Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated daughter Apple Martin’s 18th birthday with a big hug and some neon lights.
The actress, 49, shared a photo of herself and her eldest child hugging in front of a hedge decorated with a pink apple shaped neon light as well as a pink neon heart.
The Shakespeare in Love actress wore a black and white dragonfly print strapless dress as she embraced her daughter. Apple looked elegant in a blue and white toile print dress with spaghetti straps.
Birthday hug: Gwyneth Paltrow and her daughter share a hug as they celebrate Apple Martin’s 18th birthday with pink neon lights shaped like an apple and a heart
Mother and daughter looked more like sisters in the pose, with each wearing their long blonde locks styled straight. The proud mom wrote the message, ‘@applemartin the birthday girl,’ across the snap shared in her Instagram stories.
On Saturday, the Goop founder posted a shot of her blue-eyed blond sporting a beautiful white dress and gazing at her reflection in the mirror.
Her mother wrote a long, heartfelt Instagram post that began, ’18. I’m a bit of a loss for words this morning ([crying emoji]). I could not be more proud of the woman you are. You are everything I could have dreamed of and so much more.
‘I hope you know how special you are’: Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram to wish her daughter Apple a happy birthday on Saturday
‘Proud doesn’t cover it, my heart swells with feelings I can’t put in to words. You are deeply extraordinary in every way.
‘Happy birthday my darling girl. I hope you know how special you are, and how much light you have brought to all who are lucky enough to know you. Especially me. ‘
She finished off the caption by writing, ‘I say it all the time and I will never stop… in the words of auntie Drew, I was born the day you were born. I love you. ❤️ Mom. ‘
Happy birthday! The actress, 49, posted a snap of her eldest child sporting a beautiful white dress and gazing at her reflection in the mirror
Compliments galore: In her caption, Paltrow told her daughter how proud of her she was and said Apple was ‘everything I could have dreamed of and so much more’
Several of Paltrow’s famous friends and fans wished Apple well in the comments.
Ali Wentworth of Office Space fame wrote, ‘Happy Birthday sweet, beautiful Apple!’ while singer-songwriter Mafalda also wished her a happy day.
Apple is one of two children Paltrow shares with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. They also have a son named Moses who turned 16 last month.
Happy family: The Oscar winner, 49, shares Apple and son Moses, 16, with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin (pictured together)
Many years together: The pair were married from 2003 to 2016. According to The Sun, they originally separated on May 6, 2013 (pictured 2014)
The pair were married from 2003 to 2016. According to The Sun, they originally separated on May 6, 2013.
In March of last year, the Oscar winner revealed that she never really wanted to get divorced from Martin.
‘I’ve learned so much from something I wanted at least in the world,’ she said on Anna Faris podcast Anna Faris is Unqualified. ‘I never wanted to get divorced. I never wanted to not be married to the father of my kids, theoretically. ‘
Moved on: Paltrow met Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk on the set of the popular singing drama back in 2014. They married four years later (pictured 2019)
Despite not necessarily wanting to get divorced, Paltrow has moved on since splitting with Martin.
The Politician actress met Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk on the set of the popular singing drama back in 2014. They married four years later.
As for the Yellow singer, he has been dating 50 Shades of Gray star Dakota Johnson since 2017.
The pair live together in, what E! News reported to be, a $ 14.4 million Malibu home.
Longtime partner: As for Martin, the Yellow singer has been dating 50 Shades of Gray star Dakota Johnson since 2017 (pictured 2021)