BIGBANG Named In Forbes Highest-Earning International Celebrities Under 30 List

BIGBANG has been named by Forbes as one of the highest-earning international celebrities under the age of 30!

On November 15, Forbes revealed the top 30 celebrities to make it into the list, and BIGBANG represented K-Pop in 13th place in the ranking and banking $44 million over the past year.

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The full top 30 ranking this year is as follows:

1. Taylor Swift ($170 million)

2. One Direction ($110 million)

3. Lionel Messi ($81.5 million)

4. Adele ($80.5 million)

5. Rihanna ($75 million)

6. Justin Bieber ($56 million; tie)

6. Novak Djokovic ($56 million; tie)

6. Kevin Durant ($56 million; tie)

9. The Weeknd ($55 million)

10. Cam Newton ($53 million; tie)

10. Jordan Spieth ($53 million; tie)

12. Jennifer Lawrence ($46 million)

13. BIGBANG ($44 million)

14. Rory McIlroy ($42.5 million)

15. Russell Wilson ($42 million)

16. Sebastian Vettel ($41 million)

17. Drake ($38 million)

18. Rafael Nadal ($37.5 million; tie)

18. Neymar ($37.5 million; tie)

20.Gareth Bale ($36 million)

21. Marcell Dareus ($35 million)

22. Derrick Rose ($34 million)

23. A.J. Green ($33.5 million; tie)

23. Kei Nishikori ($33.5 million; tie)

23. Ed Sheeran ($33.5 million; tie)

26. James Harden ($33 million)

27. Usain Bolt ($32.5 million)

28. Clayton Kershaw ($32 million)

29. Olivier Vernon ($32 million)

30. Kyrie Irving ($28.5 million)

Meanwhile, BIGBANG also made it into the 2016 Forbes Celebrity 100 list, which ranks the highest-earning celebrities worldwide. BIGBANG became the first K-Pop act to land on the Celebrity 100 list and were revealed to have made more than American band Maroon 5 this past year.

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