Forbes‘ annual “30 Under 30” listÂ is setÂ and, as expected, the talented bunch of movers and shakers doesn’t disappoint. From sports figures to musiciansÂ to social entrepreneursÂ and Hollywood’s elite, theseÂ young stars took over 2012 in a huge way.
At 24, Rihanna is coming off a big year with the release of her seventh studio album Unapologetic, a worldwide (and chaotic) promotional tour, the launch of her movie career, a television seriesÂ and more. While the Grammy-award winning singer is often the source of celebrity gossip, Rih is laughing all the way to the bank with earnings that total a reportedÂ $53 million.
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Miami Heat starÂ LeBron James found his way onto the annual list once again after leading his team to a national championship back in June. If that wasn’t enough, the 27-year-old MVP brought home a gold medalÂ from the 2012 London Olympic Games and was named Sport’s Illustrated Sportsman of the Year in early December.
Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl creator Issa Rae, 27, is an undeniable forceÂ on theÂ Forbes list with the success of severalÂ hilarious webisodes and her partnership with writer/producer ShondaÂ Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal). The pair are expected to premiere a new sitcom,Â I Hate LA Dudes, on ABC.
Check out the full list– including Wiz Khalifa, Gabby Douglas, Derrick Rose and others– over at Forbes!