Who is Kim Kardashian?


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Kim Kardashian

Kimberly Noel Kardashian is 42 years old and was born on October 21, 1980 in Los Angeles, California. Kim Kardashian is an American pop culture television star, and entrepreneur. She garnered international fame for her personal life, much of which was showed on the popular reality series Keeping up with the Kardashians.

Kim has three siblings Kourtney, Khloe and Rob. In 1991 Kim’s parents divorced and Kim’s mom, Kris Kardashian, married Bruce Jenner. After they married Kim got three step-brothers, Burton, Brandon and Brody a 1 step-sister, Casey and later her half-sisters Kendall and Kylie. Kim’s dad later died of cancer in 2003.

Kim graduated high school in 1988 and afterward became Paris Hilton’s assistant. In 2000 Kim Kardashian married music producer Damon Thomas but later, the couple divorced in 2004. In 2011 she married basketball player Kris Humphries but 72 days later she filed a divorce which was finalized in 2013.

In 2012 Kim Kardashian began dating rapper Kanye West. They had their first child, North West, the following year. In May 2014 Kanye and Kim Kardashian got married. In 2015 they had their second child, Saint West. Their daughter Chicago West was born in 2018 and their son Psalm West was born in 2019. In 2021 Kim and Kanye announced they were divorcing.

According to the BBC, Kim Kardasian is an ambassador for Balenciaga. On November 16, 2022 Balenciaga released pictures with child models posing with fetish themed teddy bears. Because of this, it put pressure on Kim and she later released a statement on her Twitter and Instagram stories saying she is “shaken by the disturbing images.” She also said, “Any attempts to normalizing child abuse of any kind should have no place in our society period.”  

Britannica states she entered the business world with her two sisters and opened the boutique shop “DASH.” She’s currently studying to become an attorney and following in her fathers’ footsteps. She’s the founder and owner of Skims and recently collaborated with Dolce and Gabbana. Her popularity led her to film role in her debut Disaster Movie in 2008 and other television appearances.