Career: Beyoncé found fame as the lead singer of 1990s R&B girl group Destiny’s Child. Her 2003 debut solo album, Dangerously in Love, won her five Grammy Awards and her third, I Am… Sasha Fierce, won six - and broke the record for the most Grammy Awards won by a female artist in one night. She also has a successful acting career, with lead roles in films including Dreamgirls and Cadillac Records.
Relationships: Beyoncé started dating American rapper Jay-Z in 2002. They married on 4th April 2008 and are famously discreet about their relationship.
FYI: Beyoncé created a stage persona called Sasha Fierce to help her get over her shyness and enable her to be sexy and confident onstage.