They say the devil works hard but Kris Jenner works harder. And Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé sure come in close second. So in the matriarchy that is the Kardashian clan—a family of strong, hard-working, opinionated, and quite dramatic women—it’s hard to think of a man as influential to his girls as Robert Kardashian Sr. was.
Men have come and go to the Kardashian family—Lamar Odom, Chris Humphries, Scott Disick, and Tristan Thompson. However, the one guy who will forever hold a special place in the Kardashian’s heart is their father.
And though Robert Kardashian Sr. tragically passed nearly 16 years ago at the age of 59, his family still remembers him dearly and cherish their countless memories with him. In honor of what would’ve been his 65th birthday, here are 17 heartwarming pictures of Robert Kardashian Sr. with his family.
Because before they were the Kardashians, they were just the Kardashians.