My life has been a dream.
- Beyoncé Knowles started her career on the international music scene in the hugely successful girl group, Destiny’s Child. Since going solo she has become a mega star picking up several Grammy® awards.
- Knowles has also received well deserved critical acclaim for her work as an actress in films such as, Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), The Fighting Temptations (2003) and Dreamgirls (2006). Her talent and enthusiasm for fashion is also reflected in her own line of clothing: "House of Dereon."
- After starring in the film Cadillac Records (2008) as singer Etta James, a former heroin addict, Knowles donated her entire film salary to Phoenix House, a drug rehabilitation organization.
- Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on September 4, 1981 in Houston, TX.