Joyce DiDonato is an absolute goddess and here are all the reasons why

13 February 2019, 13:57

Joyce DiDonato celebrates her 50th birthday today
Joyce DiDonato celebrates her 50th birthday today. Picture: Getty/YouTube

Today is Joyce DiDonato’s 50th birthday – and here are all the reasons why we’re head-over-heels in love with her.

  1. She’s outspoken – and totally unapologetic about it

  2. She uses her celebrity to do good in the world

  3. Her voice is ridiculously agile

  4. She dresses like a rockstar

    Joyce DiDonato at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
    Joyce DiDonato at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Picture: Getty
  5. Once, she slipped and broke her leg during a performance of The Barber of Seville in Covent Garden – and completed the remainder of the run in a wheelchair.

    Proof that Joyce is, in fact, superhuman.

  6. She gives super-inspiring speeches

  7. She has awesome hair

    LOOK AT IT.

    Joyce DiDonato at 2017 ECHO Klassik Awards
    Joyce DiDonato at 2017 ECHO Klassik Awards. Picture: Getty
  8. She was once asked to open the World Series with The Star-Spanged Banner

    Do you think she nailed it? (hint: yes)

  9. She’s awesome at social media

  10. And she sings Handel like this.

    Joyce, you’re the greatest.