American Singer Beyonce Wiki, Bio, Family, Career & Net Worth

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Full Name: Beyoncé Giselle Knowles
Date of Birth: 4 September 1981
Nationality: American
Height:  5 feet 6 inches
Siblings: Solange Knowles, Bianca Knowles & Nixon Knowles
Parents: Mathew Knowles and Tina Knowles
Boyfriend/ Spouse: Jay Z (Shawn Corey Carter)

Beyonce Giselle Knowles is the American singer-songwriter actress, dancer and record producer. She started her career in the year 1997.

Biography

Beyoncé full name is Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter. She was born on September 4, 1981 (age 42)  in Houston, Texas.  Her father’s name is Mathew Knowles and mother name is Tina Knowles. She has the two sisters named Solange Knowles and Bianca Knowles and a brother named Nixon Knowles. She got married in the year 2008 and her husband’s name is (Shawn Corey Carter) Jay Z. The couple has two daughters named Blue Ivy Carter and Rumi Carter and a son named Sir Carter.

Beyonce and Jay Z
Beyonce and Jay Z
Career

Beyoncé rose to fame as the lead singer of the all-girl group Destiny’s Child which also had the likes of Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams in the line-up. After a highly successful stint with the group which became one of the world’s best selling girl groups of all time,  Beyoncé embarked on a career as a solo artist. Her solo career began with a bang—her debut album won five Grammy Awards and sold over 11 million copies worldwide.

She released her next album, ‘B’Day’ on her 25th birthday, 4 September 2006. The music style of the album is borrowed from a range of styles like funk, hip-hop, and R&B that were popular during the 1970s-80s.

She featured in a combination of slow and midtempo pop and R&B ballads, and more upbeat electropop and Europop genres in her next album ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’ in 2008. The album sold over eight million copies worldwide. She embarked on the ‘I Am… World Tour’ in March 2009 which consisted of 108 shows.

In bringing out her album ‘4’ in 2011, she also served as the executive producer and co-writer. She attempted to bring traditional R&B back to contemporary music.

Beyonce Performing Live
Beyonce Performing Live
In addition to her music career, she has also appeared in several movies like ‘Carmen: A Hip Hopera’ (2001), ‘The Pink Panther’ (2006), ‘Obsessed’ (2009), and ‘Epic’ (2013).

She has won 17 Grammy Awards from 46 nominations, becoming the third most honored woman in Grammy History. Her most recent Grammy win is for Best Traditional R&B Performance for the song ‘Love on Top’ in 2013.

She is the recipient of nine BET Awards from 30 nominations including the one for Best Female R&B Artist in 2011.

Net Worth

Her net worth is $500 million.

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