GaGa earns number one spot on Forbes' highest-earning celebrities under 30 list, while Justin Bieber is on number two and Taylor Swift takes the third place.
Lady GaGa regains number one spot on Forbes' list of highest-earning celebrities under 30. Despite her hip injury which forced her to cancel several gigs, the 27-year-old popstar raked in approximately $80 million between June 2012 and June 2013. GaGa was named best-paid celebrities under 30 in 2011. Other young celebrities who make it into this year's top three are Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift.
The "Paparazzi" singer tops the list of highest-earning celebrities under 30 with $80 million in earnings. The singer would earn more if she had not scrapped the remaining gigs on "Born This Way Ball" tour because of hip injury. Forbes noted that the tour grossed $168 million through January. Her new album "ARTPOP" is coming out in November and she will cash in more following the album's release.
Taking number two spot is 19-year-old singer Justin Bieber. The Biebs nabs the second place with approximately $58 million. The amount was earned from his "Believe" tour as well as stakes at Enflick, Tinychat and Spotify.
Taylor Swifts, who takes number three spot, cashed in approximately $55 million between June 2012 and June 2013. Her fourth studio album "Red", which was released in October 2012, was sold 1.2 million copies on the first week. In addition, the single "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" topped Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Her earnings also come from endorsement deal with Diet Coke, Sony and Covergirl, in addition to world tour.
Forbes' team, which talked to agents, managers, producers, executives and others to compile the list, put world-renowned DJ and producer Calvin Harris in number four with $46 million in earnings. Rihanna takes number five spot after collecting $43 million.
Forbes' List of Highest-Earning Celebrity Under 30:
- Lady GaGa, $80 million
- Justin Bieber, $58 million
- Taylor Swift, $55 million
- Calvin Harris, $52 million
- Rihanna, $46 million
- Katy Perry, $39 million
- Adele, $25 million
- Jennifer Lawrence, $26 million
- Kristen Stewart, $22 million
- Taylor Lautner, $22 million