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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Beyonce Knowles-Carter attends the European Premiere of Disney's "The Lion King" at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England.

Eights facts about Beyoncé you probably didn’t know.

You may think you know everything there is to know about the leader of the Bey Hive, but here are some interesting facts that might surprise you.

  1.  Her name was given to her in a bid to continue the maternal family name. Her mother’s name at birth was Celestine Beyoncé
  2. Her dance teacher discovered her singing ability after humming a song, and Beyoncé finished it.
  3. She won her first talent show at 7 years old.
  4. Four is significant to Beyoncé, it is the day that both her and Jay-Z’s birthday falls. Her wedding anniversary is on April 4th. And of course, her fourth studio album was named “4.”
  5. She was almost cast in A Star Is Born, but Lady Gaga landed the role.
  6. She donated her Cadillac Records salary to an addiction center after portraying troubled singer Etta James.
  7. Beyoncé holds the record for being the only solo artist to hold number one hits across four decades, in the 90s, 2000s, 2010s, and 2020s.
  8. She owns real beehives, which produce honey.

Did you know any of these facts about Beyoncé?