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Biographical information
Full name

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter


September 4, 1981


Houston, Texas

Career information

Actress, dancer, singer, songwriter





The Lion King (2019 film)

Oh, you’re in for a treat! She’s wonderful. She’s been coming by looking at stuff. I’ve been hearing stuff, not just the stuff from that we recorded from the original film, but she’s been working on music as well. And she is a staggering talent and I’m so fortunate to be collaborating with her.
Jon Favreau on working with Beyoncé[1]

Beyoncé is an American actress, dancer, singer, and songwriter. She voiced Nala in the 2019 remake of The Lion King. She also co-wrote and sang "Spirit".


Beyoncé first rose to prominence as the lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child, which became of the most successful girl groups in history. She released her debut album, Dangerously in Love, in 2003, leading her to become a solo artist. She has earned five Grammy Awards, and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy".

In 2006, Destiny's Child broke up, leaving Beyoncé to release her second solo album, B'Day, which contained the top-ten singles "Déjà Vu", "Irreplaceable", and "Beautiful Liar". Her other solo albums include I Am... Sasha Fierce, 4, Beyoncé, and Lemonade.

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