has trumped her chart rivals Britney Spears
, Miley Cyrus
and the Jonas Brothers
to be named the Best-Paid Celebrity Under 30
in a new Forbes
The R&B superstar, who is married to rap icon Jay-Z
, raked in an estimated $87 million in the year between June 1st 2008 and June 1st 2009 to top the survey.
The 27 year old's fortune
came from a variety of projects as a singer, actress, fashion designer and brand ambassador for the likes of cosmetic company L'Oreal and computer game giant Nintendo.
She was placed far ahead of Finnish Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen, 29, and 24-year-old NBA hotshot LeBron James
, who complete the top three.
Other stars to feature in the countdown include Toxic
hit-maker Spears, 27, who earned $35 million in the last 12 months, while teenage Disney sensations Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers tie in seventh place with Harry Potter
actor Daniel Radcliffe
and the world's highest-paid supermodel Gisele Bundchen
with $25 million.
The top five Best-Paid Celebrities Under 30 are as follows:
1. Beyonce - $87 million
2. Kimi Raikkonen - $45 million
3. LeBron James - $40 million
4. Britney Spears - $35 million
5. Roger Federer
- $33 million
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