Hip Hops First Couple Tops Forbes List
Hip Hop’s first couple, Jay Z and Beyonce tops Forbes list as the highest earning couple raking in an estimated $95 million this year alone. The couple earned $15 million more than Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen who made the list at #2 with a whopping $80 million combined.
Jay and Bey are both Grammy Award winning artist and are well known all over the world for their artistic talents and due to the fact that both are very business savvy. Jay Z became the first Hip Hop star to be part owner of a professional organization when he became minority stake holder of the Brooklyn Nets. Ultimately Jay Z sold his share of the team and arena and founded Roc Nation Sports, in which the icon represents star like (Kevin Durant, Victor Cruz and Geno Smith).
Beyonce took a brief recess last year when she gave birth to the couples first child Blue Ivy she has since returned to prime form has shown no indication of slowing up.
Both had very successful tours this year as Jay’s Watch The Throne World tour pulled in $1.4 million per night and, with Beyonce’s Mrs. Carter World tour grossing an average of $2 million per night. Beyonce has starred in many movies while appearing in numerous commercials in 2010 she launched her fragrance “Heat” and, is also owns the clothing line “House Of Deron”.
Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity Couples 2013, top five:
1) Beyonce and Jay Z, $95 million
2) Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady, $80 million
3) Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, $50 million
4) Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, $35 million
5) Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, $30 million
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