Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles have topped a new Forbes magazine poll and are named as Hollywood’s richest couple.
The Crazy In Love stars, who quietly wed in April, have taken over in the fortune dept. in the year from June 1st 2007 to 2008. Jay-Z alone earned $82 million from his recent $150 million 10-year deal with concert promoter Live Nation, while wife Beyonce is real close behind bringing 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 poll with $85 million, while Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie could only manage fifth place with $34 million.
Here’s the list of the top 10 of Hollywood’s Top Earning Couples:
1. Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles – $162 million
2. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith – $85 million
3. David Beckham 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