Beyonce, Jay-Z tops Hollywood rich list

November 23rd, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Will SmithLondon, Nov 23 (IANS) Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z, who together made 108 million pounds, topped the list of the top ten power couples released by America’s Forbes magazine.While actor Will Smith and wife Jada are on second number with earnings of 56.6 million pounds, David and Victoria Beckham have been named the third richest couple in Hollywood after earning 38.6 million pounds in the past year, reports

David, 33, earned a salary of 3.6 million pounds from Los Angeles Galaxy but more than doubled that from merchandise and sponsorship revenues. Another 23.3 million pounds of the total came from lucrative endorsement deals with Motorola, Adidas and Pepsi, among others.

Meanwhile, Victoria, 34, generated another 5.3 million pounds thanks to her cut of the Spice Girls reunion tour and products including sunglasses, perfume, couture clothing and DVB jeans.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, the year’s most talked about pair, only managed fifth place with joint earnings of 22.6 million pounds.

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