Between Jay-Z's musical empire, Beyonce's chart-topping hit "Single Ladies" and several clothing lines and ad deals, this couple knows how to use their fame to make money. Jay-Z has a hit with "Empire State of Mind," which he performed with Alicia Keys at the World Series. His next tour launches in February.
Pitt and Jolie have always gotten plenty of attention, but now they're making plenty of money too. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was one of Pitt's highest grossing films, earning $334 million at the worldwide box office.
Smith is without a doubt the biggest movie star in the world. His films have earned a total $5.7 billion at the worldwide box office and studio heads say he earns every penny of his $20 million paycheck. Most of the couple's earnings come from Smith.
Beckham is still a worldwide soccer sensation at the ripe old age of 34. Part of the year he's a star in Los Angeles with the Galaxy. The rest of the year he plays for A.C. Milan, which should help him land a spot on the England team to appear in a record-tying fourth World Cup this summer.
As one of the few actors in Hollywood who can still command a $20 million paycheck, Hanks is the main breadwinner in his house. He had another hit this year with Angels & Demons. The film earned $486 million at the worldwide box office. This summer he'll once again voice Woody in Toy Story 3.
Thanks to the success of Sex and the City (both the TV show and the movie) Sarah Jessica Parker has become a huge movie star. She also has her own line of perfumes and a clothing line, which means she vastly outearns her spouse.
Heigl has become the go-to girl for Hollywood romantic comedies, earning upward of $10 million per picture in the process. Despite complaining publicly about her weak storyline on Grey's Anatomy, Heigl is slated to return to the show this season. Kelley, is best known for his 2003 hit song "Amazing."