According to Forbes, Beyonce’s net worth is now roughly $350 million (R4,6 billion) and her husband Jay-Z has recently soared to over $850 million (R11,2 billion). This brings their combined net worth to over $1.6 billion (R21 billion).
So… providing for twins shouldn’t be much of a problem then?
The bulk of the couple’s wealth comes from Jay-Z’s companies and in particular, his music-streaming service, Tidal.
These figures are perhaps too much for us mere mortals to comprehend — so you’ll be shocked to hear there are couples out there worth even more than Jay and Bey’s eye-watering sum.
These are the top 10 richest couples of 2016. The worst part? Some of their relationships didn’t make it to 2017.
10. Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith
These famous actors’ net worth is an estimated $280 million (R3.7 billion) — and their marriage of 20 years seems to be going strong.
9. Kanye West & Kim Kardashian
This notorious couple’s net worth is an estimated $285 million (R3.77 billion), almost exactly split down the middle.
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West PHOTO: Cover
8. Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
These exes were worth an estimated $400 million (R5.3 billion) but have since separated.
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7. Tom Brady & Gisele Bundchen
The hunky quaterback and his a professional model sweetheart have an estimated net worth of $540 Million (R7.6 billion).
PHOTO: Bang Showbiz
6. David & Victoria Beckham
The British power couple has an estimated net worth of $900 million (R11.9 billion).
David & Victoria Beckham. PHOTO: Cover
5. Jay-Z & Beyonce
This couple comes in at number 5 with their combined net worth of $1.6 billion (R21 billion).
4. Janet Jackson & Wissam Al Mana
This couple infamously separated this year after the birth of their first child. Their combined net worth was $1.7 billion (R22.5 billion).
Janet Jackson and ex husband Wissam Al Mana. PHOTO: Instagram
3. Steven Spielberg & Kate Capshaw
One of the most famous directors in Hollywood and his actress wife have a net worth of $3.5 billion (R46 billion).
2. Mariah Carey & James Packer
He asked him to be his wife with one of the most expensive rings in Hollywood history — but their union was not to be. They had a combined net worth of $4.2 billion (R55.6 billion).
1. Francois-Henri Pinault & Salma Hayek
The actress and entrepreneur have been married since 2009 and their net worth is whopping $5.1 billion (R67.5 billion), making them the richest celebrity couple in the world.
Salma Hayek & Francois-Henri Pinault. PHOTO: Bang Showbiz
So, although Jay and Bey are doing better than most of us, they still have a long way to go if their goal is to become the richest celeb couple in the world.