Kimora Lee Simmons - Famous Fashion Designer

Kimora Lee Simmons Net Worth


Kimora Lee Simmons, the famous American model, author, and fashion entrepreneur, has an impressive net worth of $200 million.

Key facts:

  • Kimora Lee Simmons started her career as a model at a young age, signing a contract with Chanel and modeling for high-fashion brands like Fendi, Valentino, and Yves Saint Laurent.
  • In 200, she became the President and Creative Director of Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons, a women's clothing brand under the umbrella of Phat Fashions. Under her leadership, the brand saw significant success and expanded into various products, including denim, accessories, jewelry, swimwear, and fragrance lines.
  • Kimora Lee Simmons has also ventured into other business endeavors. She partnered with companies like Sephora and Macy's to launch her own cosmetics brand, KLS Cosmetics, and collaborated with Swiss skincare company Makari deSuisse to create an anti-aging skincare line targeted towards multi-ethnic women.
  • In addition to her business ventures, Kimora has had a successful television career. She hosted her own show called 'Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane' and was a judge on the first season of 'America's Next Top Model.' She has also written a book titled 'Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It.'
  • Kimora Lee Simmons has two daughters with her ex-husband Russell Simmons, with whom she was married from 1998 to 2009. She is currently in a relationship with actor Djimon Hounsou.

Basic Information About Kimora Lee Simmons

ProfessionsFashion designer, Model, Entrepreneur, Actor, Television producer
Net worth$200,000,000
Date of birth1975-05-04 (48 years old)
Place of birthSt. Louis
NationalityUnited States of America
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
Social Mediaโ†—๏ธŽ Wikipedia โ†—๏ธŽ IMDb

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Kimora Lee Simmons roles

Movie / Series Role
Beauty ShopDenise
For Love or MoneyModel (as Kimora)
The Kelly Clarkson ShowSelf 1 episode, 2020
For Your LoveShamira 1 episode, 2001
The TalkSelf 1 episode, 2011

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Interesting Facts about Kimora Lee Simmons

  1. Best friend (who also served as maid of honor at Kimora's wedding) is model/actress Tyra Banks.
  2. Ex-daughter-in-law of Daniel Simmons; ex-sister-in-law of Joseph Simmons and Daniel J. Simmons.
  3. Kimora is half African-American, one quarter Korean and one quarter Japanese. Father Vernon Whitlock Jr is African-American and mother Joanne Kyoko Perkins is half Korean, half Japanese.
  4. Is a client of nutritionist-to-the-stars, Oz Garcia.
  5. Cites Red Lobster Restaurants the favorite eatery of her childhood.
  6. Her mother, Kyoko Perkins, is a former Social Security Administrator.
  7. Growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, other children called her "Chinky giraffe" because of her height and Asian ethnic ancestry.
  8. At fifteen, before she had her driver's license, she bought herself a secondhand BMW drop-top. She got into a car accident and had to have 40 stitches in her face.
  9. Daughter of Vernon Whitlock Jr., who is black, and his wife, Joanne Perkins, who is half Korean, half Japanese.
  10. Russell Simmons, whom she later married, sent bouquets of flowers to her agency to woo her. The bouquets were so large and heavy that they required two men to move them.
  11. At thirteen, she had an exclusive contract modeling for Coco Chanel.
  12. She and Karl Lagerfeld's three other fashion models Bernadette Jurkowski, Shoshanna Fitzgerald and Olga Sobolewska were dubbed "the four Karlettes".
  13. Once Karl Lagerfeld had transformed her into one of the world's top fashion models, he resented her attitude and called her a "$5,000-tote-bag- wearing monster."
  14. She bought much of the artwork and furniture from Gianni Versace's estate after his murder.
  15. Although she is friends with model Devon Aoki and hired her for a Baby Phat ad campaign, she denies that her daughter Aoki is named after the model.
  16. Janice Dickinson wrote of a rivalry between herself and Kimora when they both were on America's Next Top Model (2003) in her book, "Everything about Me is Fake and I'm Perfect". Dickinson admits that she criticized Kimora's fake hair and nails, but says that she would have been much nicer if Kimora had shown up on time for filming.
  17. She has an annual income of ยฃ 9,400,000.
  18. Tyra Banks is the godmother of her daughter Ming Lee
  19. Attended Lutheran High School North in St. Louis, Missouri.
  20. Has 5 children: daughters, Ming Lee Simmons (b. January 21, 2000) & Aoki Lee Simmons (b. August 16, 2002) with ex-husband, Russell Simmons, son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou (b. May 30, 2009) with ex-fiancรฉ, Djimon Hounsou and adoptive son, Gary Lee Leissner (b. 2009) & son, Wolfe Lee Leissner (b. April 14, 2015) with husband, Tim Leissner.

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