Beyoncé Net Worth, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Net Worth $500 Million
Name Beyoncé
Date of Birth 4 September 1981
Age 40 Years
Gender Female
Profession Singer, Actress, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer, Director, Philanthropist, and Entrepreneur

Beyoncé Net Worth

$500 Million


Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter aka Beyoncé is an American Singer, Actress, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer, Director, Philanthropist, and Entrepreneur who has a net worth of $500 Million. She became the highest-earning Black musician in History, in the year 2014.

She is active in the industry since 1987. In the late 1990’s she was the lead singer of ‘‘Destiny’s Child’’, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time which rose her to fame. She is the world’s one of the best-selling recording artists who has sold more than 118 million records worldwide.

Beyoncé Wiki/Biography

Born on 4 September 1981, Beyoncé’s age is 40 years as of 2022. She was born in a well-settled family from Houston, Texas, The United States. She was ranked the most powerful female in the entertainment industry in 2015 and 2017 by Forbes.

She completed her schooling at Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and Alief Elsik High School both in Houston, Texas, US. She also went to St. Mary’s Montessori School, Houston, Texas, The US for her dance classes. As a child, she used to perform in different singing and dancing competitions.

Full Name Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter
Other Name Beyoncé
Net Worth $500 Million
Date of Birth 4 September 1981
Age 40 Years
Birth Place Houston, Texas, United States
Profession Singer, Actress, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer, Director, Philanthropist, and Entrepreneur
Nationality American
Hometown Texas
Zodiac Sign Virgo
School Kinder 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
Education Qualification High School

Family, Boyfriend & Relationships

Beyoncé belongs to a well-settled family from Houston, Texas, United States. She is known to hold an American nationality and has her belief in the Christian religion. She also works for various charitable causes across the globe.

Her mother’s name is Tina Knowles who is an American Businesswoman and Fashion Designer of Louisiana Carole descent, with distant Chinese, Spanish, Jewish, and Indonesian ancestry while her father’s name is Mathew Knowles who is an American Record Executive, Businessman, and talent manager. Before Beyoncé’s fame, her mother used to work as a Hairdresser and Salon owner while her father was a Xerox sales manager.

She has 3 siblings. Her younger half-brother from his father’s side is Nixon Knowler who is a social media personality. Her younger sister is Solange Piaget Knowles who is an American singer and songwriter. Her other half-sister from her mother’s side is Bianca Lawson from her mother’s side who is an American actress.

Beyoncé’s marital status is married. Her husband’s name is Shawn Corey Carter famously known as Jay-Z, an American rapper, record executive, songwriter, Buisnmessman, media proprietor, and a record producer. They met in the year 2002 when she was 18 and he was 30. He helped Beyoncé to uplift her career. In 2008, they got married secretly in a super low key ceremony.

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Beyoncé with her Husband

Her first boyfriend was Lyndall Locke, her high school boyfriend from 1993-2000 on and off. They used to do the childish stuff and broke up because Lyndall slept with another woman and was unfaithful to Beyoncé. She was also rumored to be dating Justin Timberlake, Kobe Bryant, Sisquo, Marques Houston, Mos Def, Pharrell, and Sean Paul but none of these was official except for Lyndall Locke.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z together have 3 children, 2 daughters, and 1 son. Their older daughter Blue Ivy Carter is an American singer while Rumi Carter and Sir Carter are both social media personalities.

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Beyoncé with her Daughters
Father Name Mathew Knowles
Mother Name Tina Knowles
Brother Name Nixon Knowler
Sister Name Solange Piaget Knowles and Bianca Lawson
Boyfriend Shawn Corey Carter (Jay-Z), Lyndall Locke, Justin Timberlake, Kobe Bryant, Sisquo, Marques Houston, Mos Def, Pharrell and Sean Paul
Marital Status Married
Husband Name Shawn Corey Carter (Jay-Z)
Children Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, and Sir Carter

Physical Appearance

Beyoncé is a beautiful and very hot actress and singer in the American film and television, and music industry. She is very famous for her sassy looks and charming mesmerizing personality. She looks adorable and owns very great body measurements.

