Lead singer of the singing group Destiny's Child.
Toured with Christina Aguilera as her opening act. (2000)
Toured with TLC as their opening act (1999)
Has a cat named Master P
Attended The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas.
Has a younger sister named Solange Knowles.
Once appeared on "Star Search" (1983).
In 2001 she became the first African-American woman to ever win the ASCAP Pop Songwriter of the Year Award.
Is a fan of Middle Eastern music and dance.
Her biggest hit to date is song "Crazy in Love." 
The Radio Music Awards, MTV Europe Video Music Awards and Billboard Awards are among the awards shows she has performed on in 2003. She also performed at a South African AIDS benefit show in November 2003, organized by Bono of U2 to combat the AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa.
Won 5 Grammys, including Best Contemporary R & B Album for "Dangerously In Love", she took home the most awards for this year's (2004) show. [8 February 2004]
She has Creole heritage on her mother's side of her family.
Has been quoted as saying that to get over her shyness she developed a stage persona named "Sasha".
Was voted number 1 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties
Her favorite rapper is Wyclef Jean.
She and Jay-Z are buying a house in Miami as well as in London, England.
Daughter of Matthew Knowles and Tina Knowles.
Ranked #7 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Aunt of Daniel Julez J. Smith, son of her sister, Solange Knowles and her husband, Daniel.
Sister-in-law of football player, Daniel Smith.
Her name came from her mother's maiden name.
Attended Welch Middle School in Houston, Texas.
Sang three of the five Oscar-nominated songs at The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV), including one completely in French. 
One of People Magazine's "50 Most beautiful People" for most wanted lips (2004)
She and the other members of Destiny's Child announced that they will disband after their tour ends in the fall. [June 13th 2005]
Ranked #1 on E!'s 50 Steamiest Southern Stars
Along with Nicole Richie, Veronica Webb, Kelly Osbourne, Angie Everhart, Alexandra Richards, Irina Pantaeva, Marisa Miller, Wyclef Jean, Rachel Hunter, Naomi Campbell, and Janice Dickinson, she participated in the "Fashion for Relief" show on 16 September, 2005 in New York, a benefit for AmeriCares to support victims for Hurricane Katrina. Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale were among the celebrities who attended.
Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2003 Razzie Award nominating ballot. She was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actress category for her performance in the film Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), however, she failed to receive a nomination.
Attended the same high school Seattle Supersonic Rashard Lewis attended.
Launched a clothing line, "House of Dereon", with her mother, Tina Knowles, in 2005.
Named #17 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Has known R&B singer Alicia Keys since she was 14.
Along with her Destiny's Child members, she and they were honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame [March 28, 2006].
Is a big fan of Aishwarya Rai.
Named #17 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Was featured as #3 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)
She and her boyfriend Jay-Z own three apartments in South Beach
Studied acting with Ivana Chubbuck.
Among the guests at her 25th birthday were Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs, Nicole Richie, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.
Named #18 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
First female artist to reach number one position on both singles and albums chart simultaneously in the United States and the United Kingdom. 
Won Best International Female Solo Artist, Brit Awards. 
Was officially in the BAFTA longlist (Equivalently, the semi-finals) for Best Actress in a Leading Role, for her role in Dreamgirls (2006), which consisted of 15 finalists for each category (except Animated Film). However, she was eliminated in the next round, which the five official nominees were selected. 
Beyonce and Shakira are collaborating on a song called "Beautiful Liar". The song will appear on a special-edition reissue of Beyonce's solo album, "B'Day".
Ranked #13 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Ranked #16 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
Winner of the Gold Media Prize, BRAVO Supershow, Germany. 
Best friends with Kelly Rowland since they were children.
Good friend of Gwyneth Paltrow.
Was featured on the "Most Overrated of 2006" list.
Ranked #14 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
Ranked #4 in the 2008 Forbes The Celebrity 100 list.