Kimora Lee Simmons is an American television reality personality, model, and entrepreneur. She has appeared in several movies and reality shows serving as a judge on the first season of America’s Next Top Model alongside Tyra Banks. Moreover, she had also produced Def Poetry Jam on Broadway for which she won a Tony Award in 2003 for a Special Theatrical Event.
Depicting her life as a businesswoman in the reality show, Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, balancing her family and works premiered on the Style Network. In addition, she announced reacquiring the Baby Phat brand in 2019. Furthermore, her daughter Ming Lee and Aoki Lee curated the new Baby Phat Beauty line announced by her in August 2020.
Caption: The television personality and model, Kimora Lee Simmons.
Kimora Lee Simmons: Bio, Family, Career
The talk show host was born on 4 May 1975 as Kimora Lee Perkins in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States. The model was raised by her mother since his father was sentenced to prison for the distribution of narcotics when she was in grade school. Further, she has not revealed the names of her parents or siblings in the media. She has a nationality of American and belongs to African-American and Japanese Korean heritage.
Regarding her education, she might be homeschooled since she started her modeling career at the age of eleven. After decades, she rejoined the University of Hartford in 2017 and completed her business degree in June 2018. At the age of 13, she signed a modeling contract with Chanel. other than that, she modeled for other top-notch brands including Fendi, Christian, Yves Saint Laurent, and Valentino.
As an actress, he has appeared in films like For Love or Money (1993), The Big Tease (1999), Beauty Shop (2005), and Waist Deep (2006). She is highly recognized for his appearance in reality television shows including Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane and Kimora: House of Fab. She also appeared as the author who published the book Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It in 2006.
Kimora Lee Simmons: Personal Life & Husband
Talking about her relationship status, she has married twice and divorced once. She is currently married to a former Goldman Sachs banker, Tim Leissner. The couple tied a knot in February 2014. Additionally, her husband was convicted for his involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal. From their marriage, she welcomed a son Wolfe Lee Leissner in April 2015.
She has two more daughters Ming Lee Simmons (b. January 2000) and Aoki Lee Simmons (b. August 2002) from her first marriage. She greeted her talented daughters from her first husband Russell Simmons. The ex-couple had exchanged vows in December 1998 and separated in 2006 finalizing their divorce in 2009.
She has one more son Kenzo Lee Hounsou in May 2009 from her relationship with former model Djimon Hounsou. The duo was together from 2007 to 2012. Additionally, she also adopted 10-year-old Gary Lee in January 2020.
Caption: Kimora Lee Simmons with her husband and children.
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Kimora Lee Simmons: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
As a model, fashion entrepreneur, and actress, she has accumulated a hefty amount of money. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $200 million. She previously had been named president of Phat fashion from 2006 until 2010 when the Kellwood Company sold its majority stake to Sun Capital Partners. Also, she has taken over the American clothing brand Baby Phat in 2019.
On Instagram, she has a verified account @kimoraleesimmons with 2.1 million followers. She has an unverified Facebook account with 1.1 million followers. On Twitter, she goes by the unverified account @officialkimora with 1.4 million followers.
Kimora Lee Simmons: body Measurements
The gorgeous television personality has a slim, curvy, and well-toned body maintained by healthy diets and strict workouts. Her body stands to a height of 6 feet 0 inches or 1.83 meters and weighs around 70 kg. Her perfect body measures 38 inches chest size, 29 inches waist size, and 37 inches hips size respectively. She further has light-brown eyes color with black hair color.