Hot Damn! Jay Z And Beyonce Are Forbes List’s Highest Paid Celebrity Couple

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Words by Alyson Robinson

If there was any doubt that hip hop’s top couple would be featured on the Forbes list of high earning celebrity couples, Jay Z and Beyonce cemented their feet on top of the world, now dominating as the highest-earning celebrity couple from June 2012 to June 2013.

This year, not only did Jay Z fit in a summer tour alongside Justin Timberlake, but he released his eleventh studio album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” in July. Beyonce also held her own and embarked on her global tour, the “Mrs. Carter Show,” averaging $2 million a night. Alongside these primary ventures, the it-couple have lucrative businesses which keep them floating on the money clouds above us. With Jay’s stake in the Barclay Center last year and both entity’s other projects including their clothing lines, together they brought home a total of $95 million.

kimyeAlso on the list are Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen, who earned $80 million for second place, as well as Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt who came in at no. 3, with a combined $50 million. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian rounded out the top five of this list earning $30 million. Forbes spoke with managers, agents, producers and other insiders to calculate celebrity’s entertainment-related earnings estimates .

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