Beyonce Knowles Net Worth : $350 Million
Beyoncé has become synonymous with pop culture. From her days in the most popular girl groups of all time, Destiny’s Child to her hugely successful solo career, she has done it all. She is the daughter of Matthew Knowles and Celestine Ann Beyince. Her younger sister, Solange Knowles, is also widely known as a singer and actress.
Growing up, Beyoncé enrolled in dance classes where her teacher discovered her singing capability. She went on to participate and win her school’s talent contest. She formed the group Girl’s Tyme together with her childhood friend Kelly Rowland and LaTavia Robertson, which later evolved into Destiny’s Child. LaTavia was later replaced by Michelle Williams and the group became so successful that they even won a Grammy Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
While in the group, she dabbled in some solo projects and she finally released her first solo album in 2003. This album was subsequently followed by a number of successful solo albums which went on after the disbandment of Destiny’s Child in 2005.
Apart from music, Beyoncé is also an actress having starred in Austin Powers, Dreamgirls among others films. She is married to popular rapper Jay Z and they have a daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. Her philanthropy, music and acting career have made her a recipient of several awards including 17 Grammy Awards and a Legend Award. She is worth $350 million.