Beyonce Net Worth

$466 Million

Beyoncé ( Beyonce Knowles ) is R&B singer, songwriter and actress from Texas, has an estimated net worth of $466 million. Beyonce and Jay Z ( her husband ) have a combined net worth of over $1 billion.

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Beyonce net worth

Jay Z Net Worth

$610 Million

Jay Z is an American rapper, businessman and occasional actor. Jay Z has estimated net worth of $610 million in December 2016 , according to Forbes.

Beyonce Net Worth Come From

Beyonce Knowles got her start singing for tips during her first job -- sweeping up hair in her mom's hair salon. By age 9, she was part of a girl group that made it to the TV show "Star Search" and eventually became the popular group Destiny's Child. In 2003, she started her solo music career. Pop hit songs like "Drunk in Love," "Formation" and "Halo" have made her one of the highest paid celebrities in the business.

But her earning sources don't stop at music. Beyonce has endorsement deals and a fashion collection, and has starred in numerous films. That variety of income sources puts her net worth at a hefty $450 million.

Jay Z Net Worth Come From

While primarily known for his music in the hip-hop scene, Jay Z's business ventures have contributed tremendously to his $610 million net worth. Tidal, his streaming service, has more than 3 million subscribers. Of course, his Roc Nation entertainment company, Armand de Brignac champagne and D'Usse cognac are also helping his net worth grow.

Shawn "Jay Z" Carter began his life in a housing project in Brooklyn and made money selling drugs before music started paying the bills. By 1996, he had formed Roc-A-Fella Records with 2 friends and released an album. This was followed by a string of successes and critical acclaim.

He announced in 2003 that he was retiring, but it didn't last long. He became president of Def Jam Recording in 2005 and has stayed active in the music industry, performing and headlining festivals such as Glastonbury and Coachella. Jay Z also has a sports bar chain, a Greenwich Village bistro, a clothing line and is co-owner of a line of beauty products. He has even written a memoir that he titled "Decoded."



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