Adele Joins List Of Highest-Paid Celebrities Under 30, Topped By Taylor Swift And Justin Bieber
Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 14, 2012
The Someone Like You star earned 35 million US dollars (£23 million) between May 2011 and May 2012, according to American publishing firm Forbes.
It put her at number six in its top 10 which was dominated by women singers, with Taylor Swift topping the charts with 57 million US dollars (£37 million).
Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber was the only male in the top five, which also included Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.
Experts examined album and concert sales, film deals and advertising endorsements to reach the figures.
Twilight stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson also made the top 10 with estimated earnings of 34.5 million US dollars (£22 million) and 26.5 million US dollars (£17 million) respectively.
Adele, who recently revealed she is pregnant with her first child, had the world’s biggest-selling album last year with 21, which sold more than 17 million copies – with four million sold in the UK alone.
It earned her six Grammys, two Brits and two Ivor Novello awards.
Here’s a countdown of the top 11 – just so Adele’s not a lonely Brit…
Top-earning Celebrities under 30