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Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z Become Pop's First $1 Billion Couple

April 17, 2013 07:05:19 GMT

Rumor has it, Queen Bey and her rapper husband will get a massive boost from the profits of her world tour, leading them to pass 1 billion mark in a combined fortune.


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R&B singer Beyonce Knowles and her rap mogul husband Jay-Z join the billionaire club. The powerhouse stars are reportedly expected to rake in a whopping $1 billion in a combined fortune and become the first couple in pop culture to reach the mark.

According to the Daily Star, the pair who already had multi-million dollars in each of their pockets will get a huge boost from Queen Bey's upcoming tour which is sponsored by Pepsi and her lucrative deal with H&M to promote its summer bikini collection.

The 31-year-old diva has kicked off her "Mrs. Carter Show" world tour Monday night, April 15 in Belgrade, Serbia. The mother of one is predicted to collect 75 million pounds from the lengthy roadshow with an estimated 1.3M pounds from each gig.

As for Jay-Z's part, the Roc Nation founder will embark on "Legends of the Summer" stadium tour with Justin Timberlake and hit fifteen big venues in North America. He's the second-wealthiest hip-hop star on the Forbes Five this year with a net worth $475 million.

Together, the "Suit & Tie" rhymer and his singer wife are now reportedly worth 650M pounds, equal to $1 billion.

© AceShowbiz.com




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