Kendall Jenner Biography

Kendall Nicole Jenner is an American television personality, socialite and modelling sensation. This biography profiles her childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline.

Quick Facts

Birthday: November 3, 1995

Nationality: American

Famous: Models American Women

Also Known As: Kendall Nicole Jenner

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Age: 22 Years

Born in: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Famous as: Model, Reality Television Star

Height: 1.79 m

father: Caitlyn Jenner

mother: Kris Jenner

siblings: Brandon Jenner (half-brother), Brody Jenner (half-brother), Khloé Kardashian (half-sister), Kim Kardashian (half-sister), Kourtney Kardashian (half-sister), Kylie Jenner (sister), Rob Kardashian (half-brother)

City, States, Provinces & Districts: California

Net worth: $36 million as of Mar 27, 2017

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Kendall Nicole Jenner is an American television personality, Instagram star, socialite and modelling sensation who shot to fame with the reality television show, ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ that airs on the ‘E!’ cable network. The show follows personal and professional lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family including her famous half-sisters Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian and her younger sister Kylie Jenner among others. She stepped into the world of high fashion modelling after such popularity. Following an ad campaign for ‘Forever 21’ her career in modelling skyrocketed and she walked the ramp for almost each and every luxury brand available including ‘Prada’, ‘Givenchy’, ‘Fendi’ and ‘Chanel’. She also walked the ramps for high-end fashion designers during various fashion events like ‘Paris Fashion Week’, ‘New York Fashion Week’ and ‘Milan Fashion Week’ and gradually emerged as one of the most sought after fashion models. The ‘Forbes’ magazine ranked her at No. 16 in its 2015 list of top earning models mentioning her estimated annual income as US$4 million. She acts as the brand ambassador for multimedia ad campaigns of Estée Lauder and has featured on the covers of ‘Vogue’, ‘Allure’, ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ and ‘Garage’. She is equally popular on social media making it among the ten most followed stars on Instagram with a count of around 70 million followers as on November 23, 2016.

