Taylor Swift’s ’13’ vs. Beyonce’s ‘4’: Why Do They Love Those Numbers?


It seems that two of the biggest female stars in the world are obsessed with the same thing. Beyonce and Taylor Swift are both quite into and superstitious about their birthdays.

Swift, born December 13, can often be seen wearing the number 13 on her hand or tweeting about the importance of that number to her life, while Beyonce has referenced her birthday (September 4) in videos and album titles (like her most recent 4).

Swift has listed her reasons for that number’s importance and it seems that when she says, “Basically, whenever a 13 comes up in my life, it’s a good thing,” she’s not wrong.

Don’t believe us? “I was born on the 13th. I turned 13 on Friday the 13th. My first album went gold in 13 weeks. My first No. 1 song had a 13-second intro,” she’s explained to MTV News. “Every time I’ve won an award I’ve been seated in either the 13th seat, the 13th row, the 13th section or row M, which is the 13th letter.”

For more on Beyonce’s connection to the number 4, read on.

And, it seems that much like TayTay, Queen B’s love of her B’Day comes with very similar reasoning. “We all have special numbers in our lives, and 4 is that for me,” Bey says. It’s the day I was born. My mother’s birthday and a lot of my friends’ birthdays are on the fourth; April 4 is my wedding date.” Her hubby Jay-Z’s birthday also falls on a 4, December 4.

Perhaps there’s something to their superstitious beliefs. We mean, they are two of the biggest artists ever. Guess we should start taking more stake in our own numerology, eh?

Have a number that holds special importance for you? Let us know in the comments.

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