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Beyoncé Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Beyoncé Knowles
Place Of Birth
Houston, USA
42 years old
Birth Date
September 4 1981

Beyoncé Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Net Worth
Current Partner
Jay Z
Blue Ivy, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter
Tina Lawson, Mathew Knowles
Solange Knowles

About Beyonce  

The queen of today's pop generation, Beyonce is often regarded as 'Queen Bee'.
Originally named Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, she is currently an American pop culture star. Additionally, she is a renowned singer, songwriter, and actress.
The 40-year-old youth sensation was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, United States of America. She excels in the R&B, pop, hip hop, and soul genres of music. This famous vocalist is also famous for directing and producing various movies and videos. She has been active since 1997 and has garnered a lot of attention. Her fans often call themselves 'The Bee-hive'. Beyonce is known for having warm brown eyes, which is considered by many to be the best companion to her makeup. She has had multiple hits that have rocked the billboard several times.Beyonce is a world-renowned celebrity. She is well known for her music videos and public appearances. Beyonce is considered to be one of the most influential people of all time. But how did Beyonce get so famous? How many Grammys has she won? How old is she now? Get your answers to these questions and more as you read on.

Beyonce Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Beyonce’s net worth?

Currently, Beyoncé Knowles is one of the richest singers in the world. As of 2022, it is estimated that Beyonce has a net worth of around $500 million. Along with her husband Jay Z, they have a total net worth of about $1.8 billion and are regarded as one of the biggest power couples on the planet. They have achieved the $1 billion mark together dating back to July 2014. They were framed as 'The Most Powerful Couple' in Time Magazine's '100 Most Influential People' back in 2006.

How much does Beyonce earn per year?

The Queen Bee is regarded to be one of the most highly paid artists currently active in the world. Beyonce has earned her wealth through her singing and acting career. She earns $3 million per night when she performs in a concert. The Queen Bee has earned $40 million from album sales alone. She also earned an estimated $115 million over the course of 132 shows. Beyonce has also released numerous fragrances and clothing lines that have been extremely successful.
Together, as a couple, Beyonce and Jay Z earn an average of $100 million from record sales alone.
Beyonce will be performing for sold-out audiences all over the world for years to come.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Beyonce?

Beyoncé's height is 5'9. Beyoncé once said she was self-conscious about her height, saying 'I'd often get teased by other girls.' She claimed that she wasn't the tallest or prettiest girl in school. Boys didn't like her because she was too edgy and were actually scared of her, but it never stopped her from being who she wanted to be. Beyonce also said that she loved playing basketball and would spend hours watching old Michael Jordan videos with her father.

How old is Beyonce?

The Queen Bee just turned 40 last year, but she absolutely doesn't look 40 at all. Born on September 4, 1981, she spent most of her childhood in Houston where she was born and raised. She began performing on stage at the age of eight along with her friend Kelly Rowland.

Childhood And Education

The highly revered female artist has spent most of her childhood in Houston and attended St. Mary's Montessori School. She managed to get an endorsement for dance classes at the school. Funny enough, Beyonce's singing talent was discovered by her dance instructor, Darlette Johnson. One day, while Darlette was humming a song, Beyonce completed the song by hitting perfect notes. She went on to win a singing competition at her school. Later on, Beyonce studied at a performing arts school in Houston, Texas called High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She stated that her time at that high school was 'a pivotal moment' in her life because it allowed her to discover a lot of things about herself since she grew up pretty reserved. She also performed for the choir at St. John's United Methodist Church.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Beyonce’s partner?

The Queen Bee got married to Jay Z on April 4, 2008. They are known to be quite fond of the number four and have used it to mark and name special occasions in their life. Jay Z (whose original name is Shawn Corey Carter) was born on December 4, 1969. Jay Z is a well-known American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is widely known as the most influential artist in hip hop's history. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Jay Z was highly influenced by street hip hop and decided to make a career of it.

Who is Beyonce's family?

Beyonce Giselle Knowles was born to Celestine 'Tina' Knowles and Mathew Knowles. Tina was a salon owner, whereas Mathew was a Xerox sales manager. Beyonce's mother is a descendent of Louisiana Creole, whereas Mathew is an African-American. Beyonce also has a younger sister, Solange Knowles. Solange Knowles was a backup dancer for Destiny's Child. Beyonce and her younger sister were the first pair of sisters to have their albums sit at the number one position.
With Jay Z, Beyonce has three kids. They are: Blue Ivy, who is the eldest, and the other two are twins, Rumi and Sir. Blue Ivy has also recorded songs with Jay Z and has also won an award at the Bet Awards. The Bet Awards for the category of Bet Her Awards was won by Blue Ivy in 2020. Blue Ivy first featured with her dad, Jay Z, in the music video for 'Glory'.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The Queen Bee has attracted a lot of fame throughout the world through her music career. She first started on the public stage with an R&B group named Destiny's Child with three of her friends in 1996. Beyonce was the lead singer of Destiny's Child. Their debut album was released in 1997, which contained the song 'No, No, No'. While being a part of Destiny's Child, she released her debut solo album named 'Dangerously In Love'. After performing with them for some time, she left the group and released her second solo album in 2006, called 'B'Day'. She released her third album named 'I Am... Sasha Fierce' after she got married to Jay Z. After that subsequent albums came out and she started to climb the ladder of success.

Charity Work

Beyonce has been constantly attached to charity foundations. She and Kelly Rowland established the 'Survivor Foundation' after the attack of Hurricane Katrina. She also released the single 'God Bless The USA' for charity to collect funds for the New York Police and Fire Widow's and Children's Benefit. Along with Jay Z, Beyonce donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. She was also crowned the 'Most Charitable Celebrity of the Year' in 2016.

What awards has Beyonce won?

The Queen Bee has been the recipient of multiple awards throughout her music career. She won the BET Awards for the 'Best Group' with Destiny's Child in 2002. She also received The Billboard Music Awards for 'Artist of the Year' multiple times. She won six Grammys for her album 'I Am... Sasha Fierce' in 2010. Apart from these, she has received a lot more awards such as MTV Music Awards, People's Choice Awards, and World Music Awards. In total, she has won 542 awards and has been nominated for 1,357 of them.

Beyonce’s Hobbies And Interests

Music is not the only reason for which she is called the Queen Bee. Beyonce has a hidden hobby, that has recently been discovered. Many may not know that she is also a beekeeper. Yes, Queen Bee has a hobby of nurturing honeybees. She has admitted to being the caretaker of almost 80,000 bees.

Other Interesting Beyonce Facts And Trivia

Beyonce is the owner of a perfume line called Heat, which has a turnover of $400 million and is considered to be a huge success.
Beyonce and Jay Z own an island in the Bahamas, which they bought for $4 million.
Beyonce considers Michelle Obama as a role model and has teamed up with her to run a campaign against child obesity.
Beyonce's announcement of her bearing twins during pregnancy broke the internet and received almost 6.3 million likes in eight hours.
Beyonce suffered a miscarriage in 2010 and was highly disappointed.
Beyonce and Jay Z got married in a low-key celebration without the involvement of the press and media.
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Debarthy Dutta

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