Biography facts about Kris Jenner, the founder of Keeping Up With The Kardashian and mother of the Kardashian-Jenner sisters that every fan should know.
Kris Jenner called by her real name Kristen Mary Jenner is a 66-year-old American media personality, socialite, and businesswoman. She rose to fame starring in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, The Talk, and America’s Next Top Model.
She is a producer and writer, known for The Mindy Project (2012), Untitled Kardashian-Jenner/Hulu Project, and Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2006).
She married the lawyer Robert Kardashian, who defended O.J. Simpson during his murder trial and raised her children as stay-at-home moms.
She has appeared on the series Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.
She had four children with Robert Kardashian, whom she married in 1978. She then married former Olympic decathlon champion Caitlyn Jenner (then known as Bruce Jenner) in 1991, but they divorced in 2015. She began dating Corey Gamble in 2014.
She also became Kim Kardashian‘s manager, helping her to deal with a career that grew beyond anyone’s wildest imagination.
Kris Jenner has a net worth of $200 million in 2021 – 2022 and her sources of income are from reality shows and fashion-beauty endeavors.
Kris Jenner’s Profile Summary
|Celebrated Name:||Kris Jenner|
|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
|Real Full Name:||Kristen Mary Houghton|
|Date of Birth:||November 5, 1955|
|Age:||66 Years Old|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California, USA|
|Height:||5′ 6″ (1.68 m) tall|
|Profession:||Presenter, Businessperson, Television producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Marital Status:||In a Relationship with Corey Gamble|
|Spouse:||Caitlyn Jenner (21 April 1991 – 23 March 2015) (divorced) (2 children); Robert Kardashian (8 July 1978 – 28 March 1991) (divorced) (4 children)|
|Children:||Rob Kardashian; Kendall Jenner; Kylie Jenner; Kourtney Kardashian; Kim Kardashian West; Khloé Kardashian|
|Parents:||Mary Houghton; Houghton, Robert|
|Grandchildren:||Mason Dash Disick (grandchild)|
Penelope Scotland Disick (grandchild)
North West (grandchild)
Houghton, Karen (sibling)
Stormi Webster (grandchild)
Reign Aston Disick (grandchild)
Chicago West (grandchild)
Saint West (grandchild)
Psalm West (grandchild)
Dream Kardashian (grandchild)
|Relatives:||Caitlyn Jenner (ex-husband), Kylie, Kendall, Kim, Khloe, Kourtney (daughters) Rob (s0n), North, Saint, Chicago, Mason, Penelope, Reign, Dream, Stormi (grandchildren)|
|High School:||Clairemont High School|
|Instagram followers:||43.9 million followers on IG @krisjenner|
Check out these interesting facts about Kris Jenner that every obsessed Kardashian fan should read about…
Kris Jenner’s Biography (Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Early Life, Siblings, Children, Grandchildren, Husbands, Trivia…)
#1. Kris Jenner was born on November 5, 1955, in San Diego, California, the USA.
#2. Kris is 66 years old as of November 2021.
#3. Her full real name is Kristen Mary Houghton.
#4. Her height is 5′ 6″ (1.68 m) tall and has Scorpio as her birth sign.
#5. She is a producer and writer, known for The Mindy Project (2012), Untitled Kardashian-Jenner/Hulu Project, and Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2006).
#6. She is the daughter of Mary Jo Shannon (née Campbell) and Robert Houghton, an engineer.
#7. She has a younger sister, Karen Houghton, who was born in 1958.
#8. Jenner graduated from Clairemont High School in 1973.
#9. Her childhood was rocky, and she has described her father as having a toxic personality and her parents always fighting.
#10. When Jenner was seven years old, her parents divorced and she and her younger sister Karen were raised by their mother, until a few years later, when her mother married businessman Harry Shannon.
#11. When she was 8 years old, Jenner discovered she had a cancerous bone tumor. It did not metastasize, and she was cleared with no evidence of disease after surgery to remove it.
#12. Robert left the picture completely, and Mary Jo raised Kris and her younger sibling Karen in Clairemont, California.
#13. Three months after moving to Oxnard, California, Harry’s business partner ran off with all the company’s money, so the family moved back to San Diego.
#14. Was best friends with Nicole Brown Simpson at the time of her death.
#15. Former mother-in-law of Lamar Odom and Kris Humphries.
#16. She worked as a flight attendant for a year in 1976.
#17. Kris Jenner has 10 grandchildren as of November 2021.
