The Carter Empire expands.
According to a Forbes reports, the combined net worth of Jay Z and Beyonce has officially surpassed a billion dollars. It was recently revealed that Jay's personal net worth is $810 million, making him the second richest man in hip-hop, surpassed only by Diddy. Now, in an article revealing the wealthiest self-made women, Forbes lists Beyonce's personal fortune as $350 million. Together, they clock in with a combined total of $1.16 billion dollars. No word on whether or not the couple will install a Scrooge McDuck style money pool in their basement, in which Blue Ivy can learn to swim.