Fast Facts

  • Reached the height of 5'10" by age 11.
  • Was personally chosen by Karl Lagerfeld to model for the House of Chanel in Paris.
  • Friend Tyra Banks was a bridesmaid at her wedding to Russell Simmons.
  • Ranked No. 91 in Forbes 100 Top Celebrities list in 2005.
  • Established the