Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, who we know as Beyoncé, is an American singer-songwriter who has dominated the music industry since she burst onto the scene in the 1990s.
However, the star sees herself not only as a pop singer, but also as an entrepreneur and actress.
She makes her money through all of these avenues, not only earning big bucks traveling around the world, but also being paid millions by companies who want her to be the face of their product.
So after all those years at the top, how much is she worth now in 2022?
What is Beyoncé’s net worth?
From 2022 Celebrity Net Worth estimates the American icon is worth $500 million, or around $80 million on average per touring year.
Beyoncé’s career started in the 90s where she appeared in a TV show called star search as a member of the R&B group girls time.
This group was finally signed by Columbia Records in 1997 and was renamed The Child of Destiny.
This is where Beyoncé shined, emerging as the leader of the group, helping to write many hit songs.
Their notorious debut album, The Child of Destinypropelled the band to fame.
However, it was their follow-up album, The writing is on the wall (1999), which really took the band’s popularity to the next level. The album sold over eight million copies in the United States alone and won them two Grammy Awards.
In 2003, she released her first solo album, Dangerously in loveAnd the rest is history.
Beyoncé became the most nominated and awarded woman in Grammys history, in addition to being the only solo artist in history to have No. 1 hits in four different decades!
Apart from obviously being a huge hit in the music industry, Beyoncé is also known to be a fierce businesswoman. His first sponsorship deals started rolling in in 2002, starting with Pepsi, L’Oreal and American Express.
In 2010, the American superstar launched her own perfume brand, which has since generated $500 million in sales, making Beyoncé’s brand the most popular celebrity perfume of all time.
In addition to her entrepreneurial skills, Beyoncé has also earned income from TV deals.
In 2018, she signed a $60 million deal with Netflix, to provide them with three pieces of content.
As of 2022, Beyoncé and her husband, celebrity and artist Jay-Z, own around $150 million in real estate in the United States, with the couple buying an $88 million mansion in 2017 in Bel Air, California.
They also own a $4 million private island in the Bahamas where they can relax and get away from all the drama of being two of the most popular music superstars the world has ever seen.