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125 Happy 20th Birthday Wishes

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Do you need some help finding the perfect words to wish that special person a happy birthday? Is so, we have you covered with this list of the best happy 20th birthday wishes. You can pick out your favorite one and help them celebrate getting to the milestone of 20 years old.

And if you are looking for happy 20th birthday messages or 20th birthday greetings, we have also included some of those, too.

You might also like our lists of Funny Birthday Captions, Short Birthday WishesFunny Birthday WishesFunny Belated Birthday Wishes and Funny Birthday Quotes.

Jump ahead to the category you like best or scroll through to find the best wish for a 20th birthday or 20th birthday card message.

Happy 20th Birthday Wishes

Here are some of our favorite 20th birthday wishes.

  • Hopefully you can find a cake big enough to fit 20 candles. Happy Birthday!
  • Happy 20th birthday! Hope your party is incredible in every way, with lots of birthday cake, ice cream, gifts and, most of all, fun.
  • Happy 20th birthday to someone who’s awesome at any age.
  • May your birthday be as wonderful as you are, happy 20th.
  • I’ve always looked up to you and I’m so proud of the person you have become. It’s a blessing to have you in my life.
  • You have accomplished so much in such little time! What a role model you are for those that know you. I’m so proud of the grown-up you have become.
Sunset with happy 20th birthday wishes
  • Wishing you a wonderful 20th birthday, you deserve to have a great day and hope you get extremely spoilt!
  • You’ve really grown into such a marvellous young adult, wishing you a happy 20th.
  • 20 years ago today our family changed for the better, happy birthday!
  • Look at that, you’re a whole 20 years old. Hope you have a great day celebrating with all your loved ones.
  • Sending you a hundred wishes so that you get everything you could hope for this birthday. Happy 20th birthday!
  • You’ve so many choices left to make as you turn the corner past 20. Whatever path you take, may it provide all of the happiness and success that you deserve.
  • Wishing you a fantastic 20th birthday, I feel blessed to have you in my life.
  • Take a deep breath and step on through. This is your new chapter. Happy 20th Birthday!
Sunset clouds with 20th birthday wishes
  • As Helen Hayes says, age is not important unless you’re a cheese. Here’s a cheesy birthday wish for you, though.
  • Happy 20st! Your future does not lay in front of you, it lies deep inside you. When life becomes a rollercoaster, climb into the front seat, throw your arms in the air and enjoy the ride.
  • Happy 20th birthday to someone who has a truly bright future ahead of them! I hope you have a fantastic day!
  • Behind you all your memories. Before you all your dreams. Around you all that love you. Within you all you need. Happy 20th birthday!
  • So proud of what you have achieved and what you are going to achieve. Happy 20th birthday!
  • Enjoy your 20th birthday to the fullest. That means getting the fullest you’ve ever been with lots of birthday cake and ice cream.
  • You make us so proud, each and every single day.
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  • A wise man once said, ‘Forget about your past, you cannot change it’. I’d like to add, ‘Forget about your present, I didn’t get you one’. Happy 20th!
  • I can’t wait to see what your future holds for you!
  • You have always inspired me. With all you’ve been through so far, you persevere and move forward. Stronger than ever on your 20th birthday.
  • I know that the path ahead for you is bright – you deserve every success
  • You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime. Happy 20th birthday!
  • Happy birthday to the world’s (no, the universe’s) greatest 20 year old!
  • May the joy that you have spread in the past come back to you on this day. Wishing you a very happy 20th birthday!
  • Happy happy 20th birthday! Always remember that life is not about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. Wishing you all the best for the next chapter.

Funny Happy 20th Birthday Wishes

When it comes to happy 20th birthday wishes, funny ones are often the best. You might also like our list of Funny Birthday Wishes.

