Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Frank Ocean Make Forbes ' 30 Under 30 List

Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Frank Ocean

Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Frank Ocean Make Forbes ' 30 Under 30 List

Young sports stars like Deron Williams and Gabby Douglas also made the cut.

Published December 20, 2012

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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Written by Dorkys Ramos


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