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Forbes: The highest-earning celebrity couples

Posted by Kristi Palma  September 20, 2013 08:23 AM

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Beyonce and Jay-Z have had a lucrative year.

The couple is No. 1 on Forbes magazine's list of the highest-earning celebrity couples. How much does the couple earn, exactly? About $95 million between June 2012 and June 2013, reports Forbes.

They beat out Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen, who are No. 2 on the list. They can probably thank their recent tours for that. Jay-Z's tour raked in 1.4 million a night and Beyonce's tour brought in 2 million a night, says Forbes.

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The Carters earned 15 million more than Brady and Bundchen. But the Bradys were no slouches, earning a total of $80 million between June 2012 and June 2013. Bundchen is, after all, the highest-paid model in the world. And Brady's contract with the Patriots included a $30 million signing bonus, which didn't hurt their placement on this list. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

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And the No. 3 highest earning couple goes to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who earned a combined $50 million. (Photo: Reuters/Neil Hall)

Read more about these and other couples who made the list at Forbes.com.

More headlines:
-- Billy Ray Cyrus talks Miley Cyrus' twerking & VMA controversy (E! News)
-- Prince Charles would be Britain's oldest king (People.com)
-- Linda Ronstadt confronts Parkinson's disease (AP)
-- Chelsea Handler mocks Leah Remini's dance skills (E! News)
-- Dianna Agron: Cory Monteith's death 'still doesn't seem real' (E! News)


 

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