Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima's Relationship Timeline

Kourtney Kardashian began dating model Younes Bendjima in 2017 after meeting him in Paris the previous year. After an on-again, off-again relationship, the pair called it quits in 2020. Here is a complete timeline of their relationship

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October 2, 2016: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima meet in Paris

EXCLUSIVE: Kourtney Kardashian and her boyfriend Younes Bendjima are seen together inside Poppy in West Hollywood
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Kardashian and Bendjima first met at a bar in Paris — just one night before her sister Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint.

Bendjima, who is Algerian and speaks fluent French, acted as a translator throughout the ordeal.

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May 2017: Kourtney Kardashian is "having fun" with Younes Bendjima


News broke that Kardashian and Bendjima were an item — but the romance was "not serious," according to a PEOPLE source.

"She's single and having fun," the source said. "She sees him when she has time. Everyone likes him. It's very innocent."

As for her ex Scott Disick's reaction? "He doesn't like that she is dating," the source divulged. "For him, it's fine to hang out with girls, but when Kourtney does, he pouts."

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May 2017: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima spend time together in Cannes

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In late May 2017, Kardashian and Bendjima took their budding relationship public in Cannes when they were spotted cuddling on a balcony and exiting a nightclub holding hands.

"Younes is young, but very responsible," a source told PEOPLE. "He doesn't really party. He's very sweet to Kourtney."

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May 2017: Scott Disick is rumored to be "acting out" because of Kourtney Kardashian's relationship with Younes Bendjima

Kourtney Kardashian Wears a Skimpy Bikini on a Yacht With Boyfriend Younes Bendjima

Although Disick was spotted packing on the PDA with women in Cannes, including Bella Thorne and Sofia Richie, an insider explained to PEOPLE that he's "trying to stick it to Kourtney because of her liaison with Younes."

"It's him acting out," said the insider. He's spinning out of control because of all the Kourtney s---. It just sets him off because she's rubbing her new relationship in his face and posting all those bikini photos."

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August 2017: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima vacation with friends in Egypt

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Kardashian and Bendjima flew to Egypt to vacation with friends, including pal Simon Huck.

The group toured the Pyramids of Giza, the Hacienda Bay and other tourist destinations. Kardashian and Huck posted videos of the pals smoking hookah.

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October 31, 2017: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima celebrate Halloween together in L.A.

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Kardashian and Bendjima celebrated Halloween together in L.A., hitting up a party dressed in coordinating costumes as Bonnie and Clyde.

"Kourtney is getting more serious with Younes," a source told PEOPLE earlier that month. "He makes her very happy. He is spending more time with her family, and everyone likes him."

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December 2017: Kourtney Kardashian introduces Younes Bendjima to her children


As Kardashian and Bendjima's relationship began to heat up, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star introduced him to her kids.

"It's definitely serious," a source dished to PEOPLE. "No one thought their relationship would last this long, but Kourtney is very happy."

"Kourtney's family really likes him," the source continued. "He's the opposite of Scott. He doesn't party, isn't flashy, and really treats Kourtney with a lot of respect. It's obvious that he really cares about Kourtney."

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December 24, 2017: Kourtney Kardashian brings Younes Bendjima to the annual Kardashian Christmas Eve party


In another milestone for the couple, Kardashian brought Bendjima to mom Kris Jenner's annual Christmas party.

"Kourtney seemed so happy that Younes joined her," a source told PEOPLE. "They are so cute together. He kept bringing her drinks and doting on her. Younes fits right into the family."

Disick was also in attendance. "Younes didn't seem uncomfortable that Scott was there," the source noted. "They said hello, but that was it. It was very civil."

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February 2018: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima vacation together in Mexico

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The couple took off on a romantic trip to Mexico, where they indulged in a couple's massage.

"I was in the mood to get out of town for a few days to feed my soul with some travel," Kardashian wrote on her app. "I love how close Mexico is but how far away I feel when I get there, so I figured that it was easy for a weekend getaway."

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March 2018: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima go on a road trip together

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Road trip! Kardashian and Bendjima went on the road to explore the coastline and spent the night in a luxury airstream trailer.

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April 2018: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima travel to Turks and Caicos together

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The couple jetted off to Turks and Caicos with Kardashian's sister, Kim. The group stayed at a villa with a private pool and chef and traveled around the island on bikes.

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May 5, 2018: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima take a trip to celebrate his 25th birthday in Utah

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Kardashian and Bendjima rang in his 25th birthday at Amangiri resort in Canyon Point, Utah. The couple flew out on a private plane and scaled a rock formation.

"Well, we thought we were going on a hike, but we're about to climb this," Kardashian told her fans on Instagram.

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June-July 2018: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima vacation together in Italy

Kourtney Kardashian and Boyfriend Younes Bendjima are Spotted Having a Romantic Dinner in Rome, Italy.

Kardashian and Bendjima took their romance to Italy, where they spent about a week alone before welcoming Kardashian's kids and some family friends. In one photo, Kardashian was spotted wearing earrings with her boyfriend's initials.

The couple visited the famous Trevi Fountain, where Kardashian and Bendjima tossed some change into the water for good luck. "Make a wish," the mom of three captioned a GIF of her throwing a coin over her shoulder at the famous site.

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July 2018: Kourtney Kardashian is "incredibly happy" with Younes Bendjima

*EXCLUSIVE* Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima get in a PDA Workout on Holiday

"She is incredibly happy with Younes," a source told PEOPLE after they were spotting packing on the PDA in Portofino.

"They are getting serious," added the source. "He's very close to her kids and loves spending time with them. They really like him."

