It is not possible to meet a person who will say "Beyonce who?"  One of the most famous female singers in the world, Beyonce is also an actress, a fashion guru and a businesswoman.  She has become a person of inspiration which is why she has millions of followers and fans. They are in awe of her success which is proof than anyone can succeed despite the obstacles and humble beginnings.  Here are a number of interesting facts that you did not know about Beyonce.


Early years: Beyonce Giselle Knowles was born on September 4, 1981 to in Houston, Texas to Matthew and Tina Knowles.  She had an natural talent for music and this was very obvious when at a young age, she learned to sing before being able to speak well. Growing up, she would attend church every Sunday with her family. Even as a little girl, she easily stood out and outshone others through her outstanding ability to sing church hymns to absolute perfection. It is said that her amazing voice was developed through weekly singing and participation in church. She went on to sing opera at a tender age of 8.  As she grew up, she won several talent competitions in Houston and gained more popularity and attention.


Diet: Beyonce is a superstar with a perfect figure which can be very difficult to maintain.  A healthy body and figure can be very difficult to keep especially with such a busy schedule. As part of her diet, she drinks water with cayenne pepper which helps boost detoxification effectively.  This diet has become very popular and became known as the lemonade diet. Check out this website at for more info about Beyonce.


A charitable heart: In 2005, Beyonce became global ambassador for World Children's Day.  She also spearheaded a foundation to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina in Houston, Texas. While on tour in Sydney, Australia, she heard that in her audience was Chelsea, a girl with leukemia who has lost almost all her hair due to chemotherapy sessions. Beyonce calls up Chelsea on stage and serenades the girl with a song that left the audience in tears.



A talented businesswoman: Beyonce's success does not end on the stage because her talent as a businesswoman is also very obvious and evident. She has built her own fashion line and has become the face of different products such as fragrances and cosmetics. Beyonce is a good example of how to create and effectively market a brand - in which case, her name itself is her brand.  It is no wonder beyonce net worth has reached $419 million in 2016 due to endorsements and album sales and other factors.