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Jay Z And Beyonce Are Forbes Highest Earning Couple With HOW Much?

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Jay Z and Beyoncé are crazy in wealth, placing #1 on Forbes highest-earning celebrity couples list. And with HOW much? Forbes estimates, “$95 million in earnings between June 2012 and June 2013.”

That sort of number makes me want to type LOL for 5 minutes straight (don’t worry, I won’t.) I can’t even comprehend that much money. How did they get so much much money? Forbes points to the evidence.

Both are musicians at the top of their games, with multiple hits under their belts. Jay Z’s recent Watch the Throne album went platinum and launched a world tour that brought in $1.4 million per night in America. Knowles, who took a short break when her daughter Blue Ivy was born in January last year, was back with a vengeance this year with her Mrs. Carter world tour, which grossed an average $2 million per night.

Then there are their other interests. Jay Z is a part owner of the new Barclays BCS -2.07% Center in Brooklyn, where the Brooklyn Nets play. He sold his stake in the team and now has to dump his share in the arena, too, because he’s started his own sports agency: Roc Nation Sports, which represents star athletes like Kevin Durant and Victor Cruz. Knowles has a fragrance collection and a clothing line called House of Deron.

Here’s the rest of the list, following Bey and J:

2. Tom Brady & Gisele Bundchen: $80 million
3. Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie: $50 million
4. Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis: $35 million
5. Kim Kardashian & Kanye West: $30 million

It boggles the mind.

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  • That is just stupid, ridiculous money. What are any of these people doing for anyone other than themselves (with the obvious exception of Pitt/Jolie)?

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