Beyonce-Jay-Z pipped as top paid celeb couple

2011-08-23 08:58

Los Angeles – Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and her quarterback husband Tom Brady were the top-earning celebrity couple over the last year, with combined paychecks of $76 million (R547 million), according to a yearly list released yesterday by Forbes magazine.

Bundchen reportedly pocketed $45 million from May last year to April this year and is on track to becoming the world’s first billionaire supermodel, the report said.

Second on the list were the music world’s royal couple, singer Beyonce Knowles and rap mogul Jay-Z, who raked in the sum of $72 million, followed by film superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who earned $50 million.

David and Victoria Beckham were fourth with $45 million in earnings, while Twilight duo Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart each earned $20 million for a combined $40 million.

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