100+ 22nd Birthday Captions for Instagram, TikTok & Beyond (Funny, Short & Cute!)

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Looking for 22nd birthday caption ideas that aren’t cringey?

When it comes to birthdays, the last thing you need is caption-related stress… so to help you out, we’ve assembled an epic list 22nd birthday caption ideas that are perfect for Instagram, TikTok, or whatever other platform.

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Short 22nd Birthday Captions

Want to keep your captions short and sweet? Here are some fun 22nd birthday captions that would be perfect.

“Feeling 22”

Too-too excited to ring in the big 22.

22 Jump St.

[Insert Taylor Swift Lyric]

Season 22, Episode 1.

And so begins Chapter 22.

Chapter 22, Page 1.

Here for cake, and cake only.

Woke up a little older… but not wiser.

My day, my way. #22

So this is 22.

Favorite day of the year. #22

Staying 22 until further notice.

Level up. #22

Lap 22 around the sun…

Birthday behavior! #22

I’m shawty and it’s my birthday. #22

Hey Siri, count the candles.

Just like wine, better with time. #22

POV: You can’t believe I’m 22 now.

On a scale of 1-10, feeling a solid 22.

Est. [Birth Year]

Wow, never been 22 before.

Hello, 22.

Keeping it real since [Birth Year].


Experience level: 22.

Achievement unlocked: 22.

Be good to me, 22.

Cheers to another lap around the sun. Hello, 22.

Well look who just turned 22… 

Another year, another candle on the cake. #22

Say hello to the world’s latest 22 year old.

Funny 22nd Birthday Captions

Birthday captions don’t need to be cheesy or serious. Sometimes, the best captions are a little lighthearted and fun. Here are some 22nd birthday captions that have a humorous twist.

Been waiting years to quote Taylor Swift on this special day… but now it feels outdated. #22

Shoutout to my mama who was in labor 22 years ago.

Be careful what you wish for… My parents wished for me 22 years ago and look where that ended up.

22? Who cares. I just want cake.

Officially 22, but still mentally about five.

22 years later and I’m still a hot mess. 

Made it to 22! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.

Agent of chaos for 22 years.

Tripping on my own feet for 22 years. Here’s to many more years of clumsiness.

Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs22

Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit. #22

I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.

22nd Birthday Captions for Selfies

Birthdays are the perfect day to post a shameless selfie. Looking for fun 22nd birthday captions to go with your selfies? Here are some fun options.

22. Serving cake, and serving looks.

Getting badder with age. #22

Baddie since [insert birth year].

You really gonna scroll without wishing me a happy 22nd birthday?

Only took 22 years to get this cute.

Another year, another selfie. #22

Celebrating another level up. #22

Make a wish. #22

Wishing for you this year 😉 #22

Bday wish for the bday bish? #22

Time to see what 22 is all about.

Est. [Month]/[Day]/[Year]

22? Bring it on.

Birthday mode: the youngest I’ll ever be, and the oldest I’ve ever been. #22

Growing and glowing. #22

Aging and raging. #22

Waited 693,792,000 for this.

That birthday glow. #Feeling22

I think 22 looks good on me.

22nd Birthday Captions for Photos with Friends

In need of some 22nd birthday captions to pair with photos you’ve taken with friends? Whether you want to comemmorate that special bday party or dinner, here are some fun caption ideas for turning 22 with friends.

Wouldn’t want to turn 22 with anyone else by my side.

Ringing in 22 with the best crew.

Wouldn’t have made it to 22 without these beauties. Here’s to another lap around the sun!

22 is looking pretty good with this crew by my side.

Cheers to good friends, good vibes, and another 22 years.

Feeling unstoppable at 22 with this crew by my side.

Grateful to have found my people by Age 22.

Another lap around the sun with the best people I could have ever asked for. Here’s to 22!

Can’t wait to see what 22 will bring with these beauties by my side.

Birthday wish? Already come true with this crew on my side. #22

22: Wild and free.

Can’t wait to tell our kids one day about how awesome and hot we were at 22.

Only 22, but forever the mom of the group.

Age 22 but forever the baby of the group.

Thankful to be ringing in 22with the best people I know.

Turning 22 with the best friends anyone could ask for. #grateful

Age is just a number, but friends like these are forever. Thank you all for helping me ring in 22.

Don’t wanna be sappy so… let’s just say 22 is already one for the books.

Excited for Chapter 22 with this crew on my side.

Start of Season 22 with the best co-stars I could have ever asked for.

Chapter 22. Time to make some memories.

Making memories with this crew… 22 is already off to the best start I could have ever asked for.

These beauties are the only gift I need. #22

22 will be a breeze with friends like these on my side.

22nd Birthday Captions for Photos with Family

Birthdays are a great time to pay homage to family, so whether you’re posting a cute throwback photo or a photo of a family celebration, here are some fun 22nd Birthday captions.

Thanks for letting me bother you for the past 22 years.

22 years of being your favorite pain in the butt. Here’s to 22 more.

Thankful to be ringing in 22  with the best family I could have ever asked for.

Lucked out with a fam like this. Thanks for helping me ring in 22!

Turning 22 with the best support system in the world. Thanks for making the past 22 years so unforgettable!

Family is everything. Cheers to another lap around the sun! #22

Couldn’t have made it to 22 without you. Family truly is the best gift <3

Celebrating 22 with some unconditional family love. Now, can I get some cake?

22nd Birthday Quotes/References from Pop Culture

We here at Thoughtful Gift Club love a good quote and reference. Here are some perfect quotes and references from movies, TV shows, and songs that would make for perfect 22nd birthday captions.

“Happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time” #22

“When she was 22, the future looked bright.”

“Because heck, you’re just 22” – Shanelle Kaul

“Just keep dancing like we’re 22”

22nd Birthday Captions for Others 

Last but not least, are you wishing someone else a happy 22nd birthday? Here are some more 22nd birthday caption ideas that will work for friends & family alike.

22 and you’ve never looked better. Here’s to you!

Say hello to my new favorite 22 year old.

22 has never looked this good. Happy birthday, [Name]!

Helping this one ring in 22. Cheers to another lap around the sun!

Some things really do get better with age… like [Name]. Happy 22nd birthday!

Can’t believe you’re 22. Here’s to another year of amazing memories.

Who knew 22 could look this good? Aging looks good on you.

Did We Miss Any of your Favorite 22nd Birthday Captions?

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