To no one’s surprise, Jay Z and Beyonce top Forbes’ List of the Highest Paid Celebrity Couples, bringing in 78 MILLION dollars.
From Business Report
The power pair are estimated to have made $78 million together in the financial year ending May 1, moving them from second place in last year’s list, behind Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen, to first.
According to Forbes, Beyonce earned more in the last year than her husband, amassing $40 million from sponsorship deals, sales of her ‘4’ album and royalties from her back catalogue. The figure is particularly impressive as she also took time off to have the couple’s first baby, daughter Blue Ivy, who was born in January.
The rapper made an estimated $38 million from his ‘Watch the Throne’ album and tour with Kanye West, continuing sales of his ‘Decoded’ book as well as his many business interests, which include a nightclub and Roc Nation record label, management and music publishing company.