Rapper Jay-Z earned $82 million from his recent $150 million 10 year deal with concert promoter Live Nation, while wife Knowles has brought in $80 million from her various ventures in fashion, film and music.
Their 2008 fortune sets them far apart from Hollywood’s other power couples – Will Smith and Jada Pinkett smith are in second place in the Forbes magazine poll with $85 million while Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie could only manage fifth place with $34 million.
The top 10 of the Hollywood’s Top Earning Couples is as follows :-
2. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith ($85 million)
3. David and Victoria Beckham ($58 million)
4. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill ($35 million)
5. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ($34 million)
6. Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann ( $30 million)
7. Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani ($28 million)
8. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman ($25 million)
9. Tony Parker and Eva Longoria Parker ($22.5 million)
10. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart ($22 million)