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Fast Facts On Famous Kim Kardashian To Discover Today

Kim Kardashian is one of the most famous people in the world today. She is what we refer to as a ‘Jack of all trades’ as she does it all in a seemingly effortless manner.

She is an American media personality, model, businesswoman, socialite, and actress. With all these titles, she still gets time to be a hands-on mother to her four babies.

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Time magazine included Kardashian on their list of 2015’s 100 most influential people, while Vogue described her in 2016 as a pop culture phenomenon.

 

Early Life

Kimberly Kardashian was born on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, She was born to Lawyer Robert Kardashian and business mogul Kris Jenner.

Her mother is of Dutch, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry, while their father was a third-generation Armenian-American. She is the pair’s second child and has five other siblings.

Kourtney Kardashian is her older sister and she is followed by Khloe, Rob, Kendall, and Kylie Jenner, in that order.  

While attending an exclusive Catholic girls’ high school, Kardashian West worked for her father’s company. Kim graduated from high school in 1998.

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Career

Immediately after high school, Kim Kardashian jumped into the styling career.

She gained much popularity from being Paris Hilton’s stylist. It was, however, the infamous sex tape that was released in 2007 featuring the reality TV star with her then-boyfriend Ray J that catapulted her fame.

She sued the video’s distributor and later received an out-of-court settlement. 

The publicity around the family at the time helped them start their reality show ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ that follows them around their daily lives.

The show became widely popular and made room for the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York (2011–2012) and Kourtney and Kim Take Miami (2009–2013).

Kim released the KKW Beauty and KKW fragrance in 2017. She also ventured in acting and as an actress, Kardashian has appeared in films such as Disaster Movie (2008), Deep in the Valley (2009) and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013).

In 2019, Kim launched Skims which is a shapewear type of undergarment that has grown quite popular.

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It was previously called Kimono but the name was changed due to immediate backlash.  

Kim has also become more politically active and registered for a four-year law apprenticeship under the supervision of lawyers Erin Haney and Jessica Jackson.

She has been lobbying President Donald Trump for prison reform and lobbying for Alice Marie Johnson to be granted clemency.

 

Family and Relationships

In the year 2000, at only 20 years old, Kim married music producer Damon Thomas. The couple divorced in 2004. Afterwhich she had her relationship with Ray J.

In 2010, Kardashian West had a whirlwind courtship with pro basketball player Kris Humphries.

The pair married in a lavish, televised ceremony the following August in front of more than 400 guests. The two broke up after 72 days of marriage.

Kim Kardashian West married her husband Kanye West in 2014, and they have four children together. They are North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm West, in order.

Their firstborn North was born in 2013.

The pair had a second child, son Saint West, in 2015. Their daughter Chicago West and son Psalm West were born in 2018 and 2019, respectively, via a surrogate.

 

Net Worth

Kim Kardashian is estimated to be worth $350 million. In 2019, she was ranked number 26 on its list of America’s Highest-Paid Celebrities.

Kim’s huge fortune is mainly thanks to the success of her KKW Beauty line—which has raked in over $100 million in revenue in 2018—plus endorsement deals and Keeping Up with the Kardashians earnings.

Her husband Kanye’s net worth is estimated at around $150 million, according to Forbes as of July 2019. 

So together, the pair rakes in around $500 million.

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