There are many child stars on this list because they realized that they didn’t want to be actors after all. Often, their parents pushed them and they didn’t think about it. But the advantage of acting in a major movie is that they have the money to do normal jobs. Wilson is one of these because she became a writer.
Maybe some people will think that being a writer is an unusual profession. But it’s less dramatic than starring in Matilda or Mrs. Doubtfire. These days the NYU graduate focuses on web series and has no interest in acting. It’s wild because she could have potentially been a superstar but now nobody remembers what she looks like now (via ABC News).