Gwyneth Paltrow and ex-husband Chris Martin were always the proud parents as they attended their daughter Apple’s high school graduation.
After their 18-year-old daughter walked across the stage to graduate from Harvard Westlake School, she was reunited with her father, 45, and mother, 49, who took a beaming group selfie on camera.
“Congratulations to all graduates, especially @applemartin,” the Oscar-winning actress captioned the snap, uploaded to her Instagram Story on Thursday.
Congratulations! Gwyneth Paltrow and her ex Chris Martin were proud parents every step of the way as they attended their daughter Apple’s high school graduation
For the special occasion, the Goop founder sported a wide-brimmed hat and multiple layers of gold necklaces.
Meanwhile, the Coldplay singer and pianist cut a dapper figure in a black suit, matching tie and white shirt.
Apple, who is the spitting image of her famous mother, sported a green graduation dress and her golden blonde tresses in loose waves.
Everyone grow up! The former couple’s eldest child, who landed her first job at a clothing store in 2020, became an adult on May 14.
The former couple’s eldest child, who landed her first job at a clothing store in 2020, became a legal adult on May 14.
To mark her lookalike daughter’s milestone birthday, Paltrow admitted to being at a loss for words in a heartfelt Instagram post.
‘I couldn’t be prouder of the woman you are. You are everything I could have dreamed of and so much more. Pride doesn’t cover it, my heart swells with feelings I can’t put into words,’ she gushed.
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 on her 18th birthday.
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’
Paltrow went on to describe her teen as “deeply extraordinary in every way” and said: “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. Specially me.
“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 love you. ❤️ Mom,” she concluded.
Several of Paltrow’s famous friends and fans wished Apple luck in the comments.
Happy family: The Oscar-winning actor, 49, shares Apple and his son Moses, 16, with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin (pictured together)
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 Martin. They also have a son named Moses who turned 16 last month.
The couple were married from 2003 to 2016. According to The Sun, they initially separated on May 6, 2013.
Many years together: The couple were married from 2003 to 2016. According to The Sun, they initially separated on May 6, 2013 (pictured 2014)
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 unqualified. “I never wanted a divorce. I never wanted to not be married to the father of my children, theoretically.
Although he doesn’t necessarily want a divorce, Paltrow has moved on since his split from Martin.
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)
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, what does E! According to reports, 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)