Kourtney Mary Kardashian is an American reality television personality, actress, socialite, businesswoman and model. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Kardashian first gained media attention in 2007, when she and her family were picked to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success led to the creation of multiple spinoffs including Kourtney and Khlo Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York. Besides reality work, Kardashian and her sisters Kim and Khlo, are involved in the retail and fashion industries, having launched several clothing collections and fragrances. Kourtney has additionally ventured into acting and released the book Kardashian Konfidential in 2010.
Kourtney Mary Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California on April 18, 1979, to parents Robert and Kris. She has two younger sisters, Kim and Khlo, and a younger brother, Robert . After their parents divorced in 1991, Kris remarried to the 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon winner Bruce Jenner in 1991. Through their marriage, Kardashian gained stepbrothers Burton Burt, Brandon, and Brody stepsister Casey and halfsisters Kendall and Kylie.