Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's relationship timeline is one for the (internet) ages
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A Timeline Of Kourtney Kardashian And Travis Barker's Pop-Punk Love Story

“May we destroy each other completely.”

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He was a pop-punk legend, she was a pop culture queen, can I make it any more obvious? Though they’ve been friends and neighbors for several years, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s romantic relationship has whipped through the internet like a whirlwind. From name tattoos to thumb-sucking videos, read on for the major milestones of this 2021 courtship:

January 21, 2021

Kourtney posts a sexy mirror snap to Instagram. Travis comments with a red rose emoji. Relationship suspicions abound.

January 23, 2021

More suspicious Instagram activity. Kourtney and Travis post the same view from Kris Jenner’s Palm Springs pool around the same time, suggesting they were there together.

January 24, 2021

US Weekly officially confirms the pair are an item. “Kourtney and Travis are officially a couple,” a source tells the outlet. “They have been close friends for years and have been dating for a couple months. Travis is very smitten with Kourtney and has been for a while.”

February 9, 2021

Kourtney and Travis are spotted thumb wrestling during dinner in Los Angeles. Thumbs and fingers in general will soon become a key signature of their courtship.

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February 17, 2021

Kourt and Trav celebrate a major relationship milestone: going Instagram official. Kourtney’s red-tipped manicure and Travis’ tattoos are a match made in pop-punk girlfriend heaven.

February 20, 2021

Travis shares a note that Kourtney left him that reads, “To lots of fun adventures, may we destroy each other completely.” Only a Scorpio-Aries pair could create this chaos.


March 22, 2021

Kourtney and Travis say those three special words to each other, as told through Instagram stories and an old-fashioned, handwritten note.


March 27, 2021

Kourt and Trav take their disgustingly cute romance to a UFC match, where they post up in the VIP section with fellow twin flames Megan Fox and MGK and suck fingers and lollipops all night.

April 3, 2021

Kourtney and Travis go snowboarding in Utah, bringing their children with them. Travis’s 15-year-old daughter Alabama confirms this with a TikTok video featuring her siblings, Atiana and Landon, and Kourtney’s kids Penelope, Mason and Reign.

April 9, 2021

A big day for Tourtney. Kourt shows off Travis’ new tattoo — of her name on his chest.

April 9, 2021

Kourtney also shares a sexy back shot, captioning it with lyrics from Ariana Grande’s “34+35”, “Watchin’ movies, but we ain’t seen a thing tonight.”

April 10, 2021

Not to be outdone, Travis posted his own horny photo — a shot of him drumming shirtless with the caption, “All day I dream about sex w/ you.”

April 18, 2021

Travis goes all out for Kourtney’s 42nd birthday, with a massive flower arrangement and gushing public declaration of love. (He also shares a video of Kourtney straight up sucking his thumb.)

April 26, 2021

Kourtney and Travis take another vacation together, this time to Utah’s Amangiri resort in Canyon Point. As a souvenir, the internet gets more PDA photos.


May 4, 2021

A source tells ET, “Kourtney and Travis are in love and have talked about their future and the possibility of getting engaged and married. Kourtney hasn’t felt this strongly about anyone in a while and can see a forever with Travis.” Stay tuned.

May 12, 2021

Kourtney tattoos “I love you” from the aforementioned note on Travis.

July 27, 2021

Travis’ 15-year-old daughter Alabama Barker refers to Kourtney as her “stepmom” during an Instagram Live session of Never Have I Ever, which only fueled (incorrect) speculation that the couple tied the knot during a romantic trip to Las Vegas.


August 18, 2021

Travis took his first airplane flight in 13 years to hang with Kourtney in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico — who can blame him?

September 12, 2021

Travis and Kourtney attend the MTV VMAs with friends MGK and Megan Fox, who dubbed the men their “future baby daddies.

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October 17, 2021

Travis and Kourtney get engaged, following a romantic beachside proposal by Travis and a dinner with Kourtney’s entire family. “KRAVIS FOREVER,” Kim Kardashian wrote of the moment. We couldn’t agree more.

April 4, 2022

In the wee hours of the morning after Travis performed at the Grammys, the pair said “I do” at a Las Vegas chapel with an Elvis impersonator. They didn’t have a marriage license on hand, so the ceremony was just for practice.

May 15, 2022

Kourtney and Travis got married for real, this time, outside a Santa Barbara courthouse. The bride wore a short white dress and long white veil, while the groom opted for an all-black tuxedo. They rode off into the sunset in a black lowrider with a “just married” sign on the back.

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