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Go Back in Time With These Adorable Throwback Photos of Celebrities With Their Dads

Jun 19 2016 - 10:20am

Father's Day [1] is upon us, and it just wouldn't be a complete celebration if your favorite celebrities didn't share special moments with the most important men in their lives on social media. Everyone from Gwyneth Paltrow [2] to Miley Cyrus [3] has gotten in on the throwback fun, sharing moments that range from childhood studio sessions to cuddling up together on the couch. Keep reading to see some of Hollywood's cutest family duos, then check out these celebrity dads who have sweet tattoos dedicated to their kids [4].

Sasha and Malia Obama

Michelle Obama wished her husband a happy Father's Day [5] with this adorable throwback photo of the family on the beach.

Prince William and Prince Harry

Kensington Palace shared this black-and-white photo of William and Harry sharing a laugh with Prince Charles on its Instagram account in honor of Father's Day [6].


The singer shared this precious snap from back in the day as a shout-out to her dad, Mathew Knowles.

Ava Phillippe

Ava shared this adorable photo on Instagram of her and her dad, Ryan Phillippe [7].

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian

Kim shared this sweet childhood photo of her and Kourtney with their dad.


Zendaya wrote a heartwarming message for her dad with this picture, saying, "Dear daddy, the only man in the world that will never disappoint me, thank you from the bottom of my heart for dedicating your life to helping me live my dreams, protecting me even when I think I don't need it, for all the little things you do like take me to nail appointments when you'd rather be watching a game, for all the lessons you teach when I feel like I know everything, for all the unconditional love you give me, with my daddy I'm always safe, I love you."

Channing Tatum

Channing reposted a Father's Day [8] meme of him and his dad.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth posted this sweet father-daughter photo when speaking out for equality, saying, "My father fought for gender and race equality his whole short life. He saw the power in women and fostered many to success. I'm in for equality, are you? Pass it on. #LeanInTogether."

Lea Michele

Lea shared a photo of her and her dad from the Glee set.

Meadow Walker

Meadow shared this beautiful photo and her and her late father in celebration of his birthday.

Zac Efron

Zac paid tribute to his dad by posting this photo from a past vacation, captioned, "To the best man I've ever known, Thank you for everything you've taught me. Your Son, Z."

Lauren Conrad

Lauren and her dad were all dressed up when this childhood photo was taken.

Miley Cyrus

Miley posted this photo of her and her dad, Billy Ray Cyrus, at the studio back in the day.

Christy Turlington

Christy went way back in the archives when she posted this father-daughter picture taken during "#TheReaganYears."

Gigi Hadid

Gigi captioned this photo, "Thank you for being the greatest daddio and friend. You get better with every year. I love you endlessly @mohamedhadid! A bit early, cause I'm about to get on a plane, but I get to be the first one to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!"

Khloé Kardashian

"Happy birthday daddy! Forever missed. Forever loved! Forever my guardian angel!," Khloé captioned this sweet snap.

Dane Cook

Dane shared an emotional message about his late father with this sweet photo, writing, "I miss my pop today. It'd be nice to share some seafood on a rocky coastline somewhere back east with him. Just George and I."

Lena Dunham

Lena called herself a "papa's girl forever" in this throwback photo.

Ashley Benson

Ashley shared this adorable photo of herself sitting on her dad's lap.

January Jones

January paid tribute to the "best guy I know" with a flashback family moment.

Kelly Osbourne

Kelly and her famous dad, Ozzy Osbourne, had similar expressions when this hilarious memory was captured. "Driving my dad nuts . . . Some things never change!" she wrote in the caption.

Nick Cannon

Nick and the other "#CannonMen" donned suits in their guys-only pic.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie called her dad her "first true love" in this sweet photo.

Bob Saget

Bob reflected on how much he misses his dad, writing, "My father, Ben. So kind. So funny. And such a great father."

Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly and her dad donned his and her hats in this throwback snap.

Chord Overstreet

"God broke the mold when he made you," Chord captioned this photo of him and his dad.


Ludacris honored his late father with this photo from when he was a little one.

Sarah Hyland

Sarah celebrated her dad by posting this photo of the two of them in curlers.

Stacy Keibler

Stacy and her dad were all smiles in a photo from her 2014 wedding [9].

Candice Swanepoel

Candice cuddled up to her dad in this precious photo.

Busy Philipps

Since Father's Day [10] fell on her anniversary, Busy killed two birds with one stone by sharing this photo from her wedding [11] day.

Jaime King

Jaime gave a sweet shout-out to her dad by posting this playful childhood photo, captioned, "Happy Father's Day [12] Daddy! I love you."

Sean "P. Diddy" Combs

Diddy [13]'s dad died when he was very young, but he still shared this sweet photo of his family.

Dianna Agron

Dianna shared this classic family snap from back in the day.

Taylor Swift

Taylor captioned this vintage snap, "Happy Father's Day [14] and a shout out to my fantastic dad for loving me even when I wore outfits like this."

Erika Christensen

Erika was just a tiny tot when she hit the beach with her father.

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