Musicians Dominate List of Top-Earning Celebrities Under 30


Forbes shared a list of the top-earning celebrities under 30, and musicians are leading the pack. Rihanna, Calvin Harris, Taylor Swift, and Justin Bieber made up the top five, and Lady Gaga took the number one spot easily, bringing in $80 million despite a hip injury that cut her tour short.

Here are the top 10, along with their estimated earnings from June 2012 to June 2013:

01. Lady Gaga – $80 million
02. Justin Bieber – $58 million
03. Taylor Swift – $55 million
04. Calvin Harris – $46 million
05. Rihanna – $43 million
06. Katy Perry – $39 million
07. Adele – $25 million
08. Jennifer Lawrence – $26 million
09. Kristen Stewart – $25 million
10. Taylor Lautner – $22 million


  • Ify Urama

    Very surprising news (to me at least) that Drake didn’t make the top ten

  • Drake

    Justin Bieber is Drakes real name

  • Crunch

    WHA. I know Calvin does well for himself. But goddamn! Anyone else find that surprising?

  • Kendall Walls

    Since he went mainstream he’a had hit after hit. Most of his album had radio play.

  • MikeyBrock

    I thought Kristen Stewart was older, she looks like she came from the crypt.

  • Bloedig

    And we are suppose to feel bad for the record industry why?

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