S2E23TheRichestDuckInTheWorld The Richest Duck in the World!]]" as Louie comes into possession of both Scrooge and Glomgold's businesses and is forced to deal with the fact that having tons of money just doesn't make him happy. It also makes him the target of a zombie aiming to destroy the titular title holder.


* ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': It's a kid who has the final say on the approval (or rejection) of the game Roger tried to pitch to the company.

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* ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': ''Film/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians1996'': It's a kid who has the final say on the approval (or rejection) of the game Roger tried to pitch to the company.


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This is only possible under ArtisticLicenseLaw where the setting is LikeRealityUnlessNoted, as minors (especially those under the age of 12) in most developed nations cannot sign contracts or hold employment. When a parent dies, leaving control of major assets to their child or children, a Trust or Conservatorship is created to manage the assets and look after the best interests of the child. [[CorruptCorporareExecutive At least it's supposed to...]]

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This is only possible under ArtisticLicenseLaw where the setting is LikeRealityUnlessNoted, as minors (especially those under the age of 12) in most developed nations cannot sign contracts or hold employment. When a parent dies, leaving control of major assets to their child or children, a Trust or Conservatorship is created to manage the assets and look after the best interests of the child. [[CorruptCorporareExecutive [[CorruptCorporateExecutive At least it's supposed to...]]


This is only possible under ArtisticLicenseLaw where the setting is LikeRealityUnlessNoted, as minors (especially those under the age of 12) in most developed nations cannot sign contracts or hold employment. When a parent dies, leaving control of major assets to their child or children, a Trust or Conservatorship is created to manage the assets and look after the best interest of the child.

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This is only possible under ArtisticLicenseLaw where the setting is LikeRealityUnlessNoted, as minors (especially those under the age of 12) in most developed nations cannot sign contracts or hold employment. When a parent dies, leaving control of major assets to their child or children, a Trust or Conservatorship is created to manage the assets and look after the best interest interests of the child.
child. [[CorruptCorporareExecutive At least it's supposed to...]]

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* ''Manga/PokemonAdventures'': White owns her own company despite being under 17.











* As mentioned earlier, ''Film/RichieRich''.

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* %%* As mentioned earlier, ''Film/RichieRich''.






* Ayla from the ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse''. Only in his teens, and he already owns Marvel. Helps that he was being groomed by parents who ran a corporation. He still suffers from the Trust issue. Also, he independently PURCHASED Marvel.









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* Ayla from the Literature/WhateleyUniverse. Only in his teens, and he already owns Marvel. Helps that he was being groomed by parents who ran a corporation. He still suffers from the Trust issue. Also, he independently PURCHASED Marvel.

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* [[PlayingWithATrope Played straight]] in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' in the case of Zuko and Azula; at just sixteen and fourteen, respectively, their father expects them to act as war councilors and personal advisors at high-clearance meetings.

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