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Beyonce and Jay-Z - Celebrity Couples With A Huge Age Difference

Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter is a famous american singer and actress. She was born September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, USA. As a child she performed in various singing and dancing competitions. Her break thru was the role of the lead singer of the famous girl R&B group Destiny's Child.

Destinys Child, founded in the late 1990s, became one of the worlds best-selling girl groups of all time. On their albums Destinys Child (released 1998), The Writings on the Wall (released 1999), Survivor (released 2001), 8 Days of Christmas (released 2001) and Destiny Fulfilled (released 2004) the following hit singles can be found: No No No, Bills Bills Bills, Say my name, Independent Women, Bootylicious, Lose my breath, Soldier and Survivor just to mention a few.

After the disbandment of Destinys Child in 2005 Beyonce started her solo career. Her debut album, Dangerously in Love from 2003, sold 11 million copies. It contained the hit singles Crazy In Love and Baby Boy. Throughout her 16 year career she sold over 75 million records as a solo artist and over 60 million with her group Destinys Child. Further she won over 17 Grammy Awards. She is one of the best selling female artists of all time.

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York), known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, music producer and entrepreneur.

He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all time. Jay-Z is also one of the most financially successful musician and entrepreneur in the USA. In the year 2012 the Forbes magazine estimated his net-worth at nearly 500 million USD.

He produced the following albums: Reasonable Doubt, In My Lifetime, Vol. 1, Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life, Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter, The Dynasty: Roc La Familia, The Blueprint, The Best of Both Worlds together with R Kelly, The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse, The Black Album, Unfinished Business together with R Kelly, Kingdom Come, American Gangster, The Blueprint 3, Watch the Throne with Kanye West and Magna Carta Holy Grail.

He is famous for such songs as Girls, Izzo, Bonnie & Clyde together with Beyonce, 99 Problems, Numb / Encore, Empire State Of Mind, Sunshine, Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) and many more.

In 2001, 19-year-old Beyoncé began dating fellow superstar musician Jay-Z, then 31. Today, Jay-Z is married to the American R&B singer. They have a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter, born January 7, 2012. The age difference between this famous superstar couple is 12 years.

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