Under 30 and LOADED
HERE IS FORBES MAGAZINE’S 2016 LIST OF THE RICHEST UNDER-30 CELEBRITIES
The richest celeb under 30 is Taylor Swift, who made a whopping $170 million (R2.3 billion) this year. Swift (26) was born on December 13 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Thanks to her album and tour named after the year of her birth, the 26-yearold pop superstar banked all those millions in a year, which makes her the topearning celebrity in the world.
Soccer star Lionel Messi (29) rounds the top three with $81.5 million.
The five-time Fifa Player of the Year made nearly $30 million off the pitch with endorsements from Adidas, Gatorade and more.
Messi and his father, Jorge, were found guilty of tax fraud in July last year, but have since appealed the verdict and the case is still pending.
Rihanna (28) nabbed the number five spot with $75 million in earnings. In addition to selling out shows on her Anti World Tour, the singer also sold tens of millions worth of clothing and footwear from her Fenty-Puma collaboration.