This is the Top 10 List Of Highest-paid Celebrities Under 30 In The World :
10. Kei Nishikori ($33.5M; tie)
Nishikori is the No. 6 tennis player in the world. He is the only Japanese pro to ever break the ATP Top10 and the first Asian athlete to make a men’s Grand Slam final. Nishikori earned $33.5 million almost entirely in endorsement deals; his 15 sponsors include Wilson, Adidas and Jaguar. His contract renewal with Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo is worth tens of millions annually.
9. A.J. Green ($33.5; tie)
In September 2015, A.J. Green signed a four-year deal with the Cincinnati Bengals that is worth $60 million. The contract extension includes a $15 million signing bonus and $6 million roster bonus. His $11.75 million base salary is just icing on the cake.
8. Derrick Rose ($34M)
After seven seasons playing for Chicago, the Bulls traded Rose to the Knicks in July. Injuries have derailed the career of the former MVP and No. 1 overall draft pick. He has one season left on the five-year, $95 million deal he signed with the Bulls at the end of 2011. Rose is one of the NBA’s top earners off the court thanks a 13-year Adidas deal worth up to $185 million.
7. Marcell Dareus ($35M)
In September 2015, the 26-year-old inked a six-year, $96.6 million contract extension with the Buffalo Bills. Dareus’ deal included a $25 million signing bonus and $60 million in guaranteed money,the most ever for a non-quarterback. The defensive tackle only garners approximately $100,000 in endorsements, the lowest of any NFL player on the Celebrity 100.
6. Gareth Bale ($36M)
Injuries limited the Welsh international to just 21 La Liga starts in the 2015/16 season, but he managed to score 19 times, much to the delight of Real Madrid, which paid a whopping $118 million to acquire him in 2013. Bale is also a standout fixture for sponsor Adidas, having inked a six-year contract in 2014 worth an estimated $35 million.
5. Neymar ($37.5M; tie)
Neymar has a dozen endorsement deals with brands like Nike, Red Bull, Panasonic, Konami and Gillette. He is currently the only active soccer player earning more off the field than on. Neymar’s playing contract is worth $75 million over five years.
4. Rafael Nadal ($37.5M; tie)
Nadal just barely made the cut, turning 30 on June 3 last year. 2015 was the first Nadal did not win a Grand Slam event since 2004, putting an end to his10-year streak, the longest in men’s tennis history. He’s still a fan favorite and banked millions for his appearance at the IPTL matches in December. Endorsement partners include Nike, Babolat, KiaMotors, Tommy Hilfiger and more.
3. Drake ($38M)
Drake turned 30 in late October so he still makes the ranks of the top-earning celebs under 30.The Canadian rapper had the best music sales of anyone not named Adele, thanks to new album Views. He juiced his total with live shows and checks from brands including Sprite, Nike and Apple.
2. Sebastian Vettel ($41M)
Vettel inked a three-year deal to drive for Ferrari in the fall of 2014. The contract is one of the richest in the F1 and will pay out more than $40 million annually, including bonuses if Vettel performs. Vettel tied Michael Schumacher’s record for most wins in a season with 13 in 2013.
1. Russell Wilson ($42M)
The quarterback earned $2 million in salary during his first three seasons, but the Seattle Seahawks rewarded him in the summer of 2015 with a four-year contract extension worth $87.6 million including a $31 million signing bonus. Wilson has become one of the NFL’s most marketable players,scoring deals with Microsoft, Nike, Bose and Braun. He launched his own clothing line, GoodMan Brand, at Nordstrom in 2016.