Dec 01, 2016 10:38 PM EST | By Surabhi Verma
Beyonce and Jay-Z both continued to live their royal nickname, Queen B and husband Jay Z and now guess what, the power couple becomes one of the highest earned celebrity couple on the planet, according to Forbes. As per the reports, $54 million were pulled in by the duo.
It is revealed that the major part of Jay Z-Beyonce's income was boosted from diva's sixth no.1 album "Lemonade", which was exclusively debuted on music streaming service tidal. The service was founded by her husband Jay-Z, "Lemonade" has been massively successful with 485000 copies been sold in first week alone. Beyonce's net worth has increased over time, since the release of her first top selling album. Recently, Forbes published their annual celebrity 100 list in which Jay Z is at number 36, having made up some $56 million this year. On the other hand, it was a bigger year for Beyonce as her album amassed $54 million and remains at number 34.
Apart from being the highest earner, the diva also pays the highest tax. As "Lemonade" became a sensation overnight, Jay was often joked by fans. Though he was cool with being called out publicly due to amount of money his brilliant and successful wife brings in. One of the most successful female artists in the world Beyonce, makes her most of the money from music, endorsements, appearances, performance gigs, and through her own business ventures.
Moreover, Beyonce's new clothing line "Ivy Park" has also been a huge success. Whereas Jay Z makes money by making some amazing business deals in addition to his music career. Both of them bringing their collective wealth to $1 billion making them one of the most powerful, wealthiest and influential couples in music, but there are rumors in the media that Beyonce's marriage to musician Jay-Z might be approaching towards a split. Moreover stars themselves have not confirmed or denied the rumors.
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