Lady Gaga tops list of highest-earning young celebrities
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 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 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, superstar DJ Calvin Harris, who banked $46 million, and Rihanna, who filled her account with $43 million, rounded off the top five.
Other stars to make the list included 'Hunger Games' star Jennifer Lawrence - who made $26 million - Adele, and Taylor Lautner also were included in the top 10.
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Forbes Magazine's Top Earning Celebrities Under 30, top 10:
- Lady Gaga ($80m)
- Justin Bieber ($58m)
- Taylor Swift ($55m)
- Calvin Harris ($46m)
- Rihanna ($43m)
- Katy Perry ($39m)
- Jennifer Lawrence ($26m)
- Adele ($25m)
- Kristen Stewart ($22m)
- Taylor Lautner ($22m)