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The Highest Paid Couples In Hollywood

Last updated on: August 8, 2012 17:44 IST

The Highest Paid Couples In Hollywood

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Beyonce and Jay-Z have topped Forbes magazine's list of the World's Highest Paid Celebrity Couples with a combined annual income of $78 million.
 
The runners-up last year in the list, the couple has climbed up to the top spot this year.
 
The singer, who gave a birth to daughter Blue Ivy Carter last year, had earned $40 million between May 1, 2011 and May 1, 2012.
 
Jay-Z isn't far behind. He made millions from Watch the Throne, his musical collaboration with Kanye West, and from the tour that followed. Jay-Z added to his income by a number of non-musical enterprises. He brought home $38 million in 12 months.

Here's looking at Hollywood's
other power couples, who round off the top five.


Image: Jay Z and Beyonce
Photographs: Reuters/Ray Stubblebine

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2. Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady

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Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and her sportsman husband Tom Brady have slipped to the second spot with an annual earning of $72 million.

The 32-year-old supermodel made $45 million with her modelling gigs, endorsement deals and independent licensing ventures while Brady made $27 million.


Image: Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady
Photographs: Reuters/Eric Thayer

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3. David and Victoria Beckham

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Third on the list are David and Victoria Beckham.

The footballer, who re-signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy for another two years, made about $46 million a year.
 
His fashionista wife Victoria is quite the success with her clothing range. The couple's total earnings are $54 million.


Image: David and Victoria Beckham
Photographs: Reuters/Danny Moloshok

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4. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, came in fourth on the list, with a combined $45 million annual income.
 
Pitt earned about $25 million while Jolie cashed in some $20 million.


Image: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Photographs: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

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5. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith

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Superstar Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith earned $30 million between May 2011 and May 2012.


Image: Will and Jada Pinkett Smith
Photographs: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

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