- Birth name: Kimberly Noel Kardashian
- Born: 21 October, 1980
- Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- Nationality: American
- Career: Media personality, socialite, businesswoman
Kim Kardashian is an American media personality, socialite, model and businesswoman. She rose to fame as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, but became more widely known after the release of a sex tape Ray J in 2007. Later that year, she and her family started appearing on the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which ran until 2021. The show’s popularity led to several spin-off series.
Kardashian has a huge online presence and a massive following. She also launched the fashion boutique chain Dash with her sisters Kourtney and Khloé, which operated from 2006 to 2018. She founded KKW Beauty and KKW Fragrance in 2017, and Skims, a shapewear company, in 2019. She has also released various products under her name, such as the 2014 mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and the 2015 photo book Selfish. She has acted in several films. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in 2015. She is estimated to have a net worth of US$1.8 billion as of 2022.
Kardashian has also become more politically active by advocating for prison reform and clemency, and is currently pursuing a four-year law apprenticeship under the supervision of the legal nonprofit organisation #cut50. Her relationship with rapper Kanye West has also attracted a lot of media attention.
- Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007–2021) - Herself (Main cast member)
- Dancing with the Stars (2008) - Herself (Contestant on Season 7)
- Disaster Movie (2008) - Lisa Taylor (Film debut)
- Kourtney and Kim Take Miami (2009–2013) - Herself (Main cast member)
- America’s Next Top Model (2009–2010) - Various roles
- Kourtney and Kim Take New York (2011–2012) - Herself (Main cast member)
- Khloé & Lamar (2011–2012) - Herself (Recurring cast member)
- I Am Cait (2015–2016) - Herself (Recurring cast member)
- PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021) - Delores (voice)
- The Kardashians (2022–present) - Herself (Main cast member)
Kim Kardashian has four children with her ex-husband Kanye West:
- North West - 15 June 2013
- Saint West - 5 December 2015
- Chicago West - 15 January 2018 (via surrogate)
- Psalm West - 9 May 2019 (via surrogate)
Kim Kardashian is the second of four children of Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner. Her siblings are:
- Kourtney Kardashian - 18 April 1979
- Khloé Kardashian - 27 June 1984
- Rob Kardashian - 17 March 1987
- She also has two half-sisters from her mother’s second marriage to Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner:
- Kendall Jenner - 3 November 1995
- Kylie Jenner - 10 August 1997
According to Forbes, Kim Kardashian’s net worth as of April 2021 was $1.8 billion. She earned most of her fortune from her cosmetics company KKW Beauty, in which she sold a majority stake to Coty Inc. for $200 million in June 2020. She also owns a majority stake in her shapewear company Skims, which is valued at $500 million. She also makes money from her reality TV shows, endorsement deals, mobile game and other ventures.
Kim Kardashian has won several awards and nominations for her work in entertainment and business. Some of them are:
Choice TV: Female Reality/Variety Star (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Celeb Reality Star (2011)