A second grader, now worth 150 million dollars, because he knows how to open toys. At first, I wonder what I did wrong in my life. Then I start to concern myself with the idea that this young man will continue to learn that chasing every toy, every dream, every whim can bring more to him. It seems like a drift into a consumerist lifestyle that will lead to emotional ruin, before devolving into financial demise.

Ryan Kaji made his name opening toys in YouTube videos, amassing 23 million subscribers to his Ryan’s World channel and more than $20 million a year in advertising revenue.

Found at www.wsj.com

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