Beyonce Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Movies, Songs, Jay-Z, Net Worth & Wiki

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Beyonce Knowles-Carter, born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, is an American singer, actress, songwriter, record producer, dancer, director, philanthropist, and businesswoman. Beyoncé’s net worth is $500 million as of 2023. In 2014, she became the highest-paid Black performer in history.

She has been working in the sector since 1987. Beyonce rose to popularity as the main vocalist of “Destiny’s Child,” one of the best-selling girl groups of all time, in the late 1990s. She is one of the world’s best-selling recording artists, having sold over 118 million albums worldwide.

Beyonce
Beyonce

Beyonce Bio/Wiki

Real NameBeyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter
Nick NameBeyoncé
Date of Birth4 September 1981
Age42 years old (as of 2023)
NationalityAmerican
Place of BirthHouston, Texas, United States
ResidenceHouston
HometownHouston, Texas
Religious BeliefChristian
Sun SignVirgo
EthnicityAfrican-American
ProfessionSinger
Actress
Record Producer
Entrepreneur
Philanthropist 
Director
Songwriter
Dancer
DebutMusic Video: Destiny’s Child (1998)
TV Series: Smart Guy (1998)
Years Active1997 – Present
Famous RoleXania in Film The Pink Panther (2006)

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Education

Beyoncé, who was born on September 4, 1981, will be 42 years old in 2023. She was born into a prosperous family in Houston, Texas, the United States. Forbes named her the most influential female in the entertainment sector in 2015 and 2017. She is of American nationality and follows the Christian faith.

She attended Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and Alief Elsik High School in Houston, Texas, USA. She also took dancing courses at St. Mary’s Montessori School in Houston, Texas, USA. She used to compete in many singing and dance competitions as a youngster.

EducationGraduate
School/CollegeKing SchoKinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Texas, United States
Alief Elsik High School, Houston, Texas, United States
St. Mary’s Montessori School, Houston, Texas, United States, Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
Beyonce in her childhood
Beyonce in her childhood

Beyonce Family

Mathew and Tina Knowles are Beyoncé’s parents. Mathew Knowles, Beyoncé’s father, is a record executive, businessman, and talent manager by trade.

Tina Knowles, Beyoncé’s mother, is a businesswoman and fashion designer from the United States. She has three brothers and sisters. Nixon Knowles, her younger half-brother, is a social media sensation. Solange Piaget Knowles, an American singer, and songwriter is her younger sister. Bianca Lawson, her other half-sister, is an actress.

Father NameMathew Knowles (record executive)
Mother NameTina Knowles (businesswoman)
BrotherNixon Knowles
SisterSolange Piaget Knowles
Bianca Lawson
Beyonce with her family
Beyonce with her family

Beyonce Husband

Beyoncé is currently married. Shawn Corey Carter, better known as Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record executive, composer, businessman, media mogul, and record producer. They first met in 2002, when she was 18 and he was 30. He aided Beyoncé in advancing her career. They married discreetly in a low-key ceremony in 2008.

Lyndall Locke, her high school boyfriend from 1993 until 2000, was her first boyfriend. They used to do childish things and ended their relationship when Lyndall slept with another lady and was disloyal to Beyoncé. She was also linked to Justin Timberlake, Kobe Bryant, Sisquo, Marques Houston, Mos Def, Pharrell, and Sean Paul, although none of these relationships were confirmed.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z have three children: two daughters and one son. Blue Ivy Carter, their eldest daughter, is an American singer, while Rumi Carter and Sir Carter are also social media stars.

Marital StatusMarried
HusbandShawn Corey Carter (Jay-Z)
ChildrenSon-Sir Carter
Daughter-Blue Ivy Carter and Rumi Carter
Marriage Date2008
Boyfriend(s)Justin Timberlake
Kobe Bryant
Sisquo
Marques Houston
Mos Def
Pharrell
Sean Paul
Beyonce with her husband Jay-Z
Beyonce with her husband Jay-Z

Beyonce Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Beyoncé is a stunning and extremely attractive actress and vocalist in the American film, television, and music industries. She is well-known for her feisty appearance and pleasant, fascinating attitude. She is lovely and has perfect body measurements.

