OFFICIAL BIO - KIM KARDASHIAN
TV star, entrepreneur, fashion designer, producer, and author (New York Times best-seller - Kardashian Konfidential), Kim Kardashian first burst onto the scene in 2007 after the premiere of her hit E! Entertainment reality series “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” Currently in its 7th season, the show continues to be the highest rated program on the E! Network. She also stars alongside her sister Kourtney in the spin-off show, “Kourtney and Kim Take New York” which premiered its second season last year.
In addition to starring in her own programs for E!, Kardashian has appeared as an actress in a number of other projects, including the feature DISASTER MOVIE (Lionsgate), and TV’s “Last Man Standing,” “90210,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and “CSI: NY,” among others. Most recently, she guest starred in a multi-episode arc on the Lifetime hit show, “Drop Dead Diva,” in addition to a starring role in Tyler Perry’s TEMPTATION: CONFESSIONS OF A MARRIAGE COUNSELOR, which will be released by Lionsgate in March 2013. In 2010, she produced “The Spin Crowd,” for E!, which premiered to 2.46 million viewers. Furthermore, in September 2008, she competed on the ABC hit series “Dancing with the Stars.”
In recent years, Kardashian has become a highly sought after name and face and ambassador for a number of high profile brands, including Sketchers Shape-ups and Midori Melon Liqueur. Additionally, along with her sisters, she has the Nicole by OPI nail polish line, Kardashian Kolors. She also has created a line of contemporary jewelry line, Belle Noel, with famed jewelry designer Pascal Mouawad.
In 2006, together with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe, Kardashian opened the designer clothing store DASH in Calabasas, California. Other stores in Miami and New York opened in 2009 and 2010, respectively. A new store opened in West Hollywood, CA, in 2012.
Recently named one of PEOPLE magazine’s Best Dressed Celebrities, in 2010 Kim co-designed a fashion line with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe in conjunction with the bebe fashion brand. This collaboration led to a partnership between the three sisters and Bruno Schiavi on a complete brand launch, Kardashian Kollection, encompassing apparel, shoes, lingerie, home, jewelry and accessories. Kardashian Kollection is sold at over 500 SEARS nationwide. SEARS has created a store within a store concept specifically for this brand. It is also sold in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Germany.
In 2009, Kim launched her first fragrance, Kim Kardashian which is available worldwide. To date, she has launched four additional scents, Gold, LOVE, True Reflection, and Glam.
Her online shoe company, ShoeDazzle.com, launched in March 2009 and provides affordable, fashionable shoes to its members.
In December 2012, Kim and her sisters launched a beauty line, Khroma Beauty, which will include a stunning array of false lashes, a suite of Mascaras and Kardazzle Compacts and will be sold at Ulta and other fine stores world-wide.
Kim has graced the covers of numerous publications around the world, including Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Uomo Vogue, and Self, among others.
Kardashian’s official website, www.kimkardashian.com
, gets 10 million page views a month, making it the fastest growing celebrity blog on the web. She also has over 17 million followers on Twitter!
Kardashian is involved with a number of charitable causes, including the Dream Foundation, which grants last wishes to terminally ill adults and does regular sales on Ebay to generate donations for the charity. She also regularly visits the patients at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and is passionate about cancer foundations since her father the late Robert Kardashian passed away from esophageal cancer.