Spanning the industries of entertainment, business, and tech, here are some of the world’s wealthiest celebrity couples.
Being public figures, it can be difficult to juggle relationships with their career in front of millions of people just watching.
But once they strike the balance, they can become some of the most powerful and influential couples in the world.
From industries such as entertainment, business, and tech, here are the wealthiest celebrity couples based on their combined net worth.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Hip hop and R&B icons Beyoncé and Jay-Z are entertainment royalty at this point. Since the couple tied the knot in 2008, they’ve had three children together. Today, they have an estimated combined net worth of over $1 billion and a few months ago, the couple purchased the most expensive mansion in California.
The pair make most of their money from music producing credits, album sales, live performances, and worldwide tours. Jay-Z also has savvy business investments, with stakes in Uber and SpaceX just to name a few. In 2021, he sold his share in the streaming service Tidal for $297 million.
Meanwhile, aside from her fashion lines and endorsements, Beyoncé has had a lucrative line of fragrances which have generated more than $500 million in revenue over the past decade.
Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham
Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham first met in 1986 and have maintained their relationship ever since. The iconic Oprah Winfrey Show debuted that same year and launched the talk show host into multimillionaire status.
After the show ended decades later, Winfrey continued to build an empire in media and investments. According to Forbes, she now has a net worth of $2.5 billion. Meanwhile, Graham earned his own fortune as a speaker, author, and businessman.
Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel
Supermodel Miranda Kerr made millions as the first Victoria’s Secret Angel from Australia and later became one of the world’s highest-paid models. In 2018, she married Evan Spiegel, co-founder and CEO of Snapchat.
As one of the richest millennial billionaires in America, Spiegel has an estimated net worth of $2.8 billion, according to Forbes.
Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw
Three-time Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg first met actress Kate Capshaw in 1984. At that time, Capshaw was auditioning for the role of Willie Scott in Spielberg’s film, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Along with the Indiana Jones franchise, huge films like Jaws, ET, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, and Catch Me If You Can turned Spielberg into a household name. His movies have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide while the director currently has a net worth of $4 billion.
Capshaw went on to star in other films such as Black Rain (1989) and Love Affair (1994). She’s also known for her humanitarian work with Children’s Action Network and the American Cancer Society to name a few. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her own fortune is worth $100 million.
Salma Hayek and François Pinault
At the top of the list, we have actress Salma Hayek and fashion mogul François Pinault. The couple has been married since 2009 and have a combined net worth of over $7 billion.
Born in Mexico, Hayek moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career, making her English-language debut in Desperado in 1995.
In 2000, she launched her own production company and two years later she starred in and co-produced the biopic Frida. Her performance earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.
All the way in France, Pinault’s family owns the luxury goods conglomerate Kering. Now under the businessman’s leadership, Kering owns brands such as Balenciaga, Gucci, and Yves Saint Laurent among many others.
Together they have one daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault, who has walked red carpets and graced the cover of Vogue Mexico with her mother.
Banner image via Instagram @beyonce.