Updated: Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:15:00 GMT | By Jackie Burns
Star couples who pack a powerful punch

Their stars shine brighter when they’re together

Celebrity power couples (© AP, Rex Features)
  • Celebrity power couples (© AP, Rex Features)
  • Jay Z and Beyoncé (© AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
  • Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck (© Broadimage / Rex Features)
  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (© AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
  • Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow (© Getty Images/Getty Images)
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West (© Rex)
  • Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake (© Getty)
  • Victoria and David Beckham (© Rex Features)
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Celebrities shine bright, but celebrity couples are blinding, the combined wattage of their star-power becoming a magnet for the spotlight and often leading to greater career opportunities. Certain superstar couples have even been rumoured to stay together not for love, but for the one-two punch their powerful union provides in one of the most competitive industries in the world.

Click through the gallery to see which star couples shine the brightest in Hollywood.