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Kerry Katona and Brian McFadden mark daughter Molly’s 17th birthday

Fans can't believe time has flown by so quickly!

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Kerry Katona and Brian McFadden have shared sweet messages to mark their eldest child’s 17th birthday.

The former couple both took to Instagram on Friday, August 31 to wish Molly McFadden a very happy birthday.

Kerry Katona wishes daaughter Molly happy 17t birthday
Kerry shared a recent photo with Molly (Credit: Instagram @kerrykatona7)

Kerry, 37, wrote: “Happy 17th birthday to my first born. So proud of you my beautiful baby girl missing you all the world!!! Love you to the moon and back.”

She included a collage of pictures taken of Molly over the years.

Kerry Katona wishes daaughter Molly happy 17t birthday
Kerry posted a childhood pic of Molly (Credit: Instagram @kerrykatona7)

Former Westlife singer Brian, 38, also shared a message for Molly, writing on his Instagram: “Happy 17th birthday to my little baby who’s now a woman.”

He also shared pictures of his daughter.

Molly McFadden
Brian shared this photo of Molly (Credit: Instagram @brianmcfadden123)

Fans couldn’t believe Molly is now 17, with many saying they remember back when she was born and on magazine covers as a baby with her parents!

Kerry Katona wishes daaughter Molly happy 17t birthday
Molly, seen in a photo shared by Kerry, is the former couple’s eldest child (Credit: Instagram @kerrykatona7)

One wrote: “I can’t believe it’s been 17 years.. and I’ve been your fan for more 2 decades. Your first baby.. gosh I remember everything from when I was a 9-year old fangirl.”

Kerry Katona wishes daaughter Molly happy 17t birthday
Fans couldn’t believe Molly’s now 17! (Credit: Instagram @kerrykatona7)

Another said: “Wow! Where does the time go. I remember seeing her pics when she was born.”

A third added to Kerry: “Only feels like yesterday when you were pregnant on Molly.”

Brian McFadden, daughter Molly and girlfriend Danielle
Molly on a recent holiday with Brian and his girlfriend Danielle (Credit: Instagram)

And a fourth wrote: “17! can’t believe it! I remember reading about her birth doesn’t seem that long ago!”

Molly has been living in Ireland with Brian’s parents over the last year, as she chose to attend a school in Dublin so she could do an extra year of science subjects to help with her future career plans.

Brian McFadden and daughter Molly
Molly previously shared this sweet pic with her dad (Credit: 123_mollymc)

Kerry previously told OK! Magazine: “She wants to get really good grades in her GCSEs so she’s going to Ireland to do a transition year.

“This will give her an extra year of biology and sciences.

“She will be massively homesick. But I’ve told her that I think that it’s the right thing to do. Her mind is like a sponge and just soaks everything up.”

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Kerry with eldest children Lilly-Sue and Molly (Credit: Fameflynet)

Kerry and Brian married in 2002 but split two years later.

They’re also parents to daughter Lilly-Sue, 15.

Kerry also has daughter Heidi, 11, and son Max, ten, from her marriage to second husband Mark Croft and daughter DJ, four, from estranged husband George Kay.

Kerry Katona with her children as Heidi auditions for The Voice
Kerry with all five of her children (Credit: Instagram @kerrykatona7)

Brian went on to marry Vogue Williams in 2012 but they split three years later.

Kerry recently began romancing a fitness expert called Ryan Mahoney, while Brian is loved up with girlfriend Danielle Parkinson.

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