Who Is Kim Kardashian ?
Kim Kardashian West is an american born celebrity, she was born on October 21, 1980, in Beverly Hills, California. She became famous when a scandalous video of her affair with former boyfriend, rapper Ray J., was leaked on the internet . Since then she has been able to capitalize on her fame with her curvaceous style, a hit reality TV show, and a string of workout DVDs.
In 2006, she opened the boutique D-A-S-H with her sisters, Kourtney and Khloé. In 2014 she famously married rapper Kanye West.
Kim Kardashian West is a model, actress, entrepreneur, socialite and star of the reality show ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians.’ She is married to rapper Kanye West.
Kim Kardashian – Growing Up in Beverly Hills
Born on October 21, 1980, in Beverly Hills, California, Kim Noel Kardashian West is a model, reality television star, entrepreneur and socialite. She is the second of four children born to the late Robert Kardashian and his first wife, Kris. she opened the boutique D-A-S-H with her sisters, Kourtney and Khloé.
Kardashian, it seems, is almost wired for fame. A preschool classmate of Paris Hilton, she grew up under the glare and privilege of Beverly Hills, getting an up-close view of Hollywood’s pleasures and pitfalls. Her father, the founder of Movie Tunes, Inc., a music and marketing company, was a prominent attorney. A close friend for many years of O.J. Simpson, Robert was one of the football star’s defense lawyers during his murder trial.
In fact, it was the attorney’s home that Simpson left during the famous Ford Bronco police chase shortly before his arrest. Robert Kardashian died from cancer of the esophagus in October 2003.
Kardashian’s mother, Kris, a socialite and former children’s boutique shop owner, now manages her daughter’s career, and is also involved in business management deals with the rest of her other famous children. She and Robert divorced in 1989.
According to Kardashian, her childhood was hardly the stuff of stardom. Sunday church was regular part of family life. So was the expectation among the Kardashian children that, once they each reached the age of 18, living off the family dime was no longer an option.
While attending an exclusive Catholic girls’ high school, Kim Kardashian worked for her father’s company. When he died, the corporation was left to her and her siblings. They’ve since sold it. “We grew up with privilege so we knew our standards were high … [and] if we wanted to keep it, we had to work hard,” she once said.
For Kim Kardashian, that has translated into a number of different things, from wardrobe stylist to actress. She’s even stepped into the business world herself, forming Kimsaprincess Productions, LLC., which has seen the release of three successful workout videos starring—you guessed it—Kim Kardashian.
In 2006, Kardashian went back into business with her family when she and her two sisters opened the boutique shop D-A-S-H (derived from the family’s last name) in Calabasas, California. A showcase of the owners’ own personal styles, the store featured some of the sisters’ favorite American designers. The boutique later expanded its business with shop openings in Miami, New York City, and a pop up in Southampton in 2014. However, the NYC locale closed in December 2016, and in April 2018 the sisters announced they were shuttering the business altogether.
PERSONAL LIFE & MARRIAGES OF KIM KARDASHIAN
Like any socialite, Kim Kardashian enthusiastically makes her personal life public. In early 2000, 19-year-old Kim Kardashian became the wife of musical producer Damon Thomas. However, the marriage did not last long. In 2004, relations ended in divorce. The reason for the collapse of the family girl called home violence. However, the former husband invariably denied this fact and added that he himself initiated the divorce because he could not accept Kim’s compulsive cheat.
In 2007, the girl began a relationship with the NFL star Reggie Bush. However, long and strong relations did not follow. The couple broke up in July 2009. Then, in a couple of months, the young people renewed their relationship, and in March 2010 they finally broke up.
On April 2010, Kim Kardashian was spotted on a date with the famous football player Cristiano Ronaldo, and three months later the girl was a little fascinated by the Dallas Cowboys receiver, Miles Austin, and met him for the next three months. After that, Kim took a great interest in Chris Humphries, the power forward of the basketball team New Jersey Nets.
In 2011, the couple got married. Kim invited more than five hundred guests at the wedding, including Hollywood celebrities. Kardashian spent about 75 thousand dollars for a wedding dress, and the amount spent on an expensive wedding, in general, exceeded $10 million. However, soon it turned out that the marriage from the very beginning was nothing more than a pre-planned PR action designed to raise the ratings of the show «Kardashian Family».
After 72 days Kardashian and Humphries divorced. A few days after the divorce, Kim announced that she was in a relationship with rapper Kanye West. Later, she shared with the press that their romance began two years before.
The couple quickly focused on continue the bloodline, and in June 2013, the Kim gave birth to a girl North West. Kim gave birth to five weeks earlier. Immediately after the birth of the daughter, Kanye asked the beloved to become his wife. The wedding of Kim and Kanye is the third one on the account of Kim Kardashian. It took place on May 24, 2014.
