He celebrated his 21st birthday earlier this month and while most people look at that 21st year milestone as the threshold of young adulthood, Justin Bieber is definitely the tallest figure in his peer group. At an age where most of his age bracket are still struggling in college, the Canadian born artist was ranked by Forbes last year (November 2014 issue) as the highest paid entertainer under 30 with earnings of $80 million during a 12-months period. Click here if you missed it!
In addition to his financial success at this age, he has now been named one of Times’ 30 most influential people on the internet with an extraordinary 23 millions followers on Twitter (which is still growing), 78 millions Facebook Likes (Thanks to his erratic behavior that garnered so many followers) and 61 millions on Twitter (thanks to his Calvin Klein campaign). To make himself even more influential in the internet, he invested $1.1 million in 2013 for a selfie only Instagram alternative called ‘Shots‘.