Jay-Z and Beyonce have topped the list of Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity Couples of 2012. The powerful duo earned a total of $78 million in the past year. Beyonce brought home $40 million with endorsements, album sales and royalties, while husband Jay-Z took in $38 million with his Watch The Throne album sales and tour with Kanye West.
Beyonce and Jay Z Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity Couple of 2012
Jay-Z and Beyonce replaced last year’s highest earning couple, NFL quarterback Tom Brady and supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen who accumulated $72 million this year. Third on the list were soccer player David Beckham and wife Victoria Beckham, who earned $54 million. Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie placed fourth earning $45 million and rounding out the top 5 were Will and Jada Pinkett Smith with $40 million.
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