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Family Empires: Who's The Reigning Champs?

Talk about keeping it all in the family. These crews don't mess around. 

Since Tina Knowles's Birthday is January 4, we got to thinking about Family Empires, because there are quite a lot of them! We'd like to take a moment to note these Family Empires who mix business with blood.


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(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Geffen Records)

The Knowles Family

Up until 2011, Tina was married to Matthew Knowles, who was the talent manager for Destiny's Child, Beyonce, and Kelly Rowland. Tina is a fashion designer, and one of her biggest lines was House of Deréon, which was a juniors line, which happened to be popular during the time that Destiny's Child was in it's prime. Beyonce, now seemingly a powerhouse performer, actress, businesswoman, and all around icon has some competition in the form of her sister Solange, who's climbing up the same charts as her sister before her. The pair both had top albums this year, which is pretty unheard for when it comes to siblings.