Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter ( bee-YON-say; born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of her debut solo album Dangerously in Love (2003), which featured the US Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy".
Following the 2006 disbanding of Destiny's Child, she released her second solo album, B'Day, which contained singles "Irreplaceable" and "Beautiful Liar". Beyoncé also starred in multiple films such as The Pink Panther (2006), Dreamgirls (2006), Obsessed (2009), and The Lion King (2019). Her marriage to ...
|Also known as||Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, Beyoncé Knowles, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter|
|Born||4 Sep. 1981 (Age: 40), in Houston|
|Children||Blue Ivy Carter|
|Role(s)||Producer (executive)PerformerWriterVocalLead Vocals|
|Label(s)||ColumbiaParkwood EntertainmentSony MusicMusic World MusicSony BMG Music EntertainmentSony Records InternationalRCASony Urban Music[no label]Sony Music Japan International Inc.|
|Label management||Parkwood Entertainment (label founder)B-Day Publishing (personal publisher)|