Beyoncé Giselle Knowles is a number of things; a wife, a mother, and a superstar singer known for her talent across the globe. As of today, Sept. 4, 2012, however, she’s also 31-years-old. The songstress, who was spotted at her husband’s Made in America music festival, has been bombarded with well wishes from family, fans and friends alike. In particular however, her official website has been swamped with handwritten cards inked with birthday messages. “Beyonce.com has been taken over by your family and friends!” reads the site’s headline. “Happy Birthday … we love you!”
On the website there’s a note from Bey’s sister, Solange, that reads,”There is no one like you in the world, of all of your mind blowing achievements that one that first comes to mind is your kindness. Your sense of selflessness, consideration of other people’s well being and your beautiful generosity are all things that make me so proud be your sister and your friend.”
Additionally, the singer’s mother left heartfelt words for her oldest. “God blessed me with one of the greatest gifts in my life on Sept. 4th, 1981,” said Tina Knowles. “Happy Birthday, Love Mom.”
Also added to the site was a note from Bey’s best friend, Gwyneth Paltrow, co-written by her husband Chris Martin and signed by baby Apple; as well as a scribbled message from her nephew, Daniel. A loving note from Jay-Z’s mother was also po sted.
Check out a collection of Beyonce’s birthday messages below. Happy birthday Beyoncé. -danielle canada