Beyoncé turns 40 today, and social media users welcomed the newly-minted quadragenarian to the 40s club in grand fashion.
The “Formation” singer is a 28x Grammy-winning diva who began her rise to fame in 1997 with Destiny’s Child. She has been unstoppable ever since.
Fans and celebrities alike took to the internet to salute Queen Bey. They celebrated her phenomenal fashion sense, ambition, beauty and talent.
Big Virgo Energy ♍
— adidas Originals (@adidasoriginals) September 4, 2021
— MTV (@MTV) September 4, 2021
Happy Birthday to @beyonce! From slaying on Star Search, to fulfilling our Destiny, to ringing the alarm, to giving us our mood forever, we will never get over the queen! Put your “??????” in the comments and act like you know it’s a real one’s birthday! #ESSENCE pic.twitter.com/ziMR2BZYCE
— ESSENCE (@Essence) September 4, 2021
happy 40th birthday to the greatest artist of all time:
— dimitri (@dianaTHEEprince) September 4, 2021
Megan Thee Stallion wishes Beyoncé a Happy Birthday via Apple Music. pic.twitter.com/kuPTqCzUPA
— Stallion Access (@StallionAccess) September 4, 2021
Oprah Winfrey wished Beyoncé a “Happy Birthday,” as well.
— Oprah Daily (@OprahDaily) September 4, 2021
— Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) September 4, 2021
Beyoncé was born in Houston, Texas, on September 4, 1981. She also married her rapper and business mogul husband, Shawn (Jay-Z) Carter, in 2008. The pair have three children– Blue Ivy, Sir and Rumi.
The talented singer has also acted in several films, including The Lion King, Dreamgirls, Obsessed, The Pink Panther and Cadillac Records.
An avid philanthropist, she launched the BeyGood Foundation in 2016. The organization has supported substantive economic efforts during COVID-19, supplied water to residents impacted by the Flint water crises, and other charitable efforts.
Happy Birthday, Beyoncé!