Her body dimensions are roughly 34-26-38 inches, and she has a really attractive figure. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 62 kg. She has long, lustrous dark brown hair and really lovely dark brown eyes.

Heightin centimeters: 170 cm
in meters: 1.70 m
in feet inches: 5’ 6”
Weightin kilograms: 62 kg
in pounds: 136 lbs
Body StatsBreast-34 inches
Waist-26 inches
Hips-38 inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Hair SizeLong

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Career

Beyoncé started her career as a lead vocalist of the R&B group “Destiny’s Child”. She began her career with her childhood friend Kelly Rowland. They were both assigned to the “Girl’s Tyme” group, which included three other females. They performed on a talent show circuit in Houston, dancing and rapping.

Arne Frager, the producer of R&B, saw this and invited them to Northern California Studio’s ‘Star Search,’ which was the largest talent show on national television at the time. They did not, however, perform well and hence failed. The girls eventually auditioned for Elektra Records before going on to Atlanta Records.

Dwayne Wiggins’ Grass Root Entertainment signed the group on October 5, 1995. The trio later got a contract with Columbia Records. Based on a scripture in the book of Isaiah, the band “Girl’s Tyme” changed their name to “Destiny’s Child” in 1996. In 1997, they released ‘Killing Time,’ their big label debut single, on the soundtrack of the blockbuster smash film ‘Men in Black,’ which was released in 1997.

‘No, No, No,’ their first significant success was released in November of the same year. They launched their self-titled first album in February 1998, which earned them three major prizes. ‘The Writings on the Wall,’ their multi-platinum second album, was released in 1999. ‘Bills, Bills, Bills,’ ‘Jumpin, Jumpin,’ and ‘Say My Name’ was also released.

Beyoncé and Mare Nelson, the founding member of ‘Boyz II Men,’ performed a duet titled ‘When All is Said and Done’ for the film ‘The Best Man’ in 1999. The band released ‘Independent Ladies Part 1’ for the 2000 film ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ which was their greatest charting song. She had a prominent role in the MTV made-for-TV film ‘Carmen: A Hip Hopera’ in early 2001.

Their third album, Survivor, was released in May 2001 and was a big success, but Roberson and Lockett, the two former members of the group, launched a lawsuit against them. This album opened at number one on the US Billboard 200 with massive sales. The tracks ‘Survivor’ and ‘Bootylicious’ were very successful and won them several accolades.

They released their holiday album ‘8 Days of Christmas’ in October 2001, and subsequently announced that they would be taking a break from the group and pursuing separate careers. Beyoncé made her theatrical film debut in July 2002 with the comedic picture ‘Austin Powers in Goldmember,’ which was a great success. She released ‘Work It Out’ as a lead single, which reached the Top 10 in Norway, the United Kingdom, and Belgium.

In 2003, she featured in the musical comedy ‘The Fighting Temptations,’ which was a huge hit but received mixed reviews from critics. She also contributed to the ‘Summertime’ soundtrack.

She had her first pay-per-view TV special, ‘Ford Presents Beyoncé Knowles, Friends, and Family, Live,’ on June 14, 2003, from Ford’s 100th Anniversary Celebration in Dearborn, Michigan, US. She sang songs from her debut solo album, ‘Dangerously In Love,’ for this. This was officially published on June 24, 2003, and reached number one on the US Billboard 200, as well as being an international success.

‘Crazy In Love,’ the lead single from the album ‘Dangerously In Love,’ earned her first number-one single as a solo artist in the United States. Afterward, her singles ‘Baby Doll,’ ‘Me, Myself, and I,’ and ‘Naughty Girl’ all reached the top of the charts. The album earned her five major accolades.

On February 1, 2004, she was chosen to sing the American National Anthem during Super Bowl XXXVIII at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Her album ‘Destiny Fulfilled’ was released on November 15, 2004, and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200. This contained the chart-topping hits ‘Soldier’ and ‘Lose My Breath’. This also breaks a couple of other records.