  • Happy 20th birthday! Now that you’re getting older, I hope your last trip round the sun wasn’t too tiring.
  • I believe you forgot my birthday present last year, so now I’m returning the favor. Happy 20th Birthday!
  • Here’s your annual reminder of how thoughtful I am – Happy 20th Birthday!
  • Don’t grow up… It’s a trap! Oh, you did! Happy birthday, in that case!
  • Friends celebrate friends on their birthdays. Real friends get you drunk on your birthday. Good thing for you I’m the second kind.
  • You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, happy 20th birthday!
  • You know what they say about more candles… A bigger wish! Happy Birthday.
Beach with funny happy 20th birthday wishes
  • Blow out the 20 candles on your birthday cake and make 20 birthday wishes. After all, you’re 20 today! Happy 20th birthday!
  • I can’t believe you are turning 20 years old.  Does that mean you’re old now, or worse am I old now? Lol, just kidding, happy 20th birthday!
  • Happy Birthday! For your special day I made you a cake. BOOM YOU’RE A CAKE! You’re so very welcome.
  • I spent 3 hours searching the internet for the perfect birthday message for you and then I gave up. Happy 20th Birthday.
  • I want you to know that we will always be here for you as you get older and wiser. But for now, enjoy being 20! Happy Birthday! We got the big cake!
Decorations with funny happy 20th birthday wishes
  • You know what they say about turning 20? Old enough to know better, and young enough not to care. Enjoy it! Happy birthday!
  • For your birthday, I wanted to give you something that was both funny and charming, but then I remembered you already have me in your life. Happy 20th Birthday!
  • Congratulations on your birthday! Sending you our love and good wishes.
  • 20 looks good on you.
  • I cannot believe 20 years have gone by this fast, and I am so proud of the kind person you have turned into!
  • Sending you warm birthday wishes and a big hug on this very special day.
Present with funny happy birthday wishes for 20th birthday
  • Happy Birthday. May your day be full of blessing, joy and happiness, may you get loads of presents and may everyone you love be around you.
  • It’s your 20th birthday? Not too late to get up to some mischief!
  • Turning 20 is a piece of cake and a few extra candles.
  • On your 20th birthday, you deserve all of the happiness and joy that life can bring.
  • Happy 20th! Don’t worry, you don’t look a day over 16 and a half.
  • Just wanted to be the first one to wish you happy birthday so I can feel superior to your other well-wishers. So, happy 20th birthday!

Short Happy Birthday Wishes for 20th

Check out these short happy birthday wishes for 20th.

  • 20 is a birthday worth celebrating, live it large!
  • Forever be beautiful, inside and out. Happy 20th birthday.
  • Happy birthday!! You only look as old as the last selfie you took.
  • Turning 20 is a piece of cake and a few extra candles.
  • A very happy 20th birthday, I can’t wait to celebrate with you later.
  • Look out world, here you come!
  • I can’t wait to see what your future holds for you!
  • 20?! YOU?! I demand a recount! Happy birthday!
Balloons with short birthday wishes for turning 20
  • Happy 20th Birthday. Wow, you are getting old too quick, Stop it. Just kidding.
  • You are such an amazing  person, inside and out. Happy 20th!
  • So proud of who you have become over these 20 years.
  • Hope your 20th birthday is unforgettably wonderful — just like you!
  • Hope your 20th year is your favorite year so far!
  • To this birthday and many more to come, Happy 20th Birthday!
  • May your birthday be sprinkled with fun and laughter. Have a great day!
  • I hope you have a fabulous day, and be sure to eat an extra slice of cake for me!
  • Happy Birthday! Here’s to a memorable day!
Person looking at ocean with short happy birthday wishes
  • Happy birthday. It took you 20 years to look this good!
  • On this day, your birthday, I hope that each and every one of your wishes comes true.
  • Your birthday allows us to celebrate having you in our lives. Happy Birthday.
  • Happy birthday! Super glad you were born.
  • Enjoy turning 20 today – it’s all downhill from now on!
  • Time to grow up! Happy Birthday.
  • Sincerely wishing you life’s finest things at 20.

Happy 20th Birthday Messages

They will love these happy 20th birthday messages. They are perfect to use as a message for a 20th birthday card.

  • You’re 20 today, so it’s time to think about your future! Just kidding! The only thing you should do now is have fun, fun, fun and fun! Happy 20th birthday!
  • Happy 20th birthday! I realize it sounds old, but that only makes you 20 and means you have 20 birthday wishes to make. Hope each one comes true!
  • Your birthday brings with it a special glow. The glow of so many candles, so hurry and blow them out!
  • Smart, good looking, and funny! But enough about me. Happy birthday!
  • Congratulations on turning 20! I hope your birthday is so great that you’ll need sunglasses to open the fridge in the morning.
  • So proud of who you have become over these 20 years.
Sunrise iwth happy 20th birthday messages
  • How time flies – Happy 20th Birthday.
  • Happy birthday! I can’t wait to see what you do with your next 20 years.
  • Happy 20th birthday. As you embark on the greatest adventure of your life — remember to do one thing: enjoy every second
  • I’ll bet you were hoping no one would notice you were turning 20. Well, no such luck! Happy birthday!
  • Cheers to you turning 20, hope your twenties are filled with joy and success.
  • Happy 20th birthday. Just 20 years ago, you came into our lives and changed everything…for the better. Now, 20 years later, you’re changing every day…making our lives better than ever.
  • I hope that you always remember this day because you deserve the greatest birthday!
Cupcakes with happy 20th birthday messages
  • Happy 20th birthday! You’re the best and, today, you’re even better!
  • May your birthday cake be moist, and may no one use that word to describe it.
  • We are so delighted to see you happy, your joy and happiness is what gladdens our heart. Happy 20th birthday.
  • Congratulations on reaching this incredible journey to 20. Wishing you many good things for the years ahead.
  • Turning 20 is a piece of cake and a few extra candles.
  • Happy 20th birthday to one of my favourite humans!
  • A very happy 20th birthday, I can’t wait to celebrate with you later.
Cake with happy 20th birthday messages
  • Congratulations on being even more experienced. I’m not sure what you learned this year, but every experience transforms us into the people we are today. Happy 20th birthday!
  • What does life have in store for you? An adulthood filled with joy, happiness and success is my birthday wish for you.
  • Let this birthday bring peace to your soul and happiness to your heart.
  • Yesterday is gone, tomorrow is not here, so live today and enjoy the year.
  • The world is a much better place for having had you in it for the last 20 years. Here’s to wishing you many happy returns.

