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Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift & Rihanna are Making it Rain, Listed in 'Highest Paid Celebrities Under 30'

Justin Bieber is the only celebrity male under 30 making the top five Forbes list of 'Highest-Paid Celebrities Under 30.' Although Bieber pulls in a whopping $55 million, it is Taylor Swift beating everyone out and landing the number one spot with $57 million. 

"Each of the 22-year-old singer’s three albums have gone platinum at least four times, meaning that in these days of waning music sales, Swift can be counted on to sell at least 4 million copies of every album. Then there’s her concerts, which bring in an average of $1 million per night, and her endorsement work for products like CoverGirl makeup," according to Forbes.

According to Forbes, the estimates look at celebrity earnings between May 2011 and May 2012. They include pay for everything entertainment related such as album and concert revenue, movie pay days and endorsements.

Rounding off the top five are Rihanna at $53 million, then Lady Gaga with $52 million and then Katy Perry at No. 5 with $45 million.