Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen finish No. 2 on Forbes list
Poor Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. Yes, the gold-plated pair earned $72 million last year, but that was only good enough for No. 2 on Forbes.com’s annual list of the world’s highest-paid celebrity couples. The horror! Brady and Bundchen were bumped from the No. 1 spot by Beyonce and Jay-Z, who made a whopping $78 million between May 2011 and May 2012. How did Tom and Gi make their mountain of money? Her haul comes from modeling gigs, endorsement deals, and licensing ventures, and his comes from his Pats contract, and lucrative endorsement deals with Under Armour and UGG Boots. Other couples on the list include David Beckham and Victoria Beckham ($54 million), Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ($45 million) and Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith ($40 million).