Beyonce Knowles Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Beyonce Knowles Biography
  • Name: Beyonce
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer
  • Net Worth: US $350 Million
  • Status: Alive

Beyonce Knowles is a Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and movie actress. She was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas. Her mother, Tina Knowles, is a businesswoman and fashion designer. Her father, Mathew Knowles, is a talent manager and businessman. Her younger sister, Solange, is also a singer. Beyonce attended Parker Elementary School where she sang regularly on the schools’ choir. She later attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, followed by Alief Elsik High School.

The young Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and three other girls formed the group, Girl’s Tyme. They competed unsuccessfully in the talent show, Star Search. Following a slow start, the girls landed a contract with Grass Roots Entertainment in 1995. A year later they were signed to Columbia Records and officially changed their name to Destiny’s Child. Their self-titled debut album was released on February 17, 1998. The album featured the singles “No, No, No” and “With Me”. The group’s commercially successful second album, The Writing’s on the Wall, was released in 1999. The album peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 and picked up six Grammy nominations. In later 2001, Destiny’s Child members decided to pursue individual careers as solo artists.

Beyonce released her debut solo album, Dangerously in Love, on June 20, 2003. The album sold over 12 million copies and she earned five Grammy Awards. Her other albums include B’Day (2006), I Am… Sasha Fierce (2008), 4 (2011) and her self titled fifth album Beyonce (2013). Her sixth album, Lemonade, was released in April 2016 along with an accompanying 60-minute short film. As an actress, Beyonce is known for her role as “Deena Jones” in the 2006 musical drama film, Dreamgirls. She starred alongside actors Jamie Foxx and Eddie Murphy. Beyonce later starred in Cadillac Records (2008), Obsessed (2009), and voiced the character “Queen Tara” for the animated film Epic (2013). She performed at Super Bowl 50 along with Bruno Mars and Chris Martin.

Beyonce is one of the best-selling music artist with over 118 million records sold as a solo artist and an additional 60 million with Destiny’s Child. The 5ft 7in tall superstar has accumulated a net worth of $350 million. She’s married to rapper Jay Z and they have a daughter (Blue Ivy) in 2012. Beyonce is pregnant with twins.

Beyonce Knowles Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Beyonce Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Beyonce Giselle Knowles
  • Birthday: September 4, 1981
  • How Old : Age: 37 years old
  • Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actress, Dancer, Businesswoman
  • Years Active: 1997–present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $350 million
  • Marriage(s): Jay Z
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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