Born Kimberly Kathleeen Kardashian
on October 21, 1980 in Los Angeles, the babelicous reality TV
star later grew up with sisters Kourtney and Khloe, and little
brother Robert, as a daughter of privilege to O.J. Simpson trial
lawyer, Robert Kardashian.
for being famous, curvacious Kim burst upon the Hollywood party
scene with fellow celebutante, party gal pal Paris
Hilton, and has since been a frequent subject of the Web
rumor mill and newspaper gossip pages.
to R&B producer Damon Thomas from 2000 to 2004, Kim Kardashian
has also been romantically linked to pop star Nick Lachey, actor
Nick Cannon, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger,
and more notoriously to ex-boyfriend Ray
J with whom she appeared in a rather, um, intimate moment
on a video tape which was leaked onto the Internet in 2007.
most recognizable for her role in the reality TV series Keeping
Up with the Kardashians which debuted on cable channel E!
in October 2007, she continued to attract a larger contingent
of hot-blooded male fans several months later with a centerfold
spread in the December 2007 issue of Playboy.
Dating New Orleans Saints football player Reggie
Bush in 2008, she later joined the September season premiere
with the Stars, but was voted off the hit reality show during the second week of competition.
Kim later dated Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin and model Gabriel Aubry before announcing her engagement to NBA player Kris Humphries. Engaged in May 2011 and married on August 20, 2011, after 72 days of marriage, Kardashian filed for divorce from Humphries on October 31, 2011.
Kim struck up a relationship with hip hop star Kanye West in April 2012 and, by year's end the couple announced that they were expecting their first baby, North, born in June 2013. The couple married a year later in May 2014. The couple are expecting their second child in 2015.
Kim works with sisters Kourtney and Khloe on fashion designs sold
in their joint-owned clothing store DASH located in Calabasas,
stepdad is Caitlyn Jenner, former Olympic gold medalist Bruce
Jenner (whom mom Kris Jenner married in 1995) who made headlines for a much-publicized gender transition 2015.
to her 3 siblings, Kim has a large extended family including 2 half-sisters,
3 step-brothers and 1 step-sister. Kim's stepdad is about to star in his own reality show chronicling his transgender journey living as a woman on E! Television.
Kim Kardashian around the Web:
Kardashian on Celebuzz - Check out personal
blogs from the TV reality star with her take on the latest news
stories about her, an extensive photo gallery, video clips, online
Kardashian - TV.com - Career profile, user-submitted news,
rumors and gossip, details on her latest TV & guest appearances,
photo gallery, quotes, trivia and fun facts.