Patsy Palmer has penned a touching message as she wished her second eldest son Fenton a happy 21st birthday.

The former EastEnders star, who previously relocated to California alongside her family, appeared in high spirits as she shared a sneak peek inside the sunny birthday celebrations.

In a collection of Instagram stories, that the mum of four shared with her 355,000 Instagram followers, Patsy wrote a gushing tribute to her son.

"Happy birthday to our wonderful son. 21 today. A+ student. Tennis coach. Doesn't do social media. Kind. Smart. Funny & Handsome. We love you," proud mum Patsy wrote.

In another post, Patsy then added: "Happy Birthday to our moon child. 21 years of one of the kindest, funniest, smartest boys we know.

Patsy Palmer penned a touching birthday message for her son Fenton
Patsy Palmer penned a touching birthday message for her son Fenton
Patsy and her family relocated to California in 2014
Patsy and her family relocated to California in 2014

"21 years of kindness & love shines from you and blesses us as your parents every day. We love you. We survived your entry to the world for a very magical reason. We all have a purpose and you certainly have shown us that yours is LOVE.

The actress turned DJ then unveiled several snaps of the celebrations taking place at their lavish Malibu home as they cranked up the BBQ and enjoyed a sunny gathering with friends and family members.

Patsy and her husband Richard Merkell are proud parents to Fenton, Emilia, 19 as well as Bertie, 10. The Bianca Jackson actress also shares her eldest son, Charley, with ex Alfie Rothwell.

Fenton's birthday celebrations came shortly after Patsy also marked her big day just a few weeks earlier.

The actress celebrated the birthday milestone with another slew of cute snaps featuring her family taken at their luxury Malibu home overlooking the ocean.

At the time, Patsy and her husband was joined by their three kids as well as Emilia's boyfriend.

Fenton enjoyed a sun-filled BBQ to mark his 21st birthday in Malibu
Fenton enjoyed a sun-filled BBQ to mark his 21st birthday in Malibu

Alongside a host of birthday wishes in which she shared on her Instagram story, Patsy also shared a cute snap next to which she wrote: "Best birthday vibes ever at home with my tribe. love you all so much."

Patsy certainly appears to be living her best life after she decided to permanently make the move from the UK to Malibu, on the West Coast of the US, in 2014.

Her family — including her husband Richard and their children Fenton, Emilia and Bertie — now enjoy a wonderful life by the beach in Malibu.

Patsy Palmer shared a cute family snap as she celebrated her 49th birthday
Patsy Palmer shared a cute family snap as she celebrated her 49th birthday last month

The actress has been brushing shoulders with plenty of A-listers as well as sharing lots of sun-drenched snaps on her social media page.

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