#18. She has grandsons Mason Dash Disick (b. December 14, 2009) & Reign Aston Disick (b. December 14, 2014), granddaughter Penelope Scotland Disick (b. July 8, 2012) via daughter Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick.
#19. She has grandsons Saint West (b. December 5, 2015) & Psalm West (b. May 9, 2019), granddaughters North West (b. June 15, 2013) & Chicago West (b. January 15, 2018) via daughter Kim Kardashian and son-in-law Kanye West.
#20. She has granddaughter Dream Renee Kardashian (b. November 10, 2016) via son Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna.
#21. Kris has granddaughter Stormi Webster (b. February 1, 2018) via daughter Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott.
#22. Kris Jenner has granddaughter True Thompson (b. April 12, 2018) via daughter Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson.
#23. Kris is a longtime friend of Kathie Lee Gifford.
#24. Kathie Lee is the godmother of Kris’ daughters, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner.
#25. Kris is a former daughter-in-law of Arthur Kardashian, Esther Jenner, and William Jenner.
#26. Her first husband and father of her four older children, Robert Kardashian, died on September 30, 2003, of esophageal cancer at age 59.
#27. In her memoir, she confessed to infidelity during her time married to Robert, including a repeated affair with soccer player Todd Waterman, which eventually led to their divorce.
#28. After high school, she did a stint working at a donut shop, and she also worked for one year as a flight attendant for American Airlines.
#29. She has English, and smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Scottish, Irish, German, and Dutch, ancestry.
#30. Kris has 6 children: daughters, Kourtney Kardashian (b. April 18, 1979), Kim Kardashian West (b. October 21, 1980) & Khloé Kardashian (b. June 27, 1984) and son, Rob Kardashian (b. March 17, 1987) with 1st ex-husband, Robert Kardashian and daughters, Kendall Jenner (b. November 3, 1995) & Kylie Jenner (b. August 10, 1997) with 2nd ex-husband, Caitlyn Jenner.
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#31. Filed for divorce from her 2nd husband of 23 years Caitlyn Jenner following an 11-month-long separation.
#32. Kris is the 10th cousin of Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers fame.
#33. Kris and cousin Fred descend from the children of John Caitlin and Mary Baldwin who both died when Indians attacked Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1704.
#34. Kris thought she had the theatrical chops for a role in the musical Chicago.
#35. She was discouraged by snickers by her daughter Kim Kardashian West and Kim’s best friend Jonathan Cheben.
#36. The final straw was when Jenner was talked out of it by friend Kathie Lee Gifford, who informed Kris that the demanding theatre schedule would not work with her duties managing her daughter’s hectic careers.
#37. This was chronicled in the Keeping Up With The Kardashians episode And All That Jazz or as it’s spelled in the episode And All That Jazzzzzzzzzz. (Season 9, Episode 3).
#38. Kris is notable for the quote “Honey, anytime there are balls involved it’s my kind of game!”
#39. Kris has been dating entertainment businessman Corey Gamble since 2014. He is 25 years her junior.
#40. In 2012, she underwent a facelift and neck lift for Kim Kardashian’s wedding to Kris Humphries to ensure she’d look her best for press photos of the day.
Reality-TV And Televison Shows
#41. Jenner hosted a pop culture-driven daytime talk show, Kris. The series began its six-week trial summer run on several Fox-owned stations on July 15, 2013.
#42. In 2007, Kris Jenner met with producer Ryan Seacrest and pitched a reality show idea that would feature Kris and her family’s everyday life as celebrity influencers.
#43. She was given the idea by television producer Deena Katz, who had visited her quirky home, was entertained by what she experienced, and realized the reality show potential.
#44. Seacrest had his own production company and sent a cameraman to capture the family in their natural habitat home life.
#45. He reviewed the footage and decided to move forward with the project, keeping the popular MTV show “The Osbournes” in mind as an inspiration.
#46. From there, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” was born.
#47. The show was picked up E! entertainment network, and Jenner moved forward as executive producer.
#48. The show highlights the drama that comes with having a blended, celebrity family and many children of similar ages.
#49. It also focuses on the business ventures and personal lives of the Kardashian and Jenner kids.
#50. Debuting on October 14, 2007, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” has joined the ranks of one of the longest-running American reality television series.
#51. The family franchise is involved in many avenues from clothing, skincare, and fragrance lines, to tell-all autobiographies.
#52. The show has led to the spin-offs “Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami,” “Kourtney and Kim Take New York,” and “Khloe and Lamar.”
