Forbes created a list of Best Paid Young Celebrities by filtering their 2006 edition of Forbes’ Celebrity 100, which ranks the most powerful actors, athletes, chefs and directors based on their media exposure, web presence and earnings.

There’s 9 celebrities that fit the age of 25 and under. Sorted according to the highest earnings per year are..

#1 Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Income USD40million, age 19, profession = artist, business women

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

#2 Lebron James
Income USD26million, age 21, profession = NBA basketball player

NBA basketball player, Lebron James

#3 Maria Sharapova
Income USD19million, age 19, profession = professional tennis player

Russian tennis player, Maria Sharapova

#4 Michelle Wie
Income USD17million, age 17, profession = professional golfer

US Korean golfer, Michelle Wie

#5 Scarlett Johansson
Income USD16million, age 21, profession = actress

US actress, Scarlett Johansson

#6 Serena Williams
Income USD10million, age 25, profession = actress

US tennis player, Serena Williams

#7 Paris Hilton (our right)
Income USD7million, age 25, profession = artist
#9 Nicole Ritchie (our left)
Income USD2million, age 25, profession = artist

US socialites, Paris Hilton and Nicole Ritchie

#8 Adriana Lima
Income USD4million, age 25, profession = supermodel

Supermodel Adriana Lima

[images courtesy of southcn.com, original news from Forbes]


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