Byeonce named most powerful celebrity
02 Jul 2014
Beyonce has topped Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list beating the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna and Katy Perry.
Beyonce Knowles has been named this year’s most powerful celebrity while her husband, Jay Z, sits at number six on the list. The power couple are set to bring their joint tour to Europe in September 2014.
The singer, whose hits include Run The World (Girls), first made an appearance on Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list in 2004. During 2013 she surprised fans with the release of her eponymous visual album and, despite the little publicity around the album, it has sold over 1 million copies.
Along with her music Beyonce owns the clothing company House of Dereon, has a line of fragrances, and endorsement deals with the likes of Pepsi and H&M.
Beyonce brought her Mrs. Carter Show world tour to the UK in both 2013 and 2014 playing a combined 12 dates at London’s The O2 arena.
Forbes’ list takes into account several aspects including the stars reported earning, their fame levels judged by appearances in print, TV and radio, and there presence on social media.
Beyonce and Jay Z will perform at Paris’ Stade de France on 12 and 13 September 2014. The dates are part of their joint On The Run tour and are the couples only European dates. Beyonce and Jay Z tickets are now on sale.