Taylor Swift highest paid celebrity under 30 Casadie Pederson July 17, 2012 NEWS 16 At only 22 years of age, Taylor Swift is at the top of her game this year as Forbes business magazine has crowned her the richest young celebrity (under 30 years old) raking in a whopping $57 million. Young women seem to dominate this year’s list as Canada’s own Justin Bieber is the only guy to make the list. Here’s the Top 5… Taylor Swift (22) – $57 Million Justin Bieber (18) – $55 Million Rihanna (24) –$53 Million Lady Gaga (26) – $52 Million Katy Perry (27) – $45 Million This is not Swift’s first appearance on a Forbes list this year; she was # 11 on their 100 most influential entertainers list. Swift hinted at a new album in the near future when she wrote via Facebook about her excitement, “I’m writing you from Nashville, where I just sat in a big room with a lot of people and made a lot of decisions about a lot of things happening very soon,” she said. “And as vague as that sentence was, I think you know what it means. Stuff is about to happen.” Other celebrities that made the rich list this year include musicians Adele, Lil’ Wayne and three actors from the Twilight movie franchise, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson.