If you are from the USA ( United States Of America ) and you are a music lover, then there are hardly any chances that you don’t know about Beyoncé Knowles. She is one of the most talented and famous singers in the United States of America, not only the united states Beyoncé has a massive fan base from all over the globe.
Beyoncé’s full name is Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, she was born on September 4, 1981, and she is currently 39 years old. She was raised in Houston, Texas, and from the starting, her dream was to become a successful artist in the Hollywood industry.
From her childhood, she was very active in singing and dancing competitions. She made her theatrical film debut with a movie named Austin Powers in Goldmember, which was released in the year 2002. That movie became a big hit and that gave a good boost to the career of Beyoncé. Through the movie Austin Powers in Goldmember, she also started her career as a solo music artist.
Beyoncé Knowles: Overview
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles
Date Of Birth
September 4, 1981
Place Of Birth
Houston, Texas, United States
5 feet 6 inches
56 kg/123 lbs
Singer, Dancer, Actress, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Model, Entrepreneur
Beyoncé Knowles: Early Life
Now talk about the early life of Beyonce, then she was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. Her mother named Celestine “Tina” Knowles used to be an owner of a salon and she was also a hairdresser.
Her mother Tina is of Louisiana Creole descent that simply means that her mother is mixed of French, Native American, and African. Her mother also has distant Spanish, Jewish, Indonesian & Chinese ancestry.
Her Mathew Knowles was a Xerox sales manager, he is an African American. Beyonce’s younger sister named Solange Knowles is also a singer. There is a shocking fact about both that they are the first sisters who had No.1 album.
She joined a school in Houston named St. Mary’s Montessori School. In school, she joined dance classes that helped Beyoncé to find her singing talent.
Now I know this may sound weird but that is true, one day her dance teacher named Darlette Johnson was humming a beautiful song, which Beyoncé finished and at that moment she found her true talent.
You can imagine her talent by this, that at the age of 7, she competed in her school talent show and defeated 15 to 16-year-old students. That moment was also worked as a booster for her to continue her singing passion.
Beyoncé Knowles: Personal Life
In the year 2002, Jay-Z and Beyoncé meet for a Jay-Z album The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse. Beyoncé played the role of his girlfriend in the album. But no-one knew that this collaboration soon will build I real relationship between both. 6 years later, Jay-Z and Beyoncé got married secretly, because they both didn’t want to make that marriage public.
Around the year 2010 or 2011, Beyoncé faced the saddest time of her life, because during that time Beyoncé miscarried and that she defined that thing as “The Saddest Thing”. After that, she went to her studio and started writing music to cope with the loss. Jay-Z and Beyoncé both went to Paris for the shoot of an album cover “4”.
In August 2011, they attended a video music awards organized by MTV.
Where Beyoncé performed on a song named “Love on Top” when her performance was over she revealed that she is pregnant. That MTV award show became the most viewed broadcast in the history of MTV.
Beyoncé Knowles: Career
At the age of 8, Beyoncé and her childhood friend Kelly was giving an audition for the all-girl entertainment group. They both were selected in the audition and placed in Girl’s Tyme group along with three other girls, this group performed rapped, and danced in a talent show line in Houston.
R&B producer Arne Frager saw their performance and gave them a chance to come to the Northern California studio, where he placed them in the largest talent show named Star Search. In the year 2002, Beyoncé’s released her first solo record, which was a feature on Jay-Z’s song “03 Bonnie & Clyde”.
On 4 September 2006, Beyoncé’s released her second solo album B’Day. In the first week, more than 541k copies of the album were sold and it became the second consecutive No.1 album in the USA.
In the year 2013, she released her fifth album but this time she did not make any prior announcement that she is going to release a new album. But still, that did not make any difference and the album became a global hit.
Beyoncé Knowles: Social Media & Net-Worth
MTV predicted that there are high possibilities of Beyoncé becoming the highest-paid black musician in history by the end of 2014. In June 2014, Forbes released a 100 Celebrity list and in the list, Beyoncé ranked first with approximated $115 million earnings from June 2013 to June 2014.
For the same list, she ranked 34 in 2016 with earnings of 54 million dollars. With the earnings of $107.5 million, Beyoncé & Jay-Z are one of the highest-paid celebs couple lists.
After 2 years in 2018, she established with a net worth of $355 million. In the recent year 2020, Beyoncé’s net-worth is more than $400 million. Now talking about her social media handles then she has more than 164 million followers on her Instagram, 57 million followers on Facebook, and on Twitter, she has close to 16 million.