The 10 richest power couples on the planet


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The 10 richest couples on the planet have a combined net worth of more than $510 billion, giving new meaning to the term “power couple.”

Of the top 10 pairs, 7 are from the U.S., including the wealthiest — Bill and Melinda Gates — and 6 of the 10 are self-made billionaires. Wealth-X compiled the list in summer 2015, but the net worth of some individuals has since increased, while others decreased.

Read on for more details on these dynamic duos.

Editor’s note: Net worth figures were current as of Dec. 2, 2015.