Biography of Kim Kardashian: TV Star, Social Media Influencer, And Entrepreneur

Biography of Kim Kardashian: TV Star, Social Media Influencer, And Entrepreneur

Biography of Kim Kardashian: TV Star, Social Media Influencer, And Entrepreneur

Biography of Kim Kardashian: TV Star, Social Media Influencer, And Entrepreneur. Kim Kardashian is a reality TV star, social media influencer, and entrepreneur.

Biography of Kim Kardashian: TV Star, Social Media Influencer, And Entrepreneur

Date & Place of Birth

Kimberly Noel Kardashian (born October 21, 1980) is an American socialite, media personality, and businesswoman. She first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton but received wider notice after the sex tape Kim Kardashian, Superstar, shot in 2003 with her then-boyfriend Ray J, was released in 2007.

Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007–2021). Its success led to the formation of the spin-off series Kourtney and Kim Take New York (2011–2012), Kourtney and Kim Take Miami (2009–2013), and Hulu’s The Kardashians (2022). 

Kardashian has developed a significant online presence across numerous social media platforms, including hundreds of millions of followers on Twitter and Instagram. 

She has released a variety of products tied to her name, including the 2014 mobile game Kim Kardashian:

Hollywood, a variety of clothing and products, the 2015 photo book Selfish, and her eponymous personal app. 


Her relationship with rapper Kanye West has also received significant media coverage; they were married from 2014 to 2022 and have four children together. 

 As an actress, Kardashian has appeared in films including Disaster Movie (2008), Deep in the Valley (2009) and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013). In recent years, Kardashian has focused on her own businesses by founding KKW Beauty and KKW Fragrance in 2017.

 In 2019, she launched the shapewear company Skims, which was previously called “Kimono” but changed its name following widespread backlash.

Kardashian has also become more politically active by lobbying president Donald Trump for prison reform and lobbying for Alice Marie Johnson to be granted clemency. 

 She has advocated for the recognition of the Armenian genocide on numerous occasions. Kardashian is also planning to become a lawyer by doing a four-year law apprenticeship that is supervised by the legal nonprofit #cut50, which was co-founded by Van Jones. 

 Time magazine included Kardashian on their list of 2015’s 100 most influential people. Both critics and admirers have described her as exemplifying the notion of being famous for being famous.  She was reported to be the highest-paid reality television personality of 2015, with her estimated total earnings exceeding US$53 million.

Early Life And Education

Kimberly Noel Kardashian was born on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, to Robert and Kris Kardashian (née Houghton). 

 She has an older sister, Kourtney, a younger sister, Khloé, and a younger brother, Rob. 

 Their mother is of Dutch, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry, while their father was a third-generation Armenian-American. 

In 1991, their parents divorced and their mother married Bruce Jenner,  the 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon winner. As a result of her mother’s remarriage, Kim Kardashian acquired step-brothers Burton “Burt”, Brandon, and Brody; a step-sister, Casey; and later two half-sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner. 

Kardashian attended Marymount High School, a Roman Catholic all-girls school in Los Angeles.  In 1994, her father represented football player O. J. Simpson during his murder trial. Simpson is the Kardashian’s godfather. 

 Kardashian’s father died in 2003 of cancer.  In her 20s, she was the close friend and stylist of socialite Paris Hilton, through whom Kardashian first garnered media attention.

 Kardashian appeared as a guest on various episodes of Hilton’s reality television series The Simple Life in 2006. 


In 1996, at 16, Kardashian began working at Body, a local clothing store in Encino, California. She had recently totaled her car. Her father agreed to buy her a new one on the condition that she agrees to be responsible for paying all expenses related to any future damages. 

Kardashian worked at Body for four years, assisting in the opening of the Calabasas location. In 2000, after entering into her first marriage, she resigned.

 Only on By 2003, Kardashian was working as a personal stylist to the R&B singer and actress, Brandy, who is the sister of Ray J. Later, those siblings’ mother (and manager) Sonja Norwood, alleged that in 2004 she had authorized Kardashian to make “one ande” purchase on her American Express credit card and that nevertheless Kardashian and her sisters Khloé and Kourtney had incurred over $120,000 in unauthorized charges to that card. 

Norwood also alleged that the bulk of the charges was attributable to purchases made at Kardashian’s family-owned boutique in 2006 and 2007 after Kardashian was no longer employed by Norwood’s daughter. Norwood further alleged that, at the request of her children, she did not file criminal charges, instead presenting her allegations personally to Kardashian, and that Kardashian apologized and promised to repay the debt. In 2008, no payments have been forthcoming, and Norwood filed a lawsuit. Kardashian has denied all these allegations. In 2009, the parties reportedly reached a confidential settlement, and the case was dismissed.

 Around 2004,

Kardashian had also begun working as a stylist and assistant for the socialite Paris Hilton, a childhood friend of hers. She also appeared in several episodes of Hilton and Nicole Richie’s reality show The Simple Life. 

 In 2005, Sheeraz Hasan, a PR strategist working with Hilton, met Kardashian and her mother Kris Jenner. Hasan stated in an interview with 20/20 that Kardashian was “ready to do whatever it takes” to create a successful brand. Rick Mendoza, a freelance photographer on assignment for the tabloid TMZ, stated in the same interview that, when Kardashian accompanied Hilton to Hyde, which was a Hollywood hotspot at the time, he continued to get assignments from tabloids to get photographs of Kardashian for the next three years.

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