Kris Jenner is a reality TV star, producer, media personality, and author known for being the mother of stars Kim, Kourtney, Khloe Kardashian, and Kylie and Kendall Jenner.
The Kardashian-Jenner matriarch was born Kristen Mary Houghton on November 5, 1955, in San Diego, California.
She had a difficult childhood.
Her father had a toxic personality and always fought with her mother.
Jenner’s parents separated when Kris was 7 years old.
Kris Jenner worked for a donut store and was a worked an American Airlines flight attendant for several years.
Her marriage to Robert Kardashian:
On July 8, 1978, Kris Jenner married Robert Kardashian.
Both had three daughters, Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe, and a son named Rob.
Robert Kardashian was famous for being one of OJ Simpson’s defense attorneys during his murder trial in the 1990s.
The two divorced in 1991. However, Robert Kardashian died of esophageal cancer.
Marriage with Bruce Jenner:
When Kris Jenner divorced Robert, Kris married former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner.
Bruce Jenner and Kris have two daughters together, Kendall and Kylie.
Kris became Jenner’s manager when they married, running the family franchise by negotiating sponsorship deals and promoting his career.
In June 2013 the two separated and their divorce was finalized in December 2014.
Bruce Jenner began identifying as a woman, then came out as transgender in April 2015 and officially changed his name to Caitlyn.
In 2007, Kris Jenner met with producer Ryan Seacrest.
He presented the idea of a reality show featuring Kris and her family’s everyday life as celebrity influencers.
That’s how Keeping Up with the Kardashians was born.
The show aired on E Entertainment, and Kris Jenner stepped up as the executive producer.
The show debuted on October 14, 2007, and joined the ranks of one of the longest-running American reality series.
Now the show airs on Hulu.
Besides the success with Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jenner runs Jenner Communications, based in Los Angeles.
She also manages the careers of her five daughters and has dubbed herself the “mamager” of the family.
How much is her fortune?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kris Jenner has a salary of $40 million and a net worth of $170 million.