Beyoncé is among the most popular and prominent artists of the day. She has been a music icon for a long age, and it seems like she is going to have a fabulous career in the coming years too. She is one of the most highly paid singers of this time. Furthermore, she is also a famous actress, fashion designer, and a multitalented person.
Her full name is Beyoncé Giselle, Knowles Carter. She is a school dropout, but these days she is known as the world’s top and highly paid entertainers. She is married to Jay-Z, who is also an entertainer and a businessman.
Above all, the literal icon Beyonce also has an impressive net worth. According to an estimation, the net worth of Beyonce is more the $500 million.
Early life/Growing up
The most talented lady was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston. Celestine and Mathew Knowles are her parents, and she had a younger sister named Solange.
She started her professional life during the early years of her life. She has participated in many local and regional singing and dance competitions as a child. Beside it, she used to sing with her local church choir.
She has got her high school degree for Performing and Visual Arts, where she studied music and dance. During this time, she discovered her hidden talents, and singing was also one of them.
By teaming up with her cousin and classmates, Beyonce formed a female singing group. And her father was the manager of this group. Though this group got fame in the early years but in 1997, they made a record deal at Columbia. And the Destiny’s children soon become the most popular R&B acts, with the release of their first album.
With the passage, they earned a lot of fame and made many records. After enjoying her group’s success, Beyonce explored many other projects. She made her acting debut in Carmen: A Hip Hoppers, with a leading role in 2011.
She also acted in another project with the Mike Myers in Austin Powers spy parody Goldmember during the same year. But later on, her solo career and earned massive popularity.
Awards and Achievements
Well, as pursued the solo career, Beyonce found fame in many other areas of entertainment. She rolled out her first album called “Dangerously in love,” won five Germany awards, and reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
In 2006 when Destiny’s Child broke up, she released her second solo album entitled “B’Day.”She continued her journey on the same path and launched many records.
She also plugged into filmmaking and appeared in The Pink Panther in 2006, in Obsessed in 2009. And after four years, she appeared in the Epic in 2013. In addition to these, single Ladies and If I were a boy are also one of the most popular albums.
Besides, her singing and acting career, she also ran a clothing line called House of Dereon with her mother. In 2010, she launched her fragrance, “Heat.” She has served as a spokesperson and model for many other brands such as L’Oreal and Tommy Hilfiger.
She sold more than 100 million records as a solo artist and 60 million more songs as a part of Destiny’s Child. She has earned 23 Germany awards and is the most nominated female artist in the whole history. She is also known as the most potent female entertainer on this planet.
Indeed she is a well-renowned singer and actor, but later on, she started her career as an entrepreneur. Beyonce has accumulated a lot of cash through performance tours, business, and acting career.
Marriage to Jay-Z
Beyonce married a rap artist and business tycoon Jay-Z on April 4, 2008, in a small, private ceremony in New York City. There were only people include her parents, sister, and Destiny’s child members. The newlywed continues their career and worker more as earlier.
Hits Delivered By Beyonce
The best highlights of her careers are
- Crazy in Love (Song, 2003)
- Dangerously in Love (Album in 2003)
- B’Day (Album during 2006)
- Irreplaceable (song, 2006)
- Single Ladies (Song, 2008)
- I Am… Sasha Fierce (Album, 2008)
- 4 (Album, 2011)
Beyonce Net Worth
According to Forbes, Beyonce’s net worth is $500 million dollars. She is in the 53rd position among America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Jay-Z has a net worth of $1 billion, making the couple’s net worth to an eye-watering $1.35 billion.
Here is a rundown of her annual earnings from 2007 to 2018.
- 2007: $50 million
- 2008: $80 million
- 2009: $35 million
- 2010: $157 million
- 2011: $171 million
- 2012: $184 million
- 2013: $199 million
- 2014: $318 million
- 2015: $336 million
- 2016: $419 million
- 2017: $450 million
- 2018: $500 million
Source Of Income
Beyonce’s money comes from a wide variety of sources such as movies, music, tours, and endorsement deals. She has made a lot of money through her singing career. According to Billboard, Beyonce and her husband earn almost $5 million each night during her tour.
She has also been featured on high profile ad campaigns for different brands like Pepsi, L’Oreal, American Express, Samsung Ford, and Direct TV.
She has built her fashion, called House of Dereon, in partnership with her mom. Beyonce has also launched her fragrance brand and has earned more than $500 million in sales in the last decade.
During 2018, Beyonce took her entertainment industry to the next level, inking a pact with Netflix, and has earned more than $60 million.
Real Estate Portfolio
Beyonce, in partnership with her husband, owns a robust portfolio of real estate properties, both in the United States and internationally. They have a mansion in India Creek Manor in India and a New Orleans home priced at nearly $3 million and a villa worth $26 million on Long Island in Hamptons.
Jay-Z and Beyonce have purchased Bel Air, Calif mansion, worth $88 million. The property includes a 15-acre vehicle garage, pools on two acres of prime Southern California real estate, and a regulation-sized basketball court.
How Beyoncé Spends Her Money
Beyonce is considered to be a savvy businesswoman and has earned millions of dollars over the years. She used to buy lavish gifts from her family and has purchased a Bugatti Veyron Grand for her husband’s 42nd birthday. And a private jet worth $40 million for as a present for father’s Day.
The net worth of Beyonce is up to $500 million, which one can imagine earning throughout his whole life. She is a famous American singer, dancer, actress, fashion designer, and much more.
Her career has not yet come to an end. Therefore her net worth has been estimated to rise more up to unimaginable heights in the coming years.