Its success soon led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami in addition to various business ventures.
Kardashian's personal life soon became subject to widespread media attention.
In January 2009, Kardashian made a cameo appearance during an episode of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother, in the episode "Benefits".
In April, she released a workout DVD series through her television production company Kimsaprincess Productions, LLC which has seen the release of three successful workout videos, Fit in Your Jeans by Friday, with trainers Jennifer Galardi and Patrick Goudeau.
In recent years, Kardashian has grown an influential online and social media presence, including tens of millions of followers on Twitter and Instagram.
She has released a variety of products tied to her name, including the successful 2014 mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a variety of clothing and products, and the 2015 photo book Selfish.
Animal rights organization PETA criticized Kardashian for repeatedly wearing fur coats, and named her as one of the five worst people or organizations of 2010 when it came to animal welfare.
Her relationship with rapper Kanye West, dubbed "Kimye" by the media, has also received significant coverage; the couple married in 2014.
Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E!Network's reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.(born Kimberly Noel Kardashian, October 21, 1980) is an American reality television personality, socialite, businesswoman and model.Kardashian first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, but received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J was leaked in 2007.
With sisters Kourtney and Khloé, Kardashian is involved in the retail and fashion industries.
They have launched several clothing collections and fragrances.