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 Inauguration
Almost a year after tying the knot in 2008, the Carters stepped out looking like royalty at Barack Obama’s Inauguration.
2. Courtside Cuteness
Every time Beyoncé and Jay Z attend a basketball game, the entire world swoons in unison.
3. 2014 Video Music Awards
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 Tour
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 Reveal
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 Flicks
The Carters, who already win at everything in life, can also add ‘best vacation photo takers’ to their list.
7. Met Gala
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