When it comes to celebrities under 30, it's the women who are bringing home the bacon. Forbes is out with its annual list of the highest-paid celebrities under 30, and four out of the top five are female, including the #1 earner, Taylor Swift, who raked in $57 million bucks in the past year. The only male in the top five is Justin Bieber, who earned $55 million bucks.
According to Forbes, Taylor made her millions from her sold-out Speak Now world tour, album sales and endorsement deal with Cover Girl. As for Justin, he's raking in the bucks from album sales and venture capital investments in companies like Spotify.
Rihanna is #3 on the list with earnings of $53 million from touring, her fragrances, her endorsement deals with Vita Coco and Nivea and, of course, sales of singles like "We Found Love." Lady Gaga comes in at #4 with $52 million, thanks to her music sales. Katy Perry's #5 with $45 million, thanks to her world tour and album sales.
Adele is #6 on the list with $35 million, thanks to her amazing album sales. The top 10 is rounded out by Twilight stars Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson, plus Lil Wayne.
Among the criteria Forbes used for ranking its list: album and concert sales, movie fees, profit participation, endorsements and advertising work.
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