She celebrated her 52nd birthday on Monday.
And while she got birthday greetings from a host of famous friends, it seems the touching wishes from her niece were among the most special for .
Emma Roberts, 28, posted a photo of the two of them to her with the caption: 'Happy Birthday Aunt @juliaroberts you are the queen! I love you ❤️.
That prompted the Pretty Woman A-lister to comment below: I Love You beyond measure. ❤️.'
Mutual affection: Julia Roberts posted a touching message to niece Emma Roberts after the 28-year-old shared this post to Instagram congratulating her aunt on her 52nd birthday
Julia had congratulated herself on becoming another year older first thing Monday on her own .
She shared a close-up photo showing her outside with her long hair blowing in the breeze and wearing a striped coat and patterned scarf.
'52. Yeehaw,' she wrote alongside the picture.
Melanie Griffith was among the first celebrities to like the post.
Jennifer Aniston quickly responded with: 'Happy Birthday, beauty!! ❤️.'
Meanwhile, Tom Hank's wife Rita Wilson commented: 'Happy Birthday! I think you transposed the numbers. It’s 25, right? Love you!!!!'
Birthday girl: Julia had congratulated herself on becoming another year older first thing Monday on her own Instagram. Melanie Griffith and Jennifer Aniston were among those who responded
Related: Emma is the daughter of Julia's brother, Eric Roberts, 63, and has joked that she and her aunt share the same genetic trait. 'We have too many teeth when we smile,' she said in May
Emma is the daughter of Julia's older brother, actor Eric Roberts, 63.
Back in May, during an appearance on E!'s short-lived late night chat show Busy Tonight, Emma shared with host Busy Philipps that both she and her famous Oscar-winning aunt share the same genetic trait - a toothy grin.
'We have too many teeth when we smile,' Emma explained.
'When I’m talking to someone it’s like whatever, and then I smile and it’s like, oh my god, you look just like your aunt!’
Emma made her professional movie debut in the 2001 film Blow and has been working as an actress ever since.
She is best known for starring in Ryan Murphy's anthology series American Horror Story starting from season 3 AHS: Coven up until the current ninth season AHS: 1984.
Shared talent: Emma made her movie debut in the 2001 film Blow and is best known for TV shows American Horror Story and Scream Queens. She and Julia are pictured in 2010