Kim Kardashian (born 21.10.1980) is an American celebrity, known primarily for her public social appearances, sex-tape scandal and as a reality television star.
Childhood: Kim was born in Los Angeles, California, to Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner (nee Houghton). Robert Kardashian was a top lawyer, best known for defending O.J. Simpson when Simpson was charged with the double murder of his wife and her friend. Robert died on 30.9.2003.
Kim's mother had divorced Robert in 1989 and married Bruce Jenner, a former Olympian. Kim also has two sisters, Kourtney and Khloe, as well as a brother, Robert. In addition to this, she has two stepbrothers; Burton and Brandon Jenner, a step-sister (reality TV star Brody Jenner) and two half-sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Kim attended an all-girl's Catholic school in Los Angeles and helped out at her father's music marketing firm, Movie Tunes.
Career: Having been lifelong friends with the heiress Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian was introduced to the socialite scene in the early 2000's. Kardashian herself first encountered a degree of notoriety when a tape of her having sex with the rapper Ray J became available.
Far from damaging her prospects, Kardashian built a life in the spotlight around the incident. She began with a reality TV series, entitled Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which featured her and her family and aired on the E! channel in the US.
She went on to act in 'Beyond the Break' and Disaster Movie though never quite forged an acting career for herself. She has had more success presenting TV shows such as Wrestlemania XXIV and serving as a judge on America's Next Top Model. She was also selected as a contestant on the popular Dancing with the Stars.
Kim Kardashian owns a clothing boutique with her sister, entitled D-A-S-H, along with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe. She has also launched a number of beauty products, such as the charitable LipFusion lipgloss and the Kardashian Glamour Tan.
Deciding to step behind the camera for a change, Kim Kardashian produced the reality show The Spin Crowd, which focuses on her friend's PR company, Command PR.
She also turned her hand to music and the video for her track 'Jam (Turn It Up)' was directed by Hype Williams, featuring a cameo from Kanye West.
Personal Life: Kim Kardashian married the music producer Damon Thomas in 2000. Their relationship was short-lived and the pair divorced in 2004. She went on to date a number of high-profile men, including the model Gabriel Aubry, Miami Dolphins player Reggie Bush and the Dallas Cowboys player Miles Austin.
In October 2010, she started dating Kris Humphries, a basketball player for the New Jersey Nets. They were engaged in May 2011 and married in August 2011. The marriage preparations and ceremony were subjects of a TV show that aired on E! in October 2011. After just 72 days of marriage, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce. Humphries has accused Kim Kardashian of fraud and has requested that a judge issue an annulment rather than the requested divorce.
Demi Lovato and 11 of her celebrity friends have revealed the track list for her upcoming album, ‘Confident’.
Demi Lovato revealed her upcoming album’s track list on Twitter on Wednesday (26th August). Lovato called on a number of her celebrity friends to help her reveal the tracks and, in addition to Lovato’s original tweet, another 12 well-known faces each tweeted the name of a track.
Demi Lovato at a Samsung Galaxy event in Los Angeles in August 2015.
A survey of 2,287 British parents with young children and were asked about the best and worst celebrity role models.
Miley Cyrus has been voted the worst celebrity role model for children in a new survey of British parents. A whopping 78% of parents of children under 10 say that the former ‘Hannah Montana’ star is “off the rails” and wouldn’t want their kids to idolise her.
The survey by British website vouchercloud.com asked 2,287 British parents, all of whom have at least one child under the age of 10, the question: “are there any celebrities you would hate for your children to idolise?” and were provided with a list of male and female celebrities to select from.
Miley Cyrus arriving at the Jimmy Kimmel studios in L.A.
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Kim Kardashian is now the most popular person on Instagram.
Kim Kardashian has just surpassed Beyoncé to become the Queen of Instagram, with over 44 million followers as of Monday (August 24th). The reality star has narrowly beaten Beyonce to take the crown, breaking her previous record of 43.95 million. According to the Daily Mail, just two weeks ago Kim was ranked in the number two spot with 42million followers, meaning that she has gained over two million followers in just 14 days.
Kim Kardashian has now got more Instagram followers than Beyoncé.
Last week Kim had celebrated hitting the 42 million followers mark on the photo sharing site, posting a cleavage-centric pic. Kim's Instagram feed is usually filled with her favourite type of image, the 'selfie', which she loves taking so much that earlier this year she published a whole book dedicated to them titled ‘Selfish’. The book contained over 350 pages filled with selfies of the 34 year old from over the years.
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The Queen of Pop may soon become the queen of reality television with a Kardashians-style documentary series.
Would you tune in to a Madonna reality show?
The pop icon is rumoured to be in talks with production company Bunim Murray, makers of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians', having been impressed with how successful Kim and husband Kanye West have made their famous TV show, reports The Mirror.
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After a disastrous return to the fashion industry following his retirement, which almost ended in the death of the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Derek Zoolander is once again ready to make a comeback. This time he has his former rival turned best friend Hansel by his side, and a better reputation after he exposed the evil behind the fashion industry and went on to work with children. Life may be good; he has a wife and son, and a bucket load of runway talent; but things are about to get messy once again. Derek and Hansel aren't as relevent as they used to be in the industry, and their careers face series threats when it becomes clear that a rival organisation is planning to take down their new modelling agency. Can the duo save the day once again? Or will they be forced to give up the strut for good?
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The follow-up to 'Yeezus' has been over two years in the making, and one fan decided to ask President Obama to use his executive powers to force Kanye to release it.
Barack Obama will not be using his presidential powers to order Kanye West to release his long-awaited new album – despite a petition lobbying the White House to do so achieving over 100,000 signatures, according to Billboard.
Kanye hasn’t released a single in over five months, since he dropped a taster for his upcoming seventh album Swish called ‘All Day’ back on March 2nd, and the wait proved to be too much for one fan who started a petition on the White House’s ‘We The People’ website on Wednesday (August 12th) which quickly gained the requisite amount of signatures within a day to force the President to respond to it.
Kanye West is still scheduled to release his 7th album 'Swish' in 2015
John Brown, a Fox news anchor, refused to cover a story about the Kardashians and walked off set. A clip of his walk out, which includes his off-set rant, has since gone viral.
News anchors have to be the bearer of bad news everyday but it wasn’t reports of poverty, hunger or violence which really got to one news anchorman – it was the Kardashians.
Kylie Jenner at a screening of Paper Towns in West Hollywood in July 2015.
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The exes were reunited at daughter Kylie’s 18th birthday party.
Kim Kardashian might have just broken the internet again, after she posted the first ever pic of her mother Kris Jenner hanging out with Caitlyn Jenner on on Friday. The photo is the first time Kris has been photographed with her former husband since Caitlyn began her transition.
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Selfie queen Kim Kardashian got one of her most high-profile pictures to date, having attended an exclusive fundraising event in L.A. on Thursday night.
The 34 year old model, who is pregnant with her second child with rap megastar husband Kanye West, met the presidential hopeful at a private fundraising event in Los Angeles on Thursday evening (August 6th).
Perhaps the heavyweight celebrity backing will add a bit more youth credibility to the Clinton campaign, which looks to be steamrollering its way to the Democratic nomination at the start of next year.
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Khloe, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian still call Caitlyn Jenner 'Bruce', Khloe Kardashian revealed in a recent interview.
Khloe Kardashian and her sisters, Kourtney and Kim, still call Caitlyn Jenner 'Bruce'. 31-year-old Kardashian revealed their continued use of Jenner's pre-transition name in an interview on Australian television earlier this week.
Khloe Kardashian at an event at 1OAK in Las Vegas in March 2015.
Date of birth
21st October, 1980