121 Belated Birthday Wishes And Messages

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You should never forget your loved one’s birthday. But, at times, it could happen as you get caught up with something. And when this happens, you should make them smile and apologize by sending them belated birthday wishes. As they say, ‘It’s better late than never.’

If you are unable to come up with sweet or funny messages, reading this post could help you. We bring you a list of unique messages that can describe your emotions and send across positive vibes. You may send a text or a handwritten note to add a personal touch.

Happy Belated Birthday Wishes

  1. Apologies for forgetting your birthday. Nevertheless, taking this opportunity to wish you a very happy belated birthday!
  1. May all your wishes come true! Happy belated birthday wishes!
  1. Birthdays are special, and I forgot to remember yours. I’m so sorry and wishing you a fabulous year ahead
  1. Apologies for not wishing you on your birthday. I hope you had a lovely time!
  1. I missed your birthday! Heartfelt birthday wishes, dear.
  1. I can’t believe I forgot your birthday. I hope you had an amazing day!
  1. Couldn’t wish you on your birthday. But your gifts are on the way!
  1. Sending you the happiest belated birthday wishes
  1. I couldn’t make it to your birthday party. Hope you had a lovely time celebrating your birthday!
  1. I might be a bit late to wish you on your birthday. But our friendship always comes first.
  1. Wow, 18 years have gone fast. Time flies! Belated birthday wishes, dear.
  1. I wish all your dreams come true. Happy belated birthday.
  1. I know I’m a little late to wish you on your birthday. But it is timelessly sincere.
  1. Sincere apologies for being a little late in wishing you on your special day.
  1. I hope you had a great time celebrating your birthday. Wish you all the success.
  1. Okay. I’m late to wish you on your b’day. But it doesn’t mean I love you any less.
  1. I didn’t forget your birthday yesterday; I just wanted you to celebrate it for one more day!

Belated Birthday Wishes For Friend

  1. You’re an amazing person. I hope your birthday was as incredible as you are.
  1. So sorry I forgot your birthday. You will always be my favorite person.
  1. Happy belated birthday, my friend! I cannot believe that I forgot your special day. Hope you enjoyed it to the fullest.
  1. Birthdays are special days, but you’re special to me every day. Happy belated birthday, friend!
  1.  Sending you best wishes on your birthday is so common that I decided to be a little late. Belated wishes, dear.
  1. You are a wonderful friend, and you deserve everything you wish for! Belated wishes, dear.
  1. I’m sorry for missing your special day. You are my best buddy, and I hope you had an amazing birthday!
  1. Happy belated birthday to the sweetest person I know.
  1. Hey pal. Sending you belated b’day wishes. Hope you had a fantastic birthday!
  1.  Please accept my heartfelt apologies, dear. Hope you had an amazing birthday!
  1. It’s never too late to wish my dearest person a happy birthday!
  1. Yes — I forgot your birthday, but I can never forget a great friend like you. Belated wishes, dear.
  1. You’re such a good friend. Sorry I missed your big day. Belated wishes.
  1. May you find all the good things that life has to offer (quicker than this belated birthday card)
  1. I know I have done the biggest crime of not wishing you on your birthday. Happy birthday!
  1.  It wasn’t your birthday that I forgot — it was the date. Hope you had an amazing birthday!
  1. You are an amazing person. Please accept my apology for not wishing you on your b’day.

Funny Belated Birthday Wishes

  1. Belated birthday, buddy! I missed your cake and so bought one for myself to make up for it.
  1. You’re blessed with so many things, but a birthday message from me on time is not one of them.
  1. I can’t believe you’re getting older. Now you know why I’m a little late to wish you.
  1. Wishing you a day after your birthday! I’m never late. I’m fashionably late!
  1. You know, I always do the right time at the wrong time! Wishing you a happy birthday!
  1. Happy birthday, my best buddy! I’m not late. I’m just early for your next birthday.
  1. I didn’t forget your birthday. I just wanted you to have a lovely time one more day!
  1. Everyone remembers you on the day you were born. But a true friend remembers you the other days too!
  1. I’m late to wish you because your life is fast and mine is a little slower!
  1. I still hope you had loads of fun on your birthday!
  1. I’m wishing you late so that I can be the last and the most special person to wish you.
  1. I think you just had a birthday the other day. Oh yes. Happy late birthday!
  1. Happy belated birthday from your most forgetful friend. Umm…I just remembered!
  1. I missed your birthday last night, but I remembered it today morning! Belated birthday.
  1. Bad news? I forgot your birthday. Good news? I forgot your age too.
  1. Wishing you late just to check your patience. And boy, you’ve passed with flying colors.
  1. I’m sorry. I thought your birthday was today. But be happy. You’re having two birthday cakes.

