The “Soul Food” actor posted a series of photos on Oct. 7 captioned “When she says “5️⃣0️⃣ is the new I don’t give a damn.” 💪🏾🎶💃🏾🔥 Please help me wish these cakes 🍑 a happy birthday. 🎂🎉🎈🎁 Babe, you make 50 look like hot cinnamon buns. I’m celebrating you today and every day. Keep shining your bright light and enjoy this trip around the ☀️. Happy birthday. ❤️.”
The actress was sporting a leopard print bottom with gold and white accents and her favorite white jacket. In the comments she thanked her husband for an eventful day. “I said babe just take a pic camera 📸 of my fave @rockyrafaela jacket…and here he come with the 🍑 🍑 😳 #somebodytakehisphone 😅 Thank you baby for the most amazing day everrrrrrrr 💋💋💋💋💋love you so much.”
Many fans followed Boris’s lead by not only wishing Nicole a happy birthday but also praising the 50-year-old on her youthful appearance.
“How can she be 50! Still love you both from Brown Sugar.”
“Omggg!!!!!! Omgggg!!!! 50 where!!!”
“50, where?!?! Happy Birthday, Hot Cinnamon Bun Cheeks!!!! Do your thang, Queen!!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️.”
“Cake GOALS!!!!! 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾.”
“Yes to still being snatched at 50.👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Happy Birthday!!”
The birthday celebrations didn’t stop there. The mother of two revealed on her Instagram page that Boris planned a list of activities that spanned the whole day. The events ranged from a Chakra cleansing with healing bowls to getting a Henna tattoo. She completed her night dancing with Boris in their yard at her birthday party. The Empire actress captioned the sweet video, Besame 💋all the wayyyyy … #bestnightever #inthefrontyard🎙the exquisite @josefinasilveyra & on 🎸 Matt @otbma #50timesaroundthesun&LandedrightHere
Thank you baby @boriskodjoe Thank you @fabkasi for ALL the Sparkle & 👏🏽De👏🏽Tails
Thank you @chefraw 🥘 Thank you @cartiescakes 🎂 Thank you @irisesdesignsca 🌸
The couple, who’ve been married for 15 years, are showing folks that true love only gets better with time.