Forbes has released its annual list of top-earning power couples and let’s just say that it definitely pays to be in love.
Raking in millions and millions of dollars is an arduous and sometimes lonely task, so why not make life a little easier by also dating someone who’s also into making bank? Here are your top 5 highest-paid celebrity couples of 2013:
5. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West – $30 Million
Thanks to Kardashian’s massive empire – spanning from reality TV to beauty products – and West’s still-booming music career, the couple make it onto the list with an estimated combined earning of $30 million. This year alone, Kardashian made a whopping $100,000 from her nail polish line alone, which is really chump for the new mom considering she’s brought in an estimated $10 million overall.
4. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher – $35 Million
As former co-stars on That 70s Show, the duo are already getting hefty syndication paychecks. Add Kutcher, who’s TV highest-paid actor, and his Two and a Half Men salary with Kunis’ box office success and you’ve got a perfect formula for a power couple.
3. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt – $50 Million
Despite taking a hiatus for her double mastectomy this year, Jolie has managed to pocked quite the large sum upfront for her forthcoming Disney movie, Maleficent. As for her fiance, Pitt is still drawing large crowd at the theater with his latest flick, World War Z, earning $537 million worldwide.
2. Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady – $80 Million
As the world’s highest-paid model, you bet your butt Bunchen’s annual income is rivaling her footballer hubby’s paycheck. The Brazilian beauty has raked in an estimated $42 million in deals and endorsements this year, while Brady recent extension with the New England Patriots earned him a $30 million signing bonus.
1. Beyonce and Jay-Z – $95 Million
Come on, were you really expecting anyone else to top this list? Aside from album sales, Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne tour alone has earned the rapper $1.4 million per show while Beyonce’s Mrs. Carter world tour grossed roughly $2 million a night. Outside of music, the couple are also A-list entrepreneurs with Jay now starting his own sports agency, Roc Nation Sports. It’s bad he had to dump his share of
Blue Ivy’s childhood home Barclays Center though.
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