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Star Wars breakout stars lead 30 Under 30 List

Star Wars: The Force Awakens stars Daisy Ridley and John Boyega are among the young celebrities who have been recognized for their impact on Hollywood in Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list.

The blockbuster franchise's newcomers, both 23, have skyrocketed to fame as the latest installment to the Star Wars series breaks box office records around the world, and now they're among Tinseltown's young elite.


Others making the Hollywood and Entertainment section of the shortlist are actresses Alicia Vikander, Saoirse Ronan, and Zendaya, as well as Straight Outta Compton stars Jason Mitchell, O’Shea Jackson, Jr. and Corey Hawkins.


Meanwhile, 17-year-old Vine singer-turned-pop star Shawn Mendes made the cut for the Music list, alongside Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, and The Weeknd.


The fifth annual 30 Under 30 list features 600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and agents of change in 20 different sections.