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August 7, 2018: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima split up after he is spotted with another woman

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In 2018, photos surfaced of Bendjima getting cozy with another woman, model Jordan Ozuna, in Mexico. PEOPLE confirmed Kardashian and Bendjima had split, with a source revealing "it didn't end well."

A second source told PEOPLE that the couple had been having issues since returning from their recent trip to Europe. "As soon as their long European vacation was over, they started having problems," the source said. "Younes was in L.A. recently, and things were not great. He and Kourtney didn't get along. They decided to take a break but were not officially over. Now with the pictures of Younes in Mexico, they are definitely not getting back together."

"Kourtney doesn't play games. She seems okay with [the breakup]," the source added. "Younes was always supposed to be a rebound."

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September 3, 2018: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima have dinner together one month after breakup

Almost a month after their split went public, Kardashian and Bendjima were spotted together picking up dinner to-go from Bui sushi restaurant in Malibu in photos obtained by the Daily Mail.

After picking up their food, the two drove along the Pacific Coast Highway until they found a parking spot, where they watched the sunset. They were later seen in Calabasas getting In N Out at the drive-thru before reportedly heading to Kardashian's home.

A source later told PEOPLE that the couple wasn't officially back on. "Kourtney and Younes are spending time together again," said the source. "Things are not yet back to what they were before — it's not an official relationship. Kourtney always liked him, though, and it was hard for her to stay away after he reached out."

The source added, "He says he never cheated on her. And it seems she believes him. Kourtney seems happy with him for now. But it still seems like they have issues to work out."

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April 18, 2019: Younes Bendjima attends Kourtney Kardashian's 40th birthday party

When Kardashian celebrated her 40th birthday on April 18, 2019, Bendjima was one of her exes in attendance at the lavish birthday party.

Bendjima posted a photo from the party to his Instagram Stories of a napkin that read: "Happy Birthday Kourt!" He also shared a video of him and a friend dancing with the caption, "Ya know what time it is."

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September 2019: Kourtney Kardashian spotted holding hands with Younes Bendjima in L.A.

A year after their initial break-up, Kardashian and Bendjima were spotted holding hands while out in L.A. in September 2018 in photos obtained by the Daily Mail. Kardashian was all smiles in a green minidress and sneakers for the outing.

According to the outlet, Bendjima picked Kardashian up at her house in Calabasas and then drove her downtown for lunch together. The former couple also reportedly stopped by an art gallery in Culver City.

The following day, a source told PEOPLE that the two weren't serious. "They spend some time together. It's more of a friend situation," the source said.

The source added, "You could call it casually dating. It's definitely not a relationship. They have known each other for a long time, and Kourtney has fun with him. She isn't happy about being photographed with him, though. She has been trying to just keep it private."

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December 3, 2019: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima spend time together in Miami

A source told PEOPLE that Kardashian and Bendjima were together at the opening of Maggio Cipriani's Socialista Miami on Dec. 3, 2019, during Art Basel in Miami.

"They were on the couch together, pretty intimate in a corner," the source said. "They did not want people taking photos of them."

Kardashian and Bendjima met up with Kylie Jenner and Bella Hadid the following night at LIV in Miami Beach. In a TMZ photo, the exes could be seen in the corner behind the DJ booth alongside Hadid and Jenner.

A source told PEOPLE that Kardashian and Bendjima did their best to keep a low profile at the club, despite "dancing together" and looking "flirty." They then left together.

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December 17, 2019: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima go to Disneyland together

Two weeks after spending time together in Miami, Kardashian and Bendjima were seen at Disneyland together in Anaheim, California, on Dec. 17, 2019, in a video obtained by TMZ.

The excursion was three days after the birthdays of two of Kardashian's sons, Mason Disick and Reign Disick, who were born on the same day, five years apart. Bendjima later posted a photo on Instagram Stories of Reign opening up a pair of black sneakers for his birthday.

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIL PRINCE," Bendjima captioned the photo.

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December 2019: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima appear to be rekindling their romance

In late December, a source told PEOPLE that Kardashian and Bendjima could be rekindling their romance.
"In the past, Kourtney was very happy dating Younes, and she feels the same now," the source said. "They took a long break because Kourtney felt that she couldn't trust him. He is trying to convince her that she can , though."
"Not only was Younes a great boyfriend, he was also great with Kourtney's kids. They really like him," the source added. "It's never easy being a single mom and dating. And Kourtney knows this. It seems she is giving Younes another chance. And she seems very happy about it."

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December 24, 2019: Younes Bendjima shows up to the Kardashian's Christmas Eve party with Kourtney Kardashian in attendance

On Dec. 27, 2019, Kardashian posted several photos on Instagram of the annual Kardashian Christmas Eve party. Among the family moments captured, she included an image of Bendjima with his arm wrapped around her waist.

A source told PEOPLE that the two were dating again, and a second source added that "Kourtney decided to give him another chance."

"They have fun together, and her kids like him," said the second source. "He seems very committed to Kourtney. She's happy that they are back together. She didn't want to hide the relationship any more. It was her decision to make it public again."

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August 30, 2020: Younes Bendjima posts alleged DMs from Scott Disick mocking Kourtney Kardashian

Although Kardashian and Bendjima were seemingly back together at the end of 2019, the couple quietly called it off again at some point in 2020 before Kardashian began a relationship with musician Travis Barker.

When photos surfaced of Kardashian and Barker kissing in Italy in August 2021, Disick allegedly sent Instagram DMs to Bendjima about their mutual ex's behavior.

"Yo is this chick ok!???? Broooo like what is this," Disick wrote in the alleged message. "In the middle of Italy."

Bendjima allegedly responded: "Doesn't matter to me as long as she's happy. P.S. I ain't your bro."

After Bendjima publicly shared the messages, a source told PEOPLE that Kardashian would "confront" Disick about the exchange between her exes.

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