Witnessing celebrity children grow up in front of our eyes will never cease to be fascinating. From Jaden Smith to Brooklyn Beckham to Miley Cyrus, many up-and-coming celebrities have been first thrust into the limelight because of having famous parents. Apple Martin, actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter with ex-husband Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, is definitely part of that distinguished group. But who is she, and what do we need to know about the gorgeous and talented teen? She has an unusual name Her full name is Apple Blythe Alison Martin, but her unusual first name gets all the attention. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2004, Paltrow revealed that the Coldplay singer suggested the name if they were to have a girl. “It sounded so sweet, and it conjured such a lovely picture for me. Apples are so sweet and they’re wholesome,” Paltrow added. Are Omer Bhatti and B Howard really Michael Jackson’s secret sons? She turns 18 on May 14 Paltrow had Apple in 2004. With famous parents, it was expected that her birth would receive much fanfare and, at one point, it was said that Apple was even Google’s top-searched celebrity child. In recent years, the Goop founder has shared heart-warming posts for her daughter’s birthday. In 2020, she shared a rare lookalike photo with Apple while last year she posted a beach pic gushing about her daughter turning 17. She inherited her dad’s musical prowess For now, Apple seems more inclined towards singing than acting. The talented teen has previously been seen jamming to Ariana Grande’s Just a Little Bit of Your Heart on stage with her rock star dad. A couple of years ago, Chris also shared a clip where he was teaching his daughter how to play The Beatles’ Blackbird on guitar. Why I have never seen this is beyond me 😱 .. Apple Martin singing with her dad! 2018 has got of to a great start @coldplay #applemartin pic.twitter.com/yX4WyIzysc — kathryn lynch (@KathrynBlee) January 1, 2018 Apple has also been credited as a co-songwriter on the Coldplay song Let Somebody Go featuring Selena Gomez. Will Barron Trump go to prom? Here’s how 5 other first children did it She’s already a women’s rights champion Despite her daughter’s young age, Paltrow has described Apple as empowered. According to Elle , for the actress-turned-businesswoman, it is uplifting that people are united in the ongoing shift toward a more progressive society. In a 2020 interview with Adobe’s chief marketing officer Ann Lewnes, Paltrow said, “When I see my daughter with her friends, they are so empowered. They have a sense of entitlement that’s beautiful. It’s not spoiled.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gwyneth Paltrow (@gwynethpaltrow) Just recently, in honour of International Women’s Day, the Oscar-winning actress shared a photo of Apple. A snippet of her caption praises her, saying, “This woman gives me hope for the future of sisterhood and for the future of our planet.” 5 celebrities who hated the Met Gala – from Demi Lovato to Gwyneth Paltrow She has a playful side As a Gen Zer, Apple is not afraid to take things lightly sometimes. In a recent Goop Reel shared on Instagram, the teen was featured making fun of her mother’s morning routine as they promoted the products. View this post on Instagram A post shared by goop (@goop) It was all in good fun, as Paltrow is well known as the founder of the wellness and lifestyle brand, and Apple is herself an emerging figure within the business as well. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .