Lady Gaga Forbes Richest Woman

Lady Gaga Forbes Richest Woman, Lady Gaga's going to have to pour herself one heck of a drink come tax season this year. The diva, who recently admitted to getting drunk to calm her nerves when signing her 2010 tax return, was just announced as Forbes top-earning woman in music for 2011.

According to the magazine, Mother Monster netted $90 million this year, thanks to sales of her latest CD 'Born This Way,' combined with her Monster Ball Tour ticket sales and multiple of endorsement deals.

So who's the #2 earning musical lady? That honor goes to Taylor Swift, who pulled in a staggering $45 million in the past twelve months. Not to shabby for someone who just turned 22 yesterday (Dec. 13).

Rounding out the top five are Katy Perry, who earned $44 million, Celine Dion, whose Vegas show helped her bank $19 million, and newcomer Adele, whose Grammy-nominated album '21' contributed greatly to her $18 million in earnings.
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