#53. In 2013, Kris debuted her own daytime TV talk show, however, due to low audience numbers, it was not renewed.
#54. Kanye West, her son-in-law, revealed the first public picture of daughter North West on Kris Jenner’s daytime talk show. The show’s six-week trial run was not extended.
#55. In 2017 Kris co-founded a cosmetics company called KKW Beauty with her daughter Kim Kardashian.
#56. In June 2020 cosmetics conglomerate Coty Inc. acquired a 20% stake in KKW for $200 million, giving the company a $1 billion overall valuation.
#57. At the time of the sale, Kris owned 8% of KKW. That 8% was worth $80 million pre-tax, on paper, after the sale.
#58. Kris was also a silent partner in Kylie Cosmetics.
#59. When the same company, Coty Inc, paid $600 million for a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics in November 2019, it was revealed that Kris owned a 10% stake.
#60. According to filings released by Coty in the months after the sale, Kris sold half her stake as part of the $600 million sales, for a pre-tax windfall of $30 million.
#61. Her remaining 5% stake was worth another $30 million.
OJ Simpson Trial
#62. Robert Kardashian was best friends with O.J. Simpson at the time he and Kris married, and Kris quickly became very close to Nicole Brown Simpson, OJ’s wife.
#63. She was devastated at the news that Nicole had been killed and that her family friend O.J was accused of the murder.
#64. It was a highly emotional and painful time for the family, as Robert was a lawyer on the defense team for OJ and gained national fame and attention from the media storm during the highly-publicized and heated trial.
#65. Kris was pregnant with Kendall during this time and gave Kendall the middle name Nicole after her dear friend.
#66. Jenner’s autobiography, Kris Jenner… and All Things Kardashian, was released in November 2011.
#67. She later wrote a cookbook entitled In the Kitchen with Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Favorites which was released in October 2014.
#68. Jenner runs her own production company, Jenner Communications, which is based in Los Angeles.
#69. Since before the start of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, she has managed her daughter Kim’s career.
#70. She also is involved with the business management of her other daughters and son and has nicknamed herself the “momager” of the family, coining the phrase.
#71. Jenner opened a children’s boutique in 2004 with her eldest daughter, Kourtney. The boutique was called “Smooch” and was open for almost six years before closing down in 2009.
#72. She has four children from her first marriage to lawyer Robert Kardashian: Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Robert, and two children from her second marriage to television personality and retired Olympic Games medalist, Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn): Kendall and Kylie.
Kris Jenner Social Media Accounts
#73. Instagram: @KrisJenner
#74. Twitter: @KrisJenner
#75. Facebook: @Kris Jenner
#76. TikTok: @KrisJenner
Kris Jenner Real Estate
#78. From 2017 to 2020, Kris’ primary residence was a six-bedroom mansion in Calabasas that she bought in December 2017 for $9.9 million.
#79. The home is direct across the street from Kim and Kanye’s house.
#80. She sold this house in August 2020 in an off-market deal to Katharina Harf, the daughter of Peter Harf who is the CEO of Coty Inc., the very same Coty that bought Kylie’s beauty business for $600 million.
#81. In La Quinta, California (near Palm Springs), she owns a $12 million luxurious mansion.
#82. She also owns the family’s former Hidden Hills mansion which was seen frequently on “Keeping up with the Kardashians”.
#83. This home is reportedly occupied by her son Rob Kardashian and his daughter from a relationship with former stripper Blac Chyna.
What is Kris Jenner’s net worth?
#85. Kris Jenner’s sources of income are from reality shows appearances, fashion, and other business ventures.
Below is the tall list of Kris Jenner’s family members…
- Kourtney Kardashian (b. 1979; daughter)
- Kim Kardashian-West (b. 1980; daughter)
- Khloé Kardashian (b. 1984; daughter)
- Rob Kardashian (b. 1987; son)
- Kendall Jenner(b. 1995; daughter)
- Kylie Jenner (b. 1997; daughter)
- Mason Disick (grandson via Kourtney)
- Penelope Disick (granddaughter via Kourtney)
- Reign Disick (grandson via Kourtney)
- North West (granddaughter via Kim)
- Saint West (grandson via Kim)
- Chicago West (granddaughter via Kim)
- Psalm West (grandson via Kim)
- Dream Kardashian (granddaughter via Rob)
- Kanye West (son-in-law via Kim)
- Stormi Webster(granddaughter via Kylie)
- True Thompson(granddaughter via Khloé)