FORBES WEALTHIEST COUPLES 2008

beyonceandjayzRapper Jay-Z and singer Beyonce Knowles were No. 1 on Forbes’ list of richest Hollywood couples.

 

According to Forbes, the musical pair earned $162 million between June 1, 2007 and June 1, 2008. Jay-Z reportedly brought in $82 million while Beyonce earned $80 million.

 

Jay-Z and Beyonce’s earnings nearly doubled that of the runner-up on Forbes’ list — actor Will Smith and wife, Jada. According to Forbes, the Smiths made $85 million, with most of the money coming from Smith’s roles in “Hancock” and “I Am Legend.”

 

No. 3 on the Forbes list were soccer star David Beckham and his wife — actress/singer Victoria. Forbes reported that the British couple earned $58 million, which put them ahead of country music stars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, who reportedly earned $35 million.

 

Hollywood super stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were No. 5 on the list with $34 million.

 

Rounding out the top 10 were Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann ($30 million), Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani ($28 million), Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman ($25 million), Tony Parker and Eva Longoria ($22.5 million) and Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart ($22 million).

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