ARTIST PROFILE

Beyonce

Name: Beyoncé Giselle Knowles

Birthday: September 4, 1981

Fav Dish: Soul Food

Beyoncé Knowles is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording artist who’s acclaimed for her thrilling vocals, videos and live shows.

“I felt like God was giving me a chance to assist in a miracle. There is something so relieving about life taking over you like that. You’re playing a part in a much bigger show. And that’s what life is. It’s the greatest show on earth.”[On being a mother; giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy Carter.]”
—Beyoncé Knowles

Beyonce – Mini Biography (TV-14; 3:50) Beyonce Knowles catapulted to fame with Destiny’s Child and went on to release Grammy award-winning solo albums and a film career with her star turn in “Dreamgirls.” She married hip-hop artist Jay-Z in 2008.

Synopsis

Born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé Knowles first captured the public’s eye as lead vocalist of the R&B group Destiny’s Child. She later established a solo career with her debut album Dangerously in Love, becoming one of music’s top-selling artists with sold-out tours and a slew of awards. Knowles has also starred in several films, including Dream Girls. She married hip-hop recording artist Jay-Z in 2008. In December 2013, she surprised audiences by releasing her fifth studio album, self-titled Beyoncé, and has twice performed at the Super Bowl.

Early Life

Singer and actress Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. She started singing at an early age, competing in local talent shows and winning many of these events by impressing audiences with her singing and dancing abilities.

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