Beyoncé by the numbers: A look back at queen Bey's incredible career

Cape Town - Beyoncé's 38th birthday took place on Wednesday, 4 September 2019.

To honour the occasion, Cover Media has looked back at her incredible achievements. From number-one singles to awards and record-breaking achievements, the singer and businesswoman has made her own lane in the entertainment industry.

Here are some of her top stats and accomplishments: 

Six albums to successfully hit number one on the 'Billboard' 200 charts. 

66 total Grammy nominations and 23 wins, making her the most-nominated woman in Grammy history. 

13 Billboard Music Awards and the honour of Woman of the Year at the 2009 ceremony. 

Most-awarded artist at the MTV Music Video Awards, with a total of 26 wins. 

Her 2018 performance made her the first black woman to headline Coachella. 

She received a Peabody Award in 2017 for Lemonade, which was the highest-selling album globally in 2016. 

She has a net worth of roughly $400 million, with Forbes placing her at No. 51 on the richest self-made women list of 2019.