Timeline of Kim Kardashian. Overview of her succes on TV and personal achievements. Keeping up with the life of Kim Kardashian
24 November 1984
Kim Kardashian at Pre-School
Kim Kardashian was classmates to individuals who would later build an empire as she did. One such classmate was Paris Hilton. In her 20s, Kim Kardashian was Paris Hilton’s stylist. She got much of her initial media attention as a result of her relationship with Paris Hilton.
22 April 1991
Kim’s Mother Marries Bruce Jenner
Kim Kardashian’s mother got married to the Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner on April 21, 1991. Young Kim later gained two half-sisters, Kendall, and Kylie Jenner, as a result of this new marriage between her mother and Bruce Jenner.
18 June 1994
Kim Kardashian’s Dad Defends O.J. Simpson
Kim Kardashian’s biological father successfully defended O.J. Simpson. He read a statement to the media by O.J. Simpson who was a close friend of Rob Kardashian. Rob Kardashian was able to convince the court to acquit the double murder charge that O.J. Simpson had received. This court case is still seen as one of the most controversial criminal trials.
20 January 2000
Kim Kardashian’s First Marriage
Prior to rising to superstardom, Kim Kardashian got married to Damon Thomas who was a music producer. She was only 19 years old when she got married to Thomas. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last, and Kim would later regret having gotten married to the music producer. Thomas has worked with stars such as Pink and Faith Evans.
1 October 2003
Rob Kardashian Dies
Kim Kardashian lost her biological father on September 30, 2003. He died at the age of 59 after a long battle with esophageal cancer. Kim Kardashian was among the speakers at Robert Kardashian’s funeral. She later described this as the most difficult thing she has ever done in her life.
29 February 2004
Kim Kardashian and Damon Thomas Gets Divorced
Kim Kardashian and Damon Thomas got divorced on February 28, 2004. The music producer later shared that one of the challenges he was having with Kim Kardashian was that she was a compulsive shopper.
23 October 2004
She Becomes a Stylist for Stars
Following Brandy being labelled the worst dressed celebrity, Kim Kardashian was hired to be the R&B singer’s personal stylist. Kim Kardashian was given the task of reinventing the singer’s image. During this time, Kim was also a personal shopper for singer Lindsay Lohan. The star was also hired to assist many other stars with their style and shopping.
24 December 2004
Kim Kardashian Meets Ray J
After working with Brandy as her stylist and shopper, Kim Kardashian eventually met Ray J. Ray J is Brandy’s brother. He is also a singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. The two sparked and later started dating.
18 June 2006
Kim Appears in ‘Beyond the Break’
Kim Kardashian played a role in the television drama series, ‘Beyond the Break’. The show focused on four women trying to make it in the world of professional surfing. The television series was shot in Hawaii.
29 July 2006
The Kardashians Launch D-A-S-H
Kim and her sisters, Khloe and Kourtney, opened a luxury clothing store in California called D-A-S-H. The luxury story now has other branches in New York City and Miami. The store sells clothing, accessories, and bras from a wide array of clothing brands.
22 February 2007
Sex Tape with Ray J Leaks
A home sex tape with Kim Kardashian and Ray J made its way to the internet in February of 2007. The company Vivid Entertainment bought the rights to the home sex video and released it as ‘Kim Kardashian: Superstar’. Kim Kardashian sued Vivid Entertainment to reclaim ownership of the video. Ironically, this video which features Kim Kardashian and Ray J having sexual intercourse launched the stylist into stardom.
29 May 2007
Kim begins Dating Reggie Bush
In May 2007, NFL star Reggie Bush courted Kim Kardashian. The courtship lasted a little under three years. She was photographed beside Bush during his 2010 Super Bowl victory with the New Orleans Saints.
29 August 2007
Vivid Entertainment Settles with Kim
In August 2007, Kim Kardashian dropped her lawsuit with Vivid Entertainment which had released her leaked sex tape with singer-songwriter Ray J. In the process, Kim Kardashian received $5 million from the company.
23 October 2007
‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ Airs
This is a series that is based on the private and professional lives of the Kardashians and the Jenners. The show was aired for the first time on E!. Many successful spinoffs have come from this show. It boosted the star status of both families.
14 December 2010
Kim Kardashian Releases Music Video
Kim Kardashian filmed a music video for ‘Jam (Turn it Up)’. The song was done for the show, ‘Kourtney and Kim Take on New York’. The video featured rapper Kanye West. It was directed by Hype Williams who has worked with many stars in the music industries including Coldplay, JAY-Z, Kanye West, and Nicki Minaj.
21 August 2011
Kim and Kris Humphries Gets Married
After getting engaged on May 18, 2011, Kim and Kris did not waste any time. The two got married with a beautiful wedding ceremony on August 20, 2011, at a private estate in California. The wedding took place with 440 guests and cameras from E!. The long list of special guests included Eva Longoria, Ryan Seacrest, Avril Lavigne, and Demi Lovato. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last very long as the couple got divorced 72 days later.
16 June 2013
North West is Born
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed North West into the world on June 15, 2013.
25 May 2014
Kim Kardashian gets Married to Kanye West
After being in a relationship for some time, the two decided to tie the knot on May 24, 2014.
6 May 2015
Kim Releases ‘Selfish’
Kim’s book, ‘Selfish’ was released on May 5, 2015. The book contains 325 selfies of her face. It went on to be a New York Times Bestseller.
6 December 2015
Saint West is Born
Saint West was born on December 5, 2015. He is North’s little brother and big brother to Chicago and Psalm.
2 June 2017
The Birth of KKW Beauty
Kim launched her first line of beauty products in June 2017. She started with a contour kit and brush set that was made available in three colors. She later announced a powder contour and highlighting palette. The business has grown significantly since.
16 January 2018
Chicago West is Born
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian welcomed Chicago West to the world on January 15, 2018.
2 May 2018
Kim Focuses Starts a Career in Law
The star started to show great interest in social justice in 2018. This sparked her journey to becoming a lawyer.
10 May 2019
Psalm West is Born
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian welcomed Psalm West to the world on May 9, 2019.
2 June 2019
Kim Launches Kimono
Kim Kardashian West launched her new range of shapewear called Kimono in June 2019. Due to controversies surrounding the name, Kardashian West changed the name of the line to Skims.
10 October 2020
Kim Kardashian Announces the End of KUWTK
Kim made the announcement that the long-running series would come to an end after its final season airs in early 2021. At that point, the series would have done 21 seasons on television.