After the great success of ‘Destiny Fulfilled,’ she embarked on the Global Concert Tour “Destiny Fulfilled… and Lovin’ It,” which was sponsored by the McDonald’s business. After a brief hiatus, the group “Destiny’s Child” returned to the scene on October 25, 2005, with the publication of their first compilation album, ‘Number ones’. This record received a star on ‘The Hollywood Walk of Fame’ in March 2006.

Netflix Deal

Beyonce struck a $60 million contract with Netflix in 2018 to deliver three pieces of programming to the streaming giant. The first, Homecoming, a documentary chronicling her Coachella performance in 2018, was published in April 2019. Beyonce did not, according to common belief, accept a 50% salary reduction in order to get the rights to film her Coachella performance.

The fact is that she was paid a typical performance fee and basically informed Coachella that they had no choice but to let her shoot for Netflix. And when Beyoncé informs Coachella that she intends to videotape her gigs, they enthusiastically agree! That’s all there is to it.

Beyonce’s marriage to Shawn Carter, popularly known as Jay-Z, the hip-hop singer, producer, and multi-millionaire entrepreneur, has likely been her biggest business transaction to date. Blue Ivy Carter, the couple’s first child, was born in 2012. Beyoncé gave birth to twins on June 13, 2017, a daughter called Rumi and a boy named Sir.

Controversy

Following an examination, her sportswear business Ivy Park came under scrutiny in 2016. According to accounts, the women who worked in Sri Lankan industries were underpaid and forced to work 60 hours a week in deplorable circumstances. Several people condemned this.

According to media sources, the couple paid $1 million to the hospital to block a whole floor at Manhattan’s Lenox Hill Hospital for Blue Ivy’s delivery. According to accounts and witnesses, admittance was refused, cameras were turned off, and individuals suffered greatly. Both the couple and the hospital’s organization disputed this.

During Beyoncé’s appearance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show, she was surrounded by dancers dressed in Black Panther-inspired clothing as part of the act, which was not well received by police unions and political rights activists around the country. She then apologized for her actions.

Beyoncé was photographed wearing a fur collar into a vegan restaurant after the pair chose to go vegan for a short period. The event was heavily covered in the media all day.

Filmography

Movies

YearTitleRole
1999Beverly HoodGirl #1
2001Carmen: A Hip HoperaCarmen Brown
2002Austin Powers in GoldmemberFoxxy Cleopatra
2003The Fighting TemptationsLilly
2004Fade to BlackHerself
2006The Pink PantherXania
2008Cadillac RecordsEtta James
2009ObsessedSharon Charles
2013EpicQueen Tara
2014Yours And MineHerself
2016LemonadeHerself
2019HomecomingHerself
2019The Lion KingNala
2020Black Is KingHerself

TV Shows

YearTitle
1998Smart Guy
1999Pacific Blue
2000The Famous Jett Jackson
2002I Love the ’80s
2003The Wayne Brady Show
2003All of Us
2007My Night at the Grammys
2008The X Factor (UK)
2009Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: Wubb Idol
2010Britain’s Next Top Model, Cycle 6
2010Beyoncé: Shine – An Unauthorized Story On Beyoncé Knowles
2011American Idol
2011Beyoncé: Year of 4
2011The X Factor (Australia)
2011A Night with Beyoncé
2013Life Is But a Dream
2013Beyoncé: Finding Her Destiny
2014On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay-Z
2014Beyoncé: Fierce and Fabulous
2015The BET Life of…Beyonce
2016Lip Sync Battle
2018Being Serena
2019Beyoncé Presents: Making the Gift

