Kim Kardashian(West) is a reality TV personality, socialite, actress, businesswoman, and model. She along with her family are the star of the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashian.
Kim’s scandalous video with her former boyfriend Ray J made her more popular. She has had tremendous success as an entrepreneur, launching clothing lines and smartphone apps too.
Kim Kardashian was born on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is mixed(Dutch, English, Armenian American, Irish and Scottish).
Her birth name is Kimberly Noel Kardashian. She was born to parents Robert Kardashian(father) and Kris Jenner(mother). She has an older sister Kourtney and a younger sister and a brother, Khloe, and Rob.
After her mother’s divorce from her father, her mother re-married Caitlyn Jenner. Through her mother’s another marriage, Kardashians gained step-brothers Burton “Burt”, Brandon, and Brody, step-sister Casey, and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
According to Kardashian, her childhood was hardly the stuff of stardom. Sunday church was a regular part of family life. So was the expectation among the Kardashian children that, once they each reached the age of 18, living off the family dime was no longer an option.
After the death of her father, her family has the responsibility of the corporation. However later they sold it.
Talking about her education, Kim attended Marymount High School which was a Roman Catholic all-girls school in Los Angeles. While attending Catholic girls’ high school, Kim Kardashian used to work for her father’s company.
Despite her business endeavors, it was her infamous sex video she made with R&B singer Ray J. that catapulted her to superstardom. In early 2007, a video of Kardashian and the rapper in bed made it into the hands of Vivid Entertainment, a large adult film company. Vivid, which paid $1 million for rights to the 30-minute tape, widely promoted the release of the video, which is called Kim Kardashian Superstar. Kardashian quickly countered with legal action, suing for invasion of privacy. But in May 2007, three months after the video’s debut, she agreed to a $5 million settlement.
Around the time of the video’s release, Kardashian started making her way onto the television screen for something completely different, when the E! Network debuted a new reality TV series known as “Keeping up with the Kardashians”.
Produced by American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, the show follows the lives of Kim, her sisters, Kourtney and Khloe, brother Robert Jr., mother Kris Jenner, stepfather Bruce Jenner, and the two young daughters of Kris and Bruce, Kendall and Kylie. In one memorable episode from the first season, Kim discusses with her family an offer from Playboy to appear nude in the magazine. Kardashian eventually agreed to do it and bared it all for the publication in the December 2007 issue.
In March 2009, Kardashian helped launch a shoe shopping service, ShoeDazzle, that taps into the expertise of Hollywood’s most revered stylists. Also, she’s launching her perfume line, a Sears fashion collection with Kourtney and Khloe, Kardashian-branded tanning products, and more.
Later in 2011, she became a part of the reality series ‘Khloe & Lamar’, appearing in three episodes. She later appeared in 18 episodes of the reality show, ‘Kourtney and Kim Take New York’.
With millions of followers on social media, she receives between $10,000 to $20,000 per post when promoting products for various brands. She has a net worth of $350 million but her salary is not revealed yet.
Well, this superstar has had made many headlines since an early age. Kim scandalous video with her ex-boyfriend Ray J raised many controversies. She again made headlines when she married Kris Humphries as it was the most expensive wedding of the decade. There was also news that she insulted Indian food which resulted in another controversy.
Kim Kardashian is famous for her enviable hourglass figure. She is largely known for her shapely behind and has been subjected to countless accusations of butt implants. She denies that any alterations have been made to achieve her figure or look.
Moreover, the 5 feet 3-inches beauty boasts measurements of 34-26-39 inches. She weighs 65 kg. Kim has a black hair color and dark brown eye color. She wears a dress size of 12 (US) and a shoe size of 7(US).
Kim Kardashian is currently active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 20.8 million followers on Facebook, 143 million followers on Instagram and 61.2 million followers on Twitter.
As a reality television star, Kim Kardashian’s love life has been the subject of intense media interest. At the age of 19, she eloped with a music producer Damon Thomas. They filed for a divorce in 2003 and she stated that emotional and physical abuse were the reasons for her separation with Thomas.
On August 20, 2011, she married NBA player Kris Humphries, only to file for divorce within 72 days of the wedding. The divorce was granted in 2013.
In early 2012, Kardashian was seen with famed rapper Kanye West. In December 2012, the couple revealed that they were expecting their first child together. Kardashian gave birth to her first child, a daughter named North West, on June 15, 2013. The couple got married on May 24, 2014.
She gave birth to her second child, son Saint West, on December 5, 2015. On 15 January 2018, she became the mother of her third baby, Chicago West via surrogacy. Her fourth child, a son was born on May 10, 2019. They named him Psalm.
Prior this, she has had affair with the celebrities like Gabriel Aubry, Michael Copon, Miles Austin, Reggie Bush, Nick Cannon, Game, Nick Lachey, Ray J, Joey Lawrence as well as TJ Jackson.
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