Most powerful celebrity 9/11 tributes: Kelly Ripa, Tom Brady & more

Georgia Brown

Sunday marked the 21st anniversary of 9/11, one of the world’s deadliest terrorist attacks. Celebrities from around the world, including Kourtney Kardashian, Kelly Ripa and Tom Brady marked the poignant event with heartfelt tributes on social media.

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Their messages honored the 2,977 innocent people who died in 2001, including 340 firefighters and 72 police officers, and more than 25,000 injured. The series of coordinated terrorist attacks on the United States saw two planes crash into Manhattan’s Twin Towers, while a third hit the Pentagon, just outside Washington DC. Scroll to see the most powerful celebrity tributes…

Kelly Ripa

Live! with Kelly and Ryan talk show host Kelly Ripa paid his respects with a poignant photograph shared on his Instagram Story of a brilliant beam of light streaming into the sky from the World Trade Center Memorial in New York City. She simply wrote: “#11september” on the image.

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Nicola Peltz Beckham

Actress Nicholas Peltz shared a clip of the NYC Pipe Band marching in the 9/11 Memorial Parade through the city, adding the heartfelt caption, “Never Forget.”

The wife of Brooklyn Beckham also shared a heartbreaking photograph taken from the moment the second plane crashed into the World Trade Center Twin Towers, captioned with the date of the unforgettable event.

Kourtney Kardashian

The Kardashians Star Kourtney shared a poignant photo on her Instagram story taken by Melanie Einzig. The chilling photograph depicts the moments following the terrorist attack in New York.

Half Moore

Showing her respect, the Hollywood actress Half Moore shared a photo from his own Instagram account with the caption: “Thinking of this beautiful city today [heartbroken emoji] #never forget.”

The raven-haired star gazes out over the New York skyline in the powerful post.

Carrie Underwood

The country singer re-shared a heartfelt message on her Instagram Story to mark the 21st anniversary of 9/11. The post, originally shared by the Tunnel 2 Towers Foundation, read: “We paid off the mortgages on the homes of 21 deceased first responder families across the country in honor of the 9/11 heroes who sacrificed their lives to bring others to safety when America was attacked.”

Miranda Lambert

country singer Miranda Lambert is an avid animal lover, sharing her $3.4 million Tennesee home with her husband Brendan McLoughlin and several animals, including a 400-acre horse farm. Her 9/11 tribute re-sharing a message about the “forgotten” heroes of the attack was a fitting nod to her love for animals.

“9/11 will always be a day filled with memories. We would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the brave people and dogs who were there on that fateful day. It is estimated that approximately 300 dogs participated in the search and rescue efforts in Ground Zero after 9/11,” the post read.

Hailey Bieber

Model Hailey Bieber kept his tribute short, but powerful. The wife of justin bieber added a photo of the old twin towers in New York, along with the caption: “always remember”.

Tom Brady

American football quarterback Tom Brady shared a powerful photo of the American flag on his Instagram story, with the caption: “Today and always we remember 9/11.”

Kate Hudson

Founder and actress of Fabletics Kate Hudson chose not to pay tribute to him in words, instead choosing to share a stunning photo of the American flag draped between two cranes against the New York skyline on his Instagram story.

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