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Wayne Newton, Michael Jackson and Others Who Started Their Careers as Kids

July 25, 2011

Ethan Bortnick may be the youngest person to headline a Las Vegas show, but he’s certainly not the only child to do so.

Several big stars got their start as youngsters in Las Vegas. Even more found fame here in their early 20s.

Other young performers may not have been headliners, but certainly have been part of the entertainment landscape. Young Simbas and Nalas sing in “The Lion King” and child acrobats perform with Cirque du Soleil.

Here are some of the most notable young headliners: Read More