Looking back. Despite booking consistent acting jobs growing up, Christy Carlson Romano she has insisted that she is not a millionaire and therefore “wasted all my Disney money” on a new YouTube video.
the Kim Possible The 37-year-old student recounted her poor financial decisions during her Disney Channel days through a YouTube video on Thursday, August 26. In the clip, titled “How I Lost All My Money,” the actress opened up about her wacky spending patterns that began after she landed the role of Ren Stevens in Even Stevens.
“This is how I spent all my Disney money,” he began in the video as he walked in a field of grass. “I started making money with Disney when I was 16 years old and there is a law called the Coogan Law that protects minors from having their parents spend all their money. That is not exactly what happened to me, but I will take you on a journey towards my path of financial fluency, and how I gained and lost millions of dollars. “
The Broadway alumna discussed how she had to negotiate her Disney Channel episode salary and additional waste over the years of syndication before plunging into her financial regrets.
“I really regret not having invested my money wisely,” he explained. “I didn’t get a house, I didn’t take money and I kept it.”
the Cutting Edge 2: Going for the Gold Star noted that she used “Coogan money” to pay for her college tuition after “leaving the business,” so she didn’t have student loan debt.
“That was smart, of course, except I left school in a year and a half, and then I had this money at my disposal,” he said. “They never told me how much money I was making. Money had no purpose for me, I really didn’t know what it was. I just knew I had it and I didn’t care. That is a problem. “
At 21, Romano was separated from his family for a year over managing his money.
“It was a sad year for me, but it was also an interesting year,” said the YouTuber. “I started to understand that I had a certain amount of money and that made me feel very safe.”
With that confidence, the Campus Confidential The actress then went to stores and bought “expensive” items, including designer clothes, a Mercedes-Benz G Wagon, a ’72 Corvette that she had to fix but “didn’t even drive” and visits to a psychic.
“I was using buying things and money as a weapon,” he said. “For example, if I could buy certain things I would feel better or if I only had a certain lifestyle, I would be closer to that joy of feeling accepted and much less alone.”
Romano explained how her biggest regret as a child star was not learning how to manage her money, noting that, at the time, she made more than $ 1 million from her acting gigs and record deal before spending it all.
“The most important thing about child actors is that they don’t tell you that the work will slow down,” added Romano. “In fact, they told me otherwise, specifically my mom, some members of my team, even my money manager at the time.”
the Celebrity kitchen Star eventually went back to school, using a grant to cover part of her tuition, but she also needed student loans. Romano explained how she has been paying off debts, but she also has two children: daughters Isabella and Sophia, who she shares with her husband. Brendan rooney – Breed to know better.
He also talked about how he recently got a “ping” of his celebrity net worth from Google, which he claimed was worth $ 3 million.
“It’s crazy,” he denied the rumor. “I’m not a millionaire in any way or shape. I’m just a mom who monetizes my channel, makes sponsored content, has fun, and works when I can.”
Romano’s last video came two days after he posted one titled “Why don’t I talk to Shia lebeouf, “Where he talked about his relationship on set and what it has become since then.
“Honestly, when I look back, I feel stupid. I know I’m not stupid because I care, “the Connecticut native added at the time about her lack of relationship with the now 35-year-old actor.” And I think I cared even then. And I think that’s why we had a little animosity. “