Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and more celebrate International Women's Day

PHOTO: Lady Gaga arrives at the Oscars, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. PlayJordan Strauss/Invision/AP
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International Women's Day is here!

Many members of the celeb set have taken to social media platforms to express their appreciation and admiration for the strong women in their lives.

From Ciara's video dancing with her family to Ellie Goulding's touching post about the women who inspire her, check out how celebrities are celebrating International Women's Day.


"Celebrating US! We can do absolutely anything we put our minds to! Ladies let’s Go! #InternationalWomensDay," she captioned the video.

Lady Gaga

Gaga shared a post about her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, inspiring her.

Ariana Grande

"We made this for the dwt [Dangerous Woman Tour] and you’ve been asking for it since," Grande wrote in a tweet. "Happy international women’s day every day to women of every color, shape, size, sexuality, age, religion, trans, cis, and all who identify! [You] are everything and I’m proud of [you] everyday. Female by @HANNAHLUXDAVIS."

Victoria Beckham

"So pleased my mum and Sandra could be with me on #IWD, two of the most inspiring women I know," she wrote alongside an image of her with her mother and mother-in-law.

Michael B. Jordan

"Strength, Grace, Humility, Intelligent, Majestic are just a few of the words I would use to describe the women in my life and others I’ve encountered throughout my years," the actor captioned his post. "Much Love, Respect and Support to ALL women around the world."

Anne Hathaway

"As a UN Goodwill Ambassador, I am celebrating women and girls all over the world today by being at work, which I love," she shared in a video post. She also noted she was wearing a female designer.

Sarah Hyland

"Happy #internationalwomensday from the @abcmodernfam Women!" she captioned a post featuring the cast of the hit show. "So grateful to have spent the last 10 years working with these funny, smart, beautiful, and STRONG women! Remember your worth. Keep your sisters close. Fight for your rights. And never forget that we can do anything together!"

David Beckham

"Today we celebrate International Women’s Day," he captioned his post. "I’m so blessed to have these amazing women in my life, they inspire me every single day .. Happy International Women’s Day to all the inspirational women around the world."

Ellie Goulding

"On #IWD2019 I want to give my thanks and appreciation to the women in my life who inspire me every day to be strong," she wrote alongside a collection of photos. "To all the women who work their a---- off."

"A special shout out to the great women Earth scientists & field researchers," she continued. "Thank you to the brilliant women innovating, engineering & setting policy for the future. Thank you for giving your talent, hard work and dedication to climate emergency - the biggest threat to our [planet] They deserve our greatest respect and gratitude because they are literally shaping our future and our childrens."

Julianne Hough

"Happy International Women’s Day to the STRONG, beautiful and inspiring women who’ve shaped me and been there for me through it all," Hough captioned her post, featuring Nina Dobrev. "There is nothing more powerful than the love I have for these ladies in my life... and to all the women I do not know, the love I have for you comes from my belief in all of you... in all of us! You inspire me daily!"

Jessica Simpson

"'Here's to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.' I love these strong, beautiful, smart and amazingly talented women," she captioned her post.

Nicole Kidman

"For #InternationalWomensDay, @unwomen is sharing the unheard stories of incredible women. Listen and help amplify their voices and work at Happy International Women’s Day! Celebrating and supporting women around the world," she captioned her post.

Jamie Lynn Spears

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The actress shared a video of her daughter explaining what a strong woman means to her.


"Today is #InternationalWomensDay I joined @officialannielennox @thecirclengo & @AppleMusic to shine a light on why #GlobalFeminism is so important," the singer wrote in his post.

Steven Tyler


Tia Mowry

"There’s no better time than #InternationalWomensDay to reflect on the incredible women that made me who I am! Talking about mom, grandmother, and great grandmother today on #TiaMowrysQuickFix!" she captioned her post.


"Today is a glorious day. Today is #internationalwomensday It shouldn’t just be one day," he captioned his post. "We should honor our queens forever but, today is definitely your day!! All hail the queens happy."

Kate Hudson

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"Happy happy #INTERNATIONALWOMENSDAY," Hudson captioned her video post.

Cobie Smulders

"It’s #InternationalWomensDay today. It’s a great opportunity to say thank you to the women in your life who have lifted you up," the actress wrote on Twitter. "And maybe look around and see the women who could use a hand."

Dr. Oz

"The women in my life are fearless, intelligent and caring," he wrote. "They have made me who I am today and inspire me to strive for more. Their presence is a light and I salute them on #InternationalWomensDay? (and every day)."

Mark Ruffalo

"Happy #InternationalWomensDay! Thankful for all the beautiful work women are doing, especially these days," the actor wrote on Twitter. "I’m also thankful to finally have a women-led @MarvelStudios movie to show my daughters, #CaptainMarvel. Can’t wait to watch @brielarson kick a--."

Padma Lakshmi

"This is the vibe for #InternationalWomensDay - and every day," she captioned a video post featuring two adorable little girls. "Two cuties in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia."

Amber Tamblyn

The actress shared a photo expressing her excitement about the day.

Sam Smith

Melissa Joan Hart

"This #InternationalWomensDay, here are a few women I have never had the pleasure to meet but I know changed my future because of the work they did and the sacrifices they made! #JKRowling #AlvaVanderbilt #MargaretThatcher #MayaAngelou #MarieCurie #MalalaYousafzi," she captioned her post.

"To all the phenomenal women making the world a better place with your strength, wisdom, kindness and courage...thank you," he wrote. "Celebrating you all today and every day."