Beyoncé continues to live up to her nickname, Queen B, as her net worth climbs up. Beyonce and Jay Z are 2016’s highest-paid celebrity couple in the world. Beyonce and her husband make up among the most well-known American power couples. The world will not be surprised if Beyonce and Jay Z’s net worth for 2017 will reach more than $1 billion.
Celebrity Net Worth reported that the popular singer, fashion icon and business woman accumulated a net worth of $450 million. This estimation made her one of the highest-paid stars in the United States. Her husband, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, a rapper, songwriter and entrepreneur, is stated to have a net worth of $700 million.
Beyonce and Jay Z Net Worth 2017: How did the couple earn their massive net worth?
For outsiders, this is a staggering amount of money. The couple gathered their wealth throughout their career. Beyonce was in a girl group called Destiny’s Child from 1997 to 2001, prior to embarking on her solo profession. When she debuted as a solo artist, all her six studio albums debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts, regardless of the fact that two of those albums were not promoted.
The world tours and concerts greatly boosted Beyonce’s net worth. Billboard reported that the 2016 Formation World Tour earned over $250 million or $256,084,556, to be precise. She had a total of 49 sold-out shows around the globe, that averages around $5.2 million with 45,757 paid fans per show. Her joint tour with Jay Z, the 2014 On The Run Tour, earned more than $100 million in ticket sales, boosting her net worth even more.
Queen B is also the most nominated and second most-awarded female in Grammy’s history. Her awards and nominations from the Academy drummed up her name to get more sponsors. Her fame and achievements helped her to gain multi-million dollar endorsement deals from companies like H&M and Pepsi. Beyonce and Jay Z are co-owners of the music streaming service called Tidal. Beyonce co-founded an active-wear line called Ivy Park in 2015. The pop star is the creator, president and CEO of her own company, Parkwood Entertainment, which she created to have control over her brand.
Meanwhile, Jay Z has 15 studio albums. Each of his albums has gone platinum. In 2007, Jay Z sold his clothing line, Rocaware, for $204 million. Much like his wife, he received major endorsement deals from Chevy, Budweiser, Armadae Vodka and Hewlett Packard. His record deal with Live Nation is worth $150 million.
In the last few years, Jay Z likewise owned a stake in the Brooklyn Nets, a professional basketball group in New York City, as well as part of their arena. He previously co-owned a club in Las Vegas called 40/40 before selling it for a concealed amount.
Beyonce and Jay Z Net Worth 2017: The power couple will increase their net worth in 2017
These numbers are enough to build up the couple’s net worth. Their endorsements will only grow this year since Beyonce garnered a lot of Grammy nominations. Their pregnancy announcement will also gather interest from the public which the big companies will seize and offer millions of dollars to the couple.