Beyonce Net Worth and Salary

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What is Beyonce net worth and how did she attain such success? Here’s what we’ve compiled from her deals, endorsements, investment and music. 

Beyonce, Beyonce Net Worth

Beyonce Giselle Knowles Carter is an award-winning and multi-talented American singer, dancer, actress and entrepreneur. The name Beyonce rings a bell in the music industry not because of her marriage to popular artist Jay-Z but also for her record-breaking fit in the music industry. As a member of the power couple, she is among the richest female artists in the world. In 2015 and 2017, she was ranked by Forbes as the most powerful female artist in the world.

How much is Beyonce Worth?

Net Worth $400 million
Profession Singer, Actor, Entrepreneur
Date of Birth September 4, 1981
Age 37
Citizenship United States
Residence Houston

Early Life

Born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas to Matthew and Celestine Tina Knowles. She got the name Beyonce from her mother and both of her parents are of African descent.

She attended St. Mary’s Montessori School in Houston. Later she went to Parker Elementary School. She also attended High School. All the schools she attended, she never hid her love for music. She was also a member of St. John’s United Methodist choir for a period of two years. As a young child, she so much loved music and enjoyed singing and wanted to be a music superstar.


In 1989, she formed a group named ‘Girl’s Tyme’ with five other girls which her dad began to manage in 1995. In 1996, the group name has been changed to ‘Destiny Child’ a name gotten from the bible and they released their first album in 1997. The album was a hit worldwide and sold millions of copies. Destiny child also released more albums and went on to win more records for their achievements.

She finally decided to leave the group and start on her own. IN 2003, she released her first album titled ‘Dangerously in Love’. The album sold over 11 million copies and debuted on Billboard 200. That same year, she embarked on her album tour in Europe that generated her lot of money.

In 2006, he released her second album ‘B’Day’ which topped the Billboard 200 and sold lots of copies. She still continues to release songs and has released songs that include; ‘Irreplaceable’, ‘Single Ladies (put ring on it)’, ‘If i Were a Boy’ and ‘Halo’. She has also gone on to win numerous awards.

Beyonce, Beyonce Net Worth

She has also starred in movies which include;

  • -The Fighting Temptation (2003)
  • -Cadillac Records (2008)
  • -The Pink Panther (2006)
  • -Obsessed (2009)
  • -Lion King (2019)

How did Beyoncé Amass such wealth?

Currently ranked among Forbes Top 50 self-made richest artist. As of 2019, Beyonce net worth is estimated $400 million. Most of her money comes from musical tours, sales of her songs and performances. She reportedly charges between $3-$5 million per performance.

Apart from music, she makes money from her juicy endorsements and from investments. She has endorsements with Pepsi, American Express and L’Oreal.

In 2010, she launched ‘Heat’ a perfume brand that has made over $400 million in sales. Beyoncé also launched ivy a park clothing line. She also has a stake in Jay-Z’s music streaming company Tidal worth $600 million.

Beyoncé is married to Jay-Z and their combined net worth is over $1.5 billion. Disney’s paid her to provide the soundtrack for ‘The Lion King‘ 2019 movie, which she recently released all tracklist, some of the songs are Spirit, “Bigger”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”, “Brown Skin Girl”, just to name a few.

Awards & Recognition

Beyoncé has won so many awards but below are few of the awards he has gotten;

  • 2001: Songwriter of the Year at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards,
  • 2003: Best Female R&B Artist at the BET Awards,
  • 2004: Video of the Year at the BET Awards,
  • 2006: Most Performed Songs at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards,
  • 2007: International Artist Award at the American Music Awards,
  • 2007: Award Winning Rap Songs at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards,
  • 2018: Single of the Year at the Hip Hop Awards, just to name a few.

Beyoncé has won 23 Grammy Awards. she is the most nominated woman in the award’s history. and also, she had won 24 times at the MTV Video Music Awards. and she is was recorded, that she is the most awarded artist. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter has also been honoured with the Legend Award at the World Music Awards, the Fashion Icon Award at the CFDA Awards and the Billboard Millennium Award

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