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Lady Gaga Tops Forbes Highest Paid List

Lady Gaga Tops Forbes Highest Paid List

The Singer Sweeps the Number One Spot

Published June 11, 2011

Move Over Beyonce, Lady Gaga is on your money trail, well at least for this fiscal year. The 25-year-old topped Forbes “Highest Paid Celebrities Under 30” list, according to Reuters, taking home $90 million dollars.

The top ten, following in Gaga’s dust are:
2. Justin Bieber, 17, who earned $53 million.
3. Miami Heat’s LeBron James, 26, who earned $48 million.
4. Tennis Star Roger Federer, 29, earned $47 million.
5. Taylor Swift, 21, earned $45 million.
6. Katy Perry, 26, $44 million.
7. Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, 26, earned $38 million.
8. Beyonce, 29, $35 million.
9. Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi, 23, earned $32 million.
Tennis Star Rafael Nadal, 25, earned $31 million.

Rounding out the list are Rihanna, 23, at the number eleven spot, with $29 million and at #12 Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, 25, with $28 million; #13 Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, 29, with $26 million; #14 New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, 27, with $25 million; and #20 Lil Wayne, 28, with a modest $15 million.

Last year Beyonce was number one on the list earning $87 million.

(Photo: Gregg DeGuire/PictureGroup)

Written by Bryna Jean-Marie

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