World’s Most Powerful Couples: Jay-Z, Beyonce and Tom Brady, Gisele represent sports world

Recording artists Jay-Z (left) and Beyonce laugh in the first quarter of the 2013 NBA all star game at the Toyota Center. (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Recording artists Jay-Z (left) and Beyonce have been named one of the world’s most powerful couples by Forbes.(Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

On Thursday, Forbes unveiled its list of the World’s Most Powerful Couples. Three couples from the sports world have joined the ranks of Barack and Michelle Obama, as well several others.

Jay-Z, whose recently launched sports agency, Roc Nation, has already signed New York stars Robinson Cano, Victor Cruz and Geno Smith, is on there with the one and only Beyonce.

[Related: Jay-Z and Geno Smith took to Instagram to announced their new working relationship]

One of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the position, Tom Brady, is also listed with supermodel wife Gisele — because his life is perfect, that’s why.

[Related: Gisele has really good yoga form]

Tom Brady and Gisele pose at the Met Gala. They have since been named to the World's Most Powerful Couples List (Photo via PopRadar)

Tom Brady and Gisele pose at the Met Gala. They have since been named to the World’s Most Powerful Couples List (Photo via PopRadar)

Finally, FC Barcelona superstar Gerard Pique and Shakira (photo below) also made the cut.

The other elite power couples on the list are as follows:

  • Michelle and Barack Obama
  • Bill and Melinda Gates
  • Xi Jinping (Chinese president) and Peng Liyuan (second wife, former Chinese folk singer)
  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
  • Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres
  • Marissa Mayer (CEO of Yahoo) and Zachary Bogue (Big-data startup investor)
  • Hillary and Bill Clinton
  • Patrizio Bertelli and Miuccia Prada (Run the company Prada together)
  • Cher Wang (Female billionaire, chairs HTC) and Wenchi Chen (Runs VIA Technologies)
  • Mike Nichols (Oscar and Tony-winning director) and Diane Sawyer
  • Barry Diller (Billionaire CEO of IAC) and Diane von Furstenberg (Fashion icon)
  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Married for 65 years, that’s just plain impressive)

[Related: FC Barcelona players got hammered during championship parade]

FC Barcalona superstar Gerard Pique and Shakira have joined the ranks of the world's most powerful couples in the eyes of Forbes (Photo via Mid-Day.com)

FC Barcalona superstar Gerard Pique and Shakira have joined the ranks of the world’s most powerful couples in the eyes of Forbes (Photo via Mid-Day.com)