Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter or popularly just known by her first name is a famous America pop artist, song writer and also an actress. She rose to fame after being part of and the front man of the R&B music group Destiny’s Child. The girl group was managed by her father and soon became one of the most famous girl bands of the time. The group soon took a break and that was when she focused on launching herself as a solo artist.
Beyonce released her debut album, Dangerously in Love in the year 2003 following the hiatus of Destiny’s Child. The album was a huge success and procured her all the recognition and fame. The album made its place in the Billboard’s Hot 100 and also earned her five Grammy awards. The singles from the album Crazy in Love and Baby Boy went number 1 in the charts right after its release.
She has been an idol from millions and has sold over 100 million copies of her records as a solo artist and more than 60 million while with Destiny’s Child. She is the winner of more than 15 Grammy awards and has been recipient of a number of other prestigious titles as well.
Early life and education
Beyonce Knowles was born on September 04, 1981 in Houston, Texas to Celestine Knowles and Matthew Knowles. Her father was a Xerox Sales manager and later was the one who managed the girl band she was part of while her mother was an owner of a salon and hairdresser. She has a younger sister, Solange Knowles who was also part of Destiny’s Child.
She pursued her education from St. Mary’s Elementary School where she took an interest in dancing. It was her teacher that encouraged her to sing after listening to her voice and seeing potential in her. She was nominated for the prestigious Sammy award in the mere age of 7. She pursued her high school from Alief Elsik High School in performing and visual arts.
Beyonce Knowles – Husband and child/children
- Beyonce married the famous rapper, singer and investor, Shawn Corey Carter or popularly known as Jay Z. The couple tied the knots in the year 2008.
- The year of 2010-2011 was a really hard time for Beyonce when she experienced a miscarriage and kept overworking in order to cope with the loss. It was later in 2011 that Beyonce again became pregnant and later gave birth to their daughter Blue Ivy Carter on January 07, 2012 in the New York City. When she announced on February 2017 that she was going to give birth to twins on Instagram, within 8 hours, the post was the most liked post on the site.
- On 30th June 2017, Beyonce confirmed the birth of her twins Rumi and Sir Carter on Instagram.
Following Destiny’s Child’s disbandment, Beyonce released her solo album B’Day in the year 2006 with some of the most popular tracks like Irreplaceable and Beautiful Liar. Apart from her singing career, Beyonce has also been part of a number of movies, The Pink Panther, Obsessed and Irreplaceable to name a few.
Beyonce later released her albums in the consecutive years and each one of them were critically acclaimed and praised by the music experts. The albums that she has released till date include I Am…. Sasha Fierce, 4, Beyonce and Lemonade.
Beyonce Knowles – Net worth
Beyonce has an estimated net worth of $250 million. As per recent reports, Jay Z and Beyonce have moved to their new home 31,000+ sq. ft. house “Sandcastle” which is located in Bridgehampton in New York.