Shaking one's moneymaker is hard work. Just ask Beyoncé.
She and Jay-Z have just been named Hollywood's top-earning twosome by the compulsive listmakers over at Forbes. The married moguls banked a combined $122 million between June 2008 and June 2009, $87 million coming from her album sales and touring.
Way to be the breadwinner, B.
That was nearly double the second-place tandem of Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart, who tallied $69 million. Poor Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie only teamed for $55 million to edge out Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith ($48 million) and David and Victoria Beckham ($46 million).
Earning those big bucks has tuckered out Beyoncé, who tells USA Today she plans a long hiatus after wrapping her nearly yearlong tour next month.
"It's definitely time to take a break, to recharge my batteries. I'd like to take about six months and not go into the studio. I need to just live life, to be inspired by things again. I'm going to do random things. I want to go to restaurants, maybe take a class and see some movies and Broadway shows."
And maybe spend a little of that cash.
Beyoncé is set to perform at next month's Grammy Awards. Check out our 2010 nominations gallery.