Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, song writer, record producer, dancer, and actress. She began her career as a child in Houston, Texas, singing and dancing in local contests. Later she formed the group Destiny’s Child and became the lead singer.
During her career she began working with rapper, Jay Z, and the couple later married quietly in 2008. They often continue to work together and have three children, Blue Ivy, Rum, and Sir Carter.
Due to the enormous number of awards Beyonce has achieved she is often called Queen Bee, or “B” to her friends. This nickname is also reflected in her Twitter account, @QueenBeeBeyonce.