How The Tape Made Kim Kardashian Famous

Kim Kardashian is a social media personality, model, & actress. Her father, Robert Kardashian, was a defense lawyer for Kim's godfather, and football player OJ Simpson. Her step father is Olympic decathlon gold-medal winner by the name Bruce Jenner. She was born & raised in L.A, California, Kim first gained the media's attention through her close friendship with Paris Hilton, however, she received wider notice after her 2003 sex tape with former boyfriend and singer Ray J. The sex tape was leaked in the year 2007. Later the same year, she & her family were commissioned-to star in a reality television series called "Keeping Up with the-Kardashians." Its' success has resulted in the creation of spin offs which include Kourtney & Kim Take NewYork & Kourtney & Kim Take Miami.

In 2010, Kim Kardashian was reported-to be the highest paid reality television star with the estimated earnings of $6 million.  In August 2011, Kim Kardashian married the famous basketball player by the name Kris Humphries in the widely publicized ceremony/wedding. After 72 days of marriage, Kim filed for divorce, which finalized in June of the year 2013 with an undisclosed-settlement. That same month, Kim Kardashian gave birth-to a baby, North West, from the relationship with the rapper Kanye West, that started in April of the year 2012. West and Kardashian got married in May of the year 2014.

Kim along with her two sisters Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian are involved in retail & fashion industry. The Kardashian family has launched numerous clothing collections and several fragrances, and they additionally released a book which was tiltled Kardashian Konfidential in 2010.  

In the year 2000, a 19 year old Kim Kardashian eloped with the music producer by the name Damon Thomas. Damon filed for a divorce in the year 2003, although Kim Kardashian later credited the separation to emotional and physical abuse on his-part. During that time, Kim Kardashian was also close-friends with the socialite Paris Hilton, where she 1st garnered plenty of media attention. Prior to finalization of the divorce, Kim Kardashian started dating singer Ray J, the younger brother of Brandy Norwood, also a singer. In February of the year 2007, a sex tape that was made by Kardashian & Ray J in the year 2003 was leaked. Kim Kardashian filed a lawsuit-against Vivid Entertainment, the company that distributed the sex tape as Kim K Superstar, & she later dropped the suit & settled for $5 million.  

Kim Kardashian was on American Vogue cover-for the magazine's April the year 2014 issue, alongside West. The Magazine's cover has been lauded-by some, while some others have taken more critical look of the reality super star being on that cover, with her & West dubbed "#worldsmosttalkedaboutcouple."

As of May the year 2014, Kim Kardashian estimated to-be worth $45 million.  Kim Kardashian voiced role of the alien in an episode-of the adult animated-series American Dad, the episode aired as part-of show's 11th season (that is, between 2014 and 2015) in an episode titled "Blagsnarst, A-Love-Story" on September 21st, the year 2014. In that episode, her (Kim's) character crash lands in the town-of Langley Falls. The alien (whom Kim voices) then develops an attraction-to her fellow alien friend Roger. Kardashian also appeared on a cover, and also in a pictorial-in Paper '​s winter issue of the year 2014. On the Paper's cover, her bare buttocks are featured above-the-caption: "Break the Internet", that generated considerable comments in both the social media and traditional media.