Lady Gaga Tops Forbes Highest Paid List

The Singer Sweeps the Number One Spot

Posted: 06/11/2011 06:53 PM EDT

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)

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