Knowles, Beyoncé Giselle
1981 - Born on September 4th in Houston, Texas. American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, dancer and fashion designer.
1997 - Leader of the female group Destiny's Child.
1998-1999 - The group rose to fame with the Billboard top ten hit, "No, No, No Part 2". Released their second album, The Writing's on the Wall, which featured two number-one hits: "Bills, Bills, Bills" and "Say My Name".
2001 - She turned to acting and starred in the MTV television movie 'Carmen: A Hip Hopera', alongside actor Mekhi Phifer.
2002 - Starred in movie "Austin Powers in Gold Member" (as Foxxy Cleopatra) with Mike Myers and Michael Caine.
- Dated rapper and businessman, Jay-Z.
2003 - Her debut solo album, 'Dangerously in Love' was released and entered the Billboard 200.
- Starred in the movie, "Fighting Temptations".
2004 - She received five Grammy Awards which included "Best Female R&B Vocal Performance" for the album "Dangerously in Love," and "Best Contemporary R&B Album".
- In United Kingdom, she won a Brit Award for "International Female Solo Artist".
2005 - Along with Destiny's Child, they embarked on a world tour which was sponsored by McDonald's titled, Destiny Fulfilled and Lovin' It, throughout Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America from April to September.
2006 - Won an award as the "Songwriter of the Year" from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Pop Music Awards.
- Starred in the films, 'The Pink Panther' and 'Dreamgirls'.
2007 - Endorser of the Samsung B'Phone, American Express, Armani, Disneyland, and Walt Disney World.
Page last updated: 4:23pm, 31st Jan '08