01/27/2012 11:19 am ET

20 Youngest Power Women Of 2011

This year, Forbes' 100 most powerful women in the world range in age from 25 (Lady Gaga) to 85 (Queen Elizabeth II) and have an average of 54 years under their belts. But these women prove that power can be attained well before middle age. With ages calculated as of August 24, 2011, the following represent the youngest female influencers from around the globe.

No. 1: Lady Gaga, 25

Entertainer, U.S.

No. 2: Beyonce Knowles, 29

Entertainer, Designer, U.S.

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