The 27-year-old model, who was born in Los Angeles, is the daughter of Robert Kardashian, the late attorney who served on the O.J. Simpson 'Dream Team' during his murder trial.
But Kim is best known as a featured performer on the E! reality show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians. She has also released a DVD exercise video and she has had small roles in such TV shows as The Simple Life (with Paris Hilton) and Celebrity Family Feud.
Now, Kim will put her dancing talents on display in ABC's Dancing With the Stars, competing with Toni Braxton, Lance Bass and other celebrities.