Mike Coppola/Getty Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid
The 26-year-old supermodel, who welcomed baby daughter Khai, now 9 months, in September with the singer, shared a sweet tribute to Malik, 28, on Sunday.
“Our Khai is so lucky to have a baba who loves her so much & does anything to see her smile,” she wrote alongside a sweet father-daughter snap. “Happy first Father’s Day .. I’m so grateful for all the lil bits of her that are you ☺️ We love you so much.”
Hadid also shared a shout out to her own father, Mohamed Hadid.
“Happy Fathers Day my daddio @mohamedhadid I love you so much and have loved watching you be the sweetest Jido to Khai ! 🤍” she added in a separate tribute, which she shared alongside a snap of him pushing his granddaughter in a stroller.
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“It didn’t even click that she was out. I was so exhausted, and I looked up and he’s holding her. It was so cute,” she aid, adding that Malik felt “helpless” seeing her in pain. “Z was like, ‘That’s how I felt! You feel so helpless to see the person you love in pain.’ “
She also recalled Malik and her family being “in terror” witnessing her labor – and she and Malik agreed to give some time before trying for another baby. “Afterward, Z and I looked at each other and were like, ‘We can have some time before we do that again!’ ” the new mom added.
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On Mother’s Day last month, Hadid shared a series of photos with her baby girl on Instagram, writing about the joys of parenthood.
“The rumors are true: my best friend, purpose, muse, greatest pride & joy! I feel so lucky and inspired bein your mama, my Khai!!” she wrote at the time. “An old soul full of sunshine, you light up everyone’s days! Thank you 🧡 thank you 💛 thank you 💕.”