Forbes: Jay Z and Beyonce Worth a Combined $1.16 Billion - NBC Chicago

Forbes: Jay Z and Beyonce Worth a Combined $1.16 Billion

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    Jay Z and Beyonce are a billion-dollar couple according to one estimate.

    Forbes puts the combined wealth of the married superstars at $1.16 billion. The magazine estimates Jay Z's fortune at $810 million. It says Beyonce has amassed $350 million.

    Forbes says most of Jay Z's money is involved in Roc Nation and his other companies. Both the rapper and the singer also have a significant stake in the Tidal streaming music service.

    Jay Z signed a 10-year pact with Live Nation to partner on concert events. Variety reported last week that the deal is worth $200 million.

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    The couple has a 5-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy. Beyonce is pregnant with twins.