Kourtney Kardashian turns 43! Kim Kardashian, 41, wishes her older sister a happy birthday


Kourtney Kardashian turned 43-years-old on Monday and her family was happy to take to Instagram to wish her well.

Kim Kardashian was the first to hit her keyboard at 6 am as she posted images of the two in royal blue swimwear while in the ocean.

In her caption, the 41-year-old SKIMS founder said that her older sister has taught her so much in life.

Happy birthday! Kourtney Kardashian, left, turned 43-years-old on Monday and her family was happy to take to Instagram to wish her well. Kim Kardashian, right, was the first to hit her keyboard at 6 am

Ladies who swim: The star shared images with her older sister at the beach

Ladies who swim: The star shared images with her older sister at the beach

‘Each year around the sun with you I learn and grow and evolve more because of you!’ began the ex-wife of rapper Kanye West.

‘Thank you for teaching me to always go for it and follow my heart even if no one else understands,’ added the siren who is starring with her family in the Hulu show The Kardashians this year.

And Kim ended with: ‘They just aren’t on our growth path lol Happy Birthday!’

Babe watch: In her caption, the 41-year-old SKIMS founder said that her older sister has taught her so much in life

Babe watch: In her caption, the 41-year-old SKIMS founder said that her older sister has taught her so much in life

hanks Kourt: 'Each year around the sun with you I learn and grow and evolve more because of you!' began the ex-wife of rapper Kanye West

hanks Kourt: ‘Each year around the sun with you I learn and grow and evolve more because of you!’ began the ex-wife of rapper Kanye West

Then she brought up Kourtney’s newfound glow thanks to her relationship with fiancé Travis Barker. 

Kourtney has seemed to be in a much better place since she started dating the drummer; when she was with baby daddy Scott Disick she was often in a sour mood due to his serial infidelity and partying. 

Together Kourtney and Scott have three kids: Mason, 12, Penelope, nine, and Reign, seven.

‘Happiness looks so good on you,’ remarked Kim as she ended with, ‘I love you so much!!!’

Dive time: 'Thank you for teaching me to always go for it and follow my heart even if no one else understands,' added the siren who is starring with her family in the Hulu show The Kardashians this year

Dive time: ‘Thank you for teaching me to always go for it and follow my heart even if no one else understands,’ added the siren who is starring with her family in the Hulu show The Kardashians this year

The law student also shared several flashback photos with Kourtney from when they were younger, partying in Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

The little ones were seen dressed up for the holidays and playing at home.

Other family members include Khloe, Kendall, Kylie and Rob.

Party twins: The law student also shared several flashback photos with Kourtney from when they were younger, partying in Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles

Party twins: The law student also shared several flashback photos with Kourtney from when they were younger, partying in Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles

20s spirits: In some of these images Kim and Kourtney looked different in their 20s

20s spirits: In some of these images Kim and Kourtney looked different in their 20s

Momager Kris Jenner shared flashback photos of Kourtney; one image showed her in a light blue dress.

‘Happy birthday to my beautiful daughter @kourtneykardash!!!’ began the girlfriend of Corey Gamble.

‘You are my first born little angel and my very special best friend from the moment you were born.’

Long before fame she was a sweet child: Momager Kris Jenner shared flashback photos of Kourtney; one image showed her in a light blue dress

Long before fame she was a sweet child: Momager Kris Jenner shared flashback photos of Kourtney; one image showed her in a light blue dress

Mommy and me: 'Happy birthday to my beautiful daughter @kourtneykardash!!!' began the girlfriend of Corey Gamble

Mommy and me: ‘Happy birthday to my beautiful daughter @kourtneykardash!!!’ began the girlfriend of Corey Gamble

With papa: Lawyer Robert Kardashian, who helped defend OJ Simpson during his murder trial, is seen holding Kourtney

With papa: Lawyer Robert Kardashian, who helped defend OJ Simpson during his murder trial, is seen holding Kourtney

She then raved about what a great person Kourtney is.

‘You are such an amazing daughter, mommy, sister, cousin, auntie and fiancé!!!!!!’ she wrote.

‘I am so very proud of the woman you are and I thank God every single day for choosing me to be your Mommy….’ said the TV producer.

She continued: ‘I am so blessed and grateful to be on this journey of life with you and I love you more than I can ever explain… you are my heart ❤️ Happy Birthday sweet girl ❤️.’

Christmas time: She then raved about what a great person Kourtney is. 'You are such an amazing daughter, mommy, sister, cousin, auntie and fiancé!!!!!!' she wrote

Christmas time: She then raved about what a great person Kourtney is. ‘You are such an amazing daughter, mommy, sister, cousin, auntie and fiancé!!!!!!’ she wrote

When she was a teen: Kourtney had razor thin eyebrows in the 90s as a teenager

When she was a teen: Kourtney had razor thin eyebrows in the 90s as a teenager

This is new: Kourtney is seen wearing reading glasses as mom drinks wine on a yacht

This is new: Kourtney is seen wearing reading glasses as mom drinks wine on a yacht

Khloe, 37, shared some unflattering photos of Kourtney on her birthday morning.

One showed the college student with straws in her nose, which is a drastic difference from the slick, well groomed image she likes to present to her fans.

The POOSH founder is also seen with bulging eyes, which is not the best image of her.

And yet another image showed Kourtney with her head back as a waiter feeds her a shot of booze.

The two were seen fighting on the final season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. These photo choices seem to prove they are still on rocky footing. 

Not pretty: Khloe, 37, shared some unflattering photos of Kourtney on her birthday morning. One showed the college student with straws in her nose, which is a drastic difference from the slick, well groomed image she likes to present to her fans

Not pretty: Khloe, 37, shared some unflattering photos of Kourtney on her birthday morning. One showed the college student with straws in her nose, which is a drastic difference from the slick, well groomed image she likes to present to her fans

Aww, now this just isn't nice: The POOSH founder is also seen with bulging eyes, which is not the best image of her

Aww, now this just isn’t nice: The POOSH founder is also seen with bulging eyes, which is not the best image of her

Proof Kourt is a party girl: And yet another image showed Kourtney with her head back as a waiter feeds her a shot of booze

Proof Kourt is a party girl: And yet another image showed Kourtney with her head back as a waiter feeds her a shot of booze

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