Kim Kardashian Biography

Kim KardashianDark haired beauty Kim Kardashian became an international celebrity after the first airing of her popular TV show "Keeping up with the Kardashians" and hanging out with frenemy Paris Hilton. The show gives the viewers a look at the Kardashian/Jenner family. It features Bruce Jenner, Kris Jenner, Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and Robert Kardashian, as well as Kendall and Kylie Jenner, in their Calabasas house. The third season of the series premiered on March 8, 2009.

Kim grew up with an almost fairy-tale childhood. She was the second child, born to Kris and prominent defense attorney Robert Kardashian. Her parents had four children at the time of their divorce. Her mom eventually married famous Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner, who also had four children, and they became a modern day Brady Bunch. Bruce and Kris had two more children together, bringing the extended family of children to ten.

Kim first feature film, Disaster Movie, for Lionsgate stars Carmen Electra, Matt Lanter and Vanessa Minnillo. The comedy, a spoof of recent films, follows an unsuspecting group of twenty-somethings who find themselves bombarded by a series of natural disasters and catastrophic events.

In September 2008, Kim competed on the hit series "Dancing with the Stars" where she was paired with defending Champion Mark Ballas.

Kim will also be seen on The Nís series "Beyond the Break," and has continual hosting stints on E! Entertainment Tonight/The Insider and EXTRA. She has also appeared on Paris Hilton's TV show "The Simple Life," and "How I Met Your Mother." She is also producing her first show called "Crisis Control."

By using her entrepreneurial business skills, Kim started on her own as a fashion stylist and became and immediate sought after wardrobe stylist for infomercials, television shows, music videos and photo shoots. But it was her organizational, orderly arrangement and construction of high fashion closets that led Kim into a unique line of work overhauling and designing closets for celebrities.

In 2006, together with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe, Kardashian opened the designer clothing store DASH in Calabasas, California; a must-shop-at store for those with discriminating, yet fashionable taste. Kardashian will launched her own perfume in May 2009 through New Wave Fragrances. It is available in the United States, Germany, Australia, England and Japan. Her online footwear company, ShoeDazzle.com, launched in March and provides affordable, fashionable shoes to her fans.

When not working, Kim gives her time to charitable causes. She is a Dream Foundation ambassador which grants last wishes to terminally ill adults and does regular sales on eBay to generate donations for the charity. She also recently completed PSAís about the political plight in Burma and Breast Cancer awareness and also participated in a photo shoot promoting the "Until Thereís A Cure" bracelet dedicated to eradicating HIV/AIDS by raising awareness and funds to combat the pandemic.

Kim currently resides in Los Angeles.