This story is about Ashley Qualls, certainly one of the most famous self-made millionaire teenagers.
Everything started in 2004, at the age of 14. After studying for a few years HTML the young girl launched a website named Whateverlife.com.
Basically Ashley developed an online portfolio where she offered free MySpace layout and tutorials for other teenagers.
At that time MySpace was booming and everybody wanted to customize his/her online profile.
By 2005 with only the word of mouth for advertising, Ashley managed to get a lot of traffic on her website that she started to monetize with Google Adsense.
As Whateverlife became so popular, an undisclosed bidder offered her $1.5 million together with the car of her choice. She turned the offer down and kept running her website.
Her business grew so fast that she started to need both new premises and some people to hire. So the young girl bought a $250,000 house and chooses her friends to help her.
Here is her story in video