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Born on September 4th, 1981, Beyonce’s father is Mathew Knowles and her mother is Tina Beyonce. Her mother is a hairstylist and costume designer, while her father is a record manager. Her talent become obvious for the first time when she was around eight years old. She was born in Texas and her first band experience was Girl’s Tyme, together with Kelly Rowland and a few other girls. In 1993, that band was renamed as Destiny’s Child. The album with the same name was launched in 1998 and her trip to fame begun with that. In 2005, the band split, even though it had a lot of success.
It was due to the Destiny’s Child album that Beyonce started getting fame for her voice. Before they split up, the band had a lot of hits climb to the top of the charts. Some of them include No, No, No; Survivor, Jumpin Jumpin, Say My Name and Bootylicious.
Even when she was part of the band, she still had solo’s and plenty of success with them. 2001 saw the group’s members get on their own path to find success in a solo career. Two years later Beyonce launched Dangerously in love, a solo album. She received an award at the Grammy’s in 2004. The second album was launched in 2006, and it was called B’Day. The latest album launched by Beyonce in 2008 was I Am Sasha Fierce.
She is also a bit of an actress. She started with the role of Foxxy Cleopatra in the movie “Austin Powers in Goldmember”. Later, she played together with Cuba Gooding Junior in the movie “The Fighting Temptations” and in “The Pink Panther” together with Steve Martin. She was nominated for the Golden Globe for her role in the Dreamgirls movie. Other actors that played in the same movie were Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Hudson.