Football star Tom Brady and supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen have topped the Forbes 'World's Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples' list after earning a combined $76 million over a 12-month period from May 2010 to May 2011.
Quarter-back Brady married the Brazilian supermodel in 2009 and they have beaten fellow power couples to the top of the rich list which includes Jay Z and Beyonce who came in second with a joint income of $70 million. The 'Crazy in Love' singer earned $34 million due to her music career coupled with several high-profile fashion endorsements; meanwhile, her husband, rapper Jay Z also continued to earn through his music career making $36 million. Also on the list were Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - the Mr & Mrs Smith stars earned $49 million between them. Another sports star on the list was David Beckham, he and his wife Victoria managed $44 million as a couple while 'Twilight' stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart complete the top five with total earnings of $36 million.
Bundchen has been the world's top-earning supermodels for the past seven years due to lucrative campaigns for Versace and Dior, as well as licensing her name to products ranging from jewellery to eco-friendly cosmetics, lingerie and sandals - earning her$45 million annually.Brady, a key member of the New England Patriots Nfl team, brought home $31 million.