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Beyonce has had a long and storied career in the entertainment industry. So what's her net worth now? See how much money she's amassed.

How much is Beyoncé’s net worth now?

For those of you wondering how much Beyoncé’s net worth is valued at as of 2021, we’ve got you covered. Multiple sources report that Beyoncé’s current net worth is nearly $500 million. Beyoncé, whose full name is Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is one of the most famous singers in the world. She’s also known for her work as an actor. Her career as a performer began during her childhood in Houston, Texas. 

Beyoncé shot to stardom as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child in the nineties. In 2003, the group went their separate ways & Beyoncé’s solo career saw instant success. Today, at just forty-years-old, Beyoncé is one of the biggest stars in the world. She’s also known for her work as a businesswoman. She started her own production company, Parkwood Entertainment, as well as an athleisure brand called Ivy Park. 

Beyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles, was a hairdresser and owned her own salon when her eldest daughter was born. Her then-husband Matthew Knowles, Beyoncé’s father, managed Xerox sales. At eight-years-old, Beyoncé and her friend, Kelly Rowland, joined a group called Girl’s Tyme. The group performed on the talent show Star Search, but didn’t win. 

Destiny’s Child

In 1995, Girl’s Tyme was signed to Grass Roots Entertainment. This led to a contract with Columbia Records the following year. That same year, the group changed their name to Destiny’s Child. The first song the group released under their new name was for the Men in Black soundtrack. Their first album won three Soul Train awards. Their second album featured the song “Say My Name”, which won two Grammys. 

Beyoncé made her first venture outside of the group when she recorded a duet with Marc Nelson for The Best Man soundtrack. Destiny’s Child sang “Independent Women Pt. 1” for Charlie’s Angels (2000). The song was number one for eleven straight weeks. Their third album Survivor debuted at number one, and won the group another Grammy for the album’s title track. 

Destiny’s Child put out a Christmas album the following year, 8 Days of Christmas. After this, the group members pursued more solo projects. Beyoncé released a song for Austin Powers in Goldmember, which she also had a role in. She repeated this move for her next movie, The Fighting Temptations, which she starred in and recorded a song for. In 2002, she was a featured artist on Jay-Z’s “‘03 Bonnie and Clyde”. 

During the group’s hiatus, Beyoncé recorded her first solo album, Dangerously in Love. The album debuted at number one. The lead single, “Crazy in Love”, was Beyoncé’s first number-one single. “Baby Boy” also reached number one. She performed at the Grammys that year, where she picked up five awards. She toured the album & sang the National Anthem at the SuperBowl the following year. 

Destiny’s Child reunited to record their last album, Destiny Fulfilled. They toured the album, during which they announced their final separation. They put out a greatest hits album and received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. To this day, Destiny’s Child remains one of the most successful girl groups of all time. 

Solo career

On her twenty-fifth birthday, Beyoncé released B’Day. B’Day debuted at number one. The album won Beyoncé another Grammy. She then went on her first world tour. In 2008, Beyoncé released I Am… Sasha Fierce, her third number one solo album. The album’s top single was “Single Ladies”, which also went number one. The music video for the song won many awards and Beyoncé toured the album the following year. 

She was a featured artist on Lady Gaga’s “Telephone”, which went number one. She was the headlining act at the Glastonbury Festival in 2011, and released her fourth number-one album, 4. The top single was “Love on Top”, which spent seven weeks at number one. She performed at the Roseland Ballroom & the Ovation Hall to promote the album. 

She headlined the SuperBowl halftime show, and won a Grammy for “Love on Top”. In 2014, Beyoncé went on The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. She recorded songs for The Great Gatsby soundtrack and the Epic soundtrack. She dropped her fifth number-one album as a surprise release. She & her husband Jay-Z then went on the On the Run tour, after which she won the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. 

She also won three MTV VMAs and three Grammys for her self-titled album. Beyoncé was a guest performer at the SuperBowl 50 halftime show. She went on The Formation World Tour, which won an AMA for Tour of the Year. She then released a movie & album called Lemonade. With that, she became the first artist to have their first six albums debut at number one. It was the top-selling album of 2016. 

It won her eight MTV VMAs, making her the record-holder for most VMA wins. It also won two Grammys. Her collaboration with Ed Sheeran on “Perfect” went number one. In 2018, Beyoncé headlined Coachella, the most-watched Coachella set of all time. She & Jay-Z went on the On the Run II tour and released a joint album, Everything is Love. Much of Beyoncé’s net worth is due to her solo career. 

Movie career

Beyoncé has starred in several movies, including The Pink Panther in 2006. She was also in Dreamgirls, Cadillac Records, Obsessed, and Epic. In 2019, she voiced Nala in the remake of The Lion King, which inspired her to make an album in conjunction called Black is King

Beyoncé has also directed four projects, the first being a documentary in which she herself is the subject, called Life is But a Dream. Beyoncé: Lemonade, Homecoming, and Black is King were all released with corresponding albums (and in the case of Homecoming, performances). Beyoncé is known for combining visuals as a storytelling aid for her music. 

Were you surprised at how much Beyoncé is worth? What’s your favorite Beyoncé album, solo or otherwise? What’s your favorite Beyoncé movie performance? How much Ivy Park do you own? Let us hear some Beyoncé love in the comments!

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