Former member of the R&B girl group Destiny's Child who also became a widely successful solo artist. She has won a total of 22 Grammy Awards for songs such as "Single Ladies," "Drunk in Love" and "Crazy in Love."
She won her first school talent show with her rendition of "Imagine" by John Lennon.
She starred in the popular film Dreamgirls, which also featured Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson.
She married rap star Jay-Z on April 4, 2008. They had a daughter named Blue Ivy in 2012. She is currently pregnant with twins. She has a sister named Solange and a half-brother named Nixon.
She was featured on Jay Z's chart-ranking song, "03 Bonnie & Clyde," in 2002.