Kimberly Noel Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American media character, businesswoman, socialite, and model. Kardashian first gained media consideration as a superb pal and stylist of Paris Hilton, nonetheless acquired wider uncover after a 2003 intercourse tape alongside together with her former boyfriend Ray J was leaked in 2007. Later that yr, she and her family began to seem inside the E! actuality television sequence Preserving Up with the Kardashians. Its success shortly led to the creation of spin-offs along with Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khlo? Take Miami.