Kourtney Kardashian


Kourtney Kardashian

Infobox Person
name = Kourtney Kardashian


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birth_name = Kourtney Mary Kardashian
birth_date = birth date and age|1979|04|18|
birth_place = Los Angeles, California
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nationality = American
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known_for = Reality show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians"
education = University of Arizona, B.A.
employer =
occupation = Entrepreneur
height = height|ft=5|in=2|wiki=yes
spouse =
partner = Scott Disick
children =
parents = Robert Kardashian Kris Jenner
relatives = Brody Jenner Bruce Jenner Khloe Kardashian Kim Kardashian Kendall Jenner Kylie Jenner Brandon Jenner Robert Kardashian Jr.


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Kourtney Mary Kardashian (born April 18, 1979) is a celebutante, apparel retailer and television personality. She is best known for her appearances on the reality show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians".

Biography

Early life

Kourtney Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California of Armenian American (father) and Dutch-Scottish American (mother) descent,cite web|url=http://www.askmen.com/women/celeb_profiles_model_60/71_kourtney_kardashian.html#bio|title=Kourtney Kardashian Biography|publisher=Askmen.com|accessdate=2008-05-01] to attorney Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner (née Houghton). Robert Kardashian, best known for being O. J. Simpson’s lawyer during his murder trial, died on September 30, 2003. [cite web|url=http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/West/10/01/OJattorney.dead/|title=Former O.J. Simpson lawyer, Kardashian, dies|date=2003-10-01|publisher=CNN.com|accessdate=2008-05-01] Her mother, Kris, divorced Robert in 1989 and married former Olympian Bruce Jenner in 1991. [cite web|url=http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0675/is_n1_v12/ai_14832566|title=First family of fitness - Bruce and Kris Jenner |last=Jordan|first=Peg|date=1994-01; 1994-02|publisher=American Fitness|accessdate=2008-05-01] Her mother is the owner of Los Angeles children's shop Smooch.

Kardashian attended the Catholic all-girls school Marymount High School. Following graduation, she left California to move to Dallas where she attended Southern Methodist University for two years. She then moved to Tucson and attended the University of Arizona, graduating with a degree in Theatre Arts and a minor in Spanish. Her classmates included Nicole Richie, Heather Blair, and Luke Walton.

Family

In addition to her mother and stepfather, Kardashian has two sisters, Khloe Kardashian and Kim Kardashian, and one brother, Robert Kardashian. She also has three stepbrothers, Burton Jenner, Brandon Jenner, and Brody Jenner; a stepsister, Casey Jenner; and two half-sisters, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. [cite web|url=http://www.nypost.com/seven/10142007/tv/caught_on_tape.htm|title=Caught On Tape: Kim Kardashian Goes Home To Her Family|last=Buckman|first=Adam|date=2007-10-14|publisher=New York Post|accessdate=2008-05-01]

Television Shows

In 2005, Kardashian joined the cast of "", a reality show in which celebrities lived together in a small town in Colorado. She was portrayed as a stereotypical spoiled rich girl, but has indicated that the producers of the show contributed a large amount of money to charity. The show was created for E! Entertainment Television by actor/producer Justin Berfield and Joe Simpson. It was on that E! television series that the network became aware of Kardashian and her family.

In 2007, Kardashian's mother Kris created E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians", a reality show centering on the life of Kardashian and her sister Kim. Since the beginning of the series, she has become a significant character on the show and has developed her own fan base.She is known as "The Unassuming Firecracker" for her quiet but spontaneous personality. [cite web|url=http://www.eonline.com/on/shows/kardashians/castbios/index.jsp|title="Keeping Up With the Kardashians": Meet the Cast|publisher=Eonline.com|accessdate=2008-05-01]

Current Business Ventures

Kardashian owns and operates DASH, a clothing boutique in Los Angeles, with sisters Kim and Khloe. She also assists her mother at her children's clothing boutique, Smooch.

Celebrity Family Feud

Kourtney appeared with her family on NBC's new show Celebrity Family Feud. The Episode they appeared in aired on July 22, 2008. The Kardashians lost to Team Deion; Which included Deion Sanders and family with scores of 382-83.Fact|date=June 2008

Personal life

Kardashian is engaged to Scott Disick, who has made several appearances on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians".

Filmography

*"Celebrity Family Feud" (2008) - Herself
*"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" (2007 - present) - Herself
*"Chelsea Lately" (January 3, 2008) - Herself
*"Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive" (2005) - Herself

References

External links

*imdb name|id=1966407|name=Kourtney Kardashian
*MySpace|264140583|Kourtney Kardashian
* [http://www.shopdashonline.com/ DASH Official Website]
* [http://www.smoochkids.com/store/ Smooch Official Website]


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