The festivities were truly grandiose: the couple was married in Paris, then a string of private planes brought the newlyweds and guests to Florence to the medieval fortress of Fort di Belvedere. During the ceremony, Kim changed four outfits; The most luxurious of them was a wedding dress from Givenchy. At the pre-wedding party, guests were entertained by Lana Del Rey, whose performance cost the newlyweds nearly three million dollars.
In December 2015, Kim gave birth to a boy who was decided to call Saint.
Kim Kardashian Motherhood
After the birth of the second child, the star actively tried to lose weight, because for the second pregnancy she gained more than 15 kilograms of excess weight. She regularly pleases her fans with photos on Instagram, where she shares cute moments from her life. Her account is one of the most popular on the scale of the entire social network; we can safely say that Kim Kardashian invariably sets fashion trends for millions of women around the world.
She also continues to appear in glossy magazines, among which are the most popular Harper’s Bazaar and Playboy. A lot of noise on the web was done by a photo of Kim Kardashian with champagne. The girl put a glass on her impressive booty and caught in it a spray of champagne from the bottle, which she held in her hands.
In April 2017, a photo of Kim Kardashian without photoshop leaked to the Web, provoking outrage of her fans, indignant that Kim continues to post retouched photos. In a few days, about 100,000 users have unsubscribed from her Instagram.
Reality TV Star: ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Around the time of the video’s release, Kardashian started making her way onto the television screen for something completely different, when the E! Network debuted a new reality TV series called Keeping up with the Kardashians.
Produced by American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, the show follows the lives of Kim; her sisters, Kourtney and Khloé; brother Robert Jr.; mother Kris Jenner; stepfather Bruce Jenner (now referred to as Caitlyn); and the two young daughters of Kris and Bruce, Kendall and Kylie.
In one memorable episode from the first season, Kim discusses with her family an offer from Playboy to appear nude in the magazine. Kardashian eventually agreed to do it and bared it all for the publication in the December 2007 issue.
Her decision to appear in the magazine represents just how far Kardashian has come in terms of confidence about her own body. A big part of her brand is her curves, something she wasn’t always so enamored with, she admits. “I used to say my prayers before bed, and pray I would stop developing,” she told Playboy. That’s apparently changed. “You always see the typical skinny models and I’m not that and I’m proud not to be that,” she stated following the shoot.
Since then, Kim Kardashian’s celebrity status has only grown. The woman who became the most Googled celebrity in 2008, ending Britney Spears’s four-year-run, signed on to become the face of Bongo Jeans in 2008. In March 2009, Kardashian helped launch a shoe shopping service, ShoeDazzle, that taps into the expertise of Hollywood’s most revered stylists.
In addition she’s launched her own perfume line, a Sears fashion collection with Kourtney and Khloe, Kardashian-branded tanning products, and more. With millions of followers on social media, she receives between $10,000 to $20,000 per post when promoting products for various brands.
Kim Kardashian Relationships
As a reality television star, Kardashian’s love life has been the subject of intense media interest. She was only 20 years old when she wed music producer Damon Thomas in 2000. The marriage ended after four years. Following her divorce, Kardashian had a string of high profile boyfriends, including singer Nick Lachey and New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush.
In 2010, Kardashian had a whirlwind courtship with pro basketball player Kris Humphries. The pair married in a lavish, televised ceremony the following August in front of more than 400 guests. But wedded bliss would be short-lived for Kardashian and Humphries.
Kardashian filed for divorce after only 72 days of marriage. Humphries sought an annulment instead and claimed that the marriage was a fraud. In April 2013, it was announced that Kardashian and Humphries had settled their divorce, avoiding a long-awaited trial that had been scheduled to take place in May 2013.
Marriage to Kanye West
While her divorce proceedings were dragging on, however, in early 2012, Kardashian became involved with famed rapper Kanye West. In December 2012, the couple revealed that they were expecting their first child together. Kardashian posted on her blog, “It’s true!! Kanye and I are expecting a baby.
We feel so blessed and lucky.” She and West welcomed a daughter on June 15, 2013, in Los Angeles, California. A few days after the child’s birth, it was revealed that the couple had decided to name their daughter North and call her “Nori.”
On October 21, 2013, Kardashian and West got engaged on her 33rd birthday. West proposed to her at the AT&T baseball stadium in San Francisco, which he rented out for the occasion. The couple tied the knot the following May. They held their rehearsal dinner at a famed French landmark Versailles. The ceremony itself was held on May 24, 2014, in Forte di Belvedere, a historic fortress, in Florence, Italy.
Her stepfather, Bruce Jenner, walked her down the aisle as famed vocalist Andrea Bocelli sang “Con te Partiro.” In addition to her family, Kardashian and West were joined by such celebrities as director Steven McQueen and actor Jaden Smith on their special day.
