Forbes Highest Earning Couple 2013 Jay Z Beyonce & Full List; Blue Ivy Parents Topped Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady
on Sep 19, 2013 01:34 PM EDT
Jay Z and wife Beyonce have topped Forbes' magazine list of highest earning couples, with the highest duo income of 2013.
The famous couple, who have been married for five have earned more than any other celebrity couple with an estimated $95 million between June 2012 and June 2013.
The parents of one-year-old Blue Ivy have earned a fortune from their individual careers in music, and Jay Z's brief stint as part owner of the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY. In addition, the rapper started his own sports agency, Roc Nation, this year.
Jay Z's Watch the Throne album went platinum and his world tour brought in $1.4 million per night in America.
Knowles, who took a short break from her career when her daughter Blue Ivy was born in January 2012 came back on the scene this year with her Mrs. Carter world tour, which grossed an average $2 million per night.
The couple earned earned $15 million more than the No. 2 couple on Forbe's list: Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.
The highest-paid model in the world, Bundchen out-earned her quarterback husband by $4 million.
Brady's new contract with the New England Patriots, which included a $30 million signing bonus, will have him playing in the NFL until he's 40 years old.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are Forbes' third highest-earning couple. The actors rake in an estimated $50 million for their work on films.
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