Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Among Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples

  /  08.20.2011

Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Money ain’t a thing for Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Music’s most powerful couple ranks second on Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples list.

Mr. and Mrs. Carter earned an estimated $72 million between May 2010 and May 2011, placing them at No. 2 on the magazine’s list. The “Run the World (Girls)” singer hauled in $35 million due in part to her Deréon clothing line and endorsement deals with L’Oreal, DirecTV, VIZIO, and others.

As for her other half, who recently topped Forbes’ Cash Kings list for the fourth time, his earnings come from a $150 million Live Nation deal, investment in the New Jersey Nets, 40/40 Club chain, and ad agency Translation.

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and NFL superstar Tom Brady take top honors with a combined $76 million. Rounding out the top 5 are Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt ($50 million), David and Victoria Beckham ($45 million), and Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart ($40 million).

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