Happy Belated Birthday Quotes

  1. The way I see it, you should live everyday like it’s your birthday.” — Paris Hilton
  1. Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” — John Lennon
  1. All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” — George Harrison
  1. Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.” — Satchel Paige
  1. Why party like it is 1999 when you can party like it is your birthday?” — Prince
  1. Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.” — Plautus
  1. Youth is the gift of nature, but age is the work of art.” — Garson
  1. The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.” — H. V. Prochnow
  1. Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift”. — Aretha Franklin
  1. Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” — Sammy Hagar
  1. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – Les Brown
  1. I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright
  1. At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.” — Jim Bishop
  1. Birthdays come but once a year, celebrate and be of good cheer.” — Robert Rivers
  1. Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.” — Robert Browning
  1. Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.” – Kitty Collins
  1. Youth has no age.” — Pablo Picasso

Belated Birthday Wishes For Sister

  1. Hey partner in crime, happy belated birthday. The gift’s on the way
  1. Happy belated birthday, sister! I’m ready to gift you anything you want.
  1. Belated birthday wishes from your sister. Tell me, how can I compensate?
  1. Don’t be mad at me,edear. I have some wonderful gifts for you.
  1. Did I miss your birthday yesterday? Happy belated birthday, sissy!
  1. I know you’re mad at me. But guess what! You’re going to have the best birthday gift from me.
  1. The last one is always the biggest surprise! Happy birthday, sister.
  1. Please forget that I forgot your special day. Trust me. My gift is not something you’ll forget easily.
  1. You’re a special person in my life. Wait till I throw you a second party.
  1. I’m sorry that I disappointed you. Your gift is one the way!
  1. Hey, sis.So what if I forget your birthday. You’re my everything.
  1. Your birthday arrived before I could find a birthday card. Sorry!
  1. I have the cutest birthday card for you. Please forgive me.
  1. Sending my belated wishes to you, sissy. Happy birthday!
  1. Hey, birthday girl! May your life be full of happiness and prosperity.
  1. Sending you the perfect gift!
  1. Heartfelt birthday wishes, dear! You’re always my best buddy.
  1. Can’t believe you have grown so big. Belated wishes, dear.

Belated Birthday Wishes For Brother

  1. You’re the most important person in my life, and I love you beyond words. May God bless you always.
  1. I didn’t forget your b’day. I just didn’t remember it on time!
  1. Be patient and good things will come to you! Happy birthday, bro.
  1. I remembered your b’day, but not the date. Happy birthday, brother!
  1. Happiest birthday, bro! I always will have your back.
  1. Wish you all the happiness in life. Belated birthday wishes, dear.
  1. If you forget my birthday next year, you’ll be forgiven! I love you, brother.
  1. I hope that this year brings all the good things you have ever wished for.
  1. I wish I could time travel and be at your birthday celebration.
  1. Wishing you all the happiness in life! Belated birthday wishes, bro.
  1. Somehow, I lost track of time and did the heinous crime of forgetting your birthday.
  1. I’m happy that I missed your birthday. Because now it’s a happy surprise.
  1. Hey, handsome.Sorry for the late wishes. Hope you had an amazing bash yesterday.
  1. Sorry to miss your big day. But I just wanted to extend the happiness.
  1. I am sorry I forgot about your birthday. Please accept my late birthday wishes.
  1. Hey bro. May your life be full of happiness, peace, and success.HBD.
  1. Missed the birthday bash of the most handsome guy. My apologies.
  1. A special gift for a special person. I love you, bro.Happy birthday.
  1. Happy belated birthday! I forgot your special day. But guess what! I didn’t forget the biggest gift for my brother.
  1. Belated birthday wishes, bro. I promise I’ll never miss your b’day again.

Belated Birthday Wishes For Niece/Nephew

  1. It’s never too late to wish you all the happiness in life. Happy birthday.
  1. You’re the kindest person I know. Happy birthday, darling!
  1. I couldn’t ask for a better niece. You deserve all the happiness in life, on your birthday and every day.
  1. Happy birthday, my precious nephew! May God bless you with abundant happiness and love.
  1. I am sorry I could not make it on your birthday. Nevertheless, belated happy birthday to my sweetest niece.
  1. I didn’t wish you on time because I didn’t want to remind you that you’re getting older! Happy birthday.
  1. How about we pretend that I wished you on time? Happy birthday, buddy!
  1. I forgot your birthday, and I’m not gonna be mad at you if you forget mine! Belated wishes, dear nephew.
  1. Happy birthday to the brightest soul! You made our lives happier.
  1. It’s been a pleasure to watch you grow into the wonderful woman that you’re today. Happiest birthday, dear.
  1. Happy birthday my beautiful niece. Wish you the best of everything.
  1. Hugs and kisses to my handsome nephew! Happy belated birthday.
  1.  I am so sorry I could not be at your big day. Hope you had a wonderful birthday!
  1. An awesome niece like you deserves special birthday wishes. Sorry for being late, dear.
  1. Dear nephew. You fill our lives with happiness and joy every day. Belated birthday wishes to you.

In today’s hectic world, it is common to forget to wish a loved one on their birthday. However, a late wish is better than none at all. Hence, go through our comprehensive list of adorable wishes and send them some sweet belated birthday wishes. You may share these wishes as a handwritten note along with a gift, post them on social media, or simply wish them in person to make their birthday even more special. Whether you want to wish a friend, sister, nephew, or a dear family member, we have got you covered.

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Shikha Thakur

Shikha is a writer-turned-associate editor at MomJunction. Her core interest lies in writing articles that guide couples through their courtship to marriage and parenthood. She also specializes in baby names. Being a postgraduate in Human Resources, she likes understanding people and their relationships. This reflects in her relationship articles, where she deals with both the rosy and the grey side... more