Kourtney Kardashian - Biography
"Being a mom is what life is about. I hope people realise what the priorities in life should be and know not everything has to be perfect," says Kourtney Kardashian.
The hardworking mother-of-two is best known for starring in reality TV series Keeping Up With The Kardashians and its spin-offs series Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York which follow her family's luxury lifestyle.
Kourtney was born on 18 April, 1979 in LA, California to Robert and Kris Kardashian, whose other famous children are Kim, Khloe and Rob.
Her parents got divorced in 1991 and that same year Kris married Bruce Jenner, an athlete, TV personality and businessman. Kris and Bruce have two daughters called Kendall and Kylie.
After high school Kourtney entered the Southern Methodist University in Texas before transferring to University of Arizona where she met classmate Nicole Ritchie. In 2002 she graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts and a minor in Spanish.
Her father, a lawyer and a businessman, became well known for handling his friend OJ Simpson's defence during OJ’s 1995 murder trial. Sadly in 2003, Robert passed away of cancer at 59.
Due to her father's wealth, Kourtney’s first introduction to reality TV came in the series Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive, about a group of privileged youngsters working on a Colorado ranch.
In 2007, two years after her first TV appearance, the 5ft 3in brunette joined the rest of the Kardashians in the family TV series, which gained the clan huge international popularity.
Kourtney co-owns children’s clothing boutiques called Smootch in LA and New York with her mother, as well as co-owning another clothing store, DASH, with her sisters Kim and Khloe.
In 2007, Kourtney began dating Scott Disick and in 2011 after a tempestuous relationship as seen on the show, Scott eventually proposed. The couple have two children, Mason Dash Disick and Penelope Scotland Disick.
It was revealed in June 2014 that Kourtney and Scott are expecting their third child.