1. Her name came from her mother's maiden name.

2. First female artist to reach number one position on both singles and albums chart simultaneously in the United States and the United Kingdom. [2003]

3. Named #17 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.

4. She and her boyfriend Jay-Z own three apartments in South Beach

5. Was featured as #3 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)

6. Ranked #13 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.

7. 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.

8. Winner of the Gold Media Prize, BRAVO Supershow, Germany. [2007]

9. Won Best International Female Solo Artist, Brit Awards. [2004]

10. Ranked #7 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).

11. 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.

12. Launched a clothing line, "House of Dereon", with her mother, Tina Knowles, in 2005.

13. Has been quoted as saying that to get over her shyness she developed a stage persona named "Sasha".

14. 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.

15. Was officially in the BAFTA longlist (Equivalently, the semi-finals) for Best Actress in a Leading Role, for her role in Dream girls (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. [2007]

16. Ranked #1 on E!'s 50 Steamiest Southern Stars

17. Sang three of the five Oscar-nominated songs at The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV), including one completely in French. [2005]

18. She and the other members of Destiny's Child announced that they will disband after their tour ends in the fall. [June 13th 2005]

19. Her biggest hit to date is song "Crazy in Love." [2005]

20. Ranked #16 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.

21. Named #18 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).

22. 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]

23. Along with her Destiny's Child members, she and they were honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame [March 28, 2006].

24. Measurements: 33-26-42.

25. Named #17 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)

26. One of People Magazine's "50 Most beautiful People" for most wanted lips (2004)

27. Ranked #4 in the 2008 Forbes The Celebrity 100 list.

28. The Brazilian electro-pop/rock group Cansei de Ser Sexy, famous for their song `Music is my Hot, Hot Sex` used in an Apple commercial, took their name from a reported quote from `Beyonce` in which she stated she was tired of being sexy. Cansei de Ser Sexy is Brazilian Portuguese literally meaning "tired of being sexy".

29. Good friend of Gwyneth Paltrow.

30. Best friends with Kelly Rowland since they were children.

31. 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".

32. Among the guests at her 25th birthday were Sean `P. Diddy` Combs, Nicole Richie, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.

33. Studied acting with Ivana Chubbuck.

34. Attended the same high school Seattle Supersonic Rashard Lewis attended.

35. Sister-in-law of football player, Daniel Smith.

36. Daughter of Matthew Knowles and Tina Knowles.

37. She and Jay-Z are buying a house in Miami as well as in London, England.

38. She has Creole heritage on her mother`s side of her family.

39. Lead singer of the singing group Destiny`s Child.

40. Toured with Christina Aguilera as her opening act. (2000)

41. Has a younger sister named Solange Knowles.

42. likes highest.

43. loves to fly.

44. jay z i her husband.

45. Is a big fan of Aishwarya Rai.

46. Has known R&B singer Alicia Keys since she was 14.

47. Launched a clothing line,

48. Attended Welch Middle School in Houston, Texas.

49. Aunt of Daniel Julez J. Smith, son of her sister, Solange Knowles and her husband, Daniel.

50. She and Jay-Z are buying a house in Miami as well as in London, England.

51. Her favorite rapper is Wyclef Jean.

52. Was voted number 1 on VH1`s 100 Hottest Hotties.

53. Is a fan of Middle Eastern music and dance.

54. In 2001 she became the first African-American woman to ever win the ASCAP Pop Songwriter of the Year Award.

55. Once appeared on "Star Search" (1983).

56. Attended The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas.

57. Toured with TLC as their opening act (1999).

58. Toured with Christina Aguilera as her opening act. (2000)

59. Lead singer of the singing group Destiny`s Child.