Born in 1981 in Houston, Texas, BeyoncÌ© Giselle Knowles-Carter had all of the early characteristics of stardom when, at the tender age of seven, she beat out older teenagers in a school talent show with her inspired rendition of John Lennon‰Ûªs ‰ÛÏImagine.‰Û She went on to form the hugely popular group Destiny‰Ûªs Child, which turned out hit after hit under the careful management of BeyoncÌ©‰Ûªs father, Mathew Knowles. She then parlayed the group‰Ûªs success into a dynamic career as a solo artist, which also garnered her millions in tour and record sales earnings, endorsements and fashion campaigns. BeyoncÌ© is married to fellow musician and mogul Jay-Z, and the two have a beautiful toddler daughter named Blue Ivy.
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2. Income & Salary
Forbes magazine ranks BeyoncÌ© above even Celine Dion and Madonna in the highest-paid musician category, and in 2012 she earned about $40 million from her record sales, clothing line and product endorsements. By mid 2013, she had already far surpassed those earnings with new endorsement partnerships with Pepsi and the clothing company H&M. It‰Ûªs worth noting that, although this 32-year-old chanteuse is phenomenally wealthy in her own right, she and Jay-Z together are the undisputed highest-grossing celebrity couple in recent years.
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BeyoncÌ© is generous with her financial empire, and is active in many philanthropic arenas. She is particularly adept at raising and giving money to different aid charities after catastrophic world events, and has been a substantial benefactress to victims of Hurricane Katrina and the earthquake in Haiti. Along with former Destiny‰Ûªs Child member Kelly Rowland, she founded the Survivor House, a charity providing housing for Hurricane Katrina victims, and donated $250,000 of her own funds to jump-start the fledgling foundation.As an incredibly successful singer, actress and fashion designer, BeyoncÌ© is a triple-threat superstar with a net worth of around $300 million. Taking nearly a full year off to raise her new daughter hasn‰Ûªt made a dent in her fortune, and Forbes estimates her earnings in 2013 to be approximately $52 million. BeyoncÌ©’s status as a self-made financial powerhouse is noted and admired across many different industries
How much is Beyonce Knowles’ Net Worth? $300 Million!
Video Transcript:American pop/R&B artist and Actress BeyoncÌ© Giselle Knowles-Carter (or simply BeyoncÌ©) was born in Houston, Texas on September 4, 1981. She is currently married to superstar rapper Jay Z (Shawn Carter) forming one of the industry’s most powerful couples. Together, they have one child named Blue Ivy (2). The couple spends much of their time living in New York City when they aren’t busy working on one of their many projects.As part of the group Destiny’s Child, Beyonce experienced great success including 60 million units in record sales and multiple Grammy and MTV Music Awards. As a solo artist, Beyonce has achieved international super-stardom with over 118 million units in records sales (with multiple Grammy Awards), earning her a place in the top 5 of the “100 Greatest Women in Music,” according to VH1. With her endless energy and brilliant marketing abilities, she has established herself as one of the wealthiest women in entertainment history.By combining all sources of income that includes record sales, sales from her fashion lines, acting revenues and royalties and endorsements, Beyonce’s personal net-worth is estimated to be close to $450 million, over $1 billion when combined with her husband. They have invested in expensive homes in Miami and Manhattan and Beyonce wears an 18-carat diamond estimated to be worth $5 million.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQ5rLFGGmN4