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She owns a very hot figure with her figure measurements measuring 34-26-38 inches approximately. She is 5 feet and 6 inches in height and her body weight is around 62 Kg. She has shiny and long dark brown hair and also very attractive dark brown colored eyes.

Career

Beyoncé started her career as a lead vocalist of the R&B group ‘’Destiny’s Child’’. She started her career alongside her childhood friend Kelly Rowland. They both were placed in a group with 3 other girls called ‘’Girl’s Tyme’. They did a talent show circuit in Houston dancing and rapping as well. 

Arne Frager, the producer of R&B saw this and brought them to ‘Star Search’ which was the biggest talent show on national television of that time by Northern California Studio. However, they didn’t perform well and hence failed. The girls later auditioned and were selected for Elektra Records and then moving to Atlanta Records.

On 5 October 1995, the group was signed by Dwayne Wiggins’s Grass Root Entertainment. Later the group signed a contract with Columbia Records. In 1996, the group ‘’Girl’s Tyme’’ changed their name to ‘’Destiny’s Child’’ based upon a passage in the book Isaiah. In 1997 they released ‘Killing Time’ their major label debut song on the soundtrack of the major 1997 hit film ‘Men In black’.

Their 1st major hit ‘No, No, No’ was released in the November of the same year. In February 1998 they released their self-titled debut album which won them 3 major awards. In 1999, they released their Multi-Platinum 2nd album ‘The Writings on the Wall’. They also released ‘Bills, Bills, Bills’, ‘Jumpin, Jumpin’ and ‘Say My Name’. The song ‘Say My Name’ became their most successful song and their signature song as well and won them a couple of awards. 

In 1999, Beyoncé along with the original member of ‘Boyz II Men’, Mare Nelson released a duet titled ‘After All is Said and Done’ for the film ‘The Best Man’. For the 2000 film ‘’Charlie’s Angels’ the band recorded ‘Independent Women Part 1’, which was their best charting single. In early 2001, she starred in a major role in ‘Carmen: A Hip Hopera’, the MTV made-for-TV film. 

In May 2001, their 3rd album ‘Survivor’ was released which was a huge success but also Roberson and Lockett, the other former members of the group filed a lawsuit at them, This album debuted Number 1 on the US Billboard 200 with huge sales. The singles ‘Survivor’ and ‘Bootylicious’ also went great and won them a few awards including a Grammy Award.

In October 2001, they released their holiday album ‘8 Days of Christmas’ and later the group announced that they now are going to take a break from the group and are going to further pursue solo careers. Then in July 2002, Beyoncé made her theatrical film debut with the comedy film ‘Austin Powers in Goldmember’ which was a huge success. As a lead single, she released ‘Work It Out’ which entered the Top 10 in Norway, UK, and Belgium. 

In 2003, she starred in the musical comedy ‘The Fighting Temptations’, which was again a great success but with mixed critic reviews. She also contributed to the soundtrack ‘Summertime’. In October 2002, her 1st solo recording with the song ’03 Bonnie and Clyde’ by Jay-Z was released peaking No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. 

On 14 June 2003, she had her 1st pay-per-view TV special ‘Ford Presents Beyoncé Knowles, Friends, and Family, Live’ from Ford’s 100th Anniversary Celebration, in Dearborn, Michigan, US. For this, she featured the songs from her 1st solo album ‘Dangerously In Love’. This was officially released on 24 June 2003 and topped Number 1 on the US Billboard 200 and was a worldwide success.

‘Crazy In Love’, the song from the album ‘Dangerously In Love’, the lead single featuring Jay-Z became her 1st Number 1 single as a solo artist in the US. Later her songs ‘Baby Doll’, ‘’Me, Myself and I’, and ‘Naughty Girl’ also topped the charts. The album won her 5 major awards. In November 2003, she went for ‘Dangerously In Love Tour’ in Europe and later in ‘Verizon Ladies First Tour’ in North America. 

On 1 February 2004, she was given the honor to perform the American National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXVIII, Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas. On 15 November 2004, her album ‘Destiny Fulfilled’ was released which topped Number 2 on Billboard 200. This included the singles ‘Soldier’, ‘Lose My Breath’ which did great on charts. This also breaks a few records.

