​​9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Beyoncé

  1. Her name was given to her in a bid to continue the maternal family name.
  2. Her mother’s name at birth was Celestine Beyoncé.
  3. Her dance teacher discovered her singing ability after humming a song, and Beyonce finished it.
  4. She won her first talent show at 7 years old.
  5. Four is significant to Beyonce, it is the day that both her and Jay-Z’s birthday falls. Her wedding anniversary is on April 4th. And of course, her fourth studio album was named “4.”
  6. She was almost cast in A Star Is Born, but Lady Gaga landed the role.
  7. She donated her Cadillac Records salary to an addiction center after portraying troubled singer Etta James.
  8. Beyonce holds the record for being the only solo artist to hold number one hits across four decades, in the 90s, 2000s, 2010s, and 2020s.
  9. She routinely breaks the Internet and owns real beehives, which produce honey.