She is admired by millions of people around the world: Beyoncé
. Today, we are celebrating Queen Bey's 33rd birthday with a playlist of her biggest hits.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born in Houston, Texas on September 4, 1981. She started her musical career at the age of seven, when little Beyoncé won a school talent show singing John Lennon's 'Imagine'. One year later, she was part of the all-girl entertainment group Girl's Tyme together with childhood friend Kelly Rowland
. Bey's father was so convinced of her talent, that he quit his job and started to manage the group. With some changes and a new name, Destiny's Child
finally got a record deal. The rest is history.
The group officially split in 2006 after four studio albums. But as a solo artist, Beyoncé became even more successful. According to Forbes, she is the most powerful celebrity wordwide, earning $115 million in the past twelve months.
Beyoncé's private life is a mistery. After she married Jay Z
in 2008, the media is reporting on their divorce on a regualr basis, but the couple is still togehter. In 2012, Beyoncé's daughter Blue Ivy was born. She is the singer's biggest inspiration as she told CR Fashion Book.
So, let's celebrate musical icon Beyoncé with a playlist of her biggest hits. Happy birthday, Bey!