• Kate Hudson celebrated her mom Goldie Hawn’s 78th birthday and praised her in a heartfelt tribute on Instagram
• Kate and her brother Oliver were raised by Goldie and her longtime partner Kurt Russell, rather than their biological father
• Kate has a close and supportive relationship with her mom, describing her as a confidante, teacher, and a source of life lessons
Here is what happened:
Kate Hudson celebrated her mother Goldie Hawn’s 78th birthday with a heartfelt Instagram tribute, describing her as “a woman who is easy to celebrate.” She shared a video montage of the mother-daughter duo, capturing moments from various stages of their lives. Many others also took to the comments section to send their well-wishes to Goldie. Kate and her older brother, Oliver Hudson, are children of Goldie and Bill Hudson, although they were raised by Goldie and her long-term partner, Kurt Russell.
Despite being part of a family of actors, Kate admitted that she did not grow up trying to emulate her mother’s career, stating “our family is much more focused on emulating who we are as people.” She said that their family is more about carrying on the good aspects rather than the challenges, emphasizing that “there’s no emulating mama’s career,” calling her “an original” an “icon” of a different generation.
Kate Hudson described her relationship with her mother as “a really super open relationship,” recalling times when her mother has been her confidante. In an interview, Goldie spoke of how Kate her has taught her and how she values honesty and truthfulness. Kate also reflected on the meaningful life lessons that Goldie has imparted on her, noting the importance of compassion, kindness, and the significance of family.
Kate Hudson proudly celebrated her mother during her joint Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony with Russell, stating “Their real legacy is what they have instilled in us kids—our tribe—that they created that they so vehemently protect and defend, the relationship they fiercely refuse to lose sight of together, and the deep feeling of love and nurturing they reserve for the most important thing we have in this life: family.” Even Kate’s son Ryder Robinson expressed how proud he is of his “Gogo” and his mom.