Michael Douglas and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones send each other their best wishes as they celebrate their joint birthday: “I just got lucky”
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones took to Instagram to publicly wish each other happy birthday.
The actor, 77, and actress, 52, were both born on September 25, although Douglas was born in 1944 while Zeta-Jones was born in 1969.
To mark his wife’s special day, the Wall Street actor posted a return photo of the couple in 1998 the night the two met at the Deauville Film Festival while he was still married to his first wife. , Diandra Luker.
Birthday comeback: Michael Doulgas shared this pic from the night he and Catherine Zeta-Jones met to wish him a happy birthday
A look of adoration: Zeta-Jones shared this selfie of Douglas looking at her adoringly
In the photo, the Kominsky Method actor wore a black suit over a purple shirt and a multi-colored tie. His future wife was seated to his right in a low-cut black dress.
The septuagenarian captioned the photo: “My first night-time meeting with Catherine at the Deauville Film Festival in 1998. I discovered that she had the same birthday as me, tadaah!
“Then when I found out she loved golf, I realized that all my fantasies had come true. I was lucky at this point in my life. I just got lucky. I am so impressed with his intelligence, his sense of humor and his work ethic. Happy birthday Catherine, I love you so much! ‘
His wife posted a more contemporary photo of the couple for her tribute.
A healthy marriage: The two, seen here in 2003, have been together since 2000
Always busy: The couple have kept themselves busy for the past few years, each appearing in high-profile projects
The selfie showed both and while the Chicago actress smiled for the camera, her beau was watching her adoringly during the snap.
‘Happy Birthday to me. Happy birthday to him, happy birthday to my husband and his wife, happy birthday to me, and me, and me, and Michael, “the actress wrote in the caption.” Here are more years we can celebrate on the 25th. September together. I love you. ‘
While the two may take a day off to enjoy each other’s company, they will need to return to their busy professional lives soon after.
Empty birdhouses: The couple, pictured in 2001, have the home to themselves as their two children now attend university
Douglas is currently filming the next installment in the Ant-Man series titled Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. He will also play Ronald Reagan in an upcoming TV mini-series.
As for Zeta-Jones, the actress will soon begin filming on the Addams Family spinoff series on Wednesday.
The show will follow a young Wednesday Addams as she begins training with her psychic powers. Zeta-Jones will play Morticia alongside Luis Guzman as Gomez and You Fame’s Jenna Ortega as the main character.
The two stars are now also empty nests. They have two children, Carys Zeta Doulgas and Dylan Douglas, both in college.