Actress Danica McKellar is celebrating her 47th birthday today!
The California-born actress became an instant sensation after playing Winnie Cooper in the TV series “The Wonder Years” from 1988 to 1993. The actress is not only famous for her holiday Christmas films, but she is also a mathematics writer and education advocate.
On her birthday, she invited all of her fans to a virtual birthday party that is taking place this weekend!
Danica McKellar Reveals The Secret To Youth: Your Attitude!
On Monday afternoon, McKellar posted a selfie of her in the shower to Instagram.
“Oh hey there, 47,” she wrote. “Happy birthday to me! And you’re all invited to my virtual birthday party this Saturday.”
“If there’s any secret I’ve found to youth, it’s in the attitude… and a healthy, clean lifestyle, of course,” she wrote. “Our minds and bodies are inextricably connected. I’ve found when I eat well and get enough rest and exercise, I have so much more access to that inner joy that makes life fun!”
“And when I discipline myself to see good (and laugh at the absurduties) in the world, resisting the seduction of outrage addiction, I find I’m more likely to stay in gratitude and make healthy choices…like going to bed early instead of staying up late to scroll through… all the things there are to be outraged over,” she added.
“The other secret to life? Taking all that gratitude and giving back to the world in as many ways as I can,” she shared. “My grandmother always said, ‘The way to be happy is to make other people happy.’ Spread it around…
Danica McKellar Is Having A Virtual Party… And You’re Invited!
McKellar wants to spread happiness into the new year by inviting fans to a virtual party on Saturday, January 8th.
She wrote, “Speaking of spreading happiness – I had more fun making my upcoming movie ‘The Winter Palace’ than ever before on ANY acting job, and I’m so excited to finally share it with YOU and also invite you to my virtual Birthday Party/Winter Palace watch party an hour before the movie, this Saturday at 4pm PT/7pm ET here on Instagram Live.”
“I’ll be answering your questions along with my costar @becauseibledsoe and then we can all eat birthday snacks and watch ‘The Winter Palace’ together on @gactv at 5pm PT/8pm ET!” she continued. “More details throughout the week, including details about ‘The Winter Palace Winter Games’ where every day tomorrow through Saturday, someone will win a personalized video from me. In fact, I’ll be going live later today to tell you all about it.”
“So… what do I want for my birthday? For all of you to make a plan to join us this Saturday to watch “The Winter Palace” on @gactv, either via cable or through a streaming service like @frndlytv or @hulu live,” she concluded. “More about Saturday’s birthday/watch party soon!!”
Fans couldn’t contain their excitement. Celebrities like Ali Sweeney, Jill Wagner, Holly Peete, Neal Bledsoe, Linda Gray, Lindsay Maxwell, Jim Kwik, Christian Convery, Rachel Boston, and many more all jumped on her post to wish her a happy birthday as well!