Celebrities & Pop Culture

Celebrity Women Who Earn More Money Than Their Male Partners

You go, girls!

For years, convention has positioned men as the primary earners in their romantic relationships — but that isn’t always the case anymore. While we are seeing this change of norm across many different types of people, it’s especially evident among celebrity couples.

In these relationships, both parties are well acclimated to the Hollywood scene, but only one comes in as the primary breadwinner … and it’s the woman. These high-profile ladies bring home the bacon in their relationships (according to information found on sites like Celebrity Net Worth) and it’s not just a small amount of bacon either.

Check out all these celebrity ladies who make more money than their men. Who run the world?

Written by Sydney Fogel for Livingly.

Jennifer Aniston And Justin Theroux

Back when these two were an item, Jennifer Aniston had an estimated net worth of $150 million, which is $130 million more than Justin Theroux’s $20 million.

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Anne Hathaway And Adam Shulman

Anne Hathaway’s net worth is about $30 million more than her actor husband, Adam Shulman.

Anne Hathaway And Adam Shulman photo
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Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton

Gwen Stefani is the breadwinner in this musical duo. She is worth about $40 million more than Blake Shelton.

Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton photo
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Julia Roberts And Daniel Moder

Julia Roberts makes more money than her cinematographer husband, Daniel Moder. In fact, it’s estimated that Julia makes around $25 million per each big screen movie.

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Nicole Richie And Joel Madden

Nicole Richie is the money-maker in her marriage to musician Joel Madden.

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Jessica Simpson And Eric Johnson

Jessica Simpson brings in more money than her ex-NFL player husband, Eric Johnson.

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Oprah Winfrey And Stedman Graham

Being one of the richest women in the world, it’s no surprise that Oprah makes more money than her longtime partner Stedman Graham, who is an author and businessman.

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Natalie Portman And Benjamin Millepied

Natalie Portman is worth almost $50 million more than her professional dancer and choreographer husband, Benjamin Millepied.

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Gisele Bundchen And Tom Brady

Together, this couple is worth well over $500 million, with two-thirds of that coming from supermodel Gisele.

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Nicole Kidman And Keith Urban

Though Keith Urban isn’t anywhere close to struggling to bring in money, his wife Nicole Kidman is still the breadwinner of the two.

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Keira Knightley And James Righton

With an estimated net worth of $50 million, Keira Knightley makes more money than her musician husband, James Righton.

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Teresa Giudice And Tom Giudice

“Real Housewives” cast member Teresa Giudice’s successful cookbooks have bumped her income above her husband’s.

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Jessica Alba And Cash Warren

Though his name may be Cash, Jessica Alba makes more money than her film producer husband, Cash Warren.

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Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick

“Sex and the City” star Sarah Jessica Parker is worth $90 million to Matthew Broderick’s $45 million.

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Melissa McCarthy And Ben Falcone

Melissa McCarthy is worth about $55 million more than her actor husband, Ben Falcone.

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Tina Fey And Jeff Richmond

Tiny Fey is the primary earner in her marriage to her composer/director/producer husband, Jeff Richmond.

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Carrie Underwood And Mike Fisher

Carrie Underwood is worth $55 million more than her former-professional hockey player husband, Mike Fisher.

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Kelly Ripa And Mark Consuelos

Talk show host Kelly Ripa is worth $60 million more than husband Mark Consuelos.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Brad Hall

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is worth about $200 million (wow!), and her director/actor/writer husband, Brad Hall, is worth $10 million.

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Reese Witherspoon And Jim Toth

Reese Witherspoon is definitely the breadwinner of her marriage to Hollywood agent, Jim Toth.

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Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard

This acting duo both do very well for themselves, but Kristen Bell comes in on top as the money-maker.

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