Paul McCartney Says He's 'Looking Forward to Being Spoilt Rotten' as He Celebrates 82nd Birthday

The former Beatle also received birthday wishes from several of his children on social media — as well as Julian Lennon

<p>Samir Hussein/WireImage</p> Paul McCartney

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Paul McCartney

It's Paul McCartney's 82nd birthday!

In honor of his 82nd year around the sun on June 18, the former Beatle posted to Instagram and revealed he's certainly hoping to be showered with gifts in celebration of the big day.

They say it is my birthday," wrote McCartney, referencing the Beatles' 1968 track "Birthday" from the iconic White Album, "and I’m looking forward to being spoilt rotten by my loved ones!"

Related: Julian Lennon Wishes 'Uncle' Paul McCartney Happy 82nd Birthday with Sweet 'Hey Jude' Clip: 'Only Love'

<p>Sue McKay/WireImage</p> Paul McCartney performs in Adelaide in October 2023

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Paul McCartney performs in Adelaide in October 2023

He also received celebratory wishes on social media from some of his kids. His son James, 46, posted a photo of him and Paul hugging to Instagram alongside the message, "Happy Birthday Dad. I will always love you. You are a guiding light that shows me how to move forward. You love me, I love you and that's all that matters."

Paul's daughter Mary, 54, shared a slideshow featuring photos of her father on his own and them together to Instagram, writing in the caption, "Happy Birthday Dad x with all my love x."

His daughter Stella, 52, posted photos taken by her mom Linda, Paul's first wife, to Instagram. "PAUL’S BIRTHDAY: Looking at my Dad @PaulMcCartney through my Mum’s lens today… His day…," she wrote. "Happy birthday, Papa Smurf xx."

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<p>Central Press/Getty</p> Paul McCartney and Julian Lennon during a holiday near Athens in Greece.

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Paul McCartney and Julian Lennon during a holiday near Athens in Greece.

Julian Lennon, son of Paul's late Beatles bandmate John Lennon, also celebrated the legendary singer-songwriter's birthday with a special message on X (formerly known as Twitter).

"Hoppy Birdy, Uncle Paul! Only love… Jude x," wrote Julian, 61, alongside a video montage featuring photos of himself as a child with Paul.

On June 16, McCartney celebrated Father's Day with a post shared to Instagram. "I am proud to be a Dad on Father’s Day and wish all the other Dads in the world a great one," he wrote.

Related: Incredible Vintage Photos of The Beatles with Their Kids, Plus What They're All Up to Now

<p>Harry Durrant/Getty </p> Paul McCartney performing in Glastonbury in June 2022

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Paul McCartney performing in Glastonbury in June 2022

McCartney is in the midst of his Got Back Tour, which has spanned North America, Europe. Oceania and South America since its April 2022 launch.

Earlier this month, the Wings musician announced dates for a string of October 2024 performances in Uruguay, Argentina, Chile and Peru.

After wrapping the South America shows, McCartney is currently set to conclude with a European leg featuring shows in France, Spain and England.

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