On Friday, the personalities of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” – who broke up in December 2019 – posted touching tributes on Instagram in honor of her daughter Gia’s 20th birthday.
“Happy 20th birthday @_giagiudice, love you endlessly and beyond ❤️🎂🍾🎉🎊🎁🎈 can’t wait to celebrate with you tonight,” Teresa, 48, captioned next door of a snap back.
In another post, Teresa called Gia “strong” and “fierce,” adding, “you do whatever goes wrong in the world.
“I love you more than you will ever know and I admire your strength and beauty. I love you baby and hope it’s the best birthday yet !! Thank you for always being such a wonderful role model for your sisters. I am so proud of you !! Teresa continued.
Teresa shares Gia and her daughters Gabriella, 16, Milania, 15, and Audriana, 11, with Joe, 48. The Giudices finalized their divorce in September.
Joe, who lived in his native Italy following a messy deportation battle, also shared a video message on Friday dedicated to his firstborn.“Happy birthday to my beautiful princess, GIA!” ✨ From my little girl who played with dolls, you grew up to be a strong and independent woman, of which I am proud. Your achievements make me smile and proud [sic] from you, ”Joe gushed.
“I love you little girl, more than words could ever describe. Thank you for being you and for being so special. I want you to always know that you are the best big sister, the best girl and the best friend of many. Thank you everyday for being an understanding and supportive girl. You are not only my daughter, but also my best friend, ”he continued.
In November, Gia and her younger sister Milania visited Joe in Italy and documented their travels on social media.
Over the weekend, Teresa also gave Gia a sweet celebration that included a purple and white birthday cake.
“Happy Birthday Belle @_giagiudice I hope you enjoyed your birthday, love you endlessly ❤️🎂👑🍾🎊🎉🎈💕🥰❤️💜🤩 # 20thbirthday,” Teresa exclaimed.