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Forbes Honors 15 Black Beauties On ’30 Under 30′ List  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. Jessica Matthews, 25

Jessica Matthews, 25

Matthews serves as the co-founder of Uncharted Play, a company that makes soccer balls with built-in batteries. The invention is ideal for towns without electricity. After a half-hour of play, the soccer ball absorbs enough energy to charge the battery and power a plugged-in LED light for five hours!

2. Katrina Craigwell, 28

Katrina Craigwell, 28

Craigwell serves as the global manager of digital marketing at General Electric, where she leads content creation and distribution across GE.com, Txchnologist.com and GE’s corporate properties.

3. Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, 28

Schumacher-Hodge is a cofounder of Tioki, an online professional group that’s been dubbed “The LinkedIn for Teachers.” This year, the Ph.D. candidate also headed the UP Global with their worldwide initiative to help educators, parents, students, entrepreneurs, developers, and designers.

4. Quvenzhane Wallis, 10

Quvenzhane Wallis, 10

This rising star stunned the world with her performance of Hush Puppy in 2012’s “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” Now at 10 years young, Wallis is taking on the iconic role of Annie. According to sources, she will earn a reported $1.5 million for the role.

5. Rihanna, 25

Rihanna, 25

RiRi has been on top of her game since her 2005 debut. According to reports, she earned a whopping $43 million in 2013.