Jay-Z, Beyonce Top Forbes’ Richest Celebrity Couples List

by William White | September 20, 2013 2:39 pm

Jay-Z, Beyonce Top Forbes’ Richest Celebrity Couples List

Jay-Z and Beyonce have been listed as the richest celebrity couple[1].

According to Forbes list, Jay-Z and Beyonce made an estimated $95 million dollars from June 2012 to June 2013. Jay-Z pulled in $1.4 million per night during the tour that followed his Watch the Throne album. Beyonce was on tour as well, bringing in about $2 million a night during her Mrs. Carter tour. The couple has more than just their musical careers to bring in money with. Jay-Z is a part owner of the Barclays Center and recently sold his stake in the Brooklyn Nets. He has also started his own sports agency called Roc Nation Sports. Beyonce has a fragrance and clothing line to help her pull in more money. The couple beat out Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen for the number one spot on Forbes list by $15 million.

The celebrity couple isn’t stingy with their wealth. They recently gave a $50,000 bonus[2] to all of their employees.

Endnotes:
  1. richest celebrity couple: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dorothypomerantz/2013/09/19/jay-z-and-beyonce-top-our-list-of-the-highest-earning-celebrity-couples/
  2. $50,000 bonus: http://investorplace.com/2013/08/beyonce-jay-z-shell-out-4m-in-employee-bonuses/

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