Happy 20th Birthday Greetings

Check out these happy 20th birthday greetings.

  • Congratulations on reaching this incredible journey to 20. Wishing you many good things for the years ahead.
  • Wishing you a wonderful 20th birthday, you deserve to have a great day and hope you get extremely spoilt!
  • Many congratulations on your 20th! Wishing you success and happiness on your very special birthday!
  • Hope your 20th year is your favorite year so far!
  • Happy 20th birthday, you are an amazing person and I am so lucky to be here with you right now. Enjoy each and every moment.
  • We are so proud of you. You are a remarkable 20 year old. We love you so, so much. Happy 20th birthday!
  • Wishing you a fantastic 20th birthday, I feel blessed to have you in my life.
  • A birthday is a day to celebrate your achievements, your accomplishments, and your future.
  • Your birthday is the first day of another 365-day journey. Be the shining thread in the beautiful tapestry of the world to make this year the best ever. Enjoy the ride.
  • Your 20th birthday is a special time indeed, where you’re given the key that unlocks the door to your future! I hope that the path ahead is bright and kind to you. You’re a great person who deserves the very best in life! Happy birthday and many congratulations!
Palm trees with happy 20th birthday greetings
  • Congratulations on reaching one of life’s biggest milestones! Your future looks so bright!
  • What goes up but never comes down? Your age. Happy 20th birthday!
  • Have a wonderful day today on your 20th Birthday.
  • Happy birthday. If your next 20 years are half as good as the first, you will have had a pretty amazing life.
  • Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and loved more than you know! Congratulations on your 20th birthday!
  • This year, I wish for even more time together with the greatest person I know. Happy 20th birthday to you, bestie!
Present iwth happy 17th birthday greetings
  • Happy birthday! I can’t wait to see what you do with your next 20 years.
  • May this 20th year be full of love and laughter just like you bring to us every day, happy birthday!
  • Wishing you a very special birthday and a wonderful year ahead!
  • Love, kisses, and 20 birthday wishes.
  • Many congratulations on your 20st! Wishing you success and happiness on your very special birthday!
  • Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and loved more than you know! Congratulations on your 20th birthday!
Decorations with happy 11th birthday greetings
  • Look out world, here you come!
  • All you’ve accomplished in your 20 brief years on this earth – it’s astounding!
  • Have a wonderful day today on your 20th Birthday.
  • Life isn’t about finding yourself – it’s about creating yourself. Happy birthday!
  • 20 already? – This is big! So proud of you and all you have accomplished so far.
  • A wish for you on your birthday, whatever you ask may you receive, whatever you seek may you find, whatever you wish may it be fulfilled on your birthday and always. Happy birthday!
  • Everything you have worked for begins to fall into place when you turn 20.

20th Birthday Quotes

If you like these 20th birthday quotes, head to our list of Funny Birthday Quotes for more.

“My life is better with every year of living it.” — Rachel Maddow

“I’m pushing 20, got no time for others.” — Sabrina Carpenter, “Pushing 20”

“This is for them twenty somethings. Time really moves fast, you were just sixteen.” — Beyonce,

“That’s me, Ms. 20 Something.” — SZA, “20 Something”

Sunset with happy 20th birthday quotes by Sza

“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.” — Robert Browning

“The way I see it, you should live every day like it’s your birthday.” — Paris Hilton

“Live long and prosper.” — Mr. Spock

“That’s the funny thing about birthdays, they’re kind of an annual thing.” – Rapunzel

“Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” – Nicky Gumbel

“Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” — Edward Morykwas

Birthday cake with quotes for 40th birthday cake by Morykwas

“There are three hundred and fivety-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.” — Lewis Carroll

