Tina Knowles Posts Birthday Tribute to Beyoncé: 'Thank You for 40 Years of Love'

Tina Knowles' tribute post included an old 'Access Hollywood' clip in which Bey laid out all the goals she wanted to achieve before turning 40.

Tina and Bey

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Tina and Bey

Happy B-Day!

On Saturday, fans, friends, and celebrities flooded social media with birthday posts for Beyoncé, who has officially hit the big 4-0. Oprah Winfrey, Taylor Swift, Megan Thee Stallion, and Jill Biden were among the high-profile figures who shared birthday wishes to the singer online; however, the most notable and heartfelt tribute was shared by Bey’s mom, Tina Knowles.

The post included a clip of a 2011 Access Hollywood interview in which Beyoncé listed the things she wanted to acomplish before turning 40. She spoke about her dreams to have children, direct a documentary, develop younger artists, grow her brand, and “just be happy.” The post also featured a reel of Beyonce achieving those goals over the past several years. 

“Wow you reached every one of your goals and then some,” Knowles wrote in the caption. “You deserve it baby, and every other blessing that God has bestowed upon you!”

Knowles went on to recognize her daughter’s hard work and talent, before praising her ability to remain humble throughout her career. She highlighted Bey’s generosity, positivity, and intelligence, and referred to her as the most “creative person I know.”

“There is not a mean bone in your body and no bitterness in your heart ...” Knowles continued. “You are loved by so many! So on this day, I say Thank you for Forty years of love filled, inspiring, joyful, proud momma moments. I wouldn’t trade you for anybody else.”

You can read Knowles full post, as well as other Bey birthday tributes below. 


Happy Birthday Beyoncé! @Beyonce pic.twitter.com/rZWVIhihQz

— Mathew Knowles (@MathewKnowles) September 4, 2021

.@Beyoncé 👑🐝 Happy Birthday sis I am PROUD of your growth… You always been a HARDWORKER from day 1 since I’ve known you over 20 yrs so your success is DESERVING🙌🏾May your 40th BDAY be a blast!TURN ALL DA WAY DF UP on 200🔥😂🥂🎉🎊🎈🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/0yvJhuLbjV

— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) September 4, 2021

Dreamgirls will never leave you! Happy birthday to my forever Dreamgirl and Virgo sister @Beyonce ! I love u! pic.twitter.com/U1M1i7zX78

— Jennifer Hudson (@IAMJHUD) September 4, 2021

Celebrating 40 years of @Beyonce and her unapologetic fabulousness that inspires a movement of fierce and feminine body positivity!!!! Happy Birthday, our chosen Queen! pic.twitter.com/APy11Hr4aQ

— Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) September 4, 2021

it’s the queen’s birthday 😍😍😍 love you B!!!!

— Chlöe (@ChloeBailey) September 4, 2021

Happy birthday to this force of nature, this HUGE heart, talent, visionary.......Beyoncé!!!! Another trip around the sun 🐝❤👑 pic.twitter.com/ktnZibMEA8

— Viola Davis (@violadavis) September 4, 2021

Happy 40th birthday to @Beyonce Knowles-Carter 🐝🎉🥳 pic.twitter.com/JY1nNOenL5

— Oprah Daily (@OprahDaily) September 4, 2021

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