Let’s face it, Beyoncé and Jay Z are living the lives of all of our dreams, even down to their seemingly perfect marriage.
Nine years ago today, Jay put a ring on it and turned little Bey into Mrs. Carter. In honor of the couple’s magical union, we’ve put together a gallery of all the times the Carter’s were matrimony goals.
And if you’re a hater, in the words of Beyoncé — all that gossiping, nine years, stop it!
1. Barack Obama’s InaugurationSource:Getty
Almost a year after tying the knot in 2008, the Carters stepped out looking like royalty at Barack Obama’s Inauguration.
2. Courtside CutenessSource:Getty
Every time Beyoncé and Jay Z attend a basketball game, the entire world swoons in unison.
3. 2014 Video Music AwardsSource:Getty
Everyone wanted to be apart of the Carter family after seeing the cuteness overload as she accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award.
4. On The Run Joint TourSource:Getty
You couldn’t go anywhere in 2014 without seeing ads, videos and chatter about Beyoncé and Jay Z going on tour together. Talk about love and hip hop.
5. Beyoncé’s VMA Pregnancy RevealSource:Tumblr
Bey’s VMA pregnancy announcement is still one of the greatest moments in The Carter’s relationship history, even six years and another pregnancy announcement later.
6. Vacation FlicksSource:Beyonce.com
The Carters, who already win at everything in life, can also add ‘best vacation photo takers’ to their list.
7. Met GalaSource:Getty
There’s no fashion red carpet without the Carters present. Every year at the Met Gala, fans get a kick out of how Jay Z looks at his gorgeous wife. #goals