Lady Gaga named Forbes Top Earning Celebrity Under 30

Jul 23 2013, 10:31am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Lady Gaga named Forbes Top Earning Celebrity Under 30

Lady Gaga has topped Forbes' list of Top Earning Celebrities Under 30.

The 27-year-old singer came first in the annual ranking - which is determined by earnings, social media influence and press mentions - after banking $80 million (£109 million) between June 2012 and June 2013.

She amassed the huge figure largely thanks to her 'Born This Way' world tour grossing a massive, despite it being cut short due to a hip injury.

The eccentric performer - who also ranked in second place on Forbes' Most Powerful Celebrities list - beat Justin Bieber into second place.

The 19-year-old pop star made an impressive $58 million (£37 million) from his record sales, sell-out tour and business interests in companies such as music-streaming website Spotify, Enflick and Tinychat.

Taylor Swift with earnings of $55 million (£36 million), superstar DJ Calvin Harris, who banked $46 million (£30 million), and Rihanna, who filled her account with $43 million (£28 million), rounded off the top five.

Other stars to make the list included 'Hunger Games' star Jennifer Lawrence - who made $26 million (£17 million) - Adele, and Taylor Lautner also were included in the top 10.

For more information visit Forbes.com

Forbes Magazine's Top Earning Celebrities Under 30, top 10:

1. Lady Gaga ($80m / £109m)

2. Justin Bieber ($58m / £37m)

3. Taylor Swift ($55m / £36m)

4. Calvin Harris ($46m / £30m)

5. Rihanna ($43m / £28m)

6. Katy Perry ($39m / £25m)

7. Jennifer Lawrence ($26m / £17m)

8. Adele ($25 / £16m)

9. Kristen Stewart ($22m / £14m)

10. Taylor Lautner ($22m / £14m)

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
 
 

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