Actress Sunshine Cruz celebrated her birthday with her family and politician-boyfriend Macky Mathay on Sunday, July 18.
On Instagram, Sunshine, who turned 44, expressed her gratitude as she shared photos from their simple celebration at home.
"44! Blessed and grateful to have the best gift one can ever have, the love of family. Words will never be able to express how much you all mean to me!" she said.
Also on Instagram, Sunshine's daughters with her former husband, action star Cesar Montano—Angelina, Sam, and Chesca—shared their special birthday greetings for the actress.
Sharing photos of herself with her mother, Angelina wrote: "It’s her day today. Happy birthday mommy. I love you so much!"
For her part, Sam said in her post: "Happy birthday to my beautiful mommy! Thank you for always being there for us and supporting all 3 of us as we all grow. You never fail to amaze us with your talent and overall strength as a person. We are always here for you. We love you so much."
Meanwhile, Chesca wrote: "Happy birthday mommy!!!. Though we aren't technically a complete family, you are, and will always be the only needed puzzle piece that changes my incomplete to complete. I love you so, so much."
Aside from her kids, Sunshine also received a sweet birthday message from her boyfriend of nearly five years, Macky.
"'Treasure, that is what you are. Honey, you're my golden star.' Nothing will ever compare to you my Sunshine! Wishing you a very happy birthday mahal ko! I love you!" he said.
Sunshine, 44, was last seen in the ABS-CBN drama series Bagong Umaga, which concluded in April.