Richest Young Celebrities In The World
Celebrities are most sought after. They are on every one’s mind. Standing alone in front of the mirror, young adolescents spend hours imitating them. Yes, we are talking about richest young celebrities in the world. Glamor, expensive cars, accessories, style and attitude are what they are unknowingly teaching their followers all the time. Let’s take a look at who tops this list of Forbes and how they precede each other in that race. Oh, and it appears that the girls have given the boys some serious competition here.
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#1) Lady Gaga Is The First Richest Young Celebrity
Net worth: $80 million
Originally, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, Gaga is one of richest celebrity pop icons of America. Born on March 28, 1986, she has been loyal to her claim of ‘doing anything for fame”. Famous singles are Bad Romance, Alejandro, Born this way, Edge of Glory, Applause and Do What You Want have eternalized this singer in the music down.
Though her music is phenomenal too, her unique sense of fashion and avantegarde music videos clearly set Gaga apart from her contemporaries. Her fans are called Little Monsters. She is known for her activism for LGBT rights, BTWF for youth empowerment, and her support for HIV/AIDS patients. She is the ambassador for MAC cosmetic product ‘Viva Glam’, whose sales have raised more than $202 million for the HIV/AIDS cause.
#2) Justin Bieber
Net worth: $58 million
He is one of the richest teenagers in the world and was discovered by Scooter Braun on the YouTube. Born on March 1, 1994, Justin Bieber has not seen behind since his debut in 2010 and has been touring and recording since then. He has sold 15 million copies of his albums: My World 2.0 (2010), Under the Mistletoe (2011) and Believe (2012), and created singles that have topped the Billboard charts. He has received Artist of the Year Awards in 2010 and 2012 at the American Music Awards respectively and best artist and best pop vocalist awards at the 53rd Grammy’s. He owns 40 million believers following him on Twitter. A venture capitalists and technology investors, he also supports education and animal rights.
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#3) Taylor Swift
Net worth: $55 million
She is one of the wealthiest youngest musicians and actors. With four successful albums Taylor Swift (2006), Fearless (2008), Speak Now (2010) and Red (2012) and 7 Grammy Awards, 11 American Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 6 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 12 Billboard Music Awards, the sky is her limit. Born in Pennsylvania, and raised in Nashville, she has a penthouse and a mansion in Tennessee, a cottage in California, a summer home in Rhode Island, a private jet and an airport hangar at Nashville International Airport. Forbes’s reports that she earned $18 million in 2009, $45 million in 2010, $45 million in 2011, $57 million in 2012 and $55 million in 2013.
#4) Calvin Harris
Net worth: $46 million
Born as Adam Richard Wiles on 17 January 1984, Scotland, he goes by his stage name Calvin Harris. A Brilliant Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer, he owns the vanity label Fly Eye Records. He has released three albums: I Created Disco (2007), Ready (2009), and 18 Months (2012). He aspired to be a football player but music chose him. Forbes reports that he is the highest paid DJ of 2013, grossing $46 million. He has bagged numerous awards including MTV, American Music, Billboard and a Grammy’s.
Net worth: $43 million
Barbadian actress and singer who specializes in R&B, pop, reggae, hip hop, and dance, has sold over 50 million albums and 180 million singles worldwide. Rihanna was born on February 20, 1988 and is single. She endorses Armani and 4 other fragrances. She is inclined towards helping HIV/AIDS victims. She has released 7 albums and has appeared in 4 motion pictures. Her earned accolades include 6 Grammy Awards, 5 American Music Awards and 22 Billboard Music Awards among others. She has been ranked as one of the most powerful celebrity while TIME named her one of the World’s 100 Most Influential.
#6) Katy Perry
Net worth: #39 million
Katy Perry is an American singer, songwriter, businesswoman, philanthropist, and actress from California. She was born on born October 25, 1984. She has released 4 albums: Katy Hudson (2001), One of the Boys (2008), Teenage Dream (2010) and Prism (2013). She has primarily worked in rock, gospel and electronic. Perry has received 9 Grammy nominations and being labeled as 2012’s Woman of the Year by Billboard. She actively participates in several charitable causes, particularly children’s health, breast cancer and water scarcity elimination. She remains married to Russell Brand for 14 months.
Net worth: $30 million
Adele is an English musician, multi-instrumentalist is at the moment one of the most successful in the European music front having earned, the Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 2009 Grammy. She has also received an Academy and a Golden Globe for ‘Skyfall’ theme song in 2013. She was born on 5 May 1988. She has 2 albums to her credit: 19 (2008) and 21 (2011). She actively donates to children’s wellbeing and promotion of music. She has a son from her partner Simon Konecki.
#8) Jennifer Lawrence
Net worth: $26 million
The Hunger Games fame, born August 15, 1990, is an American actress. Jennifer Lawrence has appeared in several top grossing movies and been nominated for the Academy, Golden Globe, Satellite, Independent Spirit, and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Actress. Her role in Silver Linings Playbook (2012) earned her the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Satellite Award and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress. Rolling Stone has termed her “the most talented young actress in America”. She has reinforced the idea of lead action roles played by female star.
#9) Kirsten Stewart
Net worth: $22 million
Bella Swan from The Twilight Saga, Kristen Jaymes Stewart was born on April 9, 1990. She already has done mainstream films like Panic Room, Speak, The Messengers, The Runaways and Snow White and the Huntsman. Somehow movies other than ‘Twilight’ have failed to make it big, she is still being signed for new projects as film makers see promise in her. Forbes reported her as being the highest paid actress in 2012 with total earnings of $34.5 million. She made #25 million alone from the Twilight series, including royalties.
#10) Taylor Lautner
Net worth: $22 million
Taylor Daniel Lautner is an actor, voice actor, model, and martial artist. Famous for playing Jacob Black in ‘The Twilight Saga’, he got widely idolized by the teens for his marvelous physique that he maintained for the film’s installments. He has mostly received attention for his looks. In 2010, he was ranked second on Glamour’s ‘50 Sexiest Men’, and fourth on People’s ‘Most Amazing Bodies’, and was named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood. He follows a strict diet, a workout plan and trains in martial arts and claims to be steroid free for health reasons.
Endorsed as the youngest celebrities in the world, most of these are likely to go up the list real fast, leaving their current ranks behind for others. Let’s see how the winds of change work for each of them in 2014.