Gigi Hadid shares never-before-seen pregnancy snap as she wishes sister Bella Hadid a happy birthday

Bella Hadid is getting a lot of love from her family and famous friends as she celebrates her 24th birthday. 

The in-demand model, who is ringing in another year around the sun on a tropical vacation, got a slew of birthday shoutouts from some of her A-list pals.   

Taking to social media to praise the birthday girl on Friday, 25-year-old sister Gigi Hadid posted a never-before-seen pregnancy snap with Bella; Gig welcomed her first child, a daughter, with Zayn Malik in September. 

Birthday love: Bella Hadid turned 24 on Friday and received an outpouring of support from her sister Gigi Hadid, and model friends Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber, Emily Ratajkowski and Irina Shayk. Bella, who is celebrating her birthday on a tropical vacation, received love on social media, as Gigi shared a never-before-seen pregnancy snap

There were also warm wishes from pals Hailey Bieber, Kendall Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski and Irina Shayk. 

A best friend from birth, Gigi took to her Instagram feed to wish her baby sister a wonderful day, including an exclusive photo of her at her early stages of pregnancy. 

Posting a series of photos from their many stages of sisterhood, Gigi accompanied the post with a heartfelt caption, as aunt Bella cradled her growing belly.  

‘Today I celebrate, but am always grateful for, the 24 years that I have been blessed with my baby sister who always has my back and brings me the yummiest treats. I am so proud of your constant growth and light,’ she wrote. 

Gigi continued, ‘You have a beautiful heart and I wish you a year of every opportunity to do what makes you the most fulfilled, sharing that magic near and far. WHO LOVES YOU?! YOUR SISTER. Have the best day !!!!!! HAPPY BDAY.’

Sisters: Gigi wished her baby sister Bella a happy birthday as she said she was 'always grateful' for her

Sisters: Gigi wished her baby sister Bella a happy birthday as she said she was ‘always grateful’ for her 

Early days: The famous sisters were pictured as young children in one of Gigi's tribute photos

Early days: The famous sisters were pictured as young children in one of Gigi’s tribute photos

Working relationship: Both international supermodels, the gorgeous sisters followed in their mom Yolanda's footsteps

Working relationship: Both international supermodels, the gorgeous sisters followed in their mom Yolanda’s footsteps 

A new mom, after welcoming her first daughter with longtime love, Zayn Malik, last month, Gigi was not celebrating with her sister on vacation.  

Despite the distance, she made sure aunt Bella felt all the love, as she paid tribute to her best friend. 

Hadid pal Jenner, wrote ‘happy bday hot stuff,’ as she posted photos of the duo on her Instagram story. 

Gaze: Kendall posted a photo from a trip to Miami, as she and her model pal snuggled up on a boat

Gaze: Kendall posted a photo from a trip to Miami, as she and her model pal snuggled up on a boat

Cozy: Bella and Kendall shared a small smooch in a video, before Jenner shared more snaps of their close friendship

Cozy: Bella and Kendall shared a small smooch in a video, before Jenner shared more snaps of their close friendship

In the snaps, the jetsetting friends enjoyed their time on various boats and also cozied up, sharing a little smooch in one video. 

The pair, who have appeared on many runways together throughout the years, have developed a very close friendship, as Jenner is also best friends with Gigi. 

Mrs Bieber also had some kind words for her dear friend, as she posted photos of the pair on past vacations. 

‘Happy Birthday to a very special beautiful lady..you are sunshine in a human. Love you Pookieeeee,’ she wrote.  

Pookie: Hailey revealed her pet name for Bella as she wished her 'Pookie' a happy birthday, calling her 'sunshine in a human'

Pookie: Hailey revealed her pet name for Bella as she wished her ‘Pookie’ a happy birthday, calling her ‘sunshine in a human’

Animal lover: In one photo, Bella was seen cozying up to a dog while the model friends ate dinner at a scenic spot

Animal lover: In one photo, Bella was seen cozying up to a dog while the model friends ate dinner at a scenic spot

She continued on, calling Bella a ‘dog whisperer,’ and her ‘travel bud and all around fun girl.’

Long time confidant and fellow brunette bombshell Ratajkowski, also shared her love for Bella, referring to her as an ‘angel,’ with a picture of the two on the streets of New York. 

Also hopping on the birthday bandwagon, Russian stunner Irina, posted a  backstage fashion week photo of the pair, as they smoldered for the camera in their Versace looks. 

Fellow model and daughter of Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber, also praised her gorgeous friend on social media, saying that she would ‘march’ anywhere with her, with a snap of them on the runway.  

Angel: Emily wished her fellow brunette bombshell a happy birthday, calling her an 'angel' with a photo of the two walking around NYC

Angel: Emily wished her fellow brunette bombshell a happy birthday, calling her an ‘angel’ with a photo of the two walking around NYC

Versace: Irina posted a photo of she and Bella backstage at fashion week in sizzling Versace looks as she gave her a birthday shoutout

Versace: Irina posted a photo of she and Bella backstage at fashion week in sizzling Versace looks as she gave her a birthday shoutout 

Lots of love: Kaia wished her gorgeous friend a special day, adding that she would 'march' anywhere with her

Lots of love: Kaia wished her gorgeous friend a special day, adding that she would ‘march’ anywhere with her

Then and now: In addition to posting on her feed, Gigi shared more pictures of the close sisters on her story through the years

Then and now: In addition to posting on her feed, Gigi shared more pictures of the close sisters on her story through the years

 Her mother Yolanda Hadid, thanked her babygirl for bringing ‘love and light’ to her life, as she wished her ‘love, health and happiness.’

Opting to take herself and some of her close girlfriends on a trip to mark her new year, Bella and her friends rode in style on a private jet. 

The luxurious plane was filled with balloons, feather boas, and alcohol as she flew high to a tropical destination with Devon Lee Carlson, Jesse Jo Stark, and Hadid family friend, Alana O’Herlihy. 

The group engaged in fun antics on the plane, before touching down in paradise where they enjoyed ‘bday elixirs,’ and pranced around in bathing suits.  

Flying high: Bella took her friends via private jet to a tropical getaway, as the plane was filled with balloons and feather boas

Flying high: Bella took her friends via private jet to a tropical getaway, as the plane was filled with balloons and feather boas

Buzzed: Devon and Bella enjoy cocktails by the water, as she wrote that she was enjoying a few 'bday elixirs'

Buzzed: Devon and Bella enjoy cocktails by the water, as she wrote that she was enjoying a few ‘bday elixirs’

Playtime: Bella and her friend had a good time unwinding and being silly together as they posed in bathing suits

Playtime: Bella and her friend had a good time unwinding and being silly together as they posed in bathing suits 

 Hadid shared that she was feeling ‘really lucky,’ after revealing she thought about cancelling any form of birthday celebration, before deciding to take her friends on an ‘adventure.’ 

The past few weeks Bella has been hard at work, appearing in Rihanna’s Fenty X Savage fashion show and tending to her new role as an aunt. 

The international model, who is usually a coveted part of all the Fashion Weeks, recently opted out of any Milan appearances this year. 

The fashion industry, which has continued to hold fashion shows with strict precautions, has also included a heavily virtual component, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on. 

Savage: Bella appeared alongside a slew of celebrities, musicians, and models in Rihanna's Savage X Fenty fashion show, that was streamed on Amazon last week; pictured in early October

Savage: Bella appeared alongside a slew of celebrities, musicians, and models in Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty fashion show, that was streamed on Amazon last week; pictured in early October

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