Gia Giudice says goodbye to her teenage years!
On Friday, Gia, the eldest daughter of Real hosts from New Jersey stars (and former) Theresa and Joe Judis celebrated their 20th birthday with a lot of love from their family.
Joe, who currently lives in Italy and last saw Gia in person in November, posted a heartfelt video on Instagram in honor of his daughter̵
“Happy birthday to my beautiful princess, GIA! “From my little girl playing with dolls, you grew into a strong and independent woman that I am proud of. Your achievements make me smile and be proud [sic] from you ☝️, “the father of four started a long caption next to the video.
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“I love you 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, daughter and friend of many,” Joe continued. “Thank you every day for being an understanding and supportive daughter. You are not only my daughter, but also my best friend. 🔥 This is your day!”
Jia sweetly replied: “Auuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuug
Teresa – who also shares her daughters Gabriela at 16, Milania at 15 and Adriana at 11 with her ex-Joe – also posted a video montage for Jia in honor of her birthday on Instagram.
“I can’t believe my baby is 20 today!” writes the mother of four children. “You are strong and fierce and you do everything wrong in the world right. I love you more than you will ever know, and I admire your strength and beauty.”
“I love you girl and I hope this is the best birthday so far !! Thank you for always being such a wonderful role model for your sisters, I am so proud of you !! 🥳😘❣️🎀🛍🎁🎈🎊🎉 🥳 😘 ❣️🎀🛍🎁🎈🎊🎉, “Bravo star finished the post.
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Jia responded to the sincere post by writing, “Thank you mom, your my world, I love you.”
Gia’s uncle and Teresa’s brother, Joey Gorga, also wished Gia a happy birthday on Instagram, writing, “I love you like mine.”
To celebrate the special occasion, Gia was with a small group of friends and her family went to Di Palma Brothers, an Italian restaurant in upstate New Jersey.
On Saturday, Teresa posted a photo from the restaurant of her and Jia smiling next to a beautiful white birthday cake decorated with purple and silver flowers. “Happy birthday, beautiful @_giagiudice, I hope you enjoy your birthday, love you endlessly ❤️🎂👑🍾🎊🎉🎈💕🥰❤️💜🤩 # 20th birthday,” she titled the image.