SLIDESHOW: Rich, Young Entertainers
His chiseled cheekbones no doubt helped him land the role of the inwardly tormented vampire Edward Cullen in Twilight. No doubt his onscreen chemistry with Stewart also helped secure his legions of fans worldwide. Pattinson, 26, earned $26.5 million in the past year, tying for tenth spot with fellow Twilight actor Taylor Lautner on the Forbes highest-paid actors list. Pattinson continues to take on interesting roles -- he recently earned accolades for starring in Canadian director David Cronenberg's thriller Cosmopolis. But right now he is sitting tight in the spotlight, working the red carpet for the new Breaking Dawn movie. All eyes are on him and Stewart to make off-screen appearances now that they are rumoured to be back together.