Justin Bieber Tops Forbes’ Top Earning Celebrities Under 30 List

Justin Bieber has topped a new list of the highest-paid celebrities under 30.

The hitmaker earned an estimated $80 million in the past year from his world tour, hits and endorsements, according to Forbes.com

According to Forbes, “The list is based on research for our annual Celebrity 100 rundown, which looks at entertainment-related earnings between June 2013 and June 2014. The Celebrity 100 is based on earnings and metrics that quantify fame; on that list, Bieber ranked 33rd. Here, we’re just looking at earnings and the under-30 crowd. Our estimates are based on entertainment-related income and we do not deduct for taxes, management fees or the other costs of being a celebrity.”

Boy band One Direction come in at number two with $75 million, while Harry Styles’ ex Taylor Swift takes the third spot with $64 million .

Bruno Mars and Rihanna round out the top five, respectively.

Other young celebs that made the list (in no particular order) include Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lawrence and Aviici.

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