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Jay-Z, Beyonce top highest-paid Forbes celebrity couples list

Jay-Z and Beyonce top the just-release3d Forbes list of the highest-paid celebrity couples of the last year.

August 7, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Forbes has released its list of the world's highest-paid celebrity couples. The husband and wife team of Jay-Z and Beyonce tops the list. They have a combined annual income of $78 million.

According to Forbes, Beyonce earned $40 million last year, while Jay-Z pulled in an estimated $38 million.

NFL quarterback Tom Brady and his wife Giselle Bundchen are second on the list with an estimated combined total of $72 million a year.

David and Victoria Beckham are third on the list. The couple takes in about $54 million per year combined, according to Forbes.

Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are fourth. She made about $20 million over the last year, and Brad took in about $25 million.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith round out the top five, combining for about $40 million in earnings over the last year.