Mary Jo Houghton

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Birthday
26, 1934
Birthplace
Arkansas
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1934 (age 83)
Birthplace
Arkansas

About

The matriarch of the Jenner brood, she is the mother of Keeping up with the Kardashians star Kris Jenner and has appeared alongside her daughter and grandchildren on the show since it's premiere in 2007.

Before Fame

At fifteen, she enrolled in the charms school Fashionality and later became a model. By eighteen, she had married her high school sweetheart. However, two months later, they were divorced.

Trivia

In 1980, she founded Shannon & Co., a small children's clothing store in La Jolla, California.

Family Life

She was married to Kris Jenner's father Robert Houghton until 1962. She then married Harry Shannon until his death in 2003. Her grandchildren include fellow reality stars Kim,  KylieKendallKourtneyKhloe, and Rob Kardashian.

Associated With

She was the mother-in-law to her daughter Kris' ex-husbands Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn, and Robert Kardashian.