Gareth Gates shared a rare photo of himself with daughter Missy, 10, on Monday after previously vowing to keep her away from social media.
Taking to Instagram to share the picture, Gareth, 37, kisses the top of Missy’s head while smiling into the camera.
The father and son looked smart posing in the park, Missy in black and Gareth in a spruce shirt.
‘Daddy loves you’: Gareth Gates shared a sweet photo with rarely seen daughter Missy, 10, on Instagram on Monday
Sweet: The Idol Pop star, who celebrated his 37th birthday on Monday, captioned his proud dad next to the picture
The Pop Idol star, who celebrated his 37th birthday on Monday, wrote a proud dad caption beside the picture.
‘My whole world. It’s not often that I post pictures of my little girl – she’s growing so fast! Daddy loves you,’ she wrote.
Gareth raised the child with his ex-wife Suzanne Mole.
Out of the limelight: In a post dating from July 2019, the singer uploaded a stunning photo of herself with Missy
In a post dating back to July 2019, Gareth uploaded another stunning photo of himself with Missy, noting his thoughts on her privacy.
She gushed: ‘I rarely share photos of my daughter. I’ve never liked exposing her too much, I think it should be her choice when she’s a little older.
‘BUT – I have to share this. I can’t believe how beautiful she is. I love you Miss moo. You are my world. #nofilter #daddydaughter’.
Bond: Gareth rarely shares photos of his daughter, saying he wants it to be his choice how much he shares about himself when he’s older
Ex-wife: Gareth raised the child with his ex-wife Suzanne Mole. They were together for ten years but separated in 2011 (pictured above in 2010)
Gareth and Suzanne were together for ten years but separated in 2011.
Following their split, the Bradford-born star said in a statement: “Despite our efforts over the past three years to make our marriage successful, it is sad that Suzanne and I have decided to separate.
“While we have grown apart, we love and cherish our wonderful daughter, Missy, and together we will prioritize her happy upbringing.”
New love: Musician enjoys new relationship with Ibiza DJ Chloe McLennan, who goes by stage name Loéca
Fancy: Gareth confirmed his romance with DJ last July and they celebrated his 37th birthday Monday at the luxurious Harrogate hotel.
The musician is enjoying a new relationship with Ibiza DJ Chloe McLennan, who goes by the stage name Loéca.
She confirmed her romance with DJ last July and they celebrated her 37th birthday on Monday at a luxury Harrogate hotel.
Gareth gave fans an insight into the special occasion, with him and Chloe donning robes and enjoying a glass of champagne.
Break: Gareth gave fans an insight into the special occasion, with him and Chloe in robes and enjoying a glass of champagne