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.
Anne Hathaway And Adam Shulman
Anne Hathaway’s net worth is about $30 million more than her actor husband, Adam Shulman.
Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton
Gwen Stefani is the breadwinner in this musical duo. She is worth about $40 million more than Blake Shelton.
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.
Nicole Richie And Joel Madden
Nicole Richie is the money-maker in her marriage to musician Joel Madden.
Jessica Simpson And Eric Johnson
Jessica Simpson brings in more money than her ex-NFL player husband, Eric Johnson.
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.
Natalie Portman And Benjamin Millepied
Natalie Portman is worth almost $50 million more than her professional dancer and choreographer husband, Benjamin Millepied.
Gisele Bundchen And Tom Brady
Together, this couple is worth well over $500 million, with two-thirds of that coming from supermodel Gisele.
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.
Keira Knightley And James Righton
With an estimated net worth of $50 million, Keira Knightley makes more money than her musician husband, James Righton.
Teresa Giudice And Tom Giudice
“Real Housewives” cast member Teresa Giudice’s successful cookbooks have bumped her income above her husband’s.
Jessica Alba And Cash Warren
Though his name may be Cash, Jessica Alba makes more money than her film producer husband, Cash Warren.
Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick
“Sex and the City” star Sarah Jessica Parker is worth $90 million to Matthew Broderick’s $45 million.
Melissa McCarthy And Ben Falcone
Melissa McCarthy is worth about $55 million more than her actor husband, Ben Falcone.
Tina Fey And Jeff Richmond
Tiny Fey is the primary earner in her marriage to her composer/director/producer husband, Jeff Richmond.
Carrie Underwood And Mike Fisher
Carrie Underwood is worth $55 million more than her former-professional hockey player husband, Mike Fisher.
Kelly Ripa And Mark Consuelos
Talk show host Kelly Ripa is worth $60 million more than husband Mark Consuelos.
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.
Reese Witherspoon And Jim Toth
Reese Witherspoon is definitely the breadwinner of her marriage to Hollywood agent, Jim Toth.
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.