Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, turned 16 on Wednesday.
Her father, Larry Birkhead, took to Instagram to have fun his daughter’s milestone birthday.
“Sixteen years in the past my stunning child was born. That’s if you wish to really feel actually outdated. Many individuals thought the chances had been stacked in opposition to you, however possibly that was geared extra in the direction of me than you. By means of tragedy, turmoil and a few child tantrums-today you shine vibrant and are so achieved. So proud to be your Dad!” his caption started, alongside a collage of photographs of Dannielynn.
“After I advised Dannielynn what a fantastic child she was when she born, she shot again in true Dannielynn model … ‘How are you aware you weren’t even there?’ Ouch. I advised her ‘possibly not, however I’ve been there day by day since I introduced you dwelling.’ It’s been a wild journey and Dannielynn has introduced pleasure and laughter to my life. Keep off your native roads as a result of Dannielynn is 16! Completely satisfied Birthday. Rock. On,” he wrote.
ANNA NICOLE SMITH’S DAUGHTER DANNIELYNN BIRKHEAD IS ALL GROWN UP DURING KENTUCKY DERBY APPEARANCE
“Mother is wanting down,” Birkhead concluded his caption, including an angel emoji.
Shortly after Smith’s loss of life, Birkhead was confronted with a really public custody battle the place he needed to show Dannielynn was certainly his youngster. Smith’s former lawyer, Howard Okay. Stern, had been listed as Dannielynn’s father on the start certificates and had been combating for custody, the New York Instances reported. Frederic van Anhalt, the husband of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, had additionally claimed he was Dannielynn’s father.
The daddy-daughter duo typically spend a whole lot of time collectively and bond over their shared love for Janet Jackson. In July, Dannielynn and Larry attended Jackson’s live performance in Cincinnati, Ohio, and following the efficiency, the pair loved time backstage with Jackson.
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“Heading out to Dannielynn’s second Janet Jackson live performance (my millionth) in Cincinnati as we sit right here arguing which one among us is the larger Janet fan,” Larry wrote on Instagram.
In Could, Dannielynn wore the precise costume that belonged to Jackson in 2003 on the Barnstable-Brown Gala.
“Betting on a good time with Dannielynn in the present day at this 12 months’s @kentuckyderby, then off to the @janetjackson live performance!” Larry captioned photographs of the 2 on Instagram.
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Larry added a photograph of the late Smith, who handed away in 2007, on the finish of the publish and famous within the caption that Dannielynn regarded identical to the mannequin.
Birkhead first met Smith briefly in 2003 for the Kentucky Derby festivities in his dwelling state. Nevertheless, it wasn’t till 2004 — after Smith’s dramatic weight reduction transformation — that the pair bonded in personal.