Kim Kardashian is an American media personality, actress, producer, model, socialite, and businesswoman. She 1st gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton. She got fame when a scandalous video showcasing her sexual exploits with former boyfriend, rapper Ray J., was leaked online. Since then, her fame capitalized with her hit reality TV show and a string of workout DVDs.
Kim’s net worth is estimated to be $780 million. Her earnings are from her brand endorsement, and her KKW Beauty Line, which generates around $100 million.
Kim Kardashian Early Life –
Kim is born in Beverly Hills, California (October 21, 1980). She is the second of four children of her parents. She has one elder sister, one younger sister, and one younger brother. In the year 1991, her parents got separated, and her mother married again. She went to Marymount High School. In 2003 her father died of cancer.
Kim Kardashian Career Life –
Kim first got into show business as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton. She appeared as a guest on various episodes of The Simple Life ( reality television series). In 2006 she opened the boutique shop Dash in Calabasas, California, along with her sister. A sex tape made by her and Ray J was leaked in February 2007. Kim filed a lawsuit against Vivid Entertainment, who distributed the film as Kim Kardashian, Superstar. Later it was settled at US$5 million.
In October 2007, Kim and her mother and her siblings began to appear in Keeping Up with the Kardashians (reality television series). The series was successful. Later spin-offs were created like Kourtney and Kim Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York. In 2008 she acted in Disaster Movie (disaster film spoof). She was the participant in season seven of Dancing with the Star in 2008. Mark Ballas was her partner. She was the third contestant to be eliminated. She made a cameo appearance in an episode of How I Met Your Mother in 2009.
Kim’s television production company Kimsaprincess Productions released three workout DVDs (Fit in Your Jeans by Friday, with trainers Patrick Goudeau and Jennifer Galardi). She acted in four episodes of Beyond The Break. She became a guest judge on America’s next top model. In October 2009, she released her first fragrance, self-titled Kim Kardashian, and ventured into many new endorsement deals. In 2010 she acted in Deep in the Valley. She, along with her sisters, has launched many clothing collections and fragrances.
Madame Tussauds in New York revealed Kim’s wax statue. In the Spin Cord TV reality show, she was the producer. She filmed a music video for the song Jam (Turn It Up). Gold, Kim’s third fragrance, was released in 2011, the fourth fragrance True Reflection released in 2012, and the fifth fragrance Glam was released in 2012.
Kim Kardashian Personal Life –
In 2000 Kim eloped with Damon Thomas but got divorced in 2003. She then married Kris Humphries in 2011 later got divorced. In 2014 she got married to Kanye West.