In the 10th season of her reality series, Kardashian documented her desire to get pregnant again and her struggles with fertility issues. In May 2015, she revealed in a teaser for her show that she was pregnant with her and West’s second child. The couple welcomed their son, Saint West, on December 5, 2015.
Kim Kardashian Troubled Times
The following year Kardashian experienced various personal setbacks that would cause her to step out of the spotlight. While in France attending Paris Fashion Week, the reality star was the victim of an armed robbery. On October 3, 2016 at 2:19 a.m., a group of robbers broke into the Hotel de Pourtales, a luxury apartment building where Kardashian was staying, and forced the night receptionist to open the door to her penthouse, according to an article in Vanity Fair. Kardashian’s wrists and ankles were bound and her mouth was taped shut while the thieves stole a 20-carat diamond ring and a jewelry box worth an estimated $5.6 million.
Kardashian was not physically harmed, but was reportedly traumatized by the crime, which was being investigated by Paris’ crime unit La Brigade de Répression du Banditisme. Following the crime, the very public star stopped posting on social media and avoided public appearances, opting to take time off to recover.
A month later, Kardashian’s husband Kanye West cancelled his concert tour and was hospitalized on November 21, 2016 and treated for exhaustion at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Kardashian was expected to make her first public appearance since the Paris robbery at an event in New York City, however, she cancelled to be with West at the hospital. He was released from the hospital on November 30, just days before their son’s first birthday.
Kim Kardashian Scandals
The first loud scandal involving Kim Kardashian broke out in 2006. The model gained wide publicity thanks to homemade explicit video, just like her friend Paris Hilton. The unknown stole from Kim a video of her intimate games with her boyfriend, singer Ray J. The recording quickly spread across the Web.
Kim tried to renounce her participation in the video and claimed that it was mounted by her detractors. However, when the girl suing a company that planned to distribute an explicit-DVD, she indirectly admitted in her heroic deeds. However, many people assume that the scandal was made by Kim herself in order to raise her popularity. By the way, Kim took away the lawsuit against the company that owned the video, having received a compensation of $5 million dollars.
“It definitely puts you in a category that I would wish upon no one,” Kim Kardashian later said on The Tyra Banks Show. “Your reputation is all that you have, and if people prejudge you over something that you did, than that kind of sticks with you a long time.”
New Home and Growing Family
In 2017, it was announced that the power couple had sold their Bel-Air mansion for a whopping $17.8 million, nearly $8 million more than the price they had paid in 2013. The sale came after years of renovations on a new estate in Hidden Hills, California.
Around that same time, Kardashian celebrated the pending arrival of child No. 3 with her hubby by throwing a lavish cherry-blossom themed baby shower. She also revealed to the public that the newcomer was a girl, as well as the emotional difficulties of having to turn to a surrogate due to health issues. “You know, it is really different,” she told Entertainment Tonight. “Anyone that says or thinks it is just the easy way out is just completely wrong. I think it is so much harder to go through it this way, because you are not really in control. … Knowing that I was able to carry my first two babies and not my baby now, it’s hard for me.”
The doting mom suffered a scare in late December 2017, when Saint West was hospitalized for pneumonia. Fortunately, the 2-year-old was only required to stay for a few days, returning home in time to celebrate the new year with his family.
A few days later, shortly after midnight on January 15, 2018, Kim and Kanye’s second daughter and third child overall was born to their surrogate. On a post to her website—titled “She’s Here!”—Kardashian wrote: “We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true with the greatest gift one could give and to our wonderful doctors and nurses for their special care.” Soon afterward, it was revealed that they had named the girl Chicago.
Kim Prison Reform
In May 2018, Kardashian showed a newfound interest in social justice when she lobbied President Donald Trump to consider clemency for a Tennessee woman named Alice Johnson, who was sentenced to life in prison in 1996 on charges related to cocaine possession and money laundering. The reality star had learned about Johnson’s case from a video posted to Twitter.
Expecting to meet with White House officials, Kardashian also earned the company of POTUS himself to discuss Johnson and the issue of prison reform. Trump later tweeted a photo of the two of them in the Oval Office after their “great meeting.” The lobbying efforts ultimately paid off, with Kardashian being the one to share the good news with Johnson after the president granted her release on June 6.
Kim Kardashian Awards & Achievement
In 2010, a wax figure of her was opened at the New York City branch of the Madame Tussauds.
In 2010, she was awarded the Teen Choice Award Choice Female Reality/Variety Star for ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’.
- In 2013, she was awarded the Teen Choice Award Choice Female Reality/Variety Star for ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’.
