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Radcliffe tops list of rich under 30 celebrities

MUMBAI: The Heat Magazine recently declared its list of the top five richest, young Britishers under 30-years-old entertainers.


Topping the chart is Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe who has retained his No. 1 position. Radcliffe, 22, who played the boy wizard in the movie adaptations of J.K. Rowling‘s bestselling novels, earned 51.8 million pounds ($80 million) over his career, according to Heat estimates. The actor‘s earnings for 2011 were 6.1 million pounds higher than in 2010.


Actress Keira Knightley, who starred in several of the Pirates of the Caribbean films remained second on the chart, while singer Adele was the highest new entry at 16. Knightley‘s earnings totaled 30.9 million pounds while Adele, whose second album ‘21‘ is set to be the biggest selling album in the world this year, entered the list at No. 16 with a fortune of 7.7 million pounds.


Robert Pattinson, lead actor of the Twilight franchise moved up to third from fifth position left behind two of Potter stars, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, according to the celebrity magazine.


Three stars dropped out of this year‘s list - opera star Katherine Jenkins and model Kelly Brook both exceeded the 30-year-old limit while singer Amy Winehouse, ranked 15th last year, expired in July last. 

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