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Khloé Kardashian
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Kardashian in 2016
Khloé Alexandra Kardashian

(1984-06-27) June 27, 1984 (age 36)
Other namesKhloé Kardashian Odom
EducationMarymount High School
(later attended a home-based school)[1]
  • Media personality
  • socialite
  • model
Years active2007–present
(m. 2009; div. 2016)
Partner(s)Tristan Thompson
(2016–2019, 2020—present)
RelativesKardashian family

Khloé Alexandra Kardashian (born June 27, 1984) is an American media personality, socialite, and model. Since 2007, she has starred with her family in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success has led to the creation of spin-offs, including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami (2009–2013) and Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons (2014–2015).

From September 2009 to October 2016, she was married to basketball player Lamar Odom, who she married one month after they first met. They starred in their own reality television series, Khloé & Lamar (2011–2012). In 2009, Kardashian participated in the second season of The Celebrity Apprentice, finishing 10th of 16 candidates by being fired by Donald Trump. In 2012, she co-hosted the second season of the US adaptation of The X Factor with actor Mario Lopez.

She is involved in the retail and fashion industries with her sisters Kourtney and Kim. They have launched several clothing collections and fragrances, and additionally released the book Kardashian Konfidential in 2010. They starred in their own short-lived reality television series, Dash Dolls (2015).

In 2016, she hosted her own talk show, Kocktails with Khloé, and stars in the health and fitness docu-series Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian.[2]

Early life

Khloé Alexandra Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California on June 27, 1984[3] to Kris (née Houghton), a homemaker, and Robert, an attorney. She has two older sisters, Kourtney and Kim, and a younger brother, Rob.[4] Their mother is of Dutch, English, Irish and Scottish ancestry,[5] while their father was a third-generation Armenian American.[6] After her parents divorced in 1991,[7] her mother married 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon winner Caitlyn Jenner (then Bruce[a]) in 1991.[9] Through their marriage, Kardashian gained stepbrothers Burton "Burt", Brandon, and Brody; stepsister Casey; and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie.[10] In 1994, her father garnered public attention as a defense lawyer for football player O. J. Simpson during his murder trial.

Kardashian went to Bel Air Prep, Saint Martin of Tours School, Daniel Webster Middle School, A.E. Wright Middle School, and Montclair Prep. As a teenager, Kardashian briefly attended Marymount High School, a Roman Catholic all-girls' school in Los Angeles. She left the high school and enrolled in Alexandria Academy, an alternative one-to-one school, after her sisters' graduations, later saying "there was no reason for me to stay" since she "felt like I didn't have any friends." She graduated with honors a year early at age 17.[11][1][12]


2007–2009: Career beginnings

Kardashian, pictured in November 2007.

In February 2007, a 2003 sex tape made by sister Kim Kardashian and her former boyfriend Ray J, Kim Kardashian, Superstar, was leaked, which contributed to the family's rise in popularity.[13][14] Later that year, Khloé; her mother Kris; her stepfather Bruce; her siblings Kourtney, Kim, and Rob; and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie were commissioned to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.[15] The series and her sister Kim's popularity led to the Kardashians being able to cash in by endorsing products. These include waist-slimming pants, beauty products and Coca-Cola, for which they are paid (as of 2016) $75,000 per post on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

The series proved successful for E!, the network on which it is broadcast, and has led to the creations of spin-offs including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Khloé & Lamar.[16]

In April 2009, Kardashian and her sister Kourtney announced that they were contracted to star in a spin-off that would follow their move to launch a D-A-S-H store in Miami, Florida. The series, Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami, debuted on E! on August 16, 2009.[17] Starting May 29, 2009, Kardashian joined Miami Top 40 Mainstream outlet WHYI for a weekly four-hour talk/entertainment program, co-hosted by 106 & Park 's Terrence J.[18] Khloé and her sisters Kim and Kourtney made a cameo appearance in the Season 3 premiere of the series 90210.[19] Kardashian made an appearance in episodes 2, 4, and 8 of Kourtney and Kim Take New York, which premiered in January 2011. On April 10, 2011, Khloé & Lamar, Khloé's own show with her husband, Lamar Odom, debuted.[20]

In June 2009, Khloé and her sisters teamed up with the Natural Products Association to create a teeth whitening pen called Idol White.[21] Kardashian appeared in one of PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaigns.[22] The three sisters released a jewelry line in March 2010.[23] In the spring of 2010, the sisters released a clothing line for Bebe.[24] Bebe announced they were dropping the line in December 2010.[25] In September 2010, Kardashian and her sisters released another clothing line, K-Dash on QVC.[26] Kardashian and her sisters marketed a fake tan product, released in 2010 and called Kardashian Glamour Tan.[27]

2010–present: Television and other ventures

The sisters also released a book, Kardashian Konfidential, in November 2010.[28][29] In February 2011, Kardashian and her husband released a unisex fragrance called "Unbreakable."[30] In May 2011, Kardashian and her sisters announced the release of their first novel. Prior to publication, the sisters requested help with naming their book. The winner was offered a cameo appearance in the novel. In July 2011, it was announced that the winning title was Dollhouse. In October 2012, Kardashian and Odom released a second unisex fragrance, "Unbreakable Joy," inspired by the holiday season.[31]

