September 4, 1981
39 years old
5 ft 6.5 in | 169 cm
35-26-39 in | 89-66-99 cm
62 kg | 137 pounds
8.5 US | 39 EU
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born in Houston, Texas, United States, on September 4, 1981, is an American actress and singer.
Young Beyoncé first started performing as a child in singing and dancing competitions.
She was a soloist in church choir at the St. John's Church in downtown Houston, Texas, at the age of 7.
She began her professional singing career as a lead vocalist of girl group Destiny's Child. She released her first album Dangerously in Love (2003).
She made her acting debut in MTV television musical movie Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001) in lead role as Carmen Brown.
She made her big screen debut in spy action comedy film Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) in role as Foxxy Cleopatra.
Her breakthrough performance came as Deena Jones in romantic musical drama film Dreamgirls (2006).
She directed, wrote, produced and starred in musical film and visual album Black Is King (2020).
She voiced Nala in animated musical drama film The Lion King (2019).
Homecoming (2019) Netflix concert film about her performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
She was nominated for the Satellite Award and a NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Etta James in musical film Cadillac Records (2008).
The Pink Panther (2006) comedy in role as Xania, opposite Steve Martin and Jean Reno
Obsessed (2009) thriller in leading role as Sharon Charles, opposite Idris Elba
The Fighting Temptations (2003) musical comedy drama in leading role as Lilly, with Cuba Gooding Jr.
She voiced Queen Tara in computer-animated action-adventure film Epic (2013).
Attended High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and Welch Middle School in Houston, Texas.
She has sold over 118 million records and 60 million with Destiny's Child.
She is highest-paid black musician in the history.
She released 6 studio albums:
Dangerously in Love (2003)
I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008)
Has won 28 Grammy Awards.
Studied acting with Ivana Chubbuck.
She is allergic to perfume.
Launched her clothing line "House of Dereon" in 2005.
Fan of Middle Eastern music and dance.
Good friends with actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
Fan of Stevie Wonder.
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
Best friends with Kelly Rowland.
Huge fan of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
She dated Lyndell Locke (1994-2000).
She married rapper Jay Z in 2008, they have three children.