Who Is Beyonce?
Beyonce, also known as the “Queen Bee,” is a famous Grammy-winning songwriter, singer, dancer, actress, and fashion designer. She is well-known for her songs, “Drunk in Love,” “Halo,” “Single Ladies,” and “Crazy in Love.” Before going solo, she was a member of the 90’s girl band, “Destiny’s Child.”
- Celebrity Name: Beyonce
- Full Name: Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter
- Gender: Female
- Birth Date: September 4, 1981
- Birth Place: Houston, Texas, US
- Age: 38
- Height: 1.69 m
- Weight: 65 kilos
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Married
- Husband: Jay Z, married since 2008
- Children: Sir, Rumi, Blue Ivy
- Profession: American actress, singer, songwriter, fashion designer
- Net Worth: $500 million
Born as Beyonce Giselle Knowles, Beyonce was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas to parents Mathew Knowles and Tina Knowles. She has three siblings – Bianca Lawson, Nixon Knowles, and Solange Knowles.
She was a natural star and grew up performing. She participated in various singing and dancing competitions. Only in her teens, Beyonce joined the entertainment industry and has become the queen of entertainment.
In 2008, Beyonce and Jay Z got married. Together, they have three children – Rumi, Sir, and Blue Ivy. She delivered her twins in 2017. When Jay Z celebrated his 41st birthday, Beyonce gave him a Bugatti Veyron Grand worth $2 million. In 2012, she bought him a Bombardier Challenger 850 private jet worth $40 million for Father’s Day.
Before she had her solo career, Beyonce was part of the girl band, “Destiny’s Child.” The group has recorded a lot of hits and won multiple awards. They have won the “Best R&B/Soul Single” award for their hit song, “No, No, No.” They also won the “Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals” award for their song “Say My Name.” Other popular songs from Destiny’s Child include “Bills, Bills, Bills,” “The Writing’s on the Wall,” and “ Jumpin’, Jumpin’.”
After they completed their “8 Days of Christmas” album, the group has decided to separate and pursue going solo.
Beyonce is also successful in the movie industry and has appeared in several movies. These include “The Pink Panther,” “The Fighting Temptations,” and “Austin Powers in Goldmember.” She was also the voice of Nala in the “Lion King” movie.
Having multiple talents, Beyonce is also a notable songwriter. Among her popular songs include “Cater 2 U,” “Independent Woman,” “Check on It,” and “Grillz.”
Business Ventures and Other Projects
Beyonce has also appeared in high-profile advertisements, particularly in Pepsi, a giant company for soft drinks. Her endorsement deal for Pepsi in 2012 was worth more than $50 million. She also endorses Nintendo DS, American Express, and L’Oreal.
Given her talents and strong drive, Beyonce has also entered the business world. She has a fragrance line for Tommy Hilfiger called “True Star Gold” and “True Star.” She also endorsed Diamonds Fragrance by Emporio Armani. Later on, she made six perfume brands, which have generated a revenue of more than $500 million since 2010.
Beyonce signed a deal with Netflix in 2018 worth $60 million. The deal covers three content pieces for the streaming provider. The first one was a documentary titled “Homecoming,” which was about her Coachella performance in 2018. It was released recently last April 2019.
In 2015, she also landed a $6 million deal with Uber and was hired by the CEO to perform a private concert for the employees. However, Beyonce decided to be paid in Uber shares instead of cash. This means that she garnered $6 million worth of Restricted Stock Units. By the time she received her shares, Uber was already worth $50 billion.
Awards and Achievements
Apart from the awards she won while she was still with Destiny’s Child, Beyonce also earned recognitions in her solo career. She won the “Pop Songwriter of the Year” award in 2001.
Total Net Worth 2020
To date, Beyonce has an estimated net worth of $500 million. She earned her fortune through her career as a successful businesswoman, recording artist, fashion designer, and an iconic woman in general.
She and her husband also own various real estate assets that total to about $150 million. Those are only the ones that are available in public records. There is a high possibility that they earn more.