Kardashian's radio show, The Mix Up With Khloé Kardashian Odom, was a "one-hour, commercial-free show where Khloé will take requests, chat with her celebrity friends, and more during the Mavericks' season while she's in Dallas with her husband Lamar Odom." It aired on January 30, 2012.[32] In October 2012, Kardashian and Mario Lopez were confirmed as the co-hosts of the second season of the American version of The X Factor. It was confirmed on April 22, 2013 that Kardashian will not return to co-host The X Factor for its third season.[33] On March 26, 2014, E! announced a Keeping Up with the Kardashians spin-off series titled Kourtney & Khloé Take the Hamptons.[34] The Hamptons follows Kourtney, Khloé, and Scott Disick as they relocate to The Hamptons while the girls work on the New York Dash store plus open a pop-up store.[34] Since January 2016, Kardashian hosts the Kocktails with Khloé pop culture–themed variety talk show, which airs on the FYI cable channel. [35] In 2015 she published a book titled Strong Looks Better Naked. In December 2018, Khloe Kardashian become the Brand ambassador of Burst Oral Care & performed corn test on the electric toothbrush.[36]

Personal life

Kardashian in 2009


In 2001, Kardashian suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident. She went through the windshield and suffered a severe concussion, causing long-term memory loss.[37]

Kardashian suffers from migraines, a condition she has had since she was in sixth grade.[38] As an adult, she became a spokesperson for the migraine pharmaceutical Nurtec ODT, which she has said has helped her.[39]


On September 27, 2009, Kardashian married professional basketball player Lamar Odom, who was a member of the Los Angeles Lakers at the time.[40][41] The couple were married exactly one month after they met at a party for Odom's teammate Metta World Peace.[42] Kardashian removed her middle name and took her husband's surname, becoming Khloé Kardashian Odom.[43][44] Kardashian adopted a pet boxer named Bernard "BHops" Hopkins, after Bernard Hopkins, the boxer.[45]

On December 13, 2013, after months of speculated separation, Kardashian filed for divorce from Odom and for legal restoration of her last name.[46] Both parties signed divorce papers in July 2015.[47][48][49] The divorce had yet to receive final approval from a judge[50][51] in October 2015, when Odom was hospitalized after being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel. He was in a coma for four days; as he lay in a hospital, Kardashian withdrew her pending divorce petition.[52][53] In an interview with People Magazine, Kardashian confirmed that they had not reconciled and the divorce had been withdrawn so that she could make medical decisions on Odom's behalf.[54] Kardashian and Odom's divorce was finalized in December 2016.[55]

Kardashian was in a romantic relationship with basketball player Tristan Thompson.[56] Kardashian gave birth to a daughter, True Thompson on April 12, 2018, amidst controversy after Thompson was found to have cheated on Kardashian during her pregnancy.[57][58][59][60] In February 2019, Kardashian and Thompson split after it was revealed[by whom?] that Thompson had allegedly cheated on Kardashian with her younger half-sister Kylie Jenner's best friend Jordyn Woods.[who?][61][62]


Kardashian supports the recognition of the Armenian Genocide and has visited Tsitsernakaberd, the memorial to the victims in Yerevan, Armenia.[63][64][65]


Kardashian is a Christian and reads a daily devotional to herself and her "glam squad" every day.[66] She is interested in theology and enjoys attending church.[66] In April 2015 she was named godmother of her niece North West as the child was baptized in the Armenian Apostolic Church at the Cathedral of St. James in Jerusalem.[67]

Legal issues

On March 4, 2007, Kardashian was arrested for driving under the influence.[68] On July 18, 2008, she reported to jail to serve time for violation of probation. She faced a sentence of up to 30 days and enrollment in an alcohol treatment program within three weeks of her release from jail. She was released less than three hours later due to overcrowding.[69]

In December 2011, Kardashian was sued by a woman who claimed Kardashian and 10 other people assaulted her outside a nightclub in December 2009.[70][71][72]

In March 2012, Kardashian and her sisters Kourtney and Kim were named in a $5 million class-action lawsuit against QuickTrim, the weight-loss supplement they endorse.[73] The complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, accuses the Kardashians (along with QuickTrim's manufacturer, Windmill Health Products; the retailer GNC; and others in the sales and marketing chain) of false and deceptive marketing of the diet aid. The plaintiffs, hailing from several states, brought claims under their respective states' consumer protection laws.[74]


Acting credits

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Psychotherapist[citation needed] Dannii Hillman

As herself

Year Title Notes
2007–present Keeping Up with the Kardashians Main role, 174 episodes
2008 MADtv 2 episodes
2009 The Celebrity Apprentice 11 episodes
2009–10 Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami 26 episodes
2010 Fashion Police 5 episodes
2010 90210 Episode: "Senior Year, Baby"
2010 When I Was 17
2011–12 Kourtney and Kim Take New York 7 episodes
2011–12 Khloé & Lamar 20 episodes
2011 Law & Order: LA Episode: "Benedict Canyon"
2012 Punk'd Episode: "Miley Cyrus"
2012 The X Factor Co-host; 16 episodes
2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood
2014–15 Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons TV series
2014 Royal Pains Cameo, 1 episode
2015 I Am Cait 3 episodes
2015 Dash Dolls Executive producer & recurring role
2016 Kocktails with Khloé Host
2017–present Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian Host
2019 Flip It Like Disick Guest appearance, 1 episode


  • Kardashian, Kim; Kardashian, Kourtney; Kardashian, Khloé (2010). Kardashian Konfidential. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-62807-2.
  • Kardashian, Kim; Kardashian, Kourtney; Kardashian, Khloé (2011). Dollhouse. William Morrow. ISBN 9780062063847.
  • Kardashian, Khloe (2015). Strong Looks Better Naked. Regan Arts. ISBN 9781682450772.

See also


  1. ^ Jenner changed her name due to gender transition in 2015.[8]


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