Members of the Kardashian family and Travis Barker shared throwback photos and sweet birthday tributes to celebrate oldest sibling Kourtney, who turns 43.
Kardashian, 41, took to Instagram to post pictures of her and her older sister wearing matching royal blue swimwear in the ocean and thanked her for teaching her to “follow her heart, even when no one else understands.”
The reality star wrote: “Each year around the sun with you I learn and grow and develop more because of you!
“Thank you for teaching me to always try and follow my heart even when no one else understands. They’re just not on our growth path lol.
“Happy Birthday @kourtneykardash! You are so lucky. I love you so much!!!”
Kourtney replied: “I love you so much! We continue to grow and develop and learn together!”
Fellow sister Khloe, 37, opted for a series of embarrassing throwback photos to mark the occasion, which includes Kourtney holding sticks up her nose and the pair drinking shots while going out.
In a lengthy post in which she affirmed how much she loves her older sister, Khloe also noted that she’s never seen her “this happy” and that her happiness made others smile as they “exude this incredible energy.” could feel from her.
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She added: “Kourt, I’m praying this birthday is one of your best yet.
“You taught me that life only gets better if you let it. You taught me to live life to the fullest and to pretend nobody was looking.
“To put it in the wise words of the birthday boy, ‘My mood right now is to just live life.’ Never stop baby girl!”
Recalling the night she commented on the post, Kourtney added, “Ahhh I’m so blessed to have lived 38 of my years with you by my side!”
Meanwhile, her mom Kris Jenner has shared a collection of pictures of them over the years, including a series of adorable photos of Kourtney as a child.
She wrote: “Happy Birthday to my beautiful daughter @kourtneykardash!!! You are my firstborn little angel and my very special best friend from the moment you were born.
“You are such an amazing daughter, mom, sister, cousin, aunt and fiancee!!!!!! I’m so proud of the woman you are and I thank God everyday for making me your mommy…
“I am so blessed and grateful to be with you on this life journey and I love you more than I can ever explain…you are my heart. Happy birthday sweet girl.”
Her younger sister Kendal Jenner also posted a photo of Kourtney to her Instagram story to wish her a happy birthday.
Her fiancé Travis Barker also shared an intimate photo of him hugging her from behind to celebrate her birthday and wrote: “My best friend my lover my happy birthday @kourtneykardash love you. “
Kourtney and the Blink 182 drummer, 46, recently had a “rehearsal wedding” by an Elvis impersonator at One Love Chapel in Las Vegas after the Grammys.
However, the reality TV star revealed the wedding wasn’t official as it took place “unlicensed”, but she still described it as “the best night of my life that I don’t remember”.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/kardashian-family-and-travis-barker-share-sweet-tributes-as-kourtney-turns-43-41564360.html The Kardashian family and Travis Barker share sweet tributes as Kourtney turns 43