Kimora Lee Simmons

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Full Name Kimora Lee Simmons
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Kimora
Gender Female
Famous As Model
Birth Date May 04, 1975
Birth Place St. Louis, Missouri

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Kimora Lee Simmons is a famous actress, fashion model, fashion designer, and producer. She is recognized for her work in For Love or Money (1993), Rebound (2005), and Waist Deep (2006). She had her own reality television shows Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane (2007-2011) and Kimora: House of Fab (2013). She is also the former President and Creative Director of Phat Fashions. She wrote a self-help book, Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It, that was published by HarperEntertainment. 

Kimora Lee Simmons Congratulates Daughter, Aoki Lee Simmons for Getting Into Harvard on 'Her Own Merit'

Aoki has been accepted to the prestigious Harvard University at the age of 16. She received the good news on Thursday afternoon while surrounded by her mother, brother, and step-father, who was quite literally screaming with joy. "I'm only 16 and I'm going to Harvard baby!" she gushes on Instagram. She has a bright future ahead of her. Her acceptance into the Ivy League school takes on even more meaning in light of the recent college admissions scandal. Her mom, Kimora Lee Simmons, jokes, "thank god you got in your own honey cause you can't row." Her mom later added on Aoki's Instagram Story, "I'm so glad you did this on your own merit. You are super smart and you can do anything and everything you set your mind to."

Why Kimora is famous for?

  • Being a Fashion Designer, Owner of KLS brand.
  • Former President and Creative Director of Phat Fashions.
  • The former wife of entrepreneur and producer, Russell Simmons, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings.

Early Life, Birth Facts, Parents, Ethnicity, Birthday, Wiki, Education, Childhood of Kimora Lee 

Kimora Lee Simmons took birth on 4th May 1975 in St. Louis, Missouri, the USA as Kimora Lee Perkins. She was born to her parents; Vernon Whitlock Jr (Father) and Joanne Kyoko Perkins (Mother). Her father served as an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigator, a Federal Marshal, a bail bondsman, and later on, he was promoted to a barber in St. Louis. Her mother is a Social Security Administrator. While she was in grade school, her father was sentenced to prison for the distribution of narcotics. Later, her parents got separated after the returning of her father from jail. Her nationality is also American. Talking about her ethnicity, her ethnicity is Mixed. Her religion is Christian and her horoscope sign is Taurus. At present, her age is 43 but her age will be 44 on her upcoming birthday in May as of 2019. There is no information about her siblings. When she was 11, her mother sent her to a modeling class. She then attended  Lutheran North High School located in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from there.

Body Measurement (Height, Weight And Other)

Kimora Lee is a very sexy and hot fashion designer as well as an actress. Her body build is Voluptuous. She has a tall and attractive body with a height of 6 feet. She possesses a dark black hair color and black eyes. Her balance weight consists of 70 Kg. Her body measurement is 38-29-37 in. Her bra size is 34 D and shoe size is 10.5 US. Her dress size is 8 US. Her other body measurement will be updated soon.

Career (Beginning-Present) of Kimora Lee

  • Kimora was discovered by Marie-Christine Kollock (a representative for seminal Paris Agency Glamour) at a Model Search in Kansas City (organized by Kay Mitchell) and sent to Paris. 
  • Later, Chanel provided Perkins an exclusive modeling contract after her 14th birthday. 
  • She then works under the tutelage of Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld. 
  • When she closed Lagerfeld’s haute couture show, she was then able to receive attention in the fashion world in 1989.
  • She and Russell Simmons sold clothing line Phat Farm to Kellwood Company for $140 million in 2004 while Russell stepped down as CEO of Phat Fashions LLC in September 2007.
  • Her high-end sportswear line, KLS, launched in fall 2007.
  • She parted ways with Baby Phat and its management company, Kellwood. in 1st September 2010.
  • She then planned to launch her KLS collection and Kouture by Kimora Brands.
  • She announced on her website that she was the new creative director and president of JustFab, a personalized shopping website on 14th September 2011 and later ended her employment with JustFab in May 2015.
  • She relaunched her KLS label as a high-end line, opening its first boutique in Beverly Hills in 2015. 
  • The line began being carried at Bloomingdale's in the Aventura Mall in 2016.
  • Besides her fashion designing career, she also made her appearance in films and televisions including Beauty Shop, Brown Sugar, and Waist Deep.
  • She also appeared in music videos for Ginuwine, Usher and Rich Gang in the 2013 song "Tapout".
  • She appeared as one of the judges on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 1 in 2003. 
  • She has been a co-host of Sony Television's syndicated talk show "Life & Style". 
  • She also published a self-help book, Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It in February 2006 in association with HarperEntertainment.

With Whom Kimora Is Married? Know About Her Husband, Dating, Children And More:

Kimora is a married woman with Russell Simmon in the year 1998 and later they got divorced in 2009. She met Russell Simmons during New York City’s Fashion Week in November 1992. The couple married on the Caribbean island of St. Bart’s on December 20, 1998. The couple has been blessed with two daughters, Ming Lee Simmons (born January 21, 2000) and Aoki Lee Simmons (born August 16, 2002). She filed for divorce from Russell Simmons in March 2008 which finalized in January 2009. After her divorce, she dated Djimon Hounsou in 2008. On May 30, 2009, she gave birth to their son, Kenzo Lee Hounsoushe. They were never legally married in the United States, announced their separation in November 2012. She then married to former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner in February 2014. The couple has been blessed with a child named Wolfe Lee Leissner. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. The sexual orientation of Kimor is Straight. 

Net worth, Salary, Source of Income

Kimora Lee is a very successful actress. Being an actress, she has accumulated the net worth of $50 Million as of 2019. She is earning a huge amount of salary but has not disclosed yet. Her source of earning is from her acting career.