Salma Hayek celebrates her not so little girl.
The frida actress 56, shared photos and videos to celebrate her daughter Valentina Paloma on her 15th birthday. Hayek captioned the post in Spanish and wrote, “Happy 15 years to my beloved.”
“Valentina, you are my everything,” wrote the proud mother. “Thank you for illuminating our lives with the power of your wonderful spirit. It is a privilege to be your mother. I love you with all my heart.”
The first photo shows a sleeping toddler Valentina, while the second is snacking on a rainbow-painted cupcake while posing over a happy birthday cake.
Blake Livelywho worked with Hayek on the 2012 film wild onescommented: “I took that second picture my baby!!”
Hayek shares Valentina with husband François-Henri Pinault.
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In May, the mother-daughter duo posed together for a stunning photoshoot as the cover stars of Vogue Mexico.
The Mexican-born actress shared a carousel of images Instagram from the shoot where her teenage daughter bears a striking resemblance to her famous mother.
Hayek raved about the chance to share the cover with her daughter, calling it a “great early Mother’s Day gift” in her caption.
“Love these beautiful photos from @nicobustos and this special moment with my Valentina,” Hayek wrote. “Thank you @voguemexico.”
Last November, the pair appeared on a episode from The Ellen DeGeneres show. At one point on the talk show segment, host DeGeneres asked Hayek if Valentina was her plus one at the Eternals premiere in Los Angeles.
She remembered taking her daughter to the… cat in boots premiered 10 years ago in October 2011 also “when she was little.”
From the audience, Valentina said of attending the Marvel event, “It was fun. It was a good movie.”
“Was it better then? cat in boots?” asked DeGeneres jokingly, to which Valentina said with a laugh, “I think, but I don’t remember.”
“I have to tell you, she’s very tough. I was terrified to take her,” Hayek said of her daughter. “She’s seen movies where she goes, ‘My God, that was awful. Mom, what did you think?’ So I was so scared. As you heard, she liked this one, so.”