Forbes Hollywood’s 10 Top Earning Couples

Beyonce, 27, and husband Jay-Z, 38, recently topped Forbes’ list of Hollywood’s Richest Couples - with combined earnings for 2008 of $162 million.

Hollywood’s Top 10 Richest Couples:

1. Shawn Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles – $162 million
2. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith – $85 million
3. David Beckham and Victoria Beckham – $58 million
4. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – $35 million
5. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie – $34 million
6. Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann – $30 million
7. Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani – $28 million
8. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman – $25 million
9. Tony Parker and Eva Longoria Parker – $22.5 million
10. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart – $22 million

So this year, Beyonce and Jay-Z emerged as the highest-earning couple. This is because the newlyweds have had a monster year. He banked $82 million by signing a $150 million 10-year recording, touring and merchandising deal with Live Nation. She raked in $80 million, thanks to an entertainment empire including fashion, film and publishing deals as well as a concert tour that sold $50 million in tickets and endorsement deals.

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