Blue Ivy Carter

Blue Ivy Carter, born on January 7, 2012, was born with a fan base. She is the daughter of two of the world’s most popular musicians and has a younger brother and sister — twins Rumi Sir. She was thrust into the spotlight from infancy and “Time” magazine even dubbed her “the most popular baby in the world.” A few days after her birth, her father, rapper Jay-Z, featured her vocals on his album. As a result, Carter became the youngest person to feature in a Billboard-charting song. Her pop star mother, Beyonce, featured her in the music video for “Brown Skin Girl.” As a result, Carter became the youngest winner of several awards. Today, we’re celebrating this young star’s birthday.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Blue Ivy Carter


Baba, Blue Blue

Birth date:

January 7, 2012



Zodiac Sign:



5' 0"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$500 million


Blue Ivy Carter was born on January 7, 2012, in New York, United States. Two days after her birth, she featured on her father’s single, ‘Glory,’ which he released to celebrate her birth, and she was dubbed the “New Princess of Pop” by “Rolling Stone” magazine. ‘Glory’ made Carter the youngest person to chart on the Billboard charts. Since her birth, her parents have helped secure trademarks of her name for numerous products. The race for trademarks led to her mother’s argument that Carter is a cultural icon. She later featured as part of the choir on the Coldplay song ‘Up & Up’ in 2015. In 2018, she began attending West Hollywood’s The Center for Early Education.

In 2020, Carter appeared on her mother’s track ‘Brown Skin Girl.’ As a result, she became the youngest winner of a Grammy Award. She also received the Soul Train Music Award for The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award. In November 2020, Carter read Matthew A. Cherry’s book, “Hair Love.” The book describes an African-American father’s experience as he styled his daughter’s hair, and advocated for the celebration of black hair.

In January 2023, Carter joined her mother onstage to sing ‘Brown Skin Girl’ at a private show in Dubai and she was well-received. In May, she also joined her mother on her 2023 Renaissance World Tour as a dancer and showed off her incredible dancing skills.

Carter has enjoyed fame and the many problems that come with it. Just before her eighth birthday, Vanity Fair film critic K. Austin Collins wrote a disparaging tweet about her looks and Violet Lucca, Web Editor and Digital Director at “Harper’s Magazine,” joined the conversation. This young star has experienced the best of both worlds: the applause from fans and unfair criticism from people who should know better.

Career timeline

Blue Ivy Carter is Born

Beyonce gives birth to Carter, and she immediately inherits her mother’s fans.

She Features in a Song

'Glory,' Jay-Z's song, features Carter's voice.

She Features on an Album

She sings the introductory verse in 'Brown Skin Girl.'

She Wins Her First Grammy

She receives the award for her part in Beyonce's 'Brown Skin Girl.'

The Renaissance World Tour

In May, Carter joins her mother's tour as a dancer.

Why We Love Blue Ivy Carter

  1. Carter advocates self-love

    She narrated the children's book “Hair Love,” which is a celebration of black hair. Her actions will help other children become more comfortable in their skin.

  2. She's strong

    Being born to two superstars meant she was in the spotlight from day one. She's even had to deal with the media criticizing her looks. She's handled the good and the bad with strength and grace, especially for someone who's so young.

  3. A young philanthropist

    She may be young, but she's compassionate and has already demonstrated a desire to make a difference. She has donated to various charities and, together with her parents, supports many education and humanitarian aid causes.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. Her birth announcement

    Beyoncé announced Carter's impending arrival during her 2011 MTV Video Music Awards performance.

  2. She can play an instrument

    According to an Instagram post by her grandmother, Tina Knowles, Carter can play the piano.

  3. She has a personal stylist

    Manuel Mendez became her stylist in 2018.

  4. She's multilingual

    She was exposed to various languages from a young age and speaks English, Spanish, and French.

  5. She loves puzzles

    She loves puzzles and brainteasers as her parents always encouraged her problem-solving skills.

Blue Ivy Carter FAQs

Why is Blue Ivy so rich?

She receives money from her many long-term merchandising deals with top brands.

How did Blue Ivy get her name?

‘Blue’ was inspired by her parents’ love for the color and ‘Ivy’ stems from their love for the number four. Four is written as ‘IV’ in Roman numerals.

What is Blue Ivy Carter famous for?

It can be argued that she’s always been famous, thanks to her superstar parents. However, she’s also a Grammy Award Winner, which is what she’s most famously known for.

Blue Ivy Carter’s birthday dates

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