Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles

Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles have topped Forbes magazine’s World’s Highest Paid Celebrity Couples list 2012.

Forbes reports that thanks to Beyonce’s $40 million and Jay-Z’s $38 million earned between May of 2011 and May of 2012, the couple’s combined income of $78 million puts them in the top spot this year.

Next on the list are model Gisele Bundchen and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who pulled in $72 million combined.

Third on the list were fashion designer Victoria and soccer player David Beckham who are worth $54 million.

In fourth place are Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who banked $45 million, and fifth were Will and Jada Pinkett Smith who raked in an estimated $40 million.

To read the full list go to www.forbes.com/