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Kim Kardashian West

21 Oct 1980 (Age 36)
Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian West is an American celebutante, socialite, model, actress, apparel retailer, and television personality. She is perhaps best known for her social life, sex tape scandal, feud with radio personality Ana Kasparian, and her role on the E! reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Early life

Kardashian is of Armenian-American (partially Turkish-Armenian and Russian-Armenian)(father), Scottish and Dutch (mother) descent, 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. O.J. Simpson is Kardashian's godfather.

While attending high school Kardashian worked at her father's music marketing firm, Movie Tunes.

Career - Acting

Kardashian starred in the 2008 film Disaster Movie as Lisa, alongside Carmen Electra and Vanessa Minnillo. The film, which spoofed disaster films, received negative reviews and had mild success at the box office. At end December 2008, after its DVD release, the movie was rated the 2nd worst film ever made at the Internet Movie Database. Kardashian also appeared in an episode of How I Met Your Mother.

Dancing with the Stars

Kardashian was one of thirteen participants on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars. She was partnered with Current DWTS Champion Mark Ballas. Kardashian was the third contestant voted off the show on September 30, 2008.

Personal life

In 2000, Kardashian married music producer Damon Thomas; their relationship ended in divorce in 2004. She began dating R&B music artist Ray J. This relationship ended soon after and, in 2007, she began dating NFL star Reggie Bush.
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