Young sports stars like Deron Williams and Gabby Douglas also made the cut.
Forbes has released its annual list of the 30 impressive minds under 30-years-old across 15 different categories. Wiz Khalifa, 25; Rihanna, 24; and Frank Ocean, 25, are among those who made their mark in the music industry this year. Khalifa, who was the featured artist for the category, made a reported $20 million in the past two years.
On the sports list you'll find Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams, 28, who signed a five-year, $100 million contract instead of going to the Dallas Mavericks. Usain Bolt, 26; Gabrielle Douglas, 17; LeBron James, 28; and Robert Griffin III, 22, are some of the other star athletes who came out on top in 2012.
As for art & style, 28-year-old fashion designer Carly Cushnie won a coveted spot on the short list for her styles that have already been spotted on Michelle Obama, Rihanna, Jessica Alba and Elizabeth Hurley.
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