Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner
Kendall Jenner at Met Gala 2021 5.jpg
Jenner at 2021 Met Gala
Born
Kendall Nicole Jenner

(1995-11-03) November 3, 1995 (age 26)
Occupation
  • Model
  • media personality
  • socialite
Years active2007–present
Parent(s)
RelativesKardashian family
Modeling information
Height5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m)[1]
Hair colorBrown[1]
Eye colorBrown[1]
AgencyThe Society Management (New York)
Elite Model Management (Paris, Milan, London)[2]

Kendall Nicole Jenner (born November 3, 1995)[3] is an American model, television personality and socialite. She has appeared on the cover for and is brand ambassador of Seventeen magazine. She is the daughter of Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner. She is known for being a member of the Kardashian family and for appearing in Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Jenner had an income of US$4 million in 2015.[4] In 2017 Jenner was named the world's highest-paid model by Forbes.[5]

Early life[change | change source]

Kendall Nicole Jenner was born on November 3, 1995, in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of former Olympic decathlete champion Caitlyn Jenner (then known as Bruce Jenner)[b][7] and television personality and businesswoman Kris Jenner (née Houghton).[8] Jenner's middle name was to honor Kris' best friend Nicole Brown Simpson, who was murdered just before Jenner was born.[9]

Jenner was raised with her sister and the Kardashians in Calabasas. She went to Sierra Canyon School before switching to homeschooling in order to follow her modeling career.[10] She graduated in 2014.[11]

Career[change | change source]

In 2007, Jenner began appearing in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.[12] She also appeared many times on reality spin-off shows about the family.[13]

Jenner began modeling at age 13 in 2009.[14]

Jenner and her sister Kylie Jenner previewed The Kendall & Kylie Collection with PacSun on November 15, 2012;[15] the collection launched in February 2013. In 2019,  Jenner made a partnership with the skin-care company Proactiv.

In 2016, Jenner and Cara Delevingne were recreated as wax figures for Madame Tussaud's London Fashion Week Experience event.[16]

Jenner first appeared at No. 16 on Forbes magazine's 2015 list of top-earning models with income of US$4 million.[4] In 2017, Jenner was named the world's highest-paid model by Forbes.[5] In October 2021, Jenner became the highest-paid model in the world with an income of US$40 million.[17][18]

Personal life[change | change source]

She dated NBA Phoenix Suns player Devin Booker from 2020 until 2022.[19]

Jenner celebrated her birthday party during the coronavirus pandemic with so many attendees in November 2020.[20]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Born William Bruce Jenner
  2. Kris is Kendall's cisgendered mother. Caitlyn transitioned from male to female in 2015.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Kendall Portfolio | The Society Management". thesocietymanagement.com. The Society Management. Retrieved November 30, 2018.
  2. "Kendall Jenner - Model". Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  3. "Kendall and Kylie Jenner Bio". KidzWorld.com. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Robehmed, Natalie (September 17, 2015). "The World's Highest-Paid Models 2015: Gisele Leads, Kendall Joins". Forbes. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Robehmed, Natalie. "Highest-Paid Models 2017: Kendall Jenner Takes Crown From Gisele With $22M Year". Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  6. Bissinger, Buzz (June 1, 2015). "Introducing Caitlyn Jenner". Vanity Fair. Condé Nast (Advance Publications). Retrieved December 1, 2015.
  7. "Caitlyn Jenner on transitioning: 'It was hard giving old Bruce up. He still lives inside me'". Guardian. May 8, 2017.
  8. "Kris Jenner". Biography.
  9. Gray, Lorna (April 12, 2016). "Kendall Jenner explains the importance behind her middle name 'Nicole'". Cosmopolitan. Archived from the original on April 14, 2016. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  10. Lipton, Lauren (June 7, 2013). "Kendall Jenner, a Sister Who Does More Than Keep Up". The New York Times. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  11. Bailey, Alyssa (July 24, 2015). "Kendall and Kylie Jenner Got a Crazy Surprise Graduation Party". Elle. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  12. Nordyke, Kimberly (November 13, 2007). "'Kardashians' earns its keep". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 17, 2013.
  13. Wagmeister, Elizabeth (February 27, 2015). "Kendall & Kylie Jenner: 'Kardashians' Spinoff Series in Works". Variety. Retrieved June 12, 2015.
  14. "Youngest Kardashian, 14, Signs On to Modeling Agency". Us Weekly. January 6, 2010. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
  15. "PacSun Launches Premier "Kendall & Kylie" Collection Nationwide". Yahoo! Finance. Archived from the original on July 14, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  16. Conlon, Scarlett (January 20, 2016). "Cara And Kendall's LFW Appearance". Vogue. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  17. "10 highest paid models in the world in 2021". Deccan Herald. Retrieved November 12, 2021.
  18. "10 Highest Paid Models in the World in 2021". Worlds Scholarship Forum. Retrieved November 12, 2021.
  19. "Kendall Jenner and Devin Booker Break Up After 2 Years". E! Online. 2022-06-22. Retrieved 2022-06-23.
  20. France, Lisa Respers. "Kris Jenner responds to Kendall party backlash". CNN. Retrieved November 5, 2020.

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