How Beyoncé Beat Depression And Became The Most Powerful Woman In Music
Beyoncé had a rough time growing up. She was very shy and quiet girl who was constantly bullied by her classmates. She became so withdrawn that she was even afraid to put her hand up in class. She got teased about her big ears and was called "Dumbo". Beyoncé remembers how one boy at school bullied her and made her even more anxious and insecure.
When she was seven, her dance teacher encouraged her to join the school talent show.
She started going on talent shows, But she couldn't beat her shyness and felt very sick before performing. And as a way to overcome her insecurities and shyness, she invented her alter ego, called Sasha Fierce.
In the late 1990s, Beyoncé became globally famous as a lead singer of the R&B group Destiny's Child.
Beyoncé revealed she suffered from depression for few years after Destiny's Child broke up in 2006 and her long time boyfriend cheated on her
Including her time with Destiny's Child, Beyoncé is one of the best-selling musicians in the world. She's sold over 178 million records worldwide. She won 22 Grammy Awards and is the most nominated woman in the history of the awards. Also, Forbes magazine named her the most powerful female in the entertainment industry.