1. Taylor Swift- $250 Million
Taylor Swift is currently the richest celebrity under 30 in the world and one of the leading contemporary recording artists of the current day. She was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1989. At the age of 14, she moved to Nashville to pursue a career in country music and signed with Big Machine Records. She released her self-titled debut album in 2006. It peaked at number 5 on the US Billboard 200. However, the third single from the album, ‘Our Song’, was number one on the Hot Country Songs Chart and she was the youngest person to have written and performed a number one song that achieved this. In 2008, she released her second album ‘Fearless’ which won four Grammy Awards. ‘Speak Now’ was her third album and she was the sole writer of all the tracks. To date, she has released six albums and numerous singles. She has also earned money from touring and endorsing a wide range of products.