Facts You Never Knew About Kim Kadashina
Kim has been married twice. At the tender age of 19, Kim tied the knot with music producer Damon Thomas and the two were together for four years before going their separate ways in 2003. Kim then married basketball star Kris Humphries in 2011, but filed for divorce after just 72 days.
Kim Kardashian has been accused of having plastic surgery for her butt, breasts, eyes and cheeks. She has said that she has tried botox in the past but that she has had no other procedures. In 2008, she even posted a picture of herself as a teenager in a bikini on her website to prove the body she has now has not been altered.
Kim Kardashian’s favorite supermodels are Cindy Crawford and Linda Evangelista.
In 2008, Kim was the most googled celebrity, beating Britney Spears who had previously held the title for four years.
Kim founded a production company called Kimsaprincess Productions through which she released three successful workout videos.
Don’t believe everything she tweets about. Kim has been paid $25,000 to tweet about a brand.
Keeping Up With The Kardashians will be on TV through at least 2015, a deal with E! that was reportedly for $40,000,000.
Ray J released a song in 2013 in which he brags about he was the first one to “hit it” referring to Kim Kardashian.
Kim Kardashian is the highest earning reality television star in the history of the world.
Kim Kardashian collects vintage Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar magazines for fun.
When Kim Kardashian was asked during an interview who she would want to be stranded on an island with, she chose George Clooney.
Kim’s wedding with Kris Humphries cost her $138,888 per day of their marriage.
Kim Kardashian’s favorite junk food are deep fried Oreos.
She was the third contestant sent home during the 2008 season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”.
She has been likened to Jasmine from Disney’s ‘Aladdin.’ She dressed up like the princess for Halloween in 2009.
She has been immortalized with a wax figure at the Madame Tussauds museum in New York.
Kim likes to blow dry her jewelry before putting it on to keep it from being cold.
Ironically, Khloe Kardashian posed nude for PETA, but in 2010 Kim was named one of of the “Five Worst People” by the organization.
In a list of the ‘Top 10 Celebrity Playboy Bunnies,’ Kim Kardashian who posed Playboy in December 2007, came in third, behind Marilyn Monroe and Pamela Anderson.
Kim tried to break into the music world by releasing a single in 2011 called Jam (Turn it Up) and donated half of song’s profits to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Kim Kardashian Net Worth
As of May 2014, Kardashian was estimated to be worth US$45 million. In 2015, Forbes reported she had “made more this year than ever as her earnings nearly doubled to $53 million from 2014’s $28 million”, and reported that she “has monetized fame better than any other”.
Much of her income include wholesale earnings of the Sears line, the Kardashian Kollection, which raked in $600 million in 2013 and the Kardashian Beauty cosmetics line, Kardashian-branded tanning products, the boutique-line DASH, as well as sponsored Instagram and Twitter posts which are collectively worth $10,000–25,000 per post. As of July 2018, Kim is worth US$350 Million.
Kim Kardashian Advocacy
Kardashian has expressed pride in her Armenian and Scottish ancestry. She is not a citizen of either country and cannot speak Armenian. She has advocated for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide on numerous occasions, and encouraged President Barack Obama and the United States government to consider its acknowledgement.
In April 2015, she traveled to Armenia with her husband, her sister Khloé, and her daughter North and visited the Armenian Genodice memorial Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan.
In April 2016, Kardashian wrote an article on her website condemning The Wall Street Journal for running an advertisement denying the Armenian Genocide. During an interview with GQ for the July 2016 issue, Kardashian described herself as a Liberal Republican, fiscally conservative but socially progressive.
Kardashian advocated for the commutation of the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman who received a life sentence for a first-time drug offense, which was granted by President Donald Trump in June 2018.
In advance of her meeting with President Trump, Kim Kardashian told Mic, “I’ve been fighting very hard and am willing to do what it takes to fight for what’s right.” For Kardashian, what’s right in this instance is standing up for Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandmother who has served over 21 years in a federal prison as part of a life sentence for a first-time nonviolent drug offense.
After learning about Johnson’s case through a Mic Opinion video last fall, Kardashian has been actively working on the case and has hired her personal attorney Shawn Chapman Holley to assist.
According to Vanity Fair, Kardashian has engaged in “months of back-channel talks” with Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner that culminated in her visit to the White House on Wednesday. Kardashian’s intent was to make a legal argument to Trump to pardon Johnson. She was so serious about her efforts that she reportedly did not bring along the Keeping Up With the Kardashians crew, her publicist, or any of her kinfolk.
While I do not question Kardashian’s sincerity, I wish she had sat somewhere and ate her food instead of engaging that apricot-hued asshole.
At the end of the day, life is about being happy being who you are, and I feel like we are so blessed to have the support system and the best family to really just support each other no matter what we’re going through
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