Kimberly "Kim" Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American television and social media personality, who married Kanye West in 2014.
Born in Los Angeles, she was the second of four children. After her parents divorced in 1991 and her mother remarried that same year to Bruce Jenner, she gained two stepbrothers and two half-siblings.
At age 19, she eloped with Damon Thomas in 2000. He filed for divorce three years into the marriage in 2003. Kardashian would later attribute their divorce to abuse on his part. Before the divorce was finalized, she started dating Ray J. The pair made a sex tape that became public four years later in 2007. In October of that year, she, her mother, stepfather and five biological siblings were commissioned to star in the reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Kardashian announced her pregnancy with her first child on December 31, 2012, New Year's Eve. Kardashian gave birth to her daughter North West on June 15, 2013. She became engaged to Kanye West on October 21, her 33rd birthday. She married Kanye West in 2014.
Relation to Aaliyah[edit | edit source]
In 2012 she donned a hairstyle where she hid an eye with her hair. She referred to it as "Aaliyah hair". Aaliyah often wore her hair with one eye hidden, inspired by Veronica Lake. This was confirmation that the look had become associated with her.