Beyoncé Net Worth 2017: Is She Running the Music World?

Beyoncé Net Worth
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Undoubtedly, Beyoncé is one of the most beloved artists in the music industry. So, it comes as no surprise that Beyoncé’s net worth in 2017 is estimated at $450.0 million. If you want to know more about her net worth, then keep reading.

Singer Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z have always given us all major #relationshipgoals, but now the couple is also giving us Halloween costume goals. Beyoncé and Jay-Z attended the Halloween bash thrown by Kelly Rowland over the weekend. Beyoncé went to the party dressed as Lil’ Kim, whereas Jay-Z recreated Notorious B.I.G.’s look.

Let’s have a closer look at Queen Bey’s massive fortune.

How Rich Is Queen Bey?

Year Net Worth
2012 $184.3 million
2013 $199.9 million
2014 $319.3 million
2015 $336.7 million
2016 $420.5 million
2017 $450.0 million

 

Discography Earnings
Beyoncé: More Only $874,126
Beyoncé $710,227
4: The Remix (EP) $541,126
4 (Deluxe Edition) $405,844
4 $346,452
I Am…Sasha Fierce (2nd Deluxe Edition) $315,657
Total Earnings $3.1 million

It has been estimated that Beyoncé has earned more than $400.0 million due to concert sales, tours, and endorsements.

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Beyoncé’s successful tours include the Dangerously in Love Tour (2003), The Verizon Ladies First Tour (2004), The Beyoncé Experience (2007), I Am… World Tour (2009), The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour (2014), and the On the Run Tour (2014). Her latest tour, The Formation World Tour (2016), grossed a total of $256.0 million.

In addition to being a singer and songwriter, Beyoncé is also an actress. She has acted in several movies such as Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), The Fighting Temptations (2003), The Pink Panther (2006), and Dreamgirls (2006).

Beyoncé also gets paid a hefty sum for endorsing major brands such as Pepsi, H&M, Giorgio Armani, and Tommy Hilfiger.

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Beyoncé’s Early Life

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She was born as Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on September 5, 1981, which makes Beyoncé’s age to be 36. She was born in Houston, Texas to Mathew Knowles, who was a Xerox sales manager, and Celestine “Tina” Knowles, a salon owner. Her younger sister, Solange, is also a singer.

Beyoncé was into singing from the time she was very young. She joined an all-girl singing group with her childhood friend, Kelly Rowland. Initially, the group’s name was “Girl Tyme,” but they struggled to gain momentum in the music industry.

In 1996, they were finally signed by Columbia Records. That’s when they decided to change the group’s name to Destiny’s Child.

After few years, the group sold out concerts and became famous for their amazingly popular tracks like, “Say My Name,” “Survivor,” and “Bootylicious.” Destiny’s Child began to top the charts, eventually becoming a household name.

Beyoncé’s Songs and Career

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After the group’s success, Beyoncé decided to pursue her solo career. She collaborated with Jay-Z on the track “03 Bonnie & Clyde.” This song ranked number four on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in 2002.

Beyoncé’s first solo album, Dangerously in Love, was released in 2003. It sold almost 317,000 copies in the first week alone.

Beyoncé has sold over 118 million records from her four albums, B’Day (2006), I Am… Sasha Fierce (2008), 4 (2011), and Beyoncé (2014).

Additionally, Beyoncé has given us top-ranking songs such as “Deja Vu,” “Irreplaceable,” “Beautiful Liar,” “Single Ladies,” and “Drunk in Love.”

In 2015, Beyoncé was ranked No. 21 on Forbes’ list of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” and ranked sixth for Person of the Year in 2016. She was also the highest-paid star in the world in 2014. And, her VMA 2016 performance has undoubtedly helped to increase her net worth.

Lemonade, Beyoncé’s latest album, has not disappointed fans, either. The album ranked No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

In February 2017, Beyoncé’s album Lemonade was nominated nine times for various categories like Record, Album, and Song of the Year at the 59th Grammy Awards. She won two awards—Best Urban Contemporary Album for Lemonade and Best Music Video for “Formation.”

Beyoncé teamed up with J Balvin and Willy William in September 2017 and remixed the song, “Mi Gente.” All the proceeds from the song were donated to hurricane charities.

Beyoncé’s Husband and Children

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Beyoncé started dating Jay-Z after her collaborating with him on her first solo song. Although they kept their relationship undercover, they eventually got married in 2008 in a private ceremony. She gave birth to their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter in New York City on January 7, 2012.

Recently, there has been speculation about a Beyoncé and JAY-Z divorce. However, there is no trouble in their marriage, and their relationship is quite strong according to sources. So, it seems to be just a passing rumor!

In February this year, Beyoncé announced the news of her pregnancy with twins by posting a maternity photo shoot on Instagram.

Beyoncé wrote, “We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. The Carters.”

On June 13, 2017, Beyoncé and Jay-Z welcomed twins Rumi and Sir Carter into their lives.

Beyoncé’s House

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Initially, Beyoncé and her family used to live in New York. But now, they have bought a house in East Hampton, New York worth $26.0 million.

The East Hampton home is reportedly 12,000 square feet and has five bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and two half-bathrooms. Their property also includes water access to Georgica Pond. It also has a 1,800-square-foot guest house with two bedrooms.

Besides a lavish home, Beyoncé is also fond of driving around town in stylish cars. Her collection includes a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren.

Beyoncé has made millions due to her diligence and hard work. She has put in much effort to make her dreams come true. Rule on, Queen Bey!

 
 
 
 

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