Gwyneth Paltrow and ex-husband Chris Martin were the proud parents as they attended their daughter Apple’s high school graduation.
After her 18-year-old walked across the stage to receive her diploma from Harvard Westlake School, she reunited with her father, 45, and mother, 49, who took a group selfie of them as she appeared in the camera shone.
“Congratulations to all the graduates especially @applemartin,” the Oscar winner captioned the snap, which was uploaded to her Instagram story on Thursday.
Congratulations! Gwyneth Paltrow and ex Chris Martin were the proud parents as they attended their daughter Apple’s high school graduation
For the special occasion, the Goop founder wore a wide-brimmed hat and layered gold necklaces.
Meanwhile, the Coldplay lead 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, wore a green graduation dress and her golden tresses in loose waves.
All grown up! The former couple’s eldest child, who landed his first job at a clothing store back in 2020, came of age on May 14
The former couple’s eldest child, who landed his first job at a clothing store back in 2020, came of age on May 14.
To mark her lookalike daughter’s milestone birthday, Paltrow admitted to being “wordless” in a heartfelt Instagram post.
“I couldn’t be prouder of the woman you are. You are everything I could have dreamed of and more. Pride doesn’t cover it, my heart swells with feelings I can’t put into words,” she gushed.
Happy Birthday! The 49-year-old actress posted a snap of her eldest child wearing a beautiful white dress and looking at her reflection on her 18th birthday
Compliments galore: In her caption, Paltrow told her daughter how proud she was of her and said Apple was “everything I could have dreamed of and then some.”
Paltrow went on to describe her teenager as “deeply extraordinary in every way,” saying, “Happy birthday, my sweet girl. 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.
“I say it all the time and I’ll 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 well in the comments.
Happy family: The Oscar winner, 49, shares Apple and son Moses, 16, with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin (pictured together)
Office Space fame’s Ali Wentworth wrote, “Happy birthday sweet beautiful Apple!” while singer-songwriter Mafalda also wished her a nice 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. They originally split on May 6, 2013, according to The Sun.
Many years together: The couple was married from 2003 to 2016. According to The Sun, they originally split on May 6, 2013 (pictured in 2014)
In March last year, the Oscar winner revealed that she never really wanted to divorce Martin.
“I learned so much from something I least wanted in the world,” she said on the Anna Faris podcast, Anna Faris is Unqualified. “I never wanted to get divorced. In theory, I never wanted to be married to the father of my children.”
Although Paltrow didn’t necessarily want a divorce, he’s moved on since splitting from Martin.
Moved on: Paltrow met Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk on the set of the popular song-drama in 2014. They married four years later (pictured in 2019)
The Politician-actress met Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk on the set of the popular song-drama in 2014. They married four years later.
The Yellow singer has been dating 50 Shades of Gray star Dakota Johnson since 2017.
The couple live together in what E! News reported it’s 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)