Kim Kardashian Bio
Dark haired beauty Kim Kardashian became an unexpected star after the
first airing of her hit E! Entertainment reality series “Keeping up
with the Kardashians.” The show follows the exploits of the
Kardashian/Jenner family, which includes father Bruce Jenner, mom Kris
Jenner, Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and Rob Kardashian and Kendall and Kylie
Jenner, in their Calabasas home. The shows fourth season concluded on
February 21, 2010 delivering over 4.8 million total viewers marking E!’s
most-watched telecast ever.
Kardashian grew up with an almost fairy-tale childhood. She was the
second child, born to Kris and prominent defense attorney Robert
Kardashian. Her parents had four children at the time of their divorce.
Her mom eventually married famous Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner,
who also had four children, and they became a modern day Brady Bunch.
Bruce and Kris had two more children together, bringing the extended
family of children to ten.
Kardashian first feature film, “Disaster Movie”, for Lionsgate stars
Carmen Electra, Matt Lanter and Vanessa Minnillo. The comedy, a spoof
of recent films, follows an unsuspecting group of twenty-somethings who
find themselves bombarded by a series of natural disasters and
In September 2008, Kardashian competed on the ABC hit series “Dancing
with the Stars” where she was paired with defending champion Mark
Kardashian was most recently seen as a guest judge on “America’s Next
Top Model” as well as FOX’s new show “Brothers,” and has continual
hosting stints on E! Entertainment Tonight/The Insider and EXTRA. She
has also appeared on “The Simple Life,” and “How I Met Your Mother,” and
the N’s series “Beyond the Break. She currently produced her first show
called “The SPINdustry” which premiered in February to 2.46 million
Kim has graced the covers of many magazines, most recently, Cosmopolitan
and Ocean Drive Magazine. She has appeared on numerous
television shows such as The Jay Leno Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show,
Lopez Tonight, On The Record with Greta Van Susteren, Larry King Live,
Regis and Kelly, The View, Hannity, Good Day L.A., Tyra Banks, Rachel
Ray, The Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel, Late Night with David Letterman, and
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Employing her entrepreneurial business skills, Kardashian started on
her own as a fashion stylist and became and immediate sought after
wardrobe stylist for infomercials, television shows, music videos and
photo shoots. But it was her organizational, orderly arrangement and
construction of high fashion closets that led Kardashian into a unique
line of work overhauling and designing closets for celebrities.
In 2006, together with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe, Kardashian
opened the designer clothing store DASH in Calabasas, California; a
must-shop-at store for those with discriminating, yet fashionable taste.
Their second store opened in Miami in May 2009.
Kardashian recently launched her own perfume Kim Kardashian
which is available worldwide. In addition, Kim has co-designed a fashion
line with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe in conjunction with Bebe for
five seasons which debuted this February. Similarly, Kim and her sisters
have also designed a line of Armenian-inspired jewelry with Virgin,
Saints and Angels to honor their heritage. Her online shoe company,
ShoeDazzle.com, launched in March 2009 and provides affordable,
fashionable shoes to its members. Kim released her new fitness series
DVD “Fit In Your Jeans By Friday” to incredible reviews and it has hit
the #1 spot on Amazon.com!
Kardashian’s official website, KimKardashian.com,
gets 40 million page views a month, making it the fastest growing
celebrity blog on the web. The site is updated daily and includes
frequent blogs from Kardashian, her appearances in the press, beauty
tips and relationship advice. Kim Kardashian also has over 5 million
followers on Twitter and 2.5 million friends on Facebook! She updates her Twitter and Facebook pages daily and enjoys an
amazing connection to her fans.
When not working, Kardashian gives her time to charitable causes.
She is a Dream Foundation ambassador which grants last wishes to
terminally ill adults and does regular sales on Ebay to generate
donations for the charity. She also recently completed PSA’s about the
political plight in Burma and Breast Cancer awareness and also
participated in a photo shoot promoting the “Until There’s A Cure”
bracelet dedicated to eradicating HIV/AIDS by raising awareness and
funds to combat the pandemic.
Kardashian currently makes her home in Los Angeles.