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.
We’ve all thought it, but it took Kim to say it for Twitter to take notice.
Twitter could be about to change for the better and it’s all thanks to the Queen of social media herself, Kim Kardashian. Yes after experiencing a few unfortunate errors while tweeting the reality star decided the time was right to do something about it, so she took a stand and asked Twitter, why can’t we edit our tweets?
Kim Kardashian could have just saved you from future twitter mistakes.
The 33 year old who has amassed almost 34 million followers on the social media site tweeted on Friday night that she had emailed twitter with the novel idea. "I just emailed Twitter to see if they can add an edit feature so that when u misspell something u don't have to delete & repost Let's see..." Kardashian tweeted.
The Kardashians know how to rock a black and white photobooth on important family occasions
The youngest of the ‘K’ initialled Kardashian/Jenner clan has graduated from high school and all of the elder ‘Ks’ have helped her celebrate with a massive party. Kylie Jenner received her diploma from Laurel Springs High School this week and her family pulled out all of the stops to help the 17-year-old send off her school days in style.
Kylie Jenner is a school girl no more
In true Kardashian fashion, Kylie was treated to a lavish surprise ‘do complete with black and white photo booth that helps produce all of those chic images that flood Instagram in the immediate aftermath of a Kris Jenner party.
Continue reading: Kylie Jenner Graduated And Had A Massive Party
She was honoured with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles.
Caitlyn Jenner delivered an emotional acceptance speech at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday evening, using her platform to urge everybody, not just sportspeople, to accept transgender people for who they are.
The 65 year old, a former Olympic gold medal winner and who made her transition to her new identity as Caitlyn Jenner earlier this year, was given the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the annual ESPY ceremony in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening (July 15th) in recognition of her bravery in revealing her transgender identity.
Caitlyn Jenner was presented with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award
Continue reading: Caitlyn Jenner Gives Emotional Acceptance Speech At ESPY Awards
The rapper shares some tips on how his former family member can get his life back
In case anyone was left unaware, Kanye West has got a pretty good deal going for himself. Husband to a always well-dressed woman, father to an equally always well-dressed (and very cute) daughter with a pretty impressive music career and a sense of style all of his own - he’s got a good life.
With Kanye's own relationship apparently going well, he gave Scott Disick some advice
And it seems that the rapper believes he’s got himself together so much, he’s willing to give advice to those who aren’t doing it so well.
Continue reading: Kanye West Gives Some Wise Words To Scott Disick
In the eyes of Sinead O’Connor the reality star has no business covering the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine.
Sinead O’Connor has made her feeling very clear over Rolling Stone's choice of Kim Kardashian as the magazine's latest cover star. The outspoken singer posted an expletive fill rant on her Facebook page blasting the iconic magazine for using Kardashian on the cover, while declaring, ‘music has officially died’.
Don’t expect to find Sinead O’Connor picking up the latest issue of Rolling Stone.
‘What is this c**t ("I don't smile much because it causes wrinkles") doing on the cover of Rolling Stone? Music has officially died,’ O’Connor wrote on her official page. ‘Who knew it would be Rolling Stone that murdered it? Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh can no longer be expected to take all the blame. Bob Dylan must be fucking horrified. #BoycottRollingStone #AGenerationIsBeingGroomedAndSilenced’
If you’ve always dreamt of taking a selfie with Kim Kardashian now’s your chance!
It’s time to strike a pose next to Kim Kardashian, as Madame Tussauds London has just revealed their first waxwork of the reality star, which comes complete with selfie-taking capabilities. Yes the Kim Kardashian waxwork which has just gone on display, allows visitors to take a selfie with the figure in front of an ever-changing backdrop.
A selfie-taking Kim Kardashian waxwork is now on display at Madame Tussauds London.
The waxwork features Kardashian as she was during her girl’s night out in Paris in the run up to her lavish wedding to Kanye West last year. The star even donated the custom Balmain dress she wore on the evening to the museum and one of the backdrops featured is of Paris' Eiffel Tower.
Continue reading: Madame Tussauds London Reveals Selfie Taking Kim Kardashian Waxwork
Penelope Disick, the daughter of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, turned three on Wednesday (8th July). Her family have been sharing moments from their celebrations on social media.
There may be trouble in her parents’ relationship but the Kardashian family weren’t going to let that spoil Penelope Disick’s birthday celebrations. The daughter of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick celebrated her third birthday on Wednesday (8th July) and her mother and aunts, Khloe Kardashian and Kim Kardashian, were there to help!
Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian's daughter, Penelope, celebrated her third birthday this week.
Continue reading: The Kardashians Celebrate Penelope Disick’s 3rd Birthday
Kim Kardashian revealed some unheard details about her past during an interview with ‘Rolling Stone’.
Kim Kardashian has revealed some pretty juicy details about her life, including discovering Caitlyn Jenner’s secret, her father’s relationship with O.J. Simpson and how Paris Hilton responded when Kardashian’s sex tape was leaked. Kardashian discussed these aspects of her life during an interview for the cover of next month’s Rolling Stone magazine. They’ve released a few excerpts of the interview before the issue is released on Friday (3rd July).
Kim Kardashian revealed some interesting details about her life in a recent interview with Rolling Stone.
Kim Kardashian spoke at the prestigious Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday and covered a variety of topics from cellulite to the media’s objectification of women.
Not everyone might have been impressed when Kim Kardashian was announced as the guest speaker at San Francisco's historic Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night. But the reality star had plenty of fans on hand for her appearance at the 112-year-old club, all of whom couldn’t wait to have a little 21st century wisdom imparted on them Kardashian style.
Kim Kardashian spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday evening.
The evening was hosted by Judge LaDoris Cordell, who was the first African American female judge appointed to the bench in Northern California. Cordell began by asking the 34 year old to explain her popularity, to which Kardashian answered, "I really do love social media. I credit it to a lot of my career. My career is based on openness, openness and honesty.”
One audience member’s cry for attention during Kanye’s Glasto performance has been condemned by fans as misogynistic and disgusting.
A Glastonbury audience member has been criticised online for flying a flag showing a still from Kim Kardashian’s sex tape during Kanye West’s headlining set. Kardashian, who is four months pregnant, attended her husband’s Pyramid Stage set at the British festival on Saturday night and later called it the ‘craziest show ever’ on twitter.
Kim Kardashian appear on the flag of one audience member at Glastonbury on Saturday.
The flag showed a still from the tape, which featured Kardashian and her former partner Ray-J and was leaked without the reality star’s consent in 2007. The flag also had the words “Get Down, Girl, Get Head Get Down,” written across it.
Date of birth
21st October, 1980