10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Beyoncé

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Whether you’re a fan or not, you can’t deny that Beyoncé is one of the biggest names in entertainment industry. We were first introduced to Queen Bey as a teenaged member of Destiny’s Child. Destiny’s Child went onto to become one of the best selling female groups of all time, and since her solo debut in 2003, Beyoncé has been unstoppable. Beyoncé encourages women to love themselves, be fearless, flawless and be in control of their own destiny. Here’s a list of a few facts you probably didn’t know about Beyoncé.

Sports Illustrated

In 2007, Beyoncé made history by becoming the first non-supermodel/athlete to ever grace the cover Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Dating Jay Z

Before Beyoncé and her now husband, Jay Z went on their first date, the duo got to know each by talking on the phone for an entire year.

Grammy Record

Beyoncé has won 20 Grammys and is the most Grammy-nominated woman in the award show history.

Vocal Range

Beyoncé’s amazing vocal range can span up to 3.6 octaves which is considered to be classed as mezzo-soprano.


Beyoncé considers herself to be terrible at cooking. She blames it on traveling so much and never really having a normal life.

Her Descent

Beyoncé is of African American and Creole descent. Through her mother’s side of the family, she is descended from Joseph Broussard, an Acadian leader.

Kelly Rowland

Beyoncé and Kelly have been friends since they were adolescents. The two consider themselves to be more like sisters than friends.

Name Origin

Beyoncé’s first name stems from her mother’s creole surname, Beyincé. Her mother didn’t want her maiden name to die out due to a lack of men in the family.


After Destiny’s Child disbanded in 2006, Beyoncé battled depression. She wasn’t sure what was the next step in her life and was very lonely at the time.

The Number Four

The number four is very significant in Beyoncé’s life. Her birthday is September 4th. Jay Z’s birthday is December 4th. Their wedding date is April 4th.