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Fetty Wap, Steph Curry, John Boyega Land On ‘Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

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Forbes is kicking off 2016 with their annual list of “30 Under 30” in categories including sports, entertainment and music.

In what the publication is calling the “Class of 2016: 600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors,” big names like Steph Curry, Fetty Wap and British actor John Boyega are being recognized.

Curry, who is the NBA’s top point guard, made the list in sports thanks to his “pedigree and superhuman physical talent destined him for basketball greatness.”

Also making the list in the sports category, 14-year-old Mo’ne Davis, the first “American-American girl to play in the Little League World Series, the first little league player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens star, John Boyega also made the list under the entertainment category thanks to his stellar acting chops in the latest film franchise. Joining Boyega on the coveted list, Empire star Bryshere Gray, Straight Outta Compton’s Oshea Jackson Jr, and “triple threat” Zendaya.

In the music category, Forbes recognized rapper Fetty Wap thanks to his track “Trap Queen,” The Weeknd, who Forbes says rose to fame due his “dark blend of hip-hop, R&B, and electronica,” and newcomer, Kehlani. The publication praised the singer, who had a troubled past, for rising to fame after becoming a finalist on America’s Got Talent. 

Click here to see all of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 features.

 

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