Kimberly “Kim” Kardashian (born October 21, 1980) is an American stylist, actress, celebutante/socialite, model, apparel retailer and television personality. She is perhaps best known for her social life, stolen sex tape, and her role on the E! reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Of Armenian (father) and Scottish-Dutch (mother) descent, Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of attorney Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner (née Houghton). Robert Kardashian, best known for being O. J. Simpson’s lawyer during his murder trial, died on September 30, 2003. Her mother, Kris, divorced Robert in 1989, and married former Olympian Bruce Jenner in 1991.
Kardashian has two sisters, Kourtney and Khloe, and one brother, Robert. She also has stepbrothers Burton Jenner; Brandon Jenner; and reality TV star Brody Jenner; stepsister Casey Jenner; and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
While attending high school Kardashian worked at her father’s music marketing firm, Movie Tunes.
In 2000, Kardashian married music producer Damon Thomas; their relationship ended in divorce in 2004. Currently she is dating NFL player Reggie Bush.
Sex tape scandal
Kardashian was little known outside gossip circles until the pornographic home video she had made with then-boyfriend, R&B singer Ray J, was leaked. Vivid Entertainment was the distribution company against which Kardashian had pursued legal action for the ownership of the tape. Kardashian later dropped the suit and settled with Vivid Entertainment for US$ 5 million.
On May 2, 2008, Kardashian released a workout DVD, Workout with Kim Kardashian, and a set of workout cards with the help of trainer Kathy Kaehler.
In July 2008, Kardashian announced on her personal blog that she is working on her own perfume line to be released in 2009.
Good Morning America announced on August 25, 2008 that Kardashian would be one of 13 participants on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars; she will be partnered with Mark Ballas.
* Deep in the Valley (Post-production, 2009)
* Disaster Movie (2008)
* The Simple Life (2 episodes, 2006)
* Beyond the Break (1 episode, 2006)
* Sunset Tan (1 episode, 2007)
* Más vale tarde (1 episode, 2007)
* Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007-present)
* WWE Raw (1 episode, 2008)
* WrestleMania XXIV (2008)
* Celebrity Family Feud (1 episode, 2008)