Kourtney Kardashian (born on April 18, 1979) is an American entrepreneur, socialite, model, and reality television personality who gained fame as a cast member of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Kim Take New York, and Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami.
Kourtney Kardashian is the oldest child of Kris Jenner and defense attorney Robert Kardashian, the sister of socialite Khloé Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and Rob Kardashian.
Kourtney Kardashian was born in Mill Valley and is the eldest child of late attorney Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner (née Houghton) and is the sister of Kim, Khloé and Rob Kardashian. Kourtney Kardashian is of Armenian descent (father). Robert Kardashian, best known for being O. J. Simpson’s lawyer during his murder trial, died on September 30, 2003. Her mother divorced Robert Kardashian in 1989 and married former Olympian Bruce Jenner in 1991. Kourtney lived with her father after her parents divorced.
Kourtney attended the Roman Catholic all-girls school Marymount High School. Following graduation, Kourtney Kardashian left California to move to Dallas where she attended Southern Methodist University for two years. Kourtney Kardashian then moved to Tucson, Arizona, and attended the University of Arizona, graduating with a degree in Theatre Arts and a minor in Spanish. Her classmates included Nicole Richie and Luke Walton. Kourtney became the stepsister of three stepbrothers, (from oldest to youngest) Burt Jenner, Brandon Jenner and Brody Jenner, and stepsister Casey Jenner, after her mother Kris married Bruce Jenner. Kourtney Kardashian also has two half sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
Kourtney first became known to reality television audiences on the 2005 series, Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive, on which she earned money for charity. Kourtney Kardashian then became a cast member on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which depicts the lives of her extended family. Kourtney Kardashian and her sister Khloé starred in their own spinoff reality show, Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami, the first season of which documented their opening of the Miami D-A-S-H location in 2009.
Kourtney and her mother opened children's clothing boutiques in both the Los Angeles area and New York City, called Smooch, which carries the brand Crib Rock Couture. As seen on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney co-owns and operates D-A-S-H, a clothing boutique in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City with sisters Kim and Khloé.
Kourtney has a number of endorsement deals along with her sisters Khloe and Kim. They are spokeswomen for the diet supplement Quick Trim, which is not FDA approved. Kourtney Kardashian also represents the skincare line "PerfectSkin" with her sisters, which was developed by Dr. Ron DiSalvo for Perfect Science Labs
The trio also released a jewelry line for Virgins, Saints, and Angels. The 20 piece collection debuted in March 2010. The jewelry is reflective of the Kardashian's Armenian heritage.
In the spring of 2010, Kourtney Kardashian and her sisters released a clothing line for Bebe.
In August 2010, Kourtney announced that she and her sisters will release another clothing line. The clothing line is called K-Dash and it will be sold on QVC. K-Dash will be released on September 10, 2010.
Kourtney Kardashian and her sisters created a sunless tanner called Kardashian Glamour Tan. It was released in Summer of 2010 and is available at Sephora.
Kourtney plans to write a book, Kardashian Konfidential, with her sisters Kim and Khloe, to be released in November 2010.
Kourtney Kardashian will appear on the Season 3 premiere of the series 90210 with her sisters Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian. They will play themselves.
Kourtney will also be making her acting debut with a guest appearance on the ABC soap One Life to Live in March 2011.
Kourtney has a son named Mason Dash Disick, who was born December 14, 2009 with her longterm boyfriend Scott Disick.
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