The couple earned the sum $78 million together in the last one year. While Beyonce made $40m from May 2011 to May 2012, Jay Z made $38million, according to data from the latest Celebrity 100 list.
The couple were the runners-up last year on the list of The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples and they have now climbed to top for this year’s ranking.
Beyonce Knowles, took a break from her hectic touring schedule in 2011 to give birth to daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, while her album went platinum in the U.S.
Jay-Z isn’t far behind his wife. The hip-hop mogul made millions from Watch the Throne, his musical collaboration with Kanye West, and even more from the tour that followed.