The duo, who hail from Santa Clarita, California, are both on the autism spectrum.
They told Buzz Feed News that they were disappointed that online communities for autistic individuals were created and run by non-autistics.
Throughout their nearly 15-year relationship, Beyoncé, 35, and JAY-Z, 47, have seen it all.
Below, a detailed timeline of Bey and Jay’s life together, from “’03 Bonnie and Clyde” to that they met when she was 18, which would be between September of 1999 and August of 2000.
They begin dating when Bey is 19, after getting to know each other.
In honor of the epic saga that is Bey and Jay, Vulture takes a look back at the musical icons’ entertaining history together, beginning when she was Destiny’s Child’s front woman and Jay Z still had his hyphen, and charting their many collaborations (e.g., "Bonnie and Clyde," "Drunk in Love"), the birth of Blue, the infamous elevator video, and onward, toward their now-uncertain future.
1997–2000: While they weren’t the subject of relationship rumors until the October 2002 release of the Jay Z single “’03 Bonnie and Clyde,” the two had become acquainted through the music scene well before that.
“We were friends first for a year and a half before we went on any dates,” she later told Oprah Winfrey in an OWN interview. But I would have definitely had to be this cool.” JAY-Z releases “’03 Bonnie & Clyde,” featuring Beyoncé.