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Michelle Obama, Nicole Kidman, Lauren Sanchez, more stars celebrate Mother's Day — see tributes

Stars are celebrating Mother's Day in the US on May 12

Ahad Sanwari
Ahad Sanwari - New York
Senior WriterNew York
Updated: May 12, 2024
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It's Mother's Day in the United States! The second Sunday in May has become the day to celebrate all the moms and maternal figures in our lives, and of course, stars aren't immune.

Some of the most famous celebrity moms are sharing their own special tributes to their kids today, while many stars are taking this opportunity to showcase their undying love for their mothers.

Here are some of the best celebrity Mother's Day tributes, from the Kardashian family to the Beckhams, and more…


Kris Jenner shares a throwback with her entire family, including kids Kim, Khloé, Kourtney, Rob, Kendall, and Kylie© Instagram

The Kardashians

Family matriarch Kris Jenner shared a sweet tribute to her famous six children, her own mother MJ, and her 13 grandchildren.

"Being your mom has been the most incredible journey of my entire life, and everything I ever prayed for…. every day I am so grateful and feel so blessed for this life we live… all of the laughter, the love, the incredible moments we've shared and the magical memories we have created as a family," she lovingly penned.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones shares a photo of her mother Patricia Fair© Instagram

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones penned a tribute to her mother Patricia Fair, not long after receiving a sweet one herself from husband Michael Douglas.

"Happy American Mother's Day Mam! Just another day to say I love you my Queen," she sweetly wrote.

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Lindsay Lohan shares a Mother's Day tribute© Instagram

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan is celebrating her first Mother's Day after welcoming her son Luai with husband Bader Shammas last July. "Happy Mother's Day to my mother and all of the wonderful mothers out there!" she shared on Instagram. 

"It's my first Mother's Day and I couldn't be more grateful to be a mom. It's been the biggest blessing life has offered me. I am more thankful every day that goes by for my beautiful son Luai. Sending love and hugs to all of the mothers! Have a wonderful Mother's Day!!"

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Victoria Beckham posing on US Mother's Day with daughter Harper and sons Brooklyn Cruz and Romeo© Instagram

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham shared a rare photo with all four of her children, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz, and Harper, and celebrated being their mom.

"Happy US Mother's Day to all the mother figures out there!! I love you all so much," she sweetly wrote.

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Ginger Zee shares a throwback photo with her son Adrian© Instagram

Ginger Zee

Ginger Zee marked the occasion by taking to Instagram to hop on a Mother's Day trend with the help of her firstborn.

The Good Morning America meteorologist shared a photo from when she held the older of her two sons, Adrian, in her arms for the first time. She and husband Ben Aaron are also parents to younger son Miles.

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Kate Hudson shares a Mother's Day tribute to Goldie Hawn© Instagram

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson shared a Mother's Day tribute to her own A-list mom, Goldie Hawn, and celebrated her also as a grandmother with a photo surrounded by her many grandkids.

"The most beautiful woman in the world to me! Forever and always!" she penned. "Happy Mother's Day Mama!"

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Lauren Sanchez shares a throwback photo of her three kids, Nikko, Evan, and Ella© Instagram

Lauren Sanchez

Lauren Sanchez marked the special day with a tribute to her three children, Nikko, Evan, and Ella. "Thank you, Nikko Evan and Ella for making me a mom," she wrote.

"I send this quote to everyone I know when they become new moms. Elizabeth Stone once said 'Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.' It's true Forever. Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing moms."

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Michelle Obama shares a Mother's Day tribute to her mom© Instagram

Michelle Obama

Former First Lady Michelle Obama penned a tribute to her mom Marian Robinson, writing: "My mom has always been my rock and I'm so grateful for all the ways she continues to show up for my family. She's taught me so much over the years, and I feel so lucky that I get to pass that same wisdom down to my own girls."

"To all the moms celebrating today, I hope you know how much you're appreciated."


Michael J. Fox shares a Mother's Day tribute to wife Tracy Pollan© Instagram

Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox saluted his wife Tracy Pollan on the special day, the mother to their four children, Sam, Aquinnah, Schuyler, and Esmé.

"With you as a Mom, everyday is Mother's Day!" he sweetly shared. "Party on, I love you @tracy.pollan."

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Jennifer Garner shares a Mother's Day tribute© Instagram

Jennifer Garner

A little over a month after the death of her father, Jennifer Garner paid tribute to her mother Patricia with several throwbacks featuring her two sisters as well.

"Happy Mother's Day to our awesome, fun and cozy Mom. Thank you for teaching us to stop and appreciate beauty around us, Mom, we are so lucky to be yours."


Shakira shares a Mother's Day tribute with sons Milan and Sasha© Instagram


Shakira shared a rare photo with her sons Milan and Sasha while saluting moms everywhere. "Today I want to celebrate all the women who give and nourish life, because all of us, with or without children, know how to care for and fight for those who depend on us."

"And to Milan and Sasha, the two suns of my life, thank you for lighting it up and completing me."


Gisele Bundchen with her children Benjamin and Vivian© Instagram

Tom Brady

Tom Brady took to Instagram with several photos of his mom Galynn Patricia Brady, while also honoring the moms to his three children, Bridget Moynahan and Gisele Bündchen.

"Happy Mother's Day to these kind, caring, compassionate and POWERFUL moms that I'm lucky to have in my life. None of this would be possible without your love."

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Nicole Kidman shares a Mother's Day tribute© Instagram

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman shared a sweet Mother's Day tribute to her own mom and grandmother, while also including a glimpse of the presents she'd received from her own daughters, Faith and Sunday, plus her husband Keith Urban.

"To my Mumma, Grandmother, Sister and all the Mothers around the world, I’m sending you all love today. Happy #MothersDay."

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Courteney Cox and her daughter Coco Arquette in a selfie shared on Mother's Day© Instagram

Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox shared photos with her lookalike daughter Coco Arquette for her own Mother's Day tribute.

"I feel like I have so many wonderful mother figures in my life that teach me so much. Happy Mother's Day to all."

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