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Rihanna and Adele Named Forbes’ 2013 Top-Earning Celebrities Under 30

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Rihanna won’t be ‘Unapologetic’ about this: the R&B superstar is among the top celebrities gracing Forbes magazine’s Top-Earning Celebrities Under 30 list. According to the business mag, RiRi made more cheddar than Kraft Foods within the past year.

The pop star with the grey hair finished at No. 5 on the list with $43 million earned between June 2012 and June 2013. Credit goes to the Bajan beauty’s ‘Unapologetic’ album going platinum, her constant touring and securing an endorsement deal with Vita Coco, a coconut water beverage.

Coming in at No. 7 is Grammy Award-winning songbird Adele who raked in $30 million. The singer is still seeing publishing checks from her last album, ’21,’ plus from the James Bond movie theme ‘Skyfall,’ which won her a Best Original Song Oscar. You go girl!

Interestingly, producer Calvin Harris is also on the list at No. 4 with $46 million. The 29-year-old hitmaker blessed Rihanna with the chart-topping hit ‘We Found Love’ from her ‘Talk That Talk’ album.

Overall, pop queen Lady Gaga placed first on Forbes’ list raking in a whopping $80 million within the last year. According to Forbes, Mother Monster would have earned even more if she “had been able to finish her tour.”

Congrats to Rihanna, Adele, Lady Gaga and the rest of the celebs for staying on top of their grind and getting that bread. Pour it up! Pour it up!

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