Taylor Swift tops Forbes Highest Paid Under 30 list

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  • Singer Taylor Swift has climbed to the top of this year's Forbes rich list as the 'Highest Paid Under 30' - beating the likes of Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Adele

    Who rules the world? Girls do, that’s who! Taylor Swift has topped this years Forbes ‘Highest Paid Under 30’ list for reportedly earning $57million (£37million) in a year.

    At just 22 years old, Taylor Swift is not only the highest paid musician, but she’s also the highest paid entertainer under 30 with three of her albums going platinum four times over and each tour earning her up to $1million. Not too shabby.

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    The country singer beat 18-year-old Justin Bieber who came in second place with earnings of $55 million in a year.

    Rihanna ranked third ($53million) followed by Lady Gaga ($52 million), Katy Perry ($45 million) with Adele rounding out the top six by earning $35 million.

    Last month it was announced that Kristen Stewart, also 22, topped the Forbes the highest paid actresses in Hollywood, having raked in $34.5 million.

    Nice work ladies! Now if we could just persuade our bosses to give us a raise…

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