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Gwyneth Paltrow shares surprise photos with look-alike daughter Apple as she reveals special 'double celebration'

The Goop founder's daughter with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin is 19

Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 2019 amfAR Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios on October 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California© Getty
Beatriz Colon
Beatriz Colon - New York
New York WriterNew York
May 14, 2023
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Gwyneth Paltrow's holiday weekend celebrating Mother's Day in the U.S. is extra special because of her daughter, Apple Martin. 

While the Goop founder was definitely showered with love for the special day, meanwhile her attention was on her eldest daughter, whose 19th year around the sun fell on Mother's Day.

Her mom was overjoyed by the coincidence, and made sure that among the Mother's Day celebrations, her daughter was feeling the love she deserves on her own special day. Apple is the star's daughter with her ex-husband Chris Martin, who she was married to from 2003 until 2016. They also share a son, Moses, who is 17.

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Gwyneth took to Instagram to share a heartfelt post to Apple on her big day, sharing not only a slew of photos of the teenager throughout the years, but also a beautiful tribute in her honor.

The first snapshot is a photo of the birthday girl all grown up, while the other captures them in a sweet, no-filter moment, and the third sees Apple when she was much younger, and like a true amalgamation of her mom and dad.

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In her caption, the wellness mogul wrote: "Happy Birthday my angel," adding: "Thank you for sharing your birthday this year with Mother's Day, a fitting conjugation, a double celebration of you and what you have given to me – the GIFT of being your mom."

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She continued: "I love you so deeply and wholly, it defies articulation," and further wrote: "To behold you as a 19 year old woman fills my heart with almost unbearable love, pride and meaning! I can't take it!"

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Giving a glimpse of what the two got up to on both of their special days, she concluded: "Thank you for making me brunch, I am making you dinner!! I love you so much, forever and ever, mama."

Photo shared by Gwyneth Paltrow with her daughter Apple for the teen's 19th birthday© Instagram
Gwyneth and Apple are carbon copies of each other

Apple, ever the nepo-baby, received an outpour of congratulations from dozens of her mom's celebrity friends, with Tracy Anderson, the actress' longtime trainer, writing: "Happy Birthday Apple!!!!!! WOW are you everlastingly impressive!! Slide three melts my heart! Happy Mother's Day and Happy Birthday you beautiful beings! Love you both," as Kate Hudson wrote: "Aw beautiful women! Love you. Happy bday and mamas day," and Demi Moore quipped: "Happy Day to you both!!"

The 19-year-old herself responded with: "I love you so much mama. You are the best mother and woman I know," as more messages came in from stars such as Tom Brady, Christina "Tinx" Najjar, Penelope Cruz, Paris Hilton, Chelsea Handler, and more.

Photo of a young Apple Martin with Gwyneth Paltrow shared by her mom for her 19th birthday© Instagram
Apple looks like her mom as much as she looks like her dad

Apple just wrapped up her first year at Vanderbilt, and her mom is treasuring the time she has with her back at home, after what she said was a "horrible" send-off back in 2022 for the start of her freshman year.

"It was horrible. It was truly horrifying," she previously told People, adding: "I was sick to my stomach, bursting into tears."

Scroll below for more photos of Gwyneth and her family.

Apple Martin attends the Chanel Haute Couture Spring Summer 2023 show as part of Paris Fashion Week  on January 24, 2023 in Paris, France© Getty
Apple looked all grown up while attending a Chanel show in 2023
Blythe Danner (R) accompanies her daughter actress Gwyneth Paltrow (C) holding her daughter Apple Martin as they attend the Nutcracker Benefit presented by the New York City Ballet and the School of American Ballet at the New York State Theater December 8© Getty
Gwyneth with her mom Blythe Danner, and Apple, ion 2007
Gwyneth Paltrow holds her daughter Apple as she watches the performances while DJ Johnny Vaughan (2nd from L, sitting) and his wife Antonia look on during "Live 8 London" in Hyde Park on July 2, 2005 in London, England© Getty
The mother-daughter duo enjoying a concert in London in 2005
Singer Chris Martin and actress Gwyneth Paltrow at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards© Getty
Chris and Gwyneth were married for 13 years
Gwyneth with her two children Apple and Moses© Instagram
Gwyneth with her two kids Apple and Moses

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