TV star, entrepreneur, fashion designer, producer, and author (New York Times best-seller - "Kardashian Konfidential"), Kim Kardashian West first burst onto the scene in 2007 after the premiere of her hit E! Entertainment reality series “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” In its ninth season, the show has been recognized as the highest rated show on the E! network. She also starred alongside her sister Kourtney in the spin-off shows, “Kourtney and Kim Take New York” and “Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.” Kardashian will next be seen making appearances alongside her sisters Kourtney and Khloé in the third series spin-off, “Kourtney and Khloé Take the Hamptons,” premiering this fall.
In June, Kardashian launched her first mobile video game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood with developer Glu Mobile. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game is currently number 1 in the Apple’s App Store with a 5-star rating and is the fourth-highest grossing app in the United States.
In addition to starring in her own programs for E!, Kim has appeared as an actress in film and television. Her film credits include Tyler Perry’s “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” and Lionsgate’s “Disaster Movie.” On television, Kim has appeared on “Drop Dead Diva,” “Last Man Standing,” “90210,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and “CSI: NY.” Kim has also made a guest voiceover appearance on the Fox animated sitcom, “American Dad.” In September 2008, Kim competed on the ABC hit series “Dancing with the Stars.” In 2010, she produced “The Spin Crowd,” for E!, which premiered to 2.46 million viewers.
In recent years, Kardashian has become a highly sought after name and face and ambassador for a number of high profile brands, including Sketchers Shape-ups and Midori Melon Liqueur. Past collaborations include a line of contemporary jewelry line, Belle Noel, with famed jewelry designer Pascal Mouawad, and the Nicole by OPI nail polish line, Kardashian Kolors.
In 2006 Kim and her sisters Kourtney and Khloé opened the designer clothing store DASH in Calabasas, California. There are currently four stores located in The Hamptons, West Hollywood, New York, and Miami. In 2010, Kim co-designed a fashion line with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe in conjunction with the bebe fashion brand. This collaboration led to the brand launch of the Kardashian Kollection, which encompasses apparel, shoes, lingerie, home, jewelry and accessories. Kardashian Kollection is sold at over 500 SEARS nationwide. SEARS has created a store within a store concept specifically for this brand. It is also sold in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Germany.
In 2009, Kardashian launched her first fragrance, Kim Kardashian, which is available worldwide. To date, she has launched five additional scents, Pure Honey, Gold, LOVE, True Reflection, and Glam. Her online shoe company, ShoeDazzle.com, launched in March 2009 and provides affordable, fashionable shoes to its members.
In December 2012, Kardashian and her sisters launched a beauty line, Kardashian Beauty, which includes a stunning array of false lashes, a suite of Mascaras and Kardazzle Compacts and is sold at Ulta and other fine stores world-wide.
In the fall of 2013, Kim and her sisters debuted the Kardashian Kollection with UK high street retailer Lipsy. The collection offers high-end designs including dresses, stylish separates, shoes, bags, and jewelry.
In 2014, Kim and her sisters launched the Kardashian Kids line, which includes apparel and accessories for girls up to 24 months. The line, which is exclusively available at Babies “R” Us, focuses on combining quality and affordability along with the Kardashian design aesthetic and style.
Kardashian has graced the covers of numerous publications around the world, including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Uomo Vogue, and Self. Kardashian’s official website, www.kimkardashian.com, gets 10 million page views a month, making it the fastest growing celebrity blog on the web. She also falls in the top 20 most followed twitter accounts where she has over 22 million followers.
Kardashian is involved with a number of charitable causes, including the Dream Foundation, which grants last wishes to terminally ill adults and does regular sales on Ebay to generate donations for the charity. She also regularly visits the patients at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and is passionate about cancer foundations since her father, the late Robert Kardashian, passed away from esophageal cancer.