Pretty much every celebrity kid has been in the public spotlight from birth, and that’s especially true for three-year-old Rumi Carter, a daughter of pop icon Beyoncé and legendary rapper Jay Z. She has a twin brother named Sir Carter, and an older sister named Blue Ivy Carter.
The superstar singer announced her pregnancy with twins by posting a photo on February 1, 2017 on her official Instagram account. She wrote in the caption, “We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed twice. We are incredibly grateful that our family will grow by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. — The Carters.”
The post went viral and broke records, with the number of comments and likes becoming the most liked post on Instagram that year, with over 11 million likes. Very impressive? Secure!
During her pregnancy, Beyoncé still performed at various events such as the 2017 Grammy Awards and the premiere of Disney’s “Beauty And The Beast” in Los Angeles where she showed off her baby bump, delighting her fans.
According to People magazine, Beyoncé and Jay Z welcomed the twins on July 13, 2017. The news was confirmed by their grandfather, Beyoncé’s father Mathew Knowles, when he tweeted a photo that read, “Happy Birthday to the twins! Love, grandpa” and wrote: They’re here!”
The magazine obtained their birth certificates the following month, revealing that they were born at 5:13 a.m. at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, and had been delivered by Kim Kardashian’s doctor. Rumi was born first and then came her brother Sir. Beyoncé shared the first photo of the newborns on July 14, 2017, with the caption “Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today,” confirming their names. The proud parents even deposited their babies’ names, showing off their business acumen too!
According to ABC news, during his interview for Tidal, Jay Z said “Rumi is our favorite poet, so it was for our daughter”. He also tried to describe his son, “Sir was like, man, come out the gate. He behaves like this. He just came out, like, sir.
After that, Beyoncé and Jay Z decided to keep their kids far from the spotlight and just enjoy themselves with the newborn babies and their oldest daughter Blue Ivy.
Pregnancy Complications and “Coming Home”
In September 2018, Beyoncé revealed the cover story of ‘Vogue’ magazine by writing an essay about her second pregnancy and the complications she had, so she had to cancel her performance at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. During her pregnancy, she developed preeclampsia, a condition that leads to massive weight gain and high blood pressure. At the time of the birth of their twins, Beyoncé weighed about 99 kg. Since the delivery of their babies was very painful and the heartbeat of one of them in her womb had stopped for a few seconds, she underwent an emergency c-section.
After birth, the babies had to undergo phototherapy treatment to remove high levels of bilirubin in their blood, as they were at high risk of developing jaundice. They recovered and all was well, proving it with her amazing return to perform at Coachella in 2018. The documentary concert film “Homecoming” is based on her story; it premiered on Netflix in April 2019.
Love story of famous singer and legendary rapper
Beyoncé and Jay-Z met in 1997, but they only got romantically involved after collaborating on the song “’03 Bonnie & Clyde” in 2002; she even appeared as his girlfriend in the music video for the song. The couple managed to cover up their relationship for years, but it was eventually revealed that they were together.
JAY Z + Beyoncé #OnTheRun Tour #Houston Jul 18, 2014.
They tied the knot in a secret wedding ceremony that took place on August 4, 2008, at his New York City penthouse.
In early 2010, Beyoncé had a miscarriage, but in 2011 she became pregnant again. She revealed the happy news by saying “I want you to feel the love that grows inside me” at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards after performing “Love on top”. Her pregnancy announcement made the ceremony the most watched event in the world. became MTV history, with over 12.4 million viewers, breaking the record for most tweets per second and being listed in “Guinness World Records”, while the phrase “Beyoncé pregnant” became the most searched phrase on Google that week became.
They welcomed their first child, daughter Blue Ivy, on January 7, 2012, born at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Short overview of Beyoncé’s career
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter rose to prominence in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child. The girl group became known as one of the best-selling of all time, with a number of hit singles and various awards. Some of their biggest hits include “No, No, No”, “Say My Name” and “The Writing’s On The Wall”, just to name a few.
Her debut studio album, “Dangerously In Love”, was released in 2003 and debuted at the top of the US Billboard 200 chart, spawning two number one singles, “Baby Boy” and “Crazy In Love”.
In 2006, she released her next studio album, “B’Day”, with singles like “Beautiful Liar” and “Déjà Vu”. Her third studio album “I Am… Sasha Fierce” (2008) broke the record by winning six Grammy Awards, which was pretty impressive. The album’s singles are “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” and “If I Were A Boy”. So far, she has released three more albums, “4” (2011), “Beyoncé” (2013) and “Lemonade” (2016), the latter becoming the most critically acclaimed album of her entire career. She has won 24 Grammy Awards to date. Now it is clear why she is regarded as one of the top performing artists in the entertainment world.
Beyoncé is also a successful actress and has appeared in movie titles like “Austin Powers In Goldmember”, “Dreamgirls” and “The Pink Panther”.
Short overview of Jay Z career
Brooklyn native Shawn Corey Carter, better known by his stage name Jay Z, began his music career in 1995 when he started his own record label called Roc-A-Fella Records. His debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt, was released the following year to positive reviews. Jay Z continued to find success and has released twelve more albums to date – some of his most critically acclaimed are “The Blueprint” (2001), “American Gangster” (2007) and “4:44” (2017).
In addition, he has released five collaborative albums, including “Watch The Throne” (2011) with Kanye West and “Everything Is Love” (2018) with his wife Beyoncé. Over time, Jay Z became one of the best-selling musicians in the world, making him the first hip-hop billionaire in 2019. He has won 22 Grammy Awards to date.
In addition to his musical career, Jay Z is also very successful in business. He is the owner of two multi-million dollar businesses: the clothing brand Rocawear and the sports bar chain 40/40 Club. In 2008, he launched an entertainment company called Roc Nation. He also became the owner of Aspiro, a technology company, and its streaming service Tidal.