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The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History  

Ranker TV
140 votes 28 voters 19 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite snobby, sleazy, and/or downright funny rich kid characters.

Get your pocketbooks ready as we rank the best rich kid characters in TV history. Whether they’re protagonists, antagonists, or even just comic relief, these characters are known for putting their money where their mouth is.

Not all rich kid characters are actual kids: some, like Jean-Ralphio (Parks and Recreation) and Buster Bluth (Arrested Development), are grown adults whose immaturity and child-like behavior is played for laughs. These characters tend to be socially awkward, extremely superficial, and yes, very, very spoiled. Which of these characters do you like the most?

Vote up your picks for the greatest rich kid characters on television and feel free to add any characters you feel are missing from the list!

 

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Carlton Banks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
2
Lex Luthor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Smallville Universe
3
Steve Sanders is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Beverly Hills, 90210
4
Chuck Bass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Gossip Girl
5
Zachary 'Zack' Morris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Saved by the Bell: The College Years, Saved by the Bell, Good Morning
6
Hilary Violet Banks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
7
Bruce Wayne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Gotham
8
Blair Waldorf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Gossip Girl
9
Jackie Burkhart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
That '70s Show
10
Jean-Ralphio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Parks and Recreation
11
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Byron "Buster" Bluth Arrested Development, Arrested Development
12
Dylan McKay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Beverly Hills, 90210
13
Seth Cohen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
The O.C.
14
Joffrey Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire
15
Ashley Banks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
16
Kelly Taylor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Beverly Hills, 90210, 90210
17
Elly May Clampett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
The Beverly Hillbillies, The Beverly Hillbillies
18
Ricky Stratton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
Ricky Stratton Silver Spoons
19
Anthony Soprano, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rich Kid Characters In TV History
The Sopranos