Kim Kardashian, born as Kimberly Noel Kardashian, became famous by leveraging her physical assets in reality shows produced by her family and friends. America’s obsession with beauty has been another factor towards the prominence gained by Kim Kardashian.
Fact 1. Kim Kardashian grew up in Beverly Hills, California. Her father, Robert Kardashian, was an attorney for O. J. Simpson.
Fact 2. Â Kardashian became the most Googled celebrity in 2008.
Fact 3. Â Â More than 10 million U.S. viewers tuned in to watch her wedding in August, 2011.
Fact 4. Â Kim Kardashian is 7th on the 100 Forbes celebrity list for 2012.
Fact 5. Â Her net worth is U.S. $18 million as of May, 2012.
Fact 6. Her source of wealth is mainly from reality television shows.
Fact 7. Â Kim Kardashian has been voted one of the role models most influential on middle school girls.
Fact 8. Â Kim Kardashian is of Armenian and Dutch/Scottish heritage. Her father is Armenian, and her mother is of Dutch/Scottish heritage.
Fact 9. There is wax figure of Kim Kardashian at Madame Tussaud’s in New York.
Fact 10. Kim Kardashian has eclipsed Obama on Twitter with 14 million fans. She has the seventh largest number of followers ahead of the Dalai Lama, Oprah, and Bill Gates.