Sylvester Stallone calls his daughter Sophia a ‘source of bravery and pride’ as he posts gushing tribute to her in honor of her milestone 25th birthday
Proud father Sylvester Stallone posted a gushing birthday tribute to his daughter Sophia as she turned 25.
The 75-year-old actor marked the special occasion by sharing a shot of the father-daughter pair to his Instagram account on Saturday, in which the two were seen spending time together and flashing wide smiles.
The Rocky star shares Sophia, as well as his other children Sistine and Scarlet, with his third and current wife, Jennifer Flavin.
Special occasion: Sylvester Stallone celebrated his daughter Sophia’s 25th birthday on Saturday by sharing a shot of the two to his Instagram account
Stallone also wrote a brief message in the post’s caption to let his daughter know about how much he and his spouse cared for her.
It read: ‘We wish our wonderful @sophiastallone a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! You have been Have a source of bravery and pride since the moment you were born… We love you. [sic]’
Sophia also shared a trio of sizzling shots to her Instagram account, two of which showed her posing in her kitchen.
The third snap was meant to show off her ornately decorated ‘quarter life crisis’-themed birthday cake.
Devoted dad: The Rambo star described his daughter as ‘a source of bravery and pride since the moment you were born’
The Rambo franchise star has shared several photos with his three youngest children to his Instagram in the recent past.
Last month, he posed for a photo with his daughters and wife in a shot that was shared to his account on his birthday.
In the post’s caption, Stallone wrote that his ‘wonderful family is the best birthday present I could ever receive!!!’
The actor has been married a total of three times, with his first being to Sasha Czack.
Happy family: Stallone has shared several shots with his three youngest children to his Instagram account on numerous occasions in the recent past
The former couple went on to welcome two sons, Sage and Seargeoh, during their time together, which ended in 1985.
Sage would go on to pass away due to heart disease in Los Angeles in 2012.
Stallone later married Brigitte Nielsen in 1985 after they became engaged while working on the fourth entry in the Rocky series.
However, the pair’s marriage lasted less than two years, and they split up in 1987.
Former couple: Stallone was previously married to Brigitte Nielsen, although the two divorced in 1987; they are seen in 1985
Loved-up: The actor and his current wife, Jennifer Flavin, tied the knot in 1997; they are seen with their daughters in 2019
The performer was later involved with models Janice Dickinson and Angie Everhart, although neither relationship went for very long.
Stallone and Flavin initially met in the late 1980s and began a relationship, although they eventually split up in 1994 after he had an affair with Dickinson, according to People.
They quickly reconciled and went on to tie the knot in 1997, with their Sophia arriving the year prior to their marriage.
The happy couple later welcomed Sistine and Scarlet in 1998 and 2002, respectively.
Making it official: Stallone and Flavin tied the knot in 1997 after welcoming Sophia the year prior; they are seen with their children in 2019