Beyonce & Jay-Z Named Hollywood's Top-Earning Couple

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010  |  Updated 8:00 PM EDT
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Beyonce & Jay-Z Named Hollywood's Top-Earning Couple

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LAS VEGAS - FEBRUARY 18: Music artists Jay-Z (L) and Beyonce Knowles watch the 2007 NBA All-Star Game February 18, 2007 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Move over Brangelina and the Beckhams – Beyonce and Jay-Z have been named Hollywood's Top-Earning Couple by Forbes magazine.

According to the mag, the dynamic duo earned a whopping $122 million between June 2008 and June 2009.

Beyonce beat husband Jay-Z's bank account, bringing home $87 million to his $35 million. This isn't the couple's first time on Forbes' list. Last year they also came in the top spot, pulling in $162 million.

On Tuesday, Beyonce told USA Today that she's planning a well-deserved break after she wraps her current tour next month.

"It's definitely time to take a break, to recharge my batteries," the 28-year-old singer said. "I'd like to take about six months and not go into the studio. I need to just live life, to be inspired by things again."

During her planned hiatus, Beyonce said she wants "to go to restaurants, maybe take a class, see some movies and Broadway shows."

Forbes' full list of the 15 Top-Earning Couples:

1. Jay-Z and Beyonce- $122 million
2. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart - $69 million
3. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie -$55 million
4. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith - $48 million
5. David and Victoria Beckham - $46 million
6. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi - $36 million
7. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson - $35.5 million
8. Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy - $34 million
9. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes - $33.5 million
10. Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow - $33 million
11. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick - $29 million
12. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill - $28 million
13. Eva Longoria and Tony Parker - $22 million
14. Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley - $20 million
15. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban - $17 million

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