Jay Z, Beyonce top Forbes' 2013 highest-earning celeb couple list

Jay Z, Beyonce top Forbes' 2013 highest-earning celeb couple list

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Recording artists Jay-Z and Beyonce watch Rafael Nadal of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia play during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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by Ken Lombardi / CBS News

KMOV.com

Posted on September 20, 2013 at 7:38 AM

(CBS News) Forbes has released its list of this year's highest-earning celebrity couples, and perhaps it's no surprise that Jay Z and Beyonce have once again come out at the top of the heap.

Between June 2012 and June 2013 (the time frame established for the rankings), the hip-hop power-couple took in a combined $95 Million. The couple also topped Forbes' celebrity couples list last year.

Beyonce is said to have earned $11 million more than her husband did this year, thanks in large part to her Mrs. Carter Show world tour, with average grosses of $2 million per night.

Jay Z also had success on the concert stage. Much of his earnings came from his profitable Watch The Throne tour with Kanye West.

In April, Jay Z gave up his small share in the Brooklyn Nets in his pursuit of becoming a player agent. For the time being, he still owns part of the team's stadium, the Barclay's Center.

NFL star Tom Brady and his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen, came in at No. 2 on the list with $80 million in earnings. Brady's three-year extension deal with the New England Patriots included a $30 million signing bonus. Bundchen is the world's highest paid supermodel, with $42 million in yearly earnings.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie rounded out the top 3, taking in an estimated $50 million.

Forbes' complete list of highest-earning celebrity couples can be found here.

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