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A Listicle of Child Prodigies

You millennials think that Honey Boo Boo is a precocious child wonder? Millennial please – you wouldn’t know a child prodigy if you married one! (ed. note – do not marry any child whatsoever.)

Here’s some of the REAL DEAL prodigy children from history. What you will find here… well, it might surprise and even delight you:


Michael Jackson won his first Grammy award for singing when he was a 5-year-old.
Wow. Prodigy.


Mozart wrote his first Sonata at age 2.
Uh, prodigy much?


Bobby Fischer beat his first Russian guy at chess when he was a mere 11 months old.
Bishop to Queen’s Prodigy 2.


Neil Armstrong walked on the moon when he was only 6 years old.
Incredible. Now that’s what I call prodigy.


Think you had a rough childhood? Ulysses S. Grant was elected president when he was 8!
Yes, hello? You say prodigy is calling? OK, I’ll accept charges!


Tony Hawk squirted out of his mother’s bits and pieces on a skateboard at birth and proceeded to pop a goofy kickflip McTwist off the nurse’s melon.
Oh “baby,” what a prodigy!


I was a virgin until I was 34.
There’s a prodigy if I ever seen one!


When the first Fast & Furious movie came out, Vin Diesel was a 3-year-old toddler!
Blame it on the prodigy.

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