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- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Kimora Lee Simmons is a popular model and designer who served as the CEO of the American apparel brand, Baby Phat. She has appeared on campaigns for fashion brands such as Chanel and has been featured on a number of magazine covers. Kimora Lee Simmons is of American nationality and has a mixed ancestry.
Kimora Lee Simmons was born on 4 May 1975, in St. Louis, Missouri. She comes from a mixed background as her mother was born to a Japanese mother and African-American father and her father is American. Kimora Lee Simmons parents names are- father, Vernon Whitlock, and mother, Joanne Perkins. She was raised by her mother after her parents split up.
Education and early career
Kimora Lee Simmons studied at Lutheran North High School. At just the age of 11, she attended a modeling class and was discovered by a representative for seminal Paris Agency Glamour two years later. Kimora Lee Simmons height was already 5 feet 10 inches when she was just 10 years old because of which she was often bullied in school.
Kimora Lee Simmons received huge success in the fashion industry at only the age of 14 when she was hired by Chanel as a model. She then went onto work for various famous designers including Fendi, Valentino, Emanuel Ungaro, and Yves Saint Laurent. She has appeared on the several fashion magazines such as People, German, Indonesian, Singaporean and Malaysian editions of Harper's Bazaar, and so on. She was made the president and creative director of Phat Fashions in 2007. Kimora Lee Simmons husband then was the original owner of the clothing company until he sold it to Kellwood Company. She left the company later in 2010 and joined personalized shopping website, JustFab as creative director in 2011. In 2015, she left the company and launched her own KLS label. She was also one of the judges on the first cycle of America's Next Top Model and was the co-host of talk show Life & Style. Kimora Lee Simmons parents are proud seeing her successful career since an early age.
Net worth and Salary
Kimora Lee Simmons net worth is known to be huge. She has collected a huge sum of money from her career as a model and also from her past jobs with several popular fashion brands. As of recent, various sources have estimated Kimora Lee Simmons net worth to be around $50 million.
Kimora Lee Simmons married Russell Simmons on 20 December 1998. They were married by his brother and the wedding ceremony was held n the Caribbean island of St. Bart's. Kimora Lee Simmons husband was 35 at the time and she was just 17. They later divorced in 2008. She was then in a 5 years relationship with actor Djimon Hounsou. She is currently married to former banker Tim Leissner. Kimora Lee Simmons children are daughters, Ming Lee and Aoki Lee Simmons with her first husband, son Kenzo Lee Hounsou with boyfriend Hounsou, and son Wolfe Lee Leissner with her current husband.
Kimora Lee Simmons height is measured at 6 feet and her weight is measured at 63 kg. Her body measurements are listed as 38-29-37 inches and her bra size is listed as 34D. Similarly, her shoe size is 9 and dress size is 8.
Wiki and Facts
Kimora Lee Simmons wiki page lists that she published her book, Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It, in 2006. March 18, 2008, was named "Kimora Day" by the mayor of St. Louis.
Kimora Lee Simmons is active on a few social media sites. She has more 1.4 million Instagram followers and more than 1.68 million Twitter followers. Kimora Lee Simmons children can be seen on her Instagram posts. Her Facebook page enjoys more than 886K likes. Kimora Lee Simmons bio can be found on various other internet sites.