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Kendall Jenner
Childhood & Early Life
  • She was born on November 3, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, US, in the family of Olympic decathlete champion Bruce Jenner who is now known as Caitlyn Jenner following a gender transition in 2015 and Kris Jenner, a TV personality.
  • She has eight half-siblings and one younger sister Kylie. Her half-sisters Burt and Casey Lynn Jenner are from her father’s first marriage with Christie Crownover while actor Brody and pop singer Brandon are her two half-brothers from Caitlyn’s second marriage with actress Linda Thompson.
  • Her maternal half-siblings include famous reality TV personalities Kim, Kourtney, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian from her mother’s first marriage with Robert Kardashian.
  • She grew up in the upscale suburb west of Los Angeles called Calabasas along with Kylie and her maternal half-siblings. She studied at ‘Sierra Canyon School’ in Los Angeles and thereafter dropped out to make a career in modelling while continuing with homeschooling.
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Career
  • In 2007 she launched her reality television career featuring in her family’s hit series ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ broadcast on the ‘E!’ cable network. Since then she has featured in other associated spinoffs like ‘Khloé & Lamar’, ‘Kourtney and Kim Take New York’, and ‘Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami’.
  • Garnering fame in reality television she went on to sign with modeling and talent agency ‘Wilhelmina Models’ on July 12, 2009, marking her debut in the world of modelling at just 14 years of age.
  • In December 2009, she landed up with her first modelling assignment; a campaign for American fast fashion retailer ‘Forever 21’ titled ‘Rocker Babes with a Twist’.
  • One of the hit songs of the ‘One Call’ boy band titled ‘Blacklight’ was made into a video in 2010 that featured Jenner along with other television stars like Kevin McHale and Ashley Benson. On April 19 that year she appeared in a Teen Vogue Snapshot.
  • She hit the ramp for fashion designer Sherri Hill in September 2011 at the ‘Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week’.
  • The 2011 ‘Nicole by OPI Kardashian Kolors nail polish line’ included two signature nail lacquers developed by her that led the Jenner sisters earn $100,000 in endorsement profit. The two sisters were featured by ‘Seventeen’ magazine as ‘Style Stars’ that year and also as their ‘Style Ambassadors’.
  • She along with Kylie was made Creative Directors of the webisode series titled ‘Gillette Venus Gets Ready with Kendall & Kylie Jenner’ on March 16, 2012, that was originally aired on the Facebook page of ‘Gillette’.
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  • She portrayed AJ in the American action police procedural TV series, ‘Hawaii Five-0’ in its ‘I Ka Wa Mamua’ episode that was aired in 2012. By late that year she had covers on ‘Flavour Magazine’, ‘American Cheerleader’, ‘Lovecat’, ‘Teen Prom’, ‘GenLux’, ‘Raine’ and ‘Looks’.
  • She paired up with fashion, celebrity and beauty photographer Russell James in November 2012 for editorial jobs and joint assignments that led their work getting featured in the next two years in Harper's Bazaar Arabia, Miss Vogue Australia and Kurv.
  • Kendall and Kylie collaborated with ‘PacSun’ and came up with their own fashion line ‘The Kendall & Kylie Collection’ developed according to their personal style on November 15, 2012, and later collaborated with ‘TopShop’ for another collection that launched on February 8, 2016, in New York.
  • The jewellery collection ‘Metal Haven by Kendall & Kylie’ was developed by Jenner sisters in July 2013 in partnership with ‘Pascal Mouawad's Glamhouse’.
  • On November 21, 2013, she signed with New York based model management company, ‘The Society Management’. Such association saw her walk the ramp for several imminent fashion designers and brands like Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, Chanel, Giles Deacon and Donna Karan to mention a few.
  • She remained a special guest star in the episode ‘Shakesparagus Speare’ from the American live-action animated television series ‘The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange’ giving voiceover as Strawberry. The episode was aired on January 20, 2014. She completed her graduation that year.
  • Gradually she made a position for herself in the fashion and glamour world treading different spheres including shooting covers and editorials for ‘Teen Vogue’, Love’ and ‘Interview’ and being cast in various campaigns.
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  • On June 3, 2014, ‘Rebels: City of Indra’, a science fiction/dystopian novel co-authored by her, Kylie and ghost-writer Maya Sloan was published. Its sequel created by Jenner sisters along with Katherine Killmond and Elizabeth Killmond-Roman titled ‘Time Of The Twins’ released on November 15, 2016.
  • She featured with Kylie and rapper Drake in the August 2014 video titled ‘Recognize’ by Canadian rapper, singer and songwriter Jahron Anthony Brathwaite who is renowned by his stage name PartyNextDoor. She was made the official representative of Estée Lauder that November.
  • Her modelling career furthered in 2015 when she walked the runways for high fashion designers and brands in fashion shows including in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. She shot editorials and covers with magazines like ‘Vogue’ issues in China, America and France; ‘GQ’; and ‘Harper’s Bazaar’.
  • In March 2015 she signed with ‘Calvin Klein Jeans’ and in May with clothing brand ‘Penshoppe’.
  • In 2016, while ramp walking for several brands and designers, Fashion Week at Madame Tussauds, London saw Jenner along with model and actress Cara Delevingne being recreated as wax figures. She also shot editorials and covers in ‘Vogue Brazil’, ‘V’, ‘Vanity Fair’ and ‘Love’ among others.
  • In April 2016 a special edition editorial supplement was dedicated to her by ‘Vogue’.
  • She will be making a cameo appearance in upcoming American heist comedy film ‘Ocean's Eight’ that is planned for a June 8, 2018, release.
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Personal Life
  • She has been romantically linked with Jaden Smith, Justin Bieber and Harry Styles.
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- March 16, 2017

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