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Coinage: Life, well spent. Presented by "Geico". With a combined net worth of $1 billion, Jay-Z and Beyonce are one the world's top "power couples". According to Forbes, "Queen B" and Jay-Z were the highest-paid couple of 2016, raking in just over $107 million. "HOV" has been growing from being hustling in Brooklyn To a bona fide business mogul. He had just some of the many hats worn by the man who once famously rapped, I'm not a business man, I'm a business man. Jay Z bought music streaming service Tidal for $56 million in 2015, and recently entered a deal with Sprint, now making Tidal worth $600 million. His company, Rock Nation, not only boasts some of the hottest names in music on its roster, like Rihanna, Santigold, Shakira and more, but has expanded into the sports arena, representing talent like Miguel Cotto, Victor Cruz, and Kevin Durant. [UNKNOWN] latest business venture, Arrive, aims to help startup businesses. The focus of the company is to nurture promising new companies. And we can't forget "Queen B". Beyonce is a global brand. She might actually just be a "black Bill Gates" in the making. The "Queen of Pop" is not only widely successful as an entertainer but also a business woman Her company, Parkwood Entertainment, is a media and entertainment powerhouse. The company manages music artists, has produced motion pictures, television specials, and more. Beyonce also has a stake and title. Her athletic leisure clothing line, Ivy Park, can be found in TopShop, Nordstrom, Nordstrom and Net-A-Porter. The collection sports everything from $30 baseball caps to $200 jackets. The feminist is also an investor in watermelon water. A start up that makes cold pressed watermelon water with a drop of lemon. The company led by Female innovators is backed by providing women living in poverty with micro loans. The star studded couple definitely keep busy outside of their lucrative music careers, which is why they are not only musical royalty, but business bosses. Coinage. Life, well spent. Presented by GEICO.

 Here's Everything We Know About Beyoncé's Bodyguard Julius de Boer

The ever-present Julius does a damn good job at protecting Beyoncé and family, but what do we really know about the man who watches over our National Treasure?


Even if you don’t know his name, you’ve more than likely seen Julius de Boer in photos or videos.

The bodyguard, who has been working for Beyoncé and Jay Z since 2008, can be spotted at all of the Queen’s outings, moving paparazzi out of the way or shielding Miss Blue Ivy from the flash of photos.

And while the videos of Julius protecting the First Family have taken a life of their own (see here), his personal life remains private. 

In light of Twitter user @babyheirandafro pointing out that Julius indeed deserves some recognition for his iconic Beyoncé bodyguard moments, we’ve rounded up all we know about the omnipresent but still elusive figure.  


As noted on his security company website, Julius was raised in Amsterdam and started his own Executive Protection company in Europe at the age of 24. He has a psychology degree from the University of Amsterdam, and his company has offices in Abu Dhabi, New York and London.

– Julius was in the elevator when Solange famously hit Jay Z after the Met Gala. He’s been with Beyonce for both pregnancies. The bodyguard even stands by during her concerts and for everyday errands.

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– In terms of his personal life, it’s been reported that he speaks five languages, is divorced and has a daughter.

– “Adaptability, in physical and psychological terms, is the main characteristic that you must possess,” Julius said about working for Beyoncé in a 2011 Variety interview. 

– “It is much more than being a human shield to your customer. You should always think three steps ahead, follow a schedule, and call ahead to destinations and so on,” he once said.

But if these facts aren’t enough to quench the curiosity you have about Beyoncé’s other main man, check out this iconic thread of him doing what he does best.