Eight-Year-Old Set To Make '£13K A Year From Egg Business'

Some parents will encourage their kids to get a part-time job while they're young to teach them about working for their own money. Due to child labour laws in many Western countries you can't really do that until you're a teenager.

But one young boy is bucking the trend and making a small fortune.

Junior Wyatt was watching a TV show about millionaires when he had his entrepreneurial epiphany. He started a business at just eight-years-old called 'Mr Free Range' and buys eggs in bulk from a local farm and sells them at competitive rates.

You can pick up six eggs for £2 ($2.50), a dozen for £3.50 ($4.49) and he charges £6 ($7.70) for 30.

His popularity is slowly rising after his mum, Georgina, helped set up a Facebook page for the youngster. She also helps him deliver the eggs around his town in Tamworth, Staffordshire.

Junior with his eggs
Junior with his eggs

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Junior sold 750 eggs last week to his 35 regular customers, which has earned him £250. If those sales continue, he's on track to make at least £13,000 ($16,600) by the end of the year.

Imagine being that young and pulling in that type of cash. You could finance your own lit 10th birthday bash with all the goodies you could imagine.

Junior says: "It has been so exciting earning my own money and meeting lots of new people. I've spent my first wages on the new Liverpool Champions League football kit, but now I am now saving all my profit to make me rich one day.

"My dream is to be a success and to become a professional boxer and have a mansion so all my family can live with me forever.

"I would like to say thank you to everyone that has supported me so far - especially my mum, dad and little sister."

Junior with eggs
Junior with eggs

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His family is unsurprisingly super proud of their little businessman. His mum says: "He took money out of his own bank account to buy a batch of eggs so it has all been his own money.

"We collect them from a farm in Derby called Betty's Farm Shop, we go once a week to keep the fuel costs down."

She says that it's not even affecting his schoolwork and he's still doing well in English and maths.

There's not much I remember about my life as an eight-year-old, but I was definitely not savvy enough to set up my own egg business and make it grow every week.

What an absolute legend.

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Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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