Kourtney Kardashian

Celebrity Relative

Born: 18 April 1979
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Best known as:

Co-star of the TV show Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Kourtney Kardashian is one of the three sisters who star in the E! Online "reality" show Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Kourtney appears on the show with her better-known sister Kim (b. 1980) and their younger sister Khloe (b. 1984), as well as assorted other friends and relatives. Her father was Robert Kardashian, a wealthy businessman and longtime friend of O.J. Simpson who also served as one of O.J.'s attorneys during his notorious 1995 murder trial. Kourtney Kardashian attended Southern Methodist University before getting a degree from the University of Arizona in 2002; meanwhile, her sister Kim was getting noticed as a friend of celebrity Paris Hilton. Kourtney gained her own fame when the family began filming the "reality" show Keeping Up With the Kardashians in 2007. More petite than her sisters, Kourtney is regarded as the quieter member of the boisterous TV family. Kourtney and her younger sister got their own show in 2009, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, centered on the opening of their DASH clothing boutique in Miami, Florida.

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Kourtney Kardashian has two children with her boyfriend, Scott Disick:  a son, Mason Dash Disick, was born in December 2009; a daughter, Penelope Scotland Disick, was born in July of 2012... Kourtney Kardashian is 5'0" tall, according to an interview her sister Khloe gave with PR.com in 2009... Kourtney's mother Kris divorced Robert Kardashian in 1989, and in 1991 married Bruce Jenner, the gold medalist in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics. Her mother and step-father appear in Keeping Up With the Kardashians... Her father, Robert Kardashian, died in 2003... Kourtney also has a brother, Robert Kardashian Jr., born in 1987, and two half-sisters from her mother's marriage to Jenner: Kendall (b. 1995) and Kylie (b. 1997)... She is also co-owner of the children's boutique known as Smooch.

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