“Celebration is life’s frosting: isn’t frosting the very best part of the cake?” – Bethenny Frankel

“I like birthday cake. It’s so symbolic. It’s a tempting symbol to load with something more complicated than just ‘Happy birthday!’ because it’s this emblem of childhood and a happy day.” — Aimee Bender

“The cake had a trick candle that wouldn’t go out, so I didn’t get my wish. Which was just that it would always be like this, that my life could be a party just for me.” – Janet Fitch

“Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” – Bobby Kelton

Birthday Cake Captions for 20th Birthdays

Find your favorite birthday cake captions for 20th birthdays, then check out our lists of Birthday Cake Quotes, Birthday Cake Captions and Cake Captions.

  • Keep calm and eat cake.
  • It’s not just a birthday cake – it’s a work of art.
  • The only thing better than a slice of birthday cake is a second slice of birthday cake.
  • Slice, slice, baby.
  • It’s a piece of birthday cake.
  • Let them eat birthday cake.
  • Sprinkling you with birthday wishes.
  • This cake’s been sprinkled with love.
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  • Sweetest birthday ever!
  • They say laughter is the best medicine, but I say birthday cake is a close second.
  • All you need is love. And also, birthday cake.
  • A birthday can never have too much cake.
  • A birthday cake is like a present you can eat, and who doesn’t love presents?
  • It’s not a party until someone brings out the birthday cake.
  • Growing up is optional, but birthday cake is mandatory.
Cake with short captions about birthday cakes
  • Cake, cake, and more cake – that’s my kind of birthday!
  • Cake is the answer to every birthday question.
  • If you don’t take a selfie with your birthday cake, did you even really celebrate?
  • Bring on the birthday cake!
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my birthday and there’s cake involved.
  • Cake is always a good idea.
Chocolake cake with funny birthday cake captions
  • It’s my birthday, and I’ll eat cake if I want to. And I want to. So there.
  • Today, I’m one year older and one slice of cake happier!
  • You, me and cake.
  • Birthday wishes come true when there’s cake involved.
  • Live. Love. Cake
  • Crazy for birthday cakes!
  • My birthday wish? More cake, please!

Happy 20th Birthday Captions

Check out a few of our favorites from our list of Happy 20th Birthday Captions. And if you like birthday captions, you can also check out our lists of the best captions for 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 35th and 50th birthdays.

  • Only one more decade until my 30s!
  • I’m too young to be this old.
  • Wow, the cake’s really lit this year…
  • Birthday behavior! #20
  • Just woke up from my teenage dream.
  • Hey, Alexa…Play 20 Something by Sza.
  • You really gonna scroll without wishing me a happy 20th birthday?
  • Goodbye teens, hello twenties!
Cliffs and ocean with 20th birthday captions for yourself
  • Blowing out 20 candles this year.
  • 20 years old. 20 candles. 20 wishes.
  • Talk twenty to me.
  • Ready to start a new decade of adventures.
  • New decade, who dis?
  • Happy birthday to me, ready for a new decade.
  • Made it through two decades! Here’s to the next one.
  • I’ve never been 20 before. I thought I would try it out.
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  • POV: You can’t believe I’m 20 now.
  • Staying 20 until further notice.
  • 20th birthday photo dump.
  • Now entering: birthday mode.
  • I should start getting serious, but I’ll eat confetti cake and wear a crown instead.
  • 20 is so fun I think I’ll repeat it again next year.
  • I’m shawty and it’s my 20th birthday.
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my 20th birthday.
  • Officially 20, but still mentally about three.
  • Staying 20 until further notice.
Person walking on beach with friend birthday captions on 20th birthday
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • POV: this is what 20 looks like.
  • Keep calm and celebrate 20 years.
  • Couldn’t turn 20 without posting my birthday ‘fit.
  • I think 20 looks good on me.
  • Be good to me, 20.
  • Lap 20 around the sun…
  • Chapter 20, Page 1.
Sunset on the beach with short 20th birthday Instagram captions
  • Woke up a little older… but not wiser.
  • Say hello to my new favorite 20 year old.
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my birthday.
  • Honestly, my birthday should be a holiday.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Favorite day of the year.
  • Turning the big 2-0 with my fam by my side.
  • It’s all about that birthday magic.

And there you have it! Hopefully we were able to help you find the best 20th birthday wish or 20th birthday greeting you were looking for.

You might also like our lists of birthday wishes for 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, and 70th birthdays.

Now get out there and help them celebrate turning 20!

Please let us know in the comments section below if you have a favorite 20th birthday message or greeting for your 20th we missed.

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