WedSep 4


Beyoncé. We love her for her songs and the way she moves — lighting up the stage with her infectious energy. She’s bold, beautiful, confident, and has it all! That’s why she’s revolutionary — earning the nickname “Queen B” along the way. And her birthday on September 4 creates quite a stir in the “Beyhive” every year. We know millions of people will be celebrating “BeyDay” all over the world in their own unique way!

Fast Facts

Birth date:

September 4, 1981



Zodiac Sign:


Career timeline

Destiny's Child's first major hit

"No, No, No" won Best R&B/Soul Single at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards.

Celebrity wedding

Beyoncé and Jay-Z married on the fourth day of the fourth month since four is their favorite number. (His birthday is December 4). They also have the Roman numeral “IV” tattooed on their left ring fingers.

Inauguration song

Beyoncé serenaded the first couple with the Etta James classic “At Last" during President Obama's inauguration.

"Single Ladies" won 3 Grammys

"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" is a song from Beyoncé's third studio album "I Am... Sasha Fierce." There was also a black-and-white music video.

From real life to "reel" life

Beyoncé shared some of the most important moments of her life during the TV documentary "Life is But a Dream."

5 Royal Reasons We Love Queen B

  1. Always a winner

    Beyoncé won more than 30 singing and dancing competitions as a child.

  2. Never too young to sing

    Beyoncé won a school talent show at age 7 singing John Lennon's "Imagine."

  3. This girl can write

    Beyoncé wrote "Crazy in Love" in just two hours.

  4. She's number one

    Beyoncé's the first (and only) musical act in "Billboard" history to have their first six solo studio albums debut at number one.

  5. Beyoncé added a word to the Oxford Dictionary

    The Oxford Dictionary added "bootylicious" after Queen B used it!

Beyoncé’s birthday dates

2024September 4Wednesday
2025September 4Thursday
2026September 4Friday
2027September 4Saturday
2028September 4Monday

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