So first a black president now black couples holding down the top two spots on Forbes “Hollywood’s Top Earning Couples List. Man I do see a light at the end of this long as tunnel. I guess that’s what happens when you mix an $82 million hip-hop brand and an $80 million R&B empire….Hollywood’s top power couple. Jay-Z and his new old lady, Beyoncé Knowles, collectively bankrolled in $162 million between June 1, 2007 and June 1, 2008.
Coming in second was Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. Collectively they were dwarfed by the Carters raking in $85 million over the past year. Will don’t call me “Fresh Prince” wore the pants in fam with $80 million in the year ending June 2008 after releasing films, I Am Legend, The Pursuit of Happyness and Hancock all within that 12 month span. Together the films drew $1.2 billion at box office. As for the misses, Jada pulled in $5 million from her role in The Women and her production credit in the movie The Human Contract. Oh and she owns a substantial stake in beauty line Carol’s Daughter.
Also making the list at No. 9 is Tony Parker and Eva Longoria with a combined income of $22.5 Million, No. 12 Sacha Baron Cohen (BORAT) and Isla Fisher with $20 million, Heidi Klum and Seal coming in at No. 15 with $15.5 mil and Josh Duhamel and Fergie at No. 18 with $13 million and Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez bring up the rear at 19 with $11 million.