Beyonce

by Madelyn Anderson

Queen B a Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award Winner

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Early Life

On September 4th, 1981 Beyonce Giselle Carter-Knowles was born. In Houston, Texas was where she was born and raised. Her father is Mathew Knowles who is an American talent manager and businessman, and her mother Tina Beyonce who is an American businesswoman and fashion designer. Beyonce's singing skills were first recognized when her dance teacher was singing a song, and Knowles finished it, hitting all the high notes. After realizing his daughter's talent, Beyonce's father brought together Beyonce and others girls, creating a girl group called Destiny's Child. The group lasted from 1990 to 2006 before they split. Beyonce went on her own afterwards, creating albums and singles, and getting more famous each day.

Musical Achievements

Beyonce has many musical accomplishments. She has 20 grammys. 5 of them from 1 album. Knowles has preformed the national anthem at the Super Bowl. She is the female artist with Top 40 hits of the decade. Beyonce preformed during Barack Obama's inauguration. Queen B has many other awards she has gained from singing and acting.

Personal Life

During her way to the top, Beyonce gained family on the way. On April 4th, 2008 she got married to her husband Jay-Z. She says her lucky number is 4 now because she was born on the 4th of September, her husband on the 4th of December, and they got married on the 4th. After 4 years of marriage, Beyonce had a baby girl. She had her baby Blue Ivy Carter on January 7th, 2012. As Beyonce rises to fame, she says she now enjoys spending time with her family.
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Beyonce and her family on their trip to Italy.

Where Is She Now

After years of fame, Beyonce is still making 100s of millions of dollars, by acting, singing and songwriting. She is currently in Italy with her husband and child and is enjoying life.
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