Kim Kardashian West is an American reality TV star and extremely successful businesswoman. She is arguably one of the most famous and talked about celebrities in the world.
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Kim Kardashian is a model and businesswoman born in California on October 21, 1980. Raised as Kim Noel Kardashian, she is 38 years old. Her father is Robert Kardashian, while ‘momager’ Kris Jenner is her mother. She grew up in Beverly Hills, California, with three siblings and two half-sisters. From her mother’s marriage to Robert Kardashian, her siblings are Kourtney, Khloe and Rob Jr. Kardashian, while her half-sisters from Kris’s marriage to Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner are Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Kim Kardashian was the second born of the four Kardashian children. Her father tragically died in 2003 after battling cancer. Kim Kardashian stands at 1.59 metres tall.
Kim Kardashian’s fame rocketed after her sex tape was leaked in 2007. It was her ex-boyfriend, rapper Ray J, who recorded the tape. Kim Kardashian is an entrepreneur, model, socialite and reality TV star, who has released make-up ranges, apps and emojis called Kimoji. Her fame continued to grow after the reality TV show about her family, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, drew in a global audience and loyal fans. She has appeared in TV shows and movies including Disaster Movie, Dancing With the Stars, How I Met Your Mother and more.
Kim Kardashian was born in Beverly Hills, California. Her father, Robert Kardashian, was third-generation Armenian-American.
In 2016, Kim Kardashian earned $51 million, and in 2017 she has made an estimated amount of $45.5 million, despite her robbery and social media blackout earlier in the year. Kim and her husband Kanye West own a clothing line for kids. She also boosted her income with paid appearances, publishing Selfish (a book full of her selfies), creating a make-up line, collaborating with Kylie Jenner on a lip gloss collaboration and creating an app and Kimojis.
Kim Kardashian’s weight has fluctuated throughout the years, after giving birth to two children. However, she follows a gruelling workout regime, which puts her weight at 115 pounds.
Kim, together with her husband Kanye West, had their third child, Chicago West, via a surrogate. The reason for this is due to the life-threatening complications she encountered during her previous two pregnancies, which leave her unable to fall pregnant again. She revealed the exciting news about her third child during an appearance on a trailer on Keeping Up With The Kardashians. The family had a baby shower, but did not invite their surrogate. Kim Kardashian was pregnant with her second child Saint West in 2015. She also delivered her firstborn North West in 2013 despite pregnancy health scares.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians favourite has two kids with her rapper husband, Kanye West. Her oldest child and daughter is North West, who was born on June 15 2013. Her youngest child is Chicago West, a baby girl who was born on January 15 2018.
She has fought many claims of plastic surgery throughout the years. In 2016, the star admitted to getting injections in her bottom, but these were allegedly for her psoriasis rather than fat transfers to enhance her rear. Kim was also speculated to have had a nose job as it appeared to be smaller, but she has denied these claims. Kim also revealed her love of Botox to keep her face ‘youthful’. She uses non-invasive body shaping procedures to slim her stomach, hips, and thighs. She also had laser hair removal all over her body.
The reality star has been married to Kanye West since 2014. She previously dated and wedded Damon Thomas between 2000 to 2004. From 2005 to 2007 she dated Ray J Norwood. Kim also briefly dated Nick Cannon in 2007. She also had a relationship with Reggie Bush from 2007 to 2010. In 2010, Kim went to date NFL star Miles Austin. Near the end 2010, she entered into a relationship with NBA star Kris Humphries and married him in 2011. However, her marriage lasted for 72 days when Kim filed for divorce. She has had three marriages in total.
Vivid Entertainment published the sex tape by the name Kim K Superstar. She had recorded the tape with former boyfriend, Ray J Norwood. However, the person who actually leaked the tape has never been confirmed, though speculation has previously pointed to Ray J or even Kim’s mother Kris Jenner.
The robbery occurred in Paris in October 3 2016, while the star was attending Paris Fashion Week. Thieves robbed her at gunpoint and tied her in the bathroom before escaping with millions of dollars including a $4.5million diamond engagement ring.
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