After the huge success of ‘Destiny Fulfilled’ she went for the Worldwide Concert Tour ‘’Destiny Fulfilled… and Lovin’ It’’, sponsored by McDonald’s corporation. On 25 October 2005, the group ‘’Destiny’s Child’’ got back in the game after the break and released their 1st compilation album ‘Number ones’. In March 2006, this album accepted a star on ‘The Hollywood Walk of Fame’ and was a huge commercial success.

On 4 September 2006, her 2nd solo album ‘’B’Day’’ was released coinciding with her 25th Birthday which debuted Number 1 on the Billboard 200 and was a huge commercial success as well. The album’s lead single ‘Déjà vu’ featured Jay-Z which also went great on charts. Her 2nd international single ‘Irreplaceable’ was a worldwide commercial success and reached Number 1 in 5 countries. 

There were 3 songs part of the album ‘’B’Day’’, which were ‘Get Me, Bodied’, ‘Ring the Alarm’, and ‘Green Light’, which were only released in the United Kingdom. ‘’B’Day’’ was nominated for 5 Grammy awards and many more awards as well. In the year 2006, she worked in the comedy film ‘The Pink Panther’ which did great on the Box Office Worldwide.

She also worked in the film ‘Dreamgirls’, which was again a huge success. To promote this film, she released the lead single ‘Listen’ from the soundtrack album. In April 2007, she made her 1st Worldwide Concert Tour ‘The Beyoncé Experience’ visiting 97 venues and grossed over a whopping $24 Million. Later, ‘’B’Day’’ was re-released with her debut ‘Beautiful Liar’ with Shakira and 4 other songs.

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On 18 November 2008, her album ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce; was released which received mediocre reviews from the critics but debuted Number 1 on Billboard 200 and was a huge commercial success. This was also her 3rd consecutive Number 1 album in the US. This album included the Number 1 song ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it)’ and the Top 5 songs ‘Halo’ and ‘If I Were a Boy’.

The album ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’ also included the songs ‘Sweet Dreams’, ‘Video Phone’, ‘Diva’, ‘Broken-Hearted Girl’, and ‘Ego’ which all were successful. In 2009, she went for her 2nd headlining Worldwide Concert Tour ‘I Am World Tour’, which consisted of 108 shows and grossed a whopping amount of $119.5 Million.

In the 2008 musical biopic ‘Cadillac Records’ she started as the blues singer Etta James. Her performance here was highly appreciated by the critics and led her to a few awards as well. On 20 January 2009, at the couple Barack and Michelle Obama’s 1st inaugural ball, she performed ‘At Last’ by James. She later starred in the thriller ‘Obsessed’. The film received negative reviews but did well at the US Box office.

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Beyoncé featured and appeared on the music video of ‘Telephone’ by Lady Gaga which was highly successful. On 26 January 2011, she became the 1st solo female artist in 20 years to headline the main Pyramid Stage at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival. Later her 4th solo album titled ‘4’ was released which again topped Number 1 on the Billboard 200.

The album ‘4’ was preceded by 2 singles ‘Best Thing I Never Had’ and ‘un the World (Girls)’. The 4th single ‘Love on Top’ went great on charts. Album ‘4’ also included other singles which were ‘Countdown’, ‘I Care’, ‘End of the Game’, and ‘Party’. She wrote a cover story for ‘Essence’ which detailed her 2010 career break titled ‘Eat, Play, Love’ which won her a writing award from the New York Association of Black Journalists.

In late 2011, at the New York’s Roseland Balloon, she took the stage for 4 nights of special performances called ‘The 4 Intimate Nights With Beyoncé’ performing her album ‘4’. On 1 August 2011, the album ‘4’ was certified Platinum by RIAA and broke multiple records. In June 2012, to celebrate the resort’s opening she performed 4 nights at the Revel Atlantic City’s Ovation Hall. In January 2013, ‘’Destiny’s Child’’ released ‘Love Songs’ and a newly recorded track ‘Nuclear’.

Controversy

In 2016, her activewear brand Ivy Park came under fire following an investigation. According to the reports, the women working in the Sri Lankan factories were very underpaid and had to work 60 hours a week in terrible conditions. This was criticized by many.

