The Top 10 Highest-Paid Stars Under 30

Forbes released their list of the highest earning stars from May 2011- May 2012. A.K.A. the list of people who are probably younger than you, but wayyy richer.

9. TIE! Taylor Lautner - $26.5 Million

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The “Twilight” actor and all around ninja tied with his co-star R-Pat for ninth place.

9. TIE! Robert Pattinson - $26.5 Million

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Like I said, he tied with Taylor, but since he was a vampire and vampires rule we’ll put him closer to the top.

8. Lil Wayne - $27 Million

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Lil Wayne’s bank balance isn’t so lil! HAHAHA.

7. Kristen Stewart - $34.5 Million

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I guess you could say she’s had a few good years, what with “Twilight” and being BFFs with Charlize Theron and all.

6. Adele - $35 Million


Hey Adele, don’t look so surprised! You deserve it.

5. Katy Perry - $45 Million

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Someone go check on Russel Brand.

4. LadyGaga - $52 Million

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Last year she earned $90 million, so she’s basically broke now.

3. Rihanna - $53 Million

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That was Rihanna when this list came out.

2. Justin Bieber - $55 Million

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He’s only 18. ONLY 18.

And the highest-paid star under 30 is…

1. Taylor Swift - $57 Million

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At 22-years-old she is the highest paid star under 30. Congrats!

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