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Watch 'Coming to America' Star Vanessa Bell Calloway's Special Tribute to Daughter Ashley on Her 30th B-Day

Tichafa Chidzonga
Aug 13, 2020
07:35 A.M.
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Vanessa Bell Calloway from "Coming to America" celebrated her daughter's 30th birthday with a special tribute that included a photo montage of all of their favorite moments.


"Coming to America" star Vanessa Bell Calloway has a unique perspective when it comes to celebrating birthdays. Leading up to her 60th birthday, the actress told Madame Noire that birthday's make her feel happy to be alive.

Calloway explained that after the untimely deaths of other celebrities such as Prince and Whitney Houston, she considers herself lucky to be able to celebrate another year of life.


Recently, she celebrated the life of someone very important to her when she paid tribute to her daughter, Ashley Elaine Calloway, on her 30th birthday.

The proud mom shared a photo montage of all her favorite moments with Ashely throughout the years. While adding some inspiration to the tribute, she had Beyoncé's song "Run The World (Girls)" playing in the background.


In her sweet message to her daughter, the proud mom admitted that she couldn't believe how fast 30 years had flown by. She gushed:

"God blessed us with a beautiful baby girl that is now a BOSS LADY!!! Ashley, you can run the world because you are wonderful, intelligent, charismatic..."


As fans joined Calloway in wishing Ashley a happy birthday, one person wrote, "birthday Blessings Ashley. May this circle around the Sun bring you an abundance of favor."

A fan also praised the star for the carefully curated video and said, "video was [fire]...happy born day sweetie." Another person commented on Ashely's beauty and her resemblance to her famous mother.

A fan commented on Vanessa Bell Calloway's video tribute to her daughter Ashley Calloway | Source: Instagram.com/vanessabellcalloway

A fan commented on Vanessa Bell Calloway's video tribute to her daughter Ashley Calloway | Source: Instagram.com/vanessabellcalloway


Hours earlier, Calloway also celebrated the birthday of her sorority sister and fellow actress

Yvette Nicole Brown

. In a heartfelt message, she


"We pray that God continues to bless you always! You're the best."

When Calloway turned 60 years old, she honored the milestone by performing a special dance with her daughters to Regina Belle's song "If I Could."

The mother of two also enjoyed a star-studded bash which included Tina Knowles-Lawson, Cedric the Entertainer, Star Jones, and Vivica A. Fox, just to name a few.

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