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How Jay- Z & Beyonce Made The $78 MillionThat Made Them Forbes’ “Highest Paid” Couple

Beyonce Knowles & Jay-Z

Beyonce Knowles & Jay-Z

The news surfaced this week that Hip Hop’s royal couple, Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles have been declared the world’s highest-paid celebrity couple. Forbes Magazine has them topping a who’s Who list of couples that include Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, David and Victoria Beckham, and finally, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.  The Carter family topped this list of  Power couples by raking in a hefty $78 million this year alone.

Forbes diagnosed that much of this year’s wealth came through their combination of music related ventures, endorsement deals, Jay’s involvement in the cosmetics company Carol’s Daughter, and an ad firm.  Other notable ventures under the Carter name include Jay’s chain of 40/40 restaurants, and part ownership of NBA franchise, The Brooklyn Nets.  Out of the two of them, Beyonce made the lion’s share the fortune with a personal earning of $40 million.  Click here if you want to check out the rest of the list’s details .