All Of The Ways That Billion Dollar Power Couple Jay Z And Beyoncé Get Paid

With a combined net worth of one billion dollars, the Carters have built an empire. From Jay Z's streaming service Tidal to Queen Bey's company, Parkwood Entertainment, here's how they're raking in the cash.

ESSENCE.COM Apr, 11, 2017

There is no doubt that Beyoncé and Jay Z are one of the industry’s hottest couples, but did you know that together their combined net worth is more than a billion dollars?

From rapper/businessman Jay Z’s music streaming company Tidal to Grammy-winning award artist Queen Bey’s company, Parkwood Entertainment, these lovebirds are raking in the cash. Just last year, the two media moguls were ranked as one of the highest paid celebrity couples right now.

Mrs. Carter, who released her sixth studio album Lemonade last year, makes money by simply being on social media. As Time recently reported, just one social media post from the Houston native can be worth $1 million in advertising dollars.

The Carters are expecting twins soon to add on to their already adorable daughter, Blue Ivy. Here’s everything you need to know about the powerhouse couple and exactly how much they’re racking up. 

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Coinage: Life, well spent. Presented by "Geico". With a combined net worth of $1 billion, Jay-Z and Beyonce are one the world's top "power couples". According to Forbes, "Queen B" and Jay-Z were the highest-paid couple of 2016, raking in just over $107 million. "HOV" has been growing from being hustling in Brooklyn To a bona fide business mogul. He had just some of the many hats worn by the man who once famously rapped, I'm not a business man, I'm a business man. Jay Z bought music streaming service Tidal for $56 million in 2015, and recently entered a deal with Sprint, now making Tidal worth $600 million. His company, Rock Nation, not only boasts some of the hottest names in music on its roster, like Rihanna, Santigold, Shakira and more, but has expanded into the sports arena, representing talent like Miguel Cotto, Victor Cruz, and Kevin Durant. [UNKNOWN] latest business venture, Arrive, aims to help startup businesses. The focus of the company is to nurture promising new companies. And we can't forget "Queen B". Beyonce is a global brand. She might actually just be a "black Bill Gates" in the making. The "Queen of Pop" is not only widely successful as an entertainer but also a business woman Her company, Parkwood Entertainment, is a media and entertainment powerhouse. The company manages music artists, has produced motion pictures, television specials, and more. Beyonce also has a stake and title. Her athletic leisure clothing line, Ivy Park, can be found in TopShop, Nordstrom, Nordstrom and Net-A-Porter. The collection sports everything from $30 baseball caps to $200 jackets. The feminist is also an investor in watermelon water. A start up that makes cold pressed watermelon water with a drop of lemon. The company led by Female innovators is backed by providing women living in poverty with micro loans. The star studded couple definitely keep busy outside of their lucrative music careers, which is why they are not only musical royalty, but business bosses. Coinage. Life, well spent. Presented by GEICO.