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Kim Kardashian West

Founder and CEO


Entrepreneur, beauty mogul, producer, designer, and author, Kim Kardashian West first burst onto the scene in 2007 after the premiere of her hit E! Entertainment reality series, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”.

In 2017, Kardashian West launched KKW BEAUTY and KKW Fragrance. KKW BEAUTY, a cosmetics collection, debuted with Crème Highlight and Contour kits and quickly sold out. Later that year, Kardashian West launched KKW FRAGRANCE with permanent and limited-edition scents.      

Her fashion credits include a line of style-conscious kids clothes launched in collaboration with her husband Kanye West in 2017.  

She has been the face of advertising campaigns by YEEZY, Balmain and CK as well as graced numerous national covers including BOF, Vogue, Forbes, Allure, and Harper’s Bazaar, as well as the covers of many publications around the world.

Kardashian West has some of the most-followed social media pages in the world with over 110 million followers on Instagram, 59.5 million followers on Twitter, and 30 million likes on her Facebook page.

Kardashian West is a supporter of numerous charitable organizations and is passionate about the fight for criminal justice reform and gun safety reform.


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The people shaping the global fashion industry, curated by the editors of The Business of Fashion, based on nominations and on-the-ground intelligence from around the world.