This past Sunday families around the world baked cakes, made cards, organized barbeques and more, all in honour of the most important men in their lives; their dads.
Celebrated on the third Sunday of June across America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Father’s Day often brings out the sweetest messages of love and appreciation for dads who do so much, and this year was no different.
From picture collages to video homages, here are 10 of the sweetest celebrity Father’s Day messages.
Taking to Instagram with a sweet throwback photo of baby Gigi and dad Mohamed, the supermodel writes;
“Happy Father’s Day @mohamedhadid I love you sooooo much. Thank you for the best siblings, best food, best stories, and best laughs, Daddio! ” Making mention of her upcoming appearance on the Food Network’s ‘Beat Bobby Flay show,’ Hadid’s tribute ends with “Ps. My appearance on @foodnetwork #beatbobbyflay tonight is dedicated to you— I can’t say why yet, but you’ll know. Very fitting that’s it’s airing today !!!”
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Happy Father’s Day @mohamedhadid I love you sooooo much! Thank you for the best siblings, best food, best stories, and best laughs, Daddio ! (Ps. My appearance on @foodnetwork #beatbobbyflay tonight is dedicated to you— I can’t say why yet, but you’ll know Very fitting that’s it’s airing today !!!)
In honor of her father, the father of her children and ex-husband, Marc Anthony, and her fiancé, Alex Rodriguez, J. Lo shared a combination of videos and photos to Instagram for Father’s Day. While each message differed in sentiment, they were all synonymous in praise for the important men in her life. Beginning with Marc Anthony, or flaco, as he is referred to by Lopez, the post reads “Happy Father’s Day flaco!! Wishing you the best day today.”
Followed by a post in honor of her dad, the singer and actress writes “Dad, thank you for being you… for loving me for who I am… I am so lucky to have you as my dad. Happy Father’s Day.”
Ending the day with a video montage for her fiancé, Alex, Lopez sweetly muses, “Having you in all of our lives is such a blessing. Watching you with all our babies makes my soul sing. Happy Father’s Day macho bello!!! We love you so so much.”
Alongside a windswept photo of the model and her quarterback husband, Tom Brady, along with their two children at the beach, Bündchen wrote;
“To all the great dads out there, especially to my sweet dad and my loving hubby, Happy Father’s Day!” In a post that was written both in English and Spanish, the model continues, “lovvvey, thank you for always being by my side nourishing our family in every way that you can. Thank you for loving us the way that you do and for always taking care of us and making us feel safe. We love you so much!”
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To all the great dads out there, especially to my sweet dad and my loving hubby, Happy Father’s Day! Lovvvey, thank you for always being by my side nourishing our family in every way that you can. Thank you for loving us the way that you do and for always taking care of us and making us feel safe. We love you so much! A todos os ótimos pais, especialmente ao meu doce pai e meu marido amoroso, Feliz Dia dos Pais! Lovvvey, obrigada por estar sempre ao meu lado, nutrindo nossa família de todas as maneiras que você pode. Obrigada por nos amar, por sempre nos cuidar e nos fazer sentir seguros. Nós te amamos muito!
Following the birth of her first child in January, the model took to Instagram to celebrate her husband, Justin Ervin, on his first Father’s Day as a new dad. Written alongside a candid shot of Justin and son, Isaac, Graham wrote “Happy first Father's Day @mrjustinervin, you are truly the best father I know. Isaac and I love you to the moon and back.”
Prince William and Kate Middleton
Posting a series of heartfelt images via their official Instagram handle, @KensingtonRoyal, both the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge acknowledged their dads, Prince Philip and Michael Middleton respectively.
Followed closed by an adorable selection of photos celebrating Prince William’s 38th birthday, which coincided with Father’s Day, the Duchess wrote “Thank you everyone for your very kind wishes on The Duke of Cambridge's birthday today!”
In a photo that looks to have been taken during their time at the White House, former first lady Michelle Obama took to Instagram with a sweet note of thanks for her doting husband, Barack.
She writes “thank you for the way you love our girls—and all the young people in this country, no matter who they are or where they come from. We feel your warmth and generosity today and every day. Happy Father’s Day, Barack!”
Posting a series of photos comprising her outrageously photogenic family, the reality star and business mogul acknowledged her husband of 6 years, Kanye West writing “Happy Father’s Day to the best dad!!!! Thank you for making life so much fun! You give our kids the most awesome life! I love you so much!!!”
Taking to instagram with a color-coordinated photo featuring her sisters, Mona and Alya, and their dad, lovingly referred to on Instagram as @drdaddycool, the beauty mogul writes “Happiest Father’s Day to all the amazing dads out there!”
In a playful photo featuring husband Justin Timberlake and their child, Silas, Biel writes, “to the dad who not only protects and provides but most importantly, plays and puts up with all our shenanigans. And teaches and guides and comforts and accepts and respects. Being a dad can sometimes be a thankless job, but today we hope you know how important you are in our lives. We love you forever and ever and a day. Love mom and Silas”
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To the dad who not only protects and provides but most importantly, PLAYS, and puts up with all our shenanigans. And teaches and guides and comforts and accepts and respects. Being a dad can sometimes be a thankless job, but today we hope you know how important you are in our lives. We love you forever and ever and a day. Love mom and Silas
Taking to Instagram with a photo of boyfriend and country artist, Blake Shelton, Stefani notes her appreciation in a sweet message that reads “Happy father’s day @blakeshelton," she wrote on Instagram along with four adorable pics. “Thank u for helping me raise these boys!!"
Lead image courtesy of Instagram/kimkardashian