It is true when they say two is better than one. Everyone wants to sail through life with a partner they can share all the ups and downs with. Here the 10 most powerful couples the world has ever seen:
10. Michelle and Barack Obama
American President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are the first American family couple in the White House. Michelle remains busy in her philanthropic endeavors while President Obama manages the most powerful position in the world.
She is into eradicating childhood obesity and what’s interesting is that Michelle Obama is much more popular than her husband. Barack Obama is shy about praising her wife publicly. He once said, “I have never been prouder to watch the rest of America fall in love with you too, as our nation’s first lady.” The combined net worth of this White House couple is $24 million.
9. Beyonce Knowles & Jay Z
Jay Z and Beyonce Knowles are the highest earning couple found in music industry with a net worth of $ 1 billion. How great it is to see your favorite celebrities become one. The two stood strong against the rumors that talked about their impending divorce.
They both are also about to buy an $85 million dream home. The couple was blessed with a baby girl back in 2012 and now plans to further expand its family. This couple of music also hosted a fund raiser for President Obama in the re-election campaign.
8. Hillary and Bill Clinton
Bill and Hillary together are worth $101.5 million. Even though the former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Former U.S president Bill Clinton are now private citizens but they still are the most powerful couple even today.
Bill earns $73 million every year from public speaking alone and takes $750,000 per speech. On the other hand, Hillary is known to take $200,000 per speech. The ex-president is now involved in his Global Initiative which was able to raise funds up to $73.1 billion. The rumor holds that Hillary Clinton will be vying for office in the 2016 Presidential Election.
7. Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck
This is the couple you probably know of but don’t hear about much because they love to remain away from the public eye.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner is a movie star couple married since 2005 and have 3 children. They first met at the set of Daredevil in 2003, fell in love and got married. They are a powerful combo worth $110 million. Ben has lately acted in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Batman. The Justice League Part One is going to be released in 2017.
6. Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher
Remember the hit comedy series ‘That 70’s Show’? Ashton Kucther and Mila Kunis were initially a couple in that show. It was reported that they didn’t get along each other when they worked together for 8 seasons. However, after the cancellation of the show they actually fell for each other.
They were blessed with a baby girl few years back. For three consecutive years Ashton has been the highest paid actor on TV particularly for his role in Two and a Half Men. For each episode he earned $750,000. This couple is worth $170 million.
5. Kim Kardashian & Kanye West
A combination of reality television star Kim Kardashian and the most successful rapper Kanye West sure is deadly. They are among the most talked about couple right now and together they are worth $195 million.
Kim runs a clothing line with her sisters Khloe and Kourtney which generates $200 to $300 million. Her boutiques include The Kardashian Kollection for Sears. Kanye West also runs a clothing line where he is selling a plain white t-shirt for $120. He was able to sell it out instantly.
4. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
This powerful pair is popularly called Brangelina and is worth $385 million together. They have been married to each other for more than ten years and have 6 lovely children in which 3 are adopted. The beautiful couple of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have a deep understanding like they were simply made for each other.
Angelina Jolie who started off as a Hollywood bad girl transformed into a devoted mother and philanthropic activist. The couple recently worked together after ten years in a movie By The Sea.
3. Victoria & David Beckham
David Bekham retired only few years back in 2013 from his prestigious position as an English Footballer. Who doesn’t remember the famous phrase regarding this professional athlete ‘Bend it like Bekham’. He has been successfully married to Victoria Bekham who was formerly known as Posh Spice of the Spice Girls.
This pop star now is a fashion designer who runs her fashion empire with an annual earning of $95 million and above. Her products and simply handbags come in the range of $600 to $6000. Vitoria and David have been married for more than 15 years now with four kids and an excellent combined net worth of $650 million.
2. Patrizio Bertelli and Miuccia Prada
Miuccia Prada is a fashion legend who is married to Patrizio Bertelli. The Italian fashion designer and CEO of Prada group is a fashionista couple worth $19 billion. Miuccia Prada runs a clothing line along with her husband.
Prada is the designer whereas Bertelli takes care of the business as a CEO. This highly attractive couple is loved by all for their exquisite fashion sense and their brand.
1. Melinda and Bill Gates
Who doesn’t know Bill Gates! Those of his fans who know him well also know that he fell in love with a girl in summer of 1986 and got married to her. Bill Gates is the richest man of United States and he also runs a foundation with his wife Melinda.
This foundation works to get rid of polio around the world by the year 2018. It shows their affection for each other and also for mankind in general. Bill Gates happens to be a very generous man indeed with a net worth of $67 billion and together the Gates are worth $80 billion.