Jay Z and Beyonce Top Forbes Celebrity Couples List…Again
By Sowmya Krishnamurthy
Jay-Z and Beyonce are often considered hip-hop’s hottest celebrity couple and now they have the numbers to prove it…once again.
Forbes announced that Mr. and Mrs. Carter have topped this year’s Highest-Earning Celebrity Couples list with a cool $95 million earned between them.
How did they do it? Forbes cites that Jay’s Watch the Throne went platinum and its subsequent world tour brought in around $1.4 million per night. Not to be outdone, Beyonce’s “Mrs. Carter Tour” killed it with an average of $2 million per night gross. Jay’s ownership of Roc Nation and its new sports division also helped kick up the Carters’ worth.
Jay and Bey killed the competition on the list. The next highest earner are football star Tom Brady and his supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen who only racked up an estimated $80 million in comparison.
Last year, Beyonce also outperformed other women when she was named the Most Powerful Woman by Forbes. The gorgeous and talented Beyonce beat out women from several walks of life including First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton) as well as Lady Gaga.