Modern society has grown to adore celebrities, with many reality shows airing their lavish lifestyles. We just can’t stay away from poking our noses into what they are up to in their personal lives and careers. The personal lives of celebrities make most of us excited. Usually, people get to love the celebrity couple than the celebrity. Nowadays, celebrity couples are few, with many choosing to remain private because the constant cheating rumors and disturbance from the media can affect their relationships negatively. Amidst all this, Jay Z and Beyoncé have proven to be a power couple by managing to pull through every obstacle in their way.
1997 to 2000
Jay Z and Beyoncé were dominating the music industry in the early 2000s and late 90s. They were known as two impressive separate artists with no association with each other. This is until rumors started in the early 00s. The pair is known to have crossed paths a few times between 97 and 01, although the exact dates are unknown. Reports say when the two started producing award-winning music, they got attracted to each other. Beyoncé appeared to produce the hit track ‘I GOT That’ alongside Amil who was the protégée of Jay Z. he was also signed to Jaz z’s record label.
2001 to 2003
In 2001, many fans felt there was chemistry between Jay Z and Beyoncé. In November the same year, they took part in their iconic music issue at the Vanity Fair offices. They stood alongside other celebrities like David Bowie, Gwen Stefani, and other musical icons. Ten years after this photoshoot, Jay Z, in an interview with the magazine, confirmed that they were starting to get close at this point. However, their secrets came to light the following year in 2002 when they created their iconic hit ‘Bonnie and Clyde.’ Their closeness in real-life and passionate video shoot got some people spreading pretty believable rumors. Throughout the three years, the pair hardly left each other’s side.
2004 to 2006
Despite the growing evidence suggesting that Queen Bey and Jay Z were together, they never confirmed or denied any rumors. They even referenced each other in some of their songs where they would claim Queen Bey loved a Sagittarius. Jay-Z is a Sagittarius) or they had the hottest chick going. However, there were no real proofs. In 2005, it was rumored that Jay Z and Rihanna were dating though no evidence was brought forward to back the claims.
In January of 2006, the Jay z and Beyoncé rumors took an unexpected turn when it was reported that the pair were engaged. However, Beyoncé was quick to deny the rumors and continued implementing her plan to dominate the industry, which she has done for many years. In the months that followed, they continued writing several songs about each other. Some were positive and others negative; suffice to say, the questions were endless.
2007 to today
The day everyone was anticipating finally came. Before they even decided to tell the public that they were in a relationship, they went off to get married secretly. The world went crazy because no one had a clue of what was happening. At last, they cemented their place as a power couple. In the years that followed, Beyoncé and Jay Z produced incredible music and engaged in philanthropic work. They have helped millions of people across the world. Beyoncé announced some exciting news during the MTV Video Music Awards – she was going to be a mother. They welcomed their baby girl, Blue Ivy, on January 7, 2012.
Since their daughter’s birth, the couple has continued to be a role model to many couples out there. Though they have also had problems, including sibling rivalry, cheating rumors, and more, they are still rocking it. Recently, Jay Z became hip hop’s first billionaire, with Forbes declaring he has a bet worth of $1 bn.