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To celebrate the fourth wedding anniversary of Beyonce and Jay-Z, Capital is taking a look back at some of the best moments of the superstar couple.
Rumours of a relationship between the couple first began back in in 2002 when the track '03 Bonnie And Clyde' was unveiled. The accompanying music video also caused a stir because of the on screen chemistry the star's clearly had. The video was filmed in Mexico and directed by Chris Robinson.
Following reports that they were dating, the 'Love On Top' star and the rapper were spotted at several public events including this 2003 NBA All-Star game.
Beyonce's debut solo single 'Crazy In Love' saw her team up with Jay for a second time and featured a steamy and seductive music video which saw the Destiny's Child star wrapping herself around her future husband. The track and video have since picked up numerous awards over the years including three MTV Video Music Awards.
The pair stole the show on the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards in 2004. Bey wore a stunning short gold dress and hot pants to the Miami event with Jay looking ever the dapper gentleman in his white suit and cream hat.
The couple were all smiles as they joined the celebrities at R&B superstar Usher's private Grammy Awards after party back in 2005.
Both Beyonce and Jay-Z have never spoke in great detail on their relationship and during the course of dating were never outspoken about matters concerning their private lives. Beyonce would continually dismiss any talk of a relationship and simply state she was "happy" during interviews.
Although they were rumoured to have begun dating around 2002, Beyonce reportedly told American publication US magazine that she first met the rapper when she was 19 when they first started a relationship making it 1999 when they became a couple.
All the reports of a relationship were fully confirmed when the two married at a private ceremony in secret on 4th April 2008 in New York City.
Although there has been no leaked pictures from the wedding the pair have been seen wearing matching 'IV' roman numeral tattoos on their wedding fingers to coincide with their special day as well as the fact they were both born on the fourth day of the month. In one interview the 'Countdown' star told a reporter that she had the inking made as she knew she wouldn't always be wearing her wedding band as it is "private".
The newly married couple arrived at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California for the 2009 Golden Globes ceremony wowing the waiting photographers on the red carpet. Jay kept it casual with a smart tuxedo and Beyonce showed off her fantastic figure in an open leg light pink dress.
In January 2009, Forbes magazine ranked the power couple as Hollywood's top earning celebrity pair with a combined total of $162 million. They also went on to top the list the following year.
The famous couple have become style icons for many and have several business ventures under their belts. The two always look their best on the red carpet including here as they attend the Costume Institute Gala Benefit celebration of designer Alexander McQueen in New York City.
The pair kept themselves warm as they took their seats to watch history be made as Barack Obama became the 44th US president with his swearing in at Washington.
Beyonce Jay-Z celebrated their third wedding anniversary amongst friends as they shared dinner at L'Avenue restaurant in Paris.
As well as a host of celebrity A-list friends the couple have become close with Coldplay front man Chris Martin and his Hollywood star wife Gwyneth Paltrow. Chris and Jay have worked on music together in the past and Bey and her actress friend have been pictured together on numerous occasions and are due to star alongside each other in a new movie called 'One Hit Wonders'.
Jay-Z made history and caused controversy amongst some for his headline performance at the 2008 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm - a feat which was matched by his wife in 2011 when she took to the famous pyramid stage for a stand out set at the event.
In November 2011, Bey's Destiny's Child band mate and X Facotr judge Kelly Rowland admitted to the Daily Mirror that she wasn't ready to settle down and have a family of her own until she had what her famous friends had in their personal life.
During her performance of single 'Love On Top' at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2011 the singer announced to the world that she was pregnant turning to the side and rubbing her stomach with her husband watching and smiling from the side of the stage with rapper Kanye West.
On the 7th January 2007, Beyonce gave birth to the couple's first child Blue Ivy Carter. The pair released a series of photographs of their new family a month later to share their joy with the world. Jay even released a song shortly after the birth of Blue called 'Glory' which features his daughter and has resulted in her being the youngest ever person to appear on the US Billboard chart.
Beyonce stepped out publicly for the first time since giving birth to Blue Ivy on 7th February as she attended her husband's benefit show at the Carnegie Hall. The couple have since been seen numerous times together and with their new addition including this picture where they attended a Michelle Obama fundraiser event.