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Beyoncé is a multi-award winning entertainer and business woman. Married to Jay-Z, she is one of the most influential figures in the Hip-Hop world.

What is Beyonce's real name?

  • Her real name is Beyonce Giselle Knowles.

Where was she born?

  • She was born on 4th September 1981 in Houston, Texas.

When did she start her career?

  • Beyonce began her career with the group Destiny's Child, which was managed by her father Matthew Knowles.
  • The group are one of the best-selling female groups of all time, enjoying success around the world with hits including 'Say My Name' and 'Survivor'.

What are her career highlights?

  • Following her success with Destiny's Child, Beyonce left to embark on a solo career that has so far seen her release four albums - 'Dangerously In Love' in 2003, 'B'Day' in 2006, 'I Am… Sasha Fierce' in 2008 and '4' in 2011.
  • In 2013, she embarked on a worldwide arena tour as part of her Mrs. Carter Show world tour.
  • In addition to music, Beyonce's work as a humanitarian is well documented.
  • She has also appeared in several movies, including the starring role in At Last, playing Etta James.
  • Beyonce has won more than ten Grammy Awards.
  • She married husband Jay Z in 2008 and the couple had their first child Blue Ivy Carter in January 2012.

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