Entertainment Music Gwen Stefani Celebrates 52nd Birthday with Husband Blake Shelton and Family: 'So Many Amazing Wishes' The singer documented her fun, cake-filled birthday celebration with family on social media By Vanessa Etienne Vanessa Etienne Twitter Vanessa Etienne is an Emerging Content Writer-Reporter for PEOPLE. Prior to joining in April 2021, she served as a reporter for Men's Health Magazine and BET Digital after freelancing for publications such as The New York Times and Everyday Health. Originally from northern Virginia, Vanessa is a proud Haitian American with a love for R&B music and mental health topics. She graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor's in Communication and Public Relations before earning her master's degree in Journalism from the City University of New York. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 4, 2021 08:39 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Gwen Stefani welcomed a new year of life with a bang. The singer documented the celebration of her 52nd birthday on her Instagram Story Sunday, giving followers a glimpse into the star's day filled with family, presents, and tons of sweets. "I had to put my phone away because I had so many amazing wishes, so thank you so much. It's my birthday!" the singer told her followers. In a series of posts shared on the social media platform, Stefani paraded through her home, wearing a festive "Happy Birthday" headband as she caught members of her family — including husband Blake Shelton — off guard by greeting them on camera. "That's my husband," she said repeatedly with a laugh as she recorded Shelton, who wasn't paying attention. Gwen Stefani Instagram Blake Shelton Shares Heartfelt Birthday Tribute for Wife Gwen Stefani: 'I Love You' The Sweet Escape artist also documented the preparation of her birthday dinner, showing her followers the bouquet of flowers she received, a table filled with candy and sweets, a gift from Dolce & Gabbana and the French cake she admitted she actually bought herself. Gwen Stefani Instagram Also on Sunday, Shelton shared his own sweet tribute to Stefani on social media. "Happy birthday to my better half.. my WIFE!!!! I love you @gwenstefani!" Shelton, 45, wrote in a heartfelt Instagram post, alongside a black-and-white photo of the happy couple on the dance floor on their wedding day. Gwen Stefani Instagram Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. The pair got married in July at the country superstar's Tishomingo ranch in Oklahoma. "His love for her is so deep," a source told PEOPLE at the time. "Having the wedding at home was a way for their families — and Gwen — to be as comfortable as possible." The singer began dating Shelton in November 2015, after she joined him on The Voice coaching panel. They announced their engagement in October 2020, almost nine months before they tied the knot. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. Kevin Mazur/Getty Gwen Stefani Thanks Blake Shelton for 'Letting Me Ride Your Coattails' into Country Music at Nashville Show In September, the three-time Grammy Award winner, reminisced about the emotional moment she chose her Vera Wang wedding gown, sharing a throwback video from the fitting on Instagram. "The moment I said yes to the dress," Stefani wrote in the caption. The "Spiderwebs" singer was glowing as she saw herself in the custom lily-white silk georgette gown with a sweetheart plunging neckline, noting in a hashtag that it was the second dress she tried on. The chapel-length veil she wore was hand-embroidered with the couple's names and those of Stefani's sons, Kingston James, 15, Zuma Nesta Rock, 13, and Apollo Bowie Flynn, 7.