Jamie Oliver marks special birthday – and fans can't believe their eyes

The Naked Chef star has a close bond with his family

Jamie Oliver and wife Jools had a big reason to celebrate on Saturday as Jools' mum marked her 80th birthday!

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To commemorate the event, Jamie shared a photo of the mother and daughter, alongside her sister and a family friend, but fans couldn't believe their eyes after they read Jamie's caption. The celebrity chef wrote: "Happy 80th birthday to my amazing mother-in-law Mrs Norton have a wonderful day surrounded by all your family we love you very much happy birthday!"

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But when his followers looked at the photo, they were certain that no one that age was in the black-and-white image.

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One puzzled person said: "I don't see anyone on this picture who could be 80… congrats!" and a second penned: "I'm sorry - is someone 80 in this photo?!"

Another perplexed follower added: "Who's 80 on this photo?? I had to take my glasses off to have a closer look too!!!" and a fourth commented: "Happy birthday! Hope I look as glamorous as she does when I turn 80!"

And for anyone who needs help, Jools' glamorous mum is the lady second from the left in the snap.

Jamie's photo left fans shocked

Jools also posted a heartfelt message to her mum on her milestone birthday, as she praised her "best friend" and revealed how the 80-year-old had served as an inspiration throughout her life.

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"My love of fashion and clothes came from you amongst all the other things I have learned and will continue to learn from you and especially being a brilliant mum," she said in a lengthy caption.

Jamie has a large family, and he delighted fans earlier in the week as she shared an adorable photo of their pet dog, Conker.

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"Good morning from Conker x x," he simply remarked alongside a candid black-and-white snapshot.

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The heartwarming post was inundated with lovely comments, with one writing: "Beautiful eyes x good morning [heart emoji]." Another remarked: "What a beautiful dog, love the name." One other person stated: "He's beautiful."

Another joked: "They say that a dog and his owner resemble each other after a while. But with you and Conker it's different… he looks like the 'dog-version' of you, Jamie!"

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