Celebrities, as individuals, are rich and powerful people who have made their money from various human endeavors, ranging from technology to music, film, and sports. Their celebrity status places them above basic human challenges but not above the need for love and attention. To satisfy these needs, celebrities tend to turn to one another, finding love in fellow successful celebrities. This has created several super couples, whose union have made them some of the richest celebrity couples in the world.
Like everything else about celebrities, we have taken the time to take a look at who are the richest celebrity couples in the world, whose union have made them into financial powerhouses. Check the top ten list below.
10 Richest Celebrity Couples and their Net Worth
1. Francois-Henri Pinault & Salma Hayek – $37.6 billion
Unsurprisingly, the number one couple on our list is the couple that consists of two billionaires. Francois-Henri Pinault, who is a businessman whose several luxury brands, including Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, and Gucci.
Francois-Henri Pinault has been a wealthy man for decades, making major lists like the richest men in the world but he became a member of the richest celebrity couples in the world when he got married to Mexican actress, Salma Hayek, who has accrued a net worth of $7 billion since they got married.
Fans of Hollywood movies will be familiar with Salma Hayek’s work which includes classic movies like Desperado, Bandidas, Grown Ups and The Hitman’s Bodyguard, she had accrued a significant net worth as an actress, as a millionaire before her marriage to the French billionaire solidified her position on the wealth list.
Both Francois-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek have been married since 2009 with a solitary child between them.
2. Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw – $3.9 billion
In second place is veteran director, Steven Spielberg, who is known for a variety of major and classic movies, including the Indiana Jones franchise and the Jurassic Park franchise.
Steven Spielberg has built his career on producing several box office successes, with the filmmaker holding the title as the highest-grossing director of all time, with over $10 billion in box office sales.
This has made him into one of the richest men in Hollywood, with a personal net worth of $3.7 billion, and it is aided by his wife, Kate Capshaw, who is an actress with a personal net worth of $20 million, rounding up to a net worth of $3.9 billion for the celebrity couple.
3. Jay Z and Beyonce – $1.4 billion
And perhaps the most popular celebrity couple of this list, Jay Z and Beyonce. The couple has been together since 2008 when they got married and have become the unofficial royal family of the United States.
Jay Z, known for his accomplishments in music, made the bulk of his fortune in business investments, which include the ownership of the music company, Roc Nation, Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella. He is also invested in various other entities like sports teams and the streaming company, Tidal, all of which has earned him a personal net worth of $1 billion.
His wife, Beyonce, is also a global music icon, perhaps more so than her husband, and has a personal net worth of $400 million. The couple may not be at the top of the richest celebrity couples in the world, but they are certainly the biggest celebrity couple in existence.
5. David and Victoria Beckham – $900 million
David Beckham is a name that would be more familiar to soccer lovers across the globe, having made his name in the sport, playing for mega soccer teams like Real Madrid and Manchester United. The English soccer player was a marketing icon during his playing days and has maintained the status post-playing career, to accrue a personal net worth of $450 million.
His wife, Victoria Beckham is a former pop star who was a member of the music group, Spice Girls. Having given up her music career, she has evolved into a mega businesswoman, with various brand partnerships across fashion, owning a net worth of $450 million.
Together, the English couple has a total of $900 million in net worth to place number four on our list of richest celebrity couples.
5. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian – $610 million
Kanye West may very well be the most controversial figure in hip hop and his wife, Kim Kardashian is perhaps the biggest socialite in the world with a controversial history, but the controversial nature of their personalities has been a driving fuel for their wealth, which has made him into one of the most popular couples in the world, perhaps right behind Jay Z and Beyonce.
Kanye West, who is primarily a rapper, is also a designer who has made his fortune from both his music and his designer shoes, Yeezus, which are one of the best performing lines for the shoe brand, Nike, which has earned him a personal net worth of $240 million
His wife, on the other hand, has made her money from reality shows, fashion companies, and modeling, along with other investments which have earned her a personal net worth of $370 million to place the couple in the fifth position among the richest celebrity couples in the world.
6. Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen – $540 million
Another couple whose money comes from sports is Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. Tom Brady, who is considered the best quarterback in the history of American football has been one of the top earners in the sport’s history since he solidified himself as a superstar, and it has earned him a personal net worth of $180 million, earned through his salary, brand endorsements, and other investments.
His wife, on the other hand, is a supermodel, Gisele Bundchen, who was once the highest-earning model in the world for eleven consecutive years. The Brazilian model is one of the top ten richest models in the world and her place is down to a personal net worth of $360 million.
Combined, the Brady-Bundchen family have a net worth of $540 million to become to come in at number six of the ten richest celebrity couples in the world.
7. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith – $320 million
If someone were to walk in and call Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith the most wholesome celebrity couple in the world, they are not likely to get an argument from us.
The couple has been married since 1997 in what has been one of the longest and most successful marriages in Hollywood. Both Will Smith and Jada Pinkett made their money from acting with Will leading the pack with a personal net worth of $300 million, earned from a career that has made him the most bankable movie star in the world, with filmography grossing over $7.5 billion in the box office.
His wife, Jada, has had a more modest acting career and has a personal net worth of $20 million from her career thus far. Together, the Smith family, which consists of two famous children, Jaden and Willow Smith have a net worth of $320 million.
8. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart – $254 million
Hollywood has witnessed many major movie stars and it might still witness more but very few of them would come in the mold of Harrison Ford, whose charisma and delivery has made him an A-lister for decades.
His fortune, which is estimated at $230 million comes from leading major franchises like Star Wars and Indiana Jones, all of which have made him one of the highest-grossing actors in the movie industry, with over $9.1 billion in box office sales.
His wealth, combined with that of his wife, Calista Flockhart, who is also an actress with a net worth of $24 million has placed the couple at number eight in the richest celebrity couples list.
9. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban – $195 million
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise were married for a time, and while that relationship would certainly have placed the couple in the richest celebrity couples list, it is her marriage to Keith Urban that has earned her a place on this list.
Nicole has been married to Keith Urban since 2006 and in that time, she has climbed up the wealth list through a growing profile as an actress that has led to a personal net worth of $120 million. Her wealth has come through A-list salary income and being a producer.
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Keith, on the other hand, is a musician who has a net worth of $75 million. He has sold several million copies of his singles and albums, including winning multiple Grammy awards. The couple has a combined net worth of $195 million.
10. John Travolta and Kelly Preston – $190 million
You won’t find John Travolta in a lot of movies these days but a long career as an A-list actor has ensured he has a personal fortune estimated at $170 million. His high net worth has come from starring in movies like Pulp Fiction, Grease and Grease 2 and he is also the owner of multiple aircraft.
His wife, Kelly Preston, is also an actress who has starred in over sixty movies and TV shows, all of which has earned her a net worth of $20 million.
Combined, John Travolta and Kelly Preston have a personal net worth of $190 million, which places them tenth and rounds up our top ten richest celebrity couples in the world.