How Your Favorite Celeb Fellas Saluted The Women In Their Lives For Mother’s Day

From thanking their mothers and their childrens' moms to paying tribute to their wives, the fellas were spreading all of the love on Mother's Day.

Lauren Porter May, 15, 2017


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NBA star Iman Shumpert shared this side by side photo of he and his mom and his wife with his mother. So sweet!

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"The most comfortable place will always be in your mother's arms. You're a lucky girl @babyjunie4 that's some mother I picked for you," Iman wrote to his daughter Junie of his wife and her mother, singer and actress Teyana Taylor.

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"Happy Mother's Day to my wonderful wife," ESSENCE Fest 2017John Legend wrote of his wife, Chrissy Teigen. "Luna is so fortunate to have a mom that loves her so deeply and brings her so much joy."

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"We can always find comfort in you. We're all blessed to have you. We celebrate you everyday! Thanks 4 holding us down. You are the core and the rock. Looking good too ma! We love u #happymothersdaywifey," wrote actor Michael Ealy of his wife and mother of his two children.

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"Nothing better than spending time with you. You are an amazing mom & I'm so grateful I get to spend the rest of my life with you & raising our kids. I love you! #HappyMothersDay Weekend my love," said Russell Wilson to wife Ciara and the mother of his newborn daughter Sienna.

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For his wife of nearly 12 years, Boris Kodjoe wrote this sweet poem to Nicole Ari Parker. "Twelve years of loving, teaching, nurturing, guiding, listening, laughing, crying, reminding, juggling, caring, checking, driving, cooking, playing, trusting, questioning, and showing up every single minute of every day. I'm in awe of you, of what you do, and of how you do it, and I'm proud of and beyond grateful for the children you are raising. You inspire me to work harder every day to be better for you."

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To America's former First Lady but to the one who will always have his heart, Barack Obama shared this sweet tweet for wife Michelle.

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"Wishing a very Happy #MothersDay to this special and beautiful lady. You taught me to believe in myself. I love you," wrote LL Cool J to his mom.

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"Happy Mother's Day to a beautiful wifey and mother," said LL Cool J of his wife Simone.

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ESSENCE's June cover star wrote a special message to his beloved mother who has passed away. "Happy Mothers Day to the best to ever do it. I am strong...I am Kind hearted....I am respectful....I am loving....I am determined...I am driven & it is all because of you. I miss you more & more mom. I know your in Heaven smiling. I love you RIP Nancy Hart. #MommasBoyForLife #HappyMothersDay"

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"Mothers Day to my 1st love!," Common wrote as a caption to a photo he shared of he and his mother. "Also, Happy Mothers Day to all the women that help raise children. Enjoy your day!"

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Usher shared a throwback photo of he and his mother with the caption, "Thank you for being the best mom and grandma to Cinco and Naviyd. We love you!!! #1of1 #URappreciated #everydayismothersday #hatsoff."

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NBA star Dwyane Wade wrote this message for his mom: "Happy Mothers Day to my MOTHER Pastor JoLinda Wade!!! Thank you for allowing me to be your son. I love you!"

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Soon to be a father himself, NBA MVP hopeful Russell Westbrook shared a black and white photo of he and his mother with the caption, "Happy Mothers Day To my lovely momma. Your the best mom a son like me could ask for, I'm truly blessed to have you as a role model in my life. Can't thank you enough for sacrificing each and everyday to make sure our family was put first. LOVE YOU MOMMA! #happymothersday #bestmom"

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Despite their drama, Future gave a special shoutout to the mother of his youngest child and his former fiancé, Ciara. "I appreciate u more than u know, our son is an incredible kid. We made a king, Happy Mothers Day C!," he wrote.

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"One of thee hardest jobs in this entire world is being a step-mother," wrote to caption a photo of wife, Gabrielle Union. "I wanna thank this Strong Beautiful Black Woman for standing with me and fighting together for our boys. Thanks for accepting the boys and I into your family but most importantly into your HEART. Happy Mothers Day Mrs.Union-Wade... lord knows you've earned it. From all your guys Dad,Zaire,Dah,Zion...we will forever be grateful and you're protected and loved. We got you! #ourlifeourway"

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"Happy Mother's Day!!! Love you Ma!!," wrote Diddy to his super fab mom!

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To honor the mother of his eldest son Justin, Diddy wrote a special message for ex, Misa Hylton. "Misa I wanted to take the time out to thank you for all that you have done for Justin and for me. You're one of the most strongest intelligent beautiful kindest women that I know. I thank God for you. I thank God that you are the mother of my first child justin. Today we honor you. Happy Mother's Day. Love forever."

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"Sarah. Thank you for raising Chance. Thank you for being such a great mother and a friend. You are special human being. Most importantly you're Chance's mother. One of the greatest mothers and women that I know. Love you forever. Happy Mother's Day," said the mogul.

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Diddy and his ex, Kim Porter have three children together and he also had a hand in raising her oldest son Quincy. He thanked her for being an awesome mom in a special message. 

"Happy Mother's Day KIM!!! You're not just the mother of four of my children. You're one of my best friends in the whole world. You are somebody that I take pride in looking up to and learning from. Thank you for being there for us. We love you. Happy Mother's Day."