All hail Queen Bey! Beyoncé, aka our imaginary BFF and style muse, rings in her 33rd year today. There’s so much to love about the Grammy winner. From her days as one-third of the mega-group—that we’re still hoping reunites for an epic tour—Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé has cemented herself in the music industry as a bonafide performer and businesswoman. Accolades aside, the mother of one has plenty more to brag about, including her worldwide On the Run tour with husband Jay Z, which has garnered a record number of ticket sales, her surprise visual album, and #flawless ensembles, both on and off the red carpet. And we’re not the only ones who think so! The superstar nabbed Forbes’s coveted top spot on their Celebrity 100 list earlier this summer.
Here, we list five more reasons why the birthday girl continues to inspire us after all these years: