Kylie Jenner, Demi Lovato and 17 Richest Celebrities Under 30

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Many of the youngest stars in the entertainment and sports worlds began to amass multimillion-dollar fortunes at a young age. A very young age.

Today, they have bank accounts 99% of Americans can only dream about. Of the 19 names on GOBankingRates’ list of the richest people under age 30, most are recognizable for their success in movies, modeling, sports and song. Still, you probably didn’t know they are this rich.

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No matter their profession, these are major stars who can command a serious payday. Here’s a look at 19 of the wealthiest young stars.

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Demi Lovato

  • Net worth: $40 million
  • Age: 29

As a child actress, Demi Lovato got her start on “Barney & Friends.” Some of her most recent acting projects include several “Smurfs” TV movies, the film “Charming” and guest-starring on multiple episodes of “Will & Grace.”

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Taylor Lautner

  • Net worth: $40 million
  • Age: 29

He’s best known as Jacob Black in the “Twilight” saga, but Taylor Lautner also has starred on the television series “Cuckoo” and “Scream Queens.” On Nov. 11, 2021, he announced his engagement to girlfriend Tay Dome.

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Shawn Mendes

  • Net worth: $40 million
  • Age: 23

Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is launching a four-month North American tour in Portland, Oregon, in June 2022. Undoubtedly, fans will hear some of his biggest hits, including “It’ll Be Okay,” “Stitches” and “Treat You Better.”

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Post Malone

  • Net worth: $45 million
  • Age: 26

Fans of rapper Post Malone can look forward to a new release, “twelve carat toothache.” At just 45 minutes, it will be the shortest album he has created.

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Kendall Jenner

  • Net worth: $45 million
  • Age: 26

Model Kendall Jenner grew up before us on television as part of her family’s long-running reality show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” which premiered in 2007 and concluded in June 2021. Her family signed a deal to star in “The Kardashians” for Hulu, though a premiere date hasn’t been announced.

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Sam Smith

  • Net worth: $45 million
  • Age: 29

British singer Sam Smith has 32.3 million listeners on his Spotify channel, where “Stay With Me” is his most popular song. It was on the Billboard charts for 23 weeks in 2014, peaking at No. 1.

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  • Net worth: $50 million
  • Age: 29

Chris Comstock, better known as Marshmello, is a masked DJ and music producer of electronic dance music. He began his career in 2015 and has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music, including Halsey, Kane Brown and Khalid.

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Liam Payne

  • Net worth: $70 million
  • Age: 28

It was June 2010 when judges on Great Britain’s “X-Factor” decided to combine five young men who were auditioning for the show into one act, which became One Direction, one of the biggest-ever boy bands. The guys went their separate ways, and Payne launched his solo career with the single “Strip That Down,” which is on his debut album, “LP1.”

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Niall Horan

  • Net worth: $70 million
  • Age: 28

Like Payne, Niall Horan got his start in One Direction and has pursued a solo career. He has no shortage of fans. Horan has 29.1 million followers on Instagram.

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Selena Gomez

  • Net worth: $75 million
  • Age: 29

She started acting on “Barney & Friends” as a child, and Selena Gomez hasn’t stopped. Some of her most high-profile films include the “Hotel Transylvania” movies, “Dolittle” “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” and “Spring Breakers.” More recently, she is starring with comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short in Hulu’s “Only Murders in The Building.”

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Zayn Malik

  • Net worth: $75 million
  • Age: 28

Yet another member of One Direction, Zayn Malik walked away from the group in 2015 in the midst of their On the Road Again tour because he needed a break. He regrouped as a solo artist the following year, and more recently, has been making headlines for his turbulent relationship with model Gigi Hadid, with whom he shares a 1-year-old daughter.

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Harry Styles

  • Net worth: $80 million
  • Age: 28

The last under-30 member of One Direction, Harry Styles is also an actor. He appeared in the film “Dunkirk” and starred in the upcoming film “Don’t Worry Darling,” which is set for a September 2022 release.

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Kyrie Irving

  • Net worth: $90 million
  • Age: 29

The basketball superstar was the No. 1 pick of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers and won an NBA championship with the team in 2016, but Kyrie Irving now is in his third season with the Brooklyn Nets after two with the Boston Celtics. He is a part-time player, at least for now, because New York City rules prohibit admission to events for people – including players – who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Jordan Spieth

  • Net worth: $110 million
  • Age: 28

Golfer Jordan Spieth joined the PGA Tour in 2013 and won eight events in his first three seasons, including the U.S. Open and Masters, on his way to becoming the World No. 1. But after the 2016-17 season, his game tanked and he fell to No. 82 in the world in 2020. He resurrected his career in 2021, winning one tournament and playing on the victorious United States Ryder Cup team to end the season ranked No. 14.

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 Miley Cyrus

  • Net worth: $160 million
  • Age: 29

She rose to fame as the title character on “Hannah Montana,” and since then, the seriously talented Miley Cyrus has stayed busy. Her acting projects include a guest appearance on the television series “Black Mirror” and a starring role on the TV mini-series “Crisis in Six Scenes.”

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  • Net worth: $200 million
  • Age: 29

Brazilian Neymar is viewed as one of the best soccer players in the world. Since 2013, he has played with in Europe, first power Barcelona and then with Paris Saint-Germain and has won five championships between the two teams.

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Ariana Grande

  • Net worth: $200 million
  • Age: 28

She’s a two-time Grammy-winning artist, but Ariana Grande is also an actress. Some of her credits include “Zoolander 2,” the TV movie “Hairspray Live!” and “Don’t Look Up,” released in December 2021.

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Justin Bieber

  • Net worth: $285 million
  • Age: 27

In January, Canadian-born singer Justin Bieber became the first artist to have 10 tracks reach more than 1 billion streams each on Spotify, according to Chart Data. Among the most-streamed are “Sorry,” “Stay” and “Let Me Love You.”

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Kylie Jenner

  • Net worth: $700 million
  • Age: 24

The youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, Kylie Jenner has made her fortune as a model, reality TV star, and largely, as a cosmetics entrepreneur. In November 2019, she sold 51% of her Kylie Cosmetics brand to Coty for $600 million. In June 2021, the company relaunched with “new and improved formulas that are clean and vegan,” according to a company news release.

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Jennifer Taylor contributed to this article.

Methodology: For this piece, GOBankingRates used aggregate lists from Stacker and Zimbio as inspiration to find our list of wealthiest young actors aged 30 and under. For each actor, GOBankingRates found their (1) net worth as of January 30, 2022, according to CelebrityNetworth.com and (2) their age, as sourced from IMDb. All data was collected on and up to date as of January 30, 2022.