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Beyoncé Fun Facts!

Jun 19, 2013

R&B super star Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has been topping the charts for over a decade, and is considered one of the most beautiful women in music, check out these Beyonce Fun Facts!

Did You Know...

  • Her full name is Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter
  • Beyoncé was born in Houston, Texas
  • Her mother Tina is Louisiana Creole, meaning her heritage is French, Irish, African and Native American, she is the direct descendant of Acadian leader Joseph Broussard
  • Beyoncé was named after he mother's maiden name
  • Beyoncé's singing talent was discovered at the age of 8 in a dance class, when her teacher was singing a song and she finished it hitting all the high notes
  • At 8 she also met her future Destiny's child band mates Kelly Rowland and LaTavia Robertson in an audition, they were placed with three other girls as part of the all-girl group Girl's Tyme
  • She was an ambassador for World Humanitarian Day in 2012
  • Her father was a Xerox sales manager, but in 1995 he quit his job to help his daughter and her singing group with their careers (by this time they were Destiny's Child)
  • She once won a school singing competition with John Lennon's "Imagine"
  • Beyoncé suffered from depression for two years, but didn't share it with the media since it was around the time that DC won their Grammy
  • She starred in MTV's Carmen: A Hip Hopera - based on the French opera Carmen
  • She played Foxxy Cleopatra, a 70s bombshell, in Austin Powers in Goldmember
  • On April 4th, 2008 she married her rapper/record producer boyfriend Jay-Z
  • Her first solo album was Dangerously in Love
  • her sister Solange is also a singer and songwriter
  • Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement earned the Guinness World Book of Records title for most tweets per second
  • Her daughter Blue Ivy Carter was born January 7th 2012

Beyoncé with daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé with daughter Blue Ivy
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z are friends with President Barack Obama
  • Beyoncé's voice is categorized as a mezzo-soprano
  • In September 2010 she was named The World's Most Beautiful Woman by People magazine
  • As a solo artist she has sold over 13 million albums in the US
  • She and her mother started a clothing line called The House of Dereon (the name comes from her grandmother's name - Agnes Dereon).
  • Beyoncé is the face of H&M for summer 2013
  • She plays the voice of Queen Tara in the new animated film Epic

Jay-Z and Beyoncé vacationingJay-Z and Beyoncé vacationing

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furiouspearl

furiouspearl wrote:

she's gorge! i'd luv to meet her
commented: Tue Jul 29, 2014

dericklogic

dericklogic wrote:

u are so pretty
commented: Sat Jul 05, 2014

chewy03

chewy03 wrote:

me 2
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