Kanye West turned 39 on Wednesday 8 June, and his wife Kim Kardashian was the first person to wish him a happy birthday. The reality show star sent her husband a heartfelt message on her website and app, titling the post "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BABE!"
She wrote: "Happy birthday to my best friend! I usually would be scared for us to get older, but as each year passes, I'm just happy we have more time on this Earth together! I love you so much and hope this year brings you so much happiness."
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Kim wished her husband a happy birthday
The 35-year-old accompanied the post with a collage of moments between the couple and their daughter, North West, before sharing the same message on Instagram accompanied with a snap of herself kissing the rapper.
Kim's family were quick to wish Kanye many happy returns, and Kris Jenner posted a photo of Kanye on Instagram, writing: "Happy birthday to my son, North and Saint’s daddy and Kim’s soul mate, #KanyeWest. To say you are special is an understatement… you are one of a kind!!!!"
"You inspire, you lead, you’re the most incredible father and a wonderful friend. We are so blessed to have you in our lives!!! I'm so proud of you and I love you so much. Happy birthday!!!! #love #family #blessed #proudmama #happybirthdaykanye."
Kim's sisters Kourtney and Khloe also sent birthday wishes to the Yeezy shoe designer on their websites, with Kourtney writing: "Happy Birthday Kanye! Wishing you a year of many more adventures, all of which I can tag along – as always. Long live Yeezus," while Khloe wrote: "Happy birthday to one of the most creative and intelligent people I know!!! Kanye, I couldn't have picked a better husband for my big sister and I am so happy that you're in our lives!"