By Molly McGonigle
Mar 08, 2012
Beyonce was born in Houston, Texas. As a little girl she knew she'd be a performer one day and came to fame in the girl group Destiny's Child.
Beyonce got her name because it was her mother's maiden name.
At the 52 Grammy Awards in 2010, she set a record for a female artist by winning six Grammys in one year.
Her diva persona, Sasha Fierce, was made up for her stage name because she is a extremely shy person in nature.
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Her mom, Tina, has been her stylist since she started her career. Now they have their own clothing line called Dereon.
Beyonce and Jay-Z dated for almost 10 years before finally getting married. Despite their coupledom, Beyonce says her favorite rapper is Wyclef Jean.
Beyonce's net worth is more then $450 million, while her husband Jay-Z's worth upwards of $750 million. Combined they are the richest celeb couple ever.
Her daughters name is Blue Ivy. According to her husband Jay-Z's song "Glory", dedicated to their newborn daughter Blue Ivy, Knowles suffered a miscarriage prior to getting pregnant with Blue Ivy.
Beyonce formed the Survivors Foundation for survivors of Hurricane Katrina back in 2005.
Beyonce and Destiny's Child were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. (She's on it twice!)
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