Beyonce through the years

POSTED: 4:18 PM Jan 30 2013   UPDATED: 11:12 AM Sep 04 2015

In honor of Beyonce's 34th birthday on Friday, take a look back at the pop star's career so far.

Beyonce waves at MTV Music Awards
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Beyonce Giselle Knowles was born on Sept. 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas.