Rose to fame on Keeping Up with the Kardashians alongside her sisters Khloe, Kourtney, Kylie and Kendall, her brother Rob, her mother Kris and her mother's second spouse, Caitlyn. She has had tremendous success as an entrepreneur, launching clothing lines and smartphone apps. In 2015, she was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.
She attended the same preschool as another future socialite, Paris Hilton.
She had a cameo appearance in a January 2009 episode of CBS's How I Met Your Mother. Due to the success of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, she went on to star on the show's spin-offs Kourtney and Kim Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.
She has a daughter named North and a son named Saint with rapper Kanye West, whom she married on May 24, 2014. In January 2018, they welcomed a daughter named Chicago via surrogacy. They welcomed a fourth child via surrogacy named Psalm in May 2019. Her father Robert Kardashian was a lawyer who represented O.J. Simpson in the famous murder trial. She divorced Damon Thomas in 2004 and NBA player Kris Humphries in 2011. Kim filed for divorce from Kanye West in February of 2021.