woensdag 25 mei 2011

Kim Kardashian Biography

Celebrity Kim Kardashian Born October 21, 1980 . Kim Noel Kardashian is an American socialite, television personality, model, and actress. She is the daughter of late attorney Robert Kardashian, and is known for a sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J as well as her E! reality series which she shares with her family, Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Kardashian’s prominence has increased as of January 2011 with the premiere of Kourtney and Kim Take New York, the second spin-off of Keeping Up with the Kardashians (the first being Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami), debuting on E!, with the series following Kim and sister Kourtney Kardashian as they leave Los Angeles to open a third D-A-S-H store in New York City.
Celebrity Kim Kardashian Biography
BornKimberly Noel Kardashian
October 21, 1980 (age 30)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityArmenian, Dutch, Scottish
OccupationEntrepreneur, actress, model, socialite
Years active2007–Running
Known forReality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Kourtney and Kim Take New York
Height5 ft 2.5 in (1.59 m)
SpouseDamon Thomas (2000–2004)
ParentsRobert Kardashian (father)
Kris Jenner (mother)
Bruce Jenner (stepfather)
Websitehttp://kimkardashian.celebuzz.com
Kardashian has launched multiple fragrances, guest starred on numerous shows, competed on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and has had roles in movies such as Disaster Movie and Deep in the Valley. In 2010, Kardashian, along with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe, released an autobiography, Kardashian Konfidential, and plan to launch their own fashion line.
Celebrity Kim Kardashian Early life
Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of late attorney Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner (nee Houghton). Her father was a third generation Armenian American and her mother is of Dutch and Scottish descent. Her paternal great-grandparents immigrated to Los Angeles from historic Armenia (then part of the Ottoman Empire, now in Turkey). Her last name in Armenian (spelled Քարտաշեան in Armenian) means “son of a stonemason.” Although only half Armenian, she states that she “was raised with a huge Armenian influence, always hearing stories of Armenia, eating Armenian food and celebrating Armenian holidays”.
Kardashian has two sisters, Kourtney and Khloe, and one brother, Robert. She has stepbrothers Burton Jenner, Brandon Jenner, and reality TV star Brody Jenner, stepsisters Casey Jenner, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner.
She attended Marymount High School. During high school, Kardashian worked at her father’s music marketing firm, Movie Tunes.
Celebrity Kim Kardashian Career

2007–present: Reality television
Kardashian first rose to fame in October 2007 when she along with her two sisters, mother, brother, half-sisters, and stepfather starred in the E! television series, Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The series has aired five season to date, with two spin-off series.
Her first acting role was in the television series Beyond the Break. She then starred in the 2008 disaster film spoof Disaster Movie as Lisa. Kardashian appeared in the How I Met Your Mother episode “Benefits”. She also appeared on the Season 3 premiere of the series 90210 with her sisters Khloé and Kourtney; they all played themselves. Kardashian was a guest hostess of WrestleMania XXIV and appeared as a guest judge during Cycle 13 of America’s Next Top Model. On December 16, 2009, Kardashian made a guest star appearance on CBS’s CSI: NY with Vanessa Minnillo.
Kardashian was one of 13 participants on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars. She was partnered with Mark Ballas and was the third contestant voted off the show on September 30, 2008, finishing in 11th place overall.
2007–present: Modeling and retail
Kardashian co-owns a clothing boutique called D-A-S-H with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe. In the spring of 2010, she and her sisters released a clothing line for retail store Bebe.
In December 2007, Kardashian posed nude for Playboy. She has also featured in numerous international editions of FHM, including the cover of the April 2010 Australian edition and the UK March 2011 edition. In February 2008, Bongo Jeans announced that Kardashian would be their face model. Kardashian is also a model for Travis Barker’s Famous Stars and Straps clothing line. She also models for Quick Trim weight loss supplements, Balenciaga shoes, Carl’s Jr. fast food, Sugar Factory lollipops, Perfect Skin skincare products, and various other products.
In July 2008, Kardashian announced on her blog that she was working on her own perfume line to be released in 2009. The perfume, Kim Kardashian, was released into U.S. stores in February 2010. The perfume was released in Canada on May 4, 2010.
Famous Cupcakes, a Los Angeles bakery, created a vanilla cupcake mix for Kardashian. The cupcake flavor is called Va-Va-Va-Nilla.
Famous Cupcakes, a Los Angeles bakery, created a vanilla cupcake mix for Kardashian. The cupcake flavor is called Va-Va-Va-Nilla.
Celebrity Kim Kardashian Personal life
Kardashian at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival for the premiere of Wonderful World.
Relationships
In 2000, Kardashian married music producer Damon Thomas; their relationship ended in divorce in 2004.
Kardashian dated R&B singer Ray J in 2007. Later in 2007, she began dating NFL star Reggie Bush after they met at the ESPY Awards. The couple split at the end of July 2009. On September 29, 2009, E! stated that Kardashian had visited Bush. wedding made her miss him, so she flew to see him”. According to their reality show, they began dating once again in October 2009, although they split again in March 2010. She dated Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin up until August 2010. She later admitted that she and Austin were indeed dating. The couple split in September 2010. She was later spotted with model Gabriel Aubry in November, but by December, they too had split. As of December 28, 2010, she is currently dating NBA player Kris Humphries of the New Jersey Nets. Kardashian’s 2010 earnings were the highest of any other reality star at $6 million, 10% of which were donated to charity.
Celebrity Kim Kardashian Sex tape
In 2007, a pornographic home video she made with Ray J was leaked. Kardashian sued Vivid Entertainment for ownership of the tape. Kardashian later dropped the suit and settled with Vivid Entertainment for $5 million.
Cookie Diet lawsuit
Dr. Sanford Siegal, the creator of the Cookie Diet, sued Kardashian, claiming she defamed him on Twitter. According to Siegal, Kardashian tweeted in October that he was “falsely promoting” that she was on the cookie diet. Siegal filed a claim in a Florida state court claiming the statements are false and defamatory.
Kim Kardashian Activism
Kardashian has openly supported the recognition of the Armenian Genocide on numerous occasions and has encouraged Barack Obama and the United States government to consider its acknowledgement. On April 21, 2011, a few days before the 96th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, she has written about the issue on her blog in an effort to put it under spotlight and has also sent a tweet to her fans urging its recognition.
On April 1, 2010, Kardashian joined Cyndi Lauper in the launch of her Give a Damn campaign to create a wider awareness of discrimination against the LGBT community as part of her True Colors Fund. The campaign is to bring straight people to stand up with the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered community and stop the discrimination. Other names included in the campaign are Whoopi Goldberg, Jason Mraz, Elton John, Judith Light, Cynthia Nixon, Clay Aiken, Sharon Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne.
However, she has also been on the receiving end of activism. Animal rights organization PETA has criticized her for repeatedly wearing fur coats, and named her as one of the five worst people or organizations of 2010 when it came to animal welfare.

Kim Kardashian Discography

Singles

YearSingle
2011“Jam (Turn It Up)”

Music videos

YearTitleDirector
2011“Jam (Turn It Up)”Hype Williams

Filmography

  • 2007–present: Keeping Up with the Kardashians as Herself
  • 2008: Dancing with the Stars as Herself
  • 2008: Disaster Movie as Calvin’s girlfriend, Lisa[62]
  • 2009: CSI: NY as Debbie Fallon (1 episode)
  • 2009: Deep in the Valley as Summa Eve
  • 2009: How I Met Your Mother as herself (1 episode)
  • 2009: Beyond the Break as Elle (4 episodes)
  • 2011–present: Kourtney and Kim Take New York

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