Gwyneth Paltrow poses with her daughter Apple at her 18th birthday party

Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated her daughter Apple Martin’s 18th birthday with a big hug and neon lights.

The actress, 49, shared a photo of herself and her eldest child embracing in front of a hedge adorned with a neon pink apple shape as well as a neon pink heart.

The Shakespeare in Love actress wore a strapless black and white dragonfly print dress as she kissed her daughter. Apple looked elegant in a blue and white canvas print dress with spaghetti straps.

Birthday hug: Gwyneth Paltrow and her daughter share a hug as they celebrate Apple Martin’s 18th birthday with apple and heart-shaped pink neon lights

The mother and daughter looked more like sisters in the pose, each sporting their long straight blonde locks. The proud mom wrote the message, “@applemartin the birthday girl,” through the snap shared to her Instagram Stories.

On Saturday, the Goop founder posted a photo of herself the blue-eyed blonde wearing a beautiful white dress and gazing at her reflection in the mirror.

Her mom wrote a long, heartfelt post on Instagram that started in 2018. I’m a little at a loss for words this morning ([crying emoji]). I couldn’t be prouder 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 into words. You are profoundly extraordinary in every way.

‘Happy birthday my darling daughter. 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 ended the caption by writing, “I say it all the time and I will never stop…in the words of Aunt Drew, I was born the day you were born. I like You. ❤️ Mom.’

Happy birthday!  The actress, 49, posted a photo of her oldest child wearing a beautiful white dress and gazing at her reflection in the mirror

Happy birthday! The actress, 49, posted a photo of her oldest child wearing a beautiful white dress and gazing at her reflection in the mirror

Compliments galore: In her caption, Paltrow told her daughter how proud she was and said Apple was

Compliments galore: In her caption, Paltrow told her daughter how proud 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 luck in the comments.

Ali Wentworth of Office Space fame wrote, “Happy birthday my lovely Apple!” while singer-songwriter Mafalda also wished him a good 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-winning actor, 49, shares Apple and his son Moses, 16, with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin (pictured together)

Happy family: The Oscar-winning actor, 49, shares Apple and his son Moses, 16, with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin (pictured together)

Many years together: The couple were married from 2003 to 2016. According to The Sun, they initially separated on May 6, 2013 (pictured 2014)

Many years together: The couple were married from 2003 to 2016. According to The Sun, they initially separated on May 6, 2013 (pictured 2014)

The couple were married from 2003 to 2016. According to The sunthey originally separated on May 6, 2013.

In March last year, the Oscar-winning actress revealed she never really wanted to divorce Martin.

“I learned so much about something I least wanted in the world,” she said on the Anna Faris podcast Anna Faris is not qualified. “I never wanted a divorce. I never wanted to not be married to the father of my children, theoretically.

Moved on: Paltrow met Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk on the set of the popular singing drama in 2014. They married four years later (pictured 2019)

Moved on: Paltrow met Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk on the set of the popular singing drama in 2014. They married four years later (pictured 2019)

Although he doesn’t necessarily want a divorce, Paltrow has moved on since his split from Martin.

The Politician actress met Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk on the set of the popular drama in 2014. They tied the knot four years later.

As for the Yellow singer, he’s been dating 50 Shades of Gray star Dakota Johnson since 2017.

The couple lives together in, what E! News would be a $14.4 million home in Malibu.

Longtime partner: As for Martin, the yellow singer has been dating 50 Shades of Gray star Dakota Johnson since 2017 (pictured 2021)

Longtime partner: As for Martin, the yellow singer has been dating 50 Shades of Gray star Dakota Johnson since 2017 (pictured 2021)

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