Jay-Z & Beyonce Music's Top Couple
Rapper Jay-Z and pop/R&B superstar Beyonce have been named music's highest-paid couple by Forbes. They are the second overall highest-paid celebrity couple, behind NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen.
According to Forbes, Jay and Bey made close to $72 million over the past year. Beyonce earned $35 million from business deals like her Dereon clothing line and endorsements for L’Oreal, General Mills and others. Jay-Z's $37 million came from his 10-year $150 million deal with Live Nation and investments in the New Jersey Nets, 40/40 Club franchise and ad agency Translation.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (No. 3, $50 million), David and Victoria Beckham (No. 4, $45 million) and Twilight’s Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart (No. 5, $40 million) rounded out the top five.