The Internet Celebrates Beyoncé’s 40th Birthday

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. 


Oprah Winfrey wished Beyoncé a “Happy Birthday,” as well. 


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!