During Blue Ivy’s birth, according to media reports, the couple paid $1 Million to the hospital to block an entire floor in Manhattan’s Lenox Hill Hospital. According to reports and witnesses, the entry was denied, cameras were shut down and people suffered a lot. This was denied by both, the couple as well as the hospital association.

During Beyoncé’s performance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show, she was flanked by the dancers dressed in outfits inspired by the Black Panthers as part of the act, which was not appreciated by the Police Unions and political rights across the country. She later apologized for it.

The couple once decided to go vegan temporarily and that time Beyoncé was seen wearing a fur collar entering a vegan restaurant. The media bashed the incident all day.

Awards

Beyoncé has managed to bag 820 nominations out of which she won 431 awards in her career. She has won 9 American Music Awards, 1 ASCA Award, 29 BET Awards, 5 Hip-Hop Awards, 37 Billboard Awards, 1 Bravo Otto, 3 BreakTudo Awards, 3 BRIT Awards, 2 BuzzAngle Music Awards, 2 Capital FM Awards, 1 Capricho Award, 1 Channel V Thailand Music Video Award, 3 Clio Awards, 3 Creative Circle Awards, 2 Cyworld Digital Music Awards, 2 The Daily Californian Art Awards, 3 GAFFA Awards, 1 Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year Award.

Apart from these, she has also won, 24 Grammy Awards, 1 IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award, 1 International Dance Music Award, 1 Ivor Novello Award, 1 Music Choice Most demanded Artists and Videos of 2007 Award, 17 NAACP Image Award, 2 New York Music Award, 4 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award, 4 NRJ Music Awards, 2 People’s Choice Awards, 1 Pop Award, 1 Radio Music Award, 12 RTHK International Pop Poll Award, 17 Soul Train Music Awards, 9 Teen Choice Music Awards, 6 MOBO Awards, 30 MTV Awards, 2 UK Music Video Awards, 4 Vibe Awards, 1 Virgin Media Music Award, 2 Year in Vevo Awards, 1 YouYube Music Award and many more.

Beyoncé Net Worth

As of 2022, Beyoncé’s net worth is $500 million as per the reports of Forbes. She is the wold’s one of the highest-paid celebrities according to Forbes Beyoncé earns basically through her music albums, concert tours, and acting.

Facts and Information

Beyoncé on her mother’s side is a descendant of Jean-Vincent d’Abbadie de Saint-Castin and the Acadian leader Joseph Broussard. Later in 2018, after some research, she found out that she is a descendant of a slaveowner.

Beyoncé got interested in singing when her dance instructor Darlette Johnson was humming a song that Beyoncé completed beautifully and was able to hit the high-pitched notes.

At the age of 7, in a school talent show, she sang ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon and beat 15-16-year-olds.

For 2 years she was the member of the chair at St. John’s United Methodist Church as a colorist.

Mathew was managing the group ‘’Destiny’s Child’ from the very beginning. Letoya Luckett and Roberson, the other members of the group didn’t like his work and became unhappy and hence were replaced by Farrah Franklin (who was dismissed later) and Michelle Williams. Public, media, and critics blamed Beyoncé for this and later her long-lasting boyfriend left her at this time. She went through severe depression for a couple of years. She later said her mom helped her fight it.

During the tour ‘The Beyoncé Experience’ she did food donation drives at 6 major stops with her paster at St. John’s and America’s Second Harvest. 

‘Halo’, a single by Beyoncé was the longest-running Hot 100 of her career and helped her attain more Top 10 singles on the list than any other woman during the 2000s.

According to the Toronto Star, Beyoncé’s music videos for ‘Single Ladies’ was spawning the ‘first major dance craze’ of the internet age. The video won several awards as well.

Beyoncé donated her salary from the film ‘Cadillac Records’ to an organization of rehabilitation centers for heroin addicts around the country called the Phoenix House.

In January 2010, she announced a hiatus from her music career taking her mother’s advice ‘to live life, to be inspired by things again’. The hiatus lasted for 9 months during which she visited different cities and did various ballet performances.

Her performance at the Super Bowl XLVII Halftime show stands as the 2nd most tweeted moment in history at 268,000 tweets per minute.

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