"Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart earned $20 million each, thanks to the franchise's huge success.
Victoria and David Beckham share four beautiful kids and a giant $45-million paycheck.Beckham, whose career has slowed down a bit in recent years, still collects huge endorsement checks from athletic companies like Adidas, and more recently Samsung, according to Forbes.The soccer pro earned $40 million over the last year, while his wife Victoria accounted for the other $5 million, thanks to her trendy fashion line.
Quite possibly known as the most famous and beautiful couple in the world, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt had a combined annual income of $50 million.Jolie banked about $30 million last year thanks to "Salt," and "The Tourist," and her partner Brad pulled in $20 million.
Music's most powerful duo, Beyonce and Jay-Z, pocketed a staggering $72 million.Beyonce took home $35 million, mostly due to lucrative business deals with L'Oreal, DirecTV, General Mills and others.Her husband's $37 million was due in part to the 10-year Live Nation deal he made in 2008, and the profits from his shareholding of the New Jersey Nets, 40/40 Club franchise and ad firm, Translation.
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and footballer husband Tom Brady raked in $76 million, earning the crown as Forbe's richest celebrity couple.Bundchen, who became the first billionaire supermodel, earned $45 million due to a successful year filled with fashion and endorsement deals and a few business ventures.Her handsome husband signed a four-year, $72-million contract extension with the New England Patriots, taking home $31 million.