Songs

TitleYear
“Work It Out”2002
“Crazy in Love”
(featuring Jay-Z)
2003
“Baby Boy”
(featuring Sean Paul)
2003
“Fighting Temptation”
(with Missy Elliott, MC Lyte, and Free)
2003
“Me, Myself and I”2003
“Summertime”
(featuring P. Diddy)
2003
“Naughty Girl”2004
“The Closer I Get to You”
(with Luther Vandross)
2004
“Wishing on a Star”2005
“Check on It”
(featuring Bun B and Slim Thug)
2005
“Déjà Vu”
(featuring Jay-Z)
2006
“Ring the Alarm”2006
“Irreplaceable”2006
“Listen”2007
“Beautiful Liar”
(with Shakira)
2007
“Get Me Bodied”2007
“Green Light”2007
“Until the End of Time”
(with Justin Timberlake)
2007
“If I Were a Boy”2008
“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”2008
“At Last”2008
“Diva”2009
“Halo”2009
“Ego”2009
“Sweet Dreams”2009
“Broken-Hearted Girl”2009
“Video Phone”
(solo or featuring Lady Gaga)
2009
“Why Don’t You Love Me”2010
“Run the World (Girls)”2011
“Best Thing I Never Had”2011
“Party”
(featuring André 3000)
2011
“Love on Top”2011
“Countdown”2011
“I Care”2012
“End of Time”2012
“XO”2013
“Drunk in Love”
(featuring Jay-Z)
2013
“Partition”2014
“Pretty Hurts”2014
“Flawless”
(featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie / Nicki Minaj)
2014
“7/11”2014
“Ring Off”2014
“Formation”2016
“Sorry”2016
“Hold Up”2016
“Freedom”
(featuring Kendrick Lamar)
2016
“All Night”2016
“Perfect Duet”
(with Ed Sheeran)
2017
“Spirit”2019
“Brown Skin Girl”
(with Saint John and Wizkid featuring Blue Ivy Carter)
2019
“Black Parade”[K]2020
“Be Alive”2021
“Break My Soul”2022

Beyonce Net Worth

Beyoncé Knowles is a $500 million-dollar-wealthy American pop singer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actress. Beyoncé Knowles’ husband, Jay-Z, is worth $1.3 billion on his own, bringing their total net worth to $1.8 billion as of this writing. Beyoncé is one of the world’s most well-paid and well-liked celebrities.

Beyoncé Knowles earns $80 million from her numerous ventures in a given touring year. She is also the most successful Grammy artist in history. Beyonce received her 32nd Grammy in February 2023, giving her the record for most Grammy victories ever, one ahead of prior record holder Georg Solti. Beyonce got her first brush with stardom owing to the 90s TV show “Star Search” as a member of the dancing company Girl’s Tyme.

Girl’s Tyme struggled in the late 1990s until signing with Columbia Records under the new moniker Destiny’s Child in 1997. Destiny’s Child went on to record seven albums, five of which were certified platinum. They sold more than 50 million albums globally.

With their smash song “No, No, No,” the trio earned the award for Best R&B/Soul Single. “Say My Name,” one of Destiny’s Child’s most successful songs, earned awards for “Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals” and “Best R&B Song.”

“The Writing’s on the Wall,” “Jumpin, Jumpin,” and “Bills, Bills, Bills” are some of Destiny’s Child’s other singles. After finishing their album, “8 Days of Christmas,” the band decided to split up and embark on solo projects.

Beyonce went solo and has produced numerous incredibly successful solo albums. She also had a successful acting career, starring in Dreamgirls, Cadillac Records, Obsessed, and Austin Powers.

Net Worth (as of 2023)$500 Million USD
Salary Per Year (as of 2023)$12 Million USD
EndorsementsLoreal Paris
Tommy Hilfiger
Giorgio Armani
Pepsi
H&M
Adidas
Samsung
American Express
Manager/AgentAndrea Meigs
Car CollectionMercedes-Benz S-Class-$117,700
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Limousine-$149,900
Cadillac Escalade-$101,595
Mercedes-Benz SLR Mclaren-$400,000
Chrysler Pacifica-$53,300
1959 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II-$1 Million
Mercedes 250 SL Convertible-$200,000
Tesla Model S-$125,990
Ferrari 458-$258,990
Lamborghini Huracan-$298,990
House LocationIn Houston

Brand Endorsements

While this accomplished Texan is well-known for her contributions to the entertainment world, her astute financial acumen distinguishes her as a force to be reckoned with. Beyonce’s first endorsement contract was with Pepsi in 2002, and she swiftly inked partnerships with L’Oreal, American Express, Samsung, Ford, and DirectTV.

