Melissa Gorga’s sweet birthday message to ‘little Miss Drama’ Antonia Gorga

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Happy birthday, Antonia Gorga! The daughter of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga and husband Joe Gorga turned 11 Friday, and is the oldest of their children, who also include Gino and Joey. Melissa wished Antonia a happy birthday on Instagram, posting a throwback dual photo of her in a “little miss drama” t-shirt and a more recent one of her in a bikini with the caption “My 1st born baby Girl is turning into a little lady…You are as beautiful on the inside as you are on the outside. To call you my daughter is a gift.”

Antonia also shared her birthday joy on Instagram:

It's my birthday yay????❤️????????????????????

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Antonia graduated from elementary school this year and is off to middle school in the fall, which her mom has mixed feelings about, posting a family photo with the caption “Bye Bye Elementary school.. Hello junior high! God help me! Congratulations to my Antonia…I’m so proud of you!”

My little fifth-grade graduate????❤️❤️ Off to middle school???? #Antonia

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Bye Bye Elementary school.. Hello junior high! God help me! Congratulations to my Antonia???????? I'm so proud of you!

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She’s come a long way from this baby photo:

Thinking about how Time flies…Antonia's 1 year old pic???? #myheart @images_by_linda_marie

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Here’s one of our favorite recent lines by Antonia on RHONJ:

Luckily that line was just for show, because her mother is usually right by her side.

My baby is getting so big❤️ Love u so much Antonia! @envybymg #sweetie

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So proud of my baby girl she sang in the chorus tonight! ❤️ #antonia

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Happy Birthday Antonia!