Kimberly Noel Kardashian, born on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, is an American television personality, entrepreneur, and socialite[1,3,7]. She first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton but rose to international fame due to her personal life, much of which was chronicled on the popular reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007-2021)[1,3]. Kim also received widespread notice after the release of her sex tape, Kim Kardashian, Superstar, filmed in 2003 with her then-boyfriend Ray J[3].

Kim Kardashian was born to Kris Jenner (née Kristen Mary Houghton) and attorney Robert Kardashian[4,5]. Her father was of Armenian descent, while her mother is of mostly English and Scots-Irish ancestry[4]. Kim has three siblings: Kourtney, Khloé, and Rob. After her parents’ divorce in 1991, her mother remarried athlete Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner) the same year[5]. From this marriage, Kim has twin half-sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner[5].

Kim attended Marymount High School[8]. In addition to her fame from Keeping Up with the Kardashians, she has found tremendous success as an entrepreneur, launching clothing lines and smartphone apps[10]. Kim is also known for her work as a model, actress, and businesswoman[9].

Kim was previously married to rapper Kanye West, with whom she has four children[6]. As of the search results’ knowledge cutoff in September 2021, Kim Kardashian’s net worth was approximately $1.7 billion[8].