Lady Gaga Named Forbes' Top Earning Celebrity Under 30

Lady Gaga has topped Forbes' list of Top Earning Celebrities Under 30, with Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift tailing behind her.

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, who is in second place for Top Earning Celebs Under 30.

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 who were included in the top 10.

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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)

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