While Beyonce and Jay-Z live a life most of us can only dream of, the celebrity couple has still suffered through their fair share of ups and downs. From loving each other through the singer’s first miscarriage to elevator fights, to Bey’s Lemonade accusations, to Jay coming clean on 4:44, the Carters have had anything but a smooth road to marital bliss, but who wants that perfect love story, anyway?
In celebration of Queen Bey and the King of Brooklyn’s decade-long union, check out some of their best moments together below.
The couple cover a 2001 issue of Vanity Fair before going public with their romance.
Jay features Beyonce on, “’03 Bonnie & Clyde.”
Jay returns the favor on Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love.”
The pair go public for the first time during the 2004 MTV VMAs.
In 2008, the couple wed in a top secret New York City ceremony.
The couple attend President Barack Obama’s first inauguration in 2009.
Bey confirms she’s pregnant with Blue Ivy during the 2011 VMAs.
The pair welcome Blue Ivy January of 2012.
The Carters get “Drunk in Love” together in 2013.
Jay and Bey take off on their ‘On the Run’ Tour summer 2014.
In August of the same year, the rapper and daughter Blue present mama Bey with the VMA Video Vanguard Award.
Bey drops Lemonade in April of 2016, full of cheating accusations aimed at the “Song Cry” rapper.
Beyoncé reveals she and Hov are expecting twins February of last year.
The couple celebrate nine years of marriage with an Instagram video shared with fans.
Bey gives birth to twins, Rumi & Sir June 2017. Later that month, Jay-Z acknowledges and apologizes for cheating on the Houston singer on his 13th studio album, 4:44.
The couple pay tribute to Biggie and Lil Kim with their 2017 Halloween costumes.
The Carters sit front row at the 2018 Grammys
Last month, the pop stars announced their second ‘On the Run’ tour and released DJ Khaled single, “Top Off.”
Happy anniversary to The Carters!