Lady Gaga tops list of highest-earning young celebrities

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LADY Gaga has topped Forbes' list of Top Earning Celebrities Under 30.

The 27-year-old singer came first in the annual ranking - which is determined by earnings, social media influence and press mentions - after banking $80 million between June 2012 and June 2013.

She amassed the huge figure largely thanks to her 'Born This Way' world tour grossing a massive, despite it being cut short due to a hip injury.

The eccentric performer - who also ranked in second place on Forbes' Most Powerful Celebrities list - beat Justin Bieber into second place.

The 19-year-old pop star made an impressive $58 million from his record sales, sell-out tour and business interests in companies such as music-streaming website Spotify, Enflick and Tinychat.

Taylor Swift with earnings of $55 million, superstar DJ Calvin Harris, who banked $46 million, and Rihanna, who filled her account with $43 million, rounded off the top five.

Other stars to make the list included 'Hunger Games' star Jennifer Lawrence - who made $26 million - Adele, and Taylor Lautner also were included in the top 10.

For more information visit Forbes.com.

Forbes Magazine's Top Earning Celebrities Under 30, top 10:

  1. Lady Gaga ($80m)
  2. Justin Bieber ($58m)
  3. Taylor Swift ($55m)
  4. Calvin Harris ($46m)
  5. Rihanna ($43m)
  6. Katy Perry ($39m)
  7. Jennifer Lawrence ($26m)
  8. Adele ($25m)
  9. Kristen Stewart ($22m)
  10. Taylor Lautner ($22m)

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