Oprah Celebrates 61st Birthday With Tributes, Wishes From Beyonce, Ellen DeGeneres

Beyonce and Oprah
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All hail the queen! Oprah Winfrey celebrated her 61st birthday on Thursday, Jan. 29, and was fêted by a bevy of big-name stars on social media. 

Beyonce took to Instagram to pay tribute to her friend. The "7/11" singer, 33, posted a black-and-white image of the famed media personality as a little girl. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY OPRAH" she wrote on the shot

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Jan 29, 2015 at 8:42am PST

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Ellen DeGeneres chimed in on Twitter, writing, "Happy birthday, @Oprah! I hope your day is special. Actually, I bet most of your days are special. Have a regular day, but add confetti."

Rapper Charlamagne Tha God posted an Instagram photo of himself wearing a T-shirt with Oprah's face on it, captioning the image, "Happy Bornday to God's Only Begotten Daughter Oprah Winfrey……"

Happy Bornday to God's Only Begotten Daughter Oprah Winfrey……

A photo posted by @cthagod on Jan 29, 2015 at 6:28am PST

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He was joined on Instagram by Oprah's longtime bestie Gayle King. The CBS personality shared a shot of an on-air birthday tribute to the O magazine founder, and wrote, "Happy happy birthday to my favorite best friend they remembered on world news now thanx @tjholmes @reenaninan for her shout out!"

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Oprah, who stars in the Oscar-nominated Selma, seemed to be enjoying her special day. She shared an Instagram shot of herself holding baskets of produce and added a caption reading, "Harvest day birthday! Purple cauliflower.. Yellow peppers, fennel. Broccoli, turnip greens."

Harvest day birthday! Purple cauliflower.. Yellow peppers, fennel. Broccoli, turnip greens.

A photo posted by Oprah (@oprah) on Jan 29, 2015 at 10:09am PST

See other tributes to Oprah from stars like Queen Latifah, Marie Osmond, Russell Simmons, and Arianna Huffington below! 

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