She has released a variety of perfumes over the years and recently inked a three-year, $20 million agreement to create a trademark scent for Coty. Not to mention her fashion company, House of Dereon, which she co-founded with her mother, Tina.

In 2010, she created her first solo fragrance line. She eventually launched six fragrance lines, generating more than $500 million in revenue since 2010.

Beyonce with her children
Beyonce with her children

Real Estate

They paid $8 million for a 7-bedroom property on Miami’s ultra-exclusive Indian Creek Island in 2008. They sold this house for $9.3 million in 2010. Beyoncé has a $2.6 million New Orleans house. Jay-Z owns a $10 million condominium in New York City, which he purchased on his own in 2004 for $6.85 million.

Beyonce sold her long-time New York City condo for $9.95 million in 2017. She paid $5 million for the condo in 2005. Beyoncé and Jay-Z bought $26 million for Pond House, a house in the Hamptons, in 2017.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z paid $88 million for an incredible 30,000-square-foot estate in Bel Air, California, in 2017. When they acquired the house, they took out a $52 million mortgage, according to public documents.

Given current mortgage rates, B + J are likely paying more than $250,000 per month on their mortgage for the property that has a complete basketball court, 2 acres of land, a 15-car garage, a movie room, numerous pools, and bulletproof glass. They share ownership of a $4 million private island in the Bahamas.

Quick Facts

Beyoncé is descended from Jean-Vincent d’Abbadie de Saint-Castin and the Acadian chieftain Joseph Broussard on her mother’s side. She discovered that she is a slaveowner’s descendant later in 2018, after doing some investigation.

Beyoncé became interested in singing after hearing her dancing instructor Darlette Johnson humming a tune that she finished brilliantly and was able to nail the high-pitched notes on. In a school talent event when she was 7, she performed ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon and beat 15-16-year-olds. She worked as a colorist at St. John’s United Methodist Church for two years.

Mathew has been in charge of the band “Destiny’s Child” since its inception. Letoya Luckett and Roberson, the other members of the group, were unsatisfied with his performance and were replaced by Farrah Franklin (who was subsequently fired) and Michelle Williams.

Beyoncé was accused by the public, the media, and critics, and her long-term partner left her at that moment. She suffered from serious depression for several years. She later stated that her mother assisted her in fighting it.

On her ‘The Beyoncé Experience tour, she held food donation drives with her paster at St. John’s and America’s Second Harvest at six key sites.

Beyoncé’s single ‘Halo’ was the longest-running Hot 100 hit of her career, helping her achieve more Top 10 singles on the chart than any other woman throughout the 2000s.

According to the Toronto Star, Beyoncé’s ‘Single Ladies’ music videos sparked the ‘first significant dance craze’ of the internet age. The video also received multiple prizes.

Beyoncé donated her salary from the film ‘Cadillac Records to the Phoenix House, a network of heroin recovery facilities around the country. In January 2010, she declared a pause from her music career embracing her mothers advice ‘to experience life, to be inspired by things anew’. The sabbatical lasted 9 months, during which she traveled to other locations and performed ballet.

FAQs

Who is richer Beyoncé or Jay-Z?

While Beyonce is worth $500 million, Forbes reported that Jay-Z is worth $1.4 billion.

Who is richer Beyoncé or Rihanna?

While Beyonce is worth $500 million, Forbes reported that Rihanna is worth $1.7 billion.

Is Beyonce richer than Taylor Swift?

Taylor Swift is estimated to be wealthier than Beyoncé.

Why is Beyoncé called Queen?

Beyoncé fans appointed the triple threat the nickname “Queen Bey” years ago, referring to her as the queen of entertainment for her iconic live performances.

How old was Beyoncé when she was with Jay-Z?

They begin dating when Beyonce was 19.

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