Skrillex & Avicii Earn Spots On Forbes' Highest Earning Celebrities Under 30 List
Skrillex and Avicii have earned spots on Forbes' "Top Earning Celebrities Under 30" list. The list includes the ten highest earning celebrities under 30. According to Forbes: "The list is based on research for our annual Celebrity 100 rundown, which looks at entertainment-related earnings between June 2013 and June 2014. The Celebrity 100 is based on earnings and metrics that quantify fame." Their list is based on celebrities' entertainment-related income. Forbes did not deduct for management fees or taxes.
Skrillex came in at tenth on the list, raking in $18 million between June 2013 and 2014. Avicii earned the ninth spot, as he brought in $28 million. Forbes states, "He [Avicii] continues to clean up on the road, taking home six-figure sums every time he spins at a club, which he did 80 times during our scoring period alone."
Justin Bieber tops the list with $80 million. The list includes nine musicians. The only non-musician is Jennifer Lawrence.
Take a look at Forbes' full list below.
10. Skrillex – $18 million
9. Avicii – $28 million
8. Lady Gaga – $33 million
7. Jennifer Lawrence – $34 million
6. Miley Cyrus – $36 million
5. Rihanna – $48 million
4. Bruno Mars – $60 million
3. Taylor Swift – $64 million
2. One Direction – $75 million
1. Justin Bieber – $80 million
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