Born on October 21, 1980, Kimberly Noel Kardashian (previously West) is an American socialite, model, media personality, and businesswoman. The public first saw her as a friend and stylist to Paris Hilton, but her fame grew after the sex tape Kim Kardashian, Superstar in 2007, which was recorded in 2002 with her then-boyfriend Ray J. She and her family started participating in the E! reality television programme Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007-2021) later that year. Due to its popularity, Kourtney and Kim Take New York (2011–2012), Kourtney and Kim Take Miami (2009–2013), and The Kardashians, which replaced it on Hulu, were all created (2022). Kardashian has established a sizable online presence with hundreds of millions of followers on Twitter and Instagram, among other social media sites.
HOW DID KIM KARDASHIAN LIVE IN HER EARLY YEARS
Robert and Kris Kardashian (née Houghton) welcomed Kimberly Noel Kardashian into the world on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California. Khloé is her younger sister; Rob is her younger brother, and Kourtney is her older sister. Their father was a third-generation Armenian-American, and their mother has Dutch, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Her mother remarried 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon champion, Bruce Jenner the same year, following their parents’ 1991 divorce. Kim Kardashian got the stepbrothers Burton “Burt”, Brandon, and Brody, the stepsister Casey, and the half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner through their marriage. Kardashian attended the all-girls Roman Catholic Marymount High School in Los Angeles. Her father defended football player O. J. Simpson in his murder trial back in 1994. Kardashian’s godfather is Simpson. In 2003, cancer took the life of Kardashian’s father. She was close friends with socialite Paris Hilton when she was in her 20s, and Hilton used her as a stylist.
KIM KARDASHIAN CAREER: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Kardashian started working at Body, a neighbourhood clothes store in Encino, California, in 1996 when she was 16. Her father declined to buy her a new automobile because she had recently totalled it, and he insisted that she pay for any costs associated with further repairs. During her four years at Body, Kardashian helped with the opening of the Calabasas facility. Her first marriage took place, and she left her position in 2000. By 2003, Ray J’s sister Brandy, an R&B singer and actress, hired Kardashian as her stylist. Sonja Norwood, the brothers’ mother and manager, claimed that in 2004, she gave Kardashian permission to use her American Express credit card for a “one and only one” purchase. Kardashian has refuted every charge. The lawsuit was dismissed in 2009 after the parties made an undisclosed settlement.
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Kardashian eloped with music producer Damon Thomas in 2000 when she was 19. 2003 saw Thomas file a divorce. Later, Kardashian said she had consumed alcohol. Ecstasy during the wedding and blamed their split on his verbal and physical abuse. Before her divorce was finalized, Kardashian started dating the artist Ray J. Kardashian and NBA player Kris Humphries, who was then a member of the New Jersey Nets and became engaged in May 2011. They had been dating since October 2010. On August 20 in Montecito, California, they had a wedding ceremony to become husband and wife. She had introduced “Kim Kardashian Love,” her “wedding fragrance,” earlier that month, in time for her nuptials. In the midst of what The Washington Post dubbed a “media blitz” surrounding the wedding, a two-part TV special depicting the preparations and the wedding itself was broadcast on E! in early October 2011.
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Kardashian’s net worth was reported as $45 million in May 2014. Forbes stated in 2015 that she “has monetized stardom better than any other” and that she had “earned more this year than ever as her profits nearly doubled to $53 million from 2014’s $28 million.” The Kardashian Kollection, the Kardashian Beauty cosmetics line, Kardashian-branded tanning products, the boutique line DASH, and sponsored social media posts are worth $300,000–500,000 per post and make up a large portion of her income. The Kardashian Kollection brought in $600 million in wholesale sales in 2013. Kardashian had a net worth of $350 million as of July 2018. Kim Kardashian’s first two marriages did not result in alimony payments. Forbes pegged Kardashian’s net worth at $1 billion on April 6, 2021.