Kim Kardashian West

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Happy birthday, Kim Kardashian!

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star turns 36 years old today and she definitely has reasons to celebrate her big day.

Despite some recent events, which we won't go into, we think Kimmy has had the best year of her life!

"Why?" you ask? In honor of Kim's 36th b-day, here are 36 highlights from Kim's past year, including Saint West's birth, nude selfies, Taylor Swift and more.

Now let's see if Kim can top last year (we know she can!).

1. Let's start with her surprise 35th birthday last October. Kanye West surprised his wife by renting a local movie theater for friends and family. How sweet?!

2. On Dec. 5, 2015, Kim gave birth to her and Kanye's second child, son Saint West.

Saint West

3. A few months later, Kim gifted us with the first photo of Saint. So cute!

4. She celebrated her second wedding anniversary with Kanye in May.

5. This past Christmas, Kanye gave Kim a whopping 150 presents! He sure knows how to spoil a lady.

Kim Kardashian, Famous Sculpture

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6. Kim starred in Kanye's "Famous" music video as one of the naked celebrities in bed.

7. Kim also got wet and wild in Fergie's "M.I.L.F. $" music video alongside Chrissy Teigen and lots of other sexy celebrity mamas.

Kim Kardashian, Forbes Magazine


8. Kim proved she's an awesome big sister by helping brother Rob Kardashian prepare for fatherhood.

9. She also rekindled her friendship with Rob's fiancée Blac Chyna before the birth of their baby.

10. Kim proved to everyone she's a boss businesswoman by landing her first Forbes cover (#NotBadForAGirlWithNoTalent).

11. There's also this naked GQ cover.

12. Kim made it very clear you should not come for her with that whole releasing video of Taylor Swift listening to Kanye's "Famous" lyrics thing (which was pretty awesome).

Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian West, Grammy Awards

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13. Kim and Kanye stunned yet again at the 2016 Met Gala.

14. Kim also slayed at the Vogue 100 dinner in NYC.

Kim Kardashian, naked


15. Kim got the whole world talking with the nude selfie heard 'round the globe.

16. Then there's this super sexy spray tan selfie in which Kimmy flaunted her insanely in-shape post-baby body.

17. Kim made daughter North West a Snapchat star with their face swaps and filters.

18. Saint even got in on the Snapchat fun and killed us with his cuteness.

19. Kim, Kanye and their kids took an amazing trip to Cuba with Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian.

20. In Cuba Kim toured Ernest Hemingway's house and learned she has a very special connection to the late author.

21. Kim was honored with a Webby Award this year (#BreakTheInternet).

22. She released some new Kimojis.

Kim Kardashian, NYFW 2016

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23. She freed the nipple and went braless.

24. She freed the nipple again.

25. Kim was a keynote speaker at the BlogHer 16 conference.

26. She proved she's an awesome cook by making a "Soul Food Sunday" dinner for family and celebrity friends (Oh hey, Kevin Hart!).

27. She broke a selfie record.

Kim Kardashian Snapchat, MTV VMAs 2016


28. Kim met Olympian Simone Biles at the 2016 VMAs.

Kim Kardashian, Cannes 2016


29: She hilariously shut down an Internet troll who called her fat.

30. Kim traveled to Iceland with Kourtney and Kanye.

31. She penned a powerful Black Live Matter essay in hopes of making social change.

32. She stunned at Cannes (again).

33. Kim got some major support from Hillary Clinton!

34. She partied with her "idol" Jennifer Lopez in Las Vegas for J.Lo's birthday.

35. She threw her BFF Chrissy Teigen a baby show at her house.

 36: And last but not least, she went as herself for Halloween 2015! What a year, Kimmy.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians returns spring 2020, only on E!

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