10 Things You Don’t Know About Beyonce
7. Her first group, Destiny’s Child, was put together by her parents in 1990, when Beyonce was just nine. With all four girls growing up in deeply religious Christian households, the group’s name was taken from the Book of Isaiah – in which destiny and God’s promise to the faithful are a central theme. Then, in 2005, Destiny’s Child was paid $2 million to perform at the bar mitzvah of British retail billionaire Philip Green’s 13-year-old son. Talk about pay day!