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Kimora Lee Simmons

American Model, Fashion Mogul, Current President, & Creative Director of JustFab.com

Cristy Garcia

on 21 March 2013

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American Model,
Fashion Mogul, Current
President, & Creative
Director of JustFab.com Kimora Lee Perkins Two years later,
Kimora was awarded with Kimora has also
appeared in movies, such as Fabulosity:
What It Is
How to Get It The Simmons' Split...
Enter Djimon Honosou! was born to Joanne "Kyoko" Perkins & Veron
Whitlock, Jr. on May 4, 1975 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Her parents unfortunately later filed
for divorce when she was
just an infant. an exclusive modeling contract from Chanel. And at
the age of 14, Kimora moved to Paris, France
to work under the famous
Chanel designer,
Karl Langerfeld. Closing a Karl
Langerfeld runway show as a
child bride Kimora Lee
published her first book titled: Simmons This African -Japanese
beauty was bullied about her height and mixed ancestry
when she was 11 years old. To help her daughter with
her confidence & self-esteem, Joanne enrolled
her in modeling
classes. Kimora Lee Kimora became an instant sensation in the modeling industry. After a runway show at NY Fashion week, 17 year old Kimora Lee met 35 year old Russell Simmons. In 1998, the on-and-off couple got married by Russel's brother, Joey
"Rev. Run" Simmons at St.
Bart's. Kimora & Russell then introduced their two beautiful girls to the world. Soon after, she became great friends with Tyra Banks. The two models are still best friends to this day. * Fun Fact! * * Fun Fact! * Tyra Banks was the one who introduced Kimora to Russell. She served as maid of honor at their wedding &
became godmother to Ming Lee. Kimora says: By:
Cristy Garcia
per. 6 * Fun Fact! * The reception was held on a 190-foot yacht! Ming Lee Simmons
January 21,
2000 Aoki Lee Simmons
August 16,
Gossip Time! Kimora's fashion
design career started shortly after marrying her husband. Russell had begun creating baby clothing for his Phat Farm clothing line.
Kimora immediately then took on the project
& Baby Phat was created
in 1999. * Fun Fact! * In January 2004, Kimora & Russell sold Baby Phat
& Phat Farm to the Kellwood Company
for $140 million! In 2007, Kimora Lee was promoted by Kellwood Co. to President & Creative Director of Phat Fashions.
(Phat Farm & Baby Phat) In 2003,
Kimora got a Tony Award for
being Russie's exec. producer for the show,
"Russell Simmons Presents:
Def Poetry Jam". KLS (as she likes to be called) has also been a judge for model & fashion-based TV shows, "America's Next Top Model" & MTV's "Fashionably Loud". was KLS's reality show that began in
2007. Uh- Oh! (The run in with the law) Kimora Lee was arrested in July 2004 & charged with marijuana possession & a variety of vehicular infractions in NJ.
Police said KLS ignored their directions to pull over as the cop car flashed its lights. &
2006's 1999's 2005's It was released in 2006. KLS then began dating model/actor
Djimon (not Digimon!) Hounsou.
The couple has a baby boy named,
Kenzo Lee Hounsou. Kimora
broke up in 2008 & divorced in '09. KLS, her kids, & the men in her life all get along & are great friends.
No drama-lama here! (: * Fun Fact! * Thanks
Watching! (: The mayor of St. Louis presented Simmons the key to the city & named March 18, 2008
"Kimora Day"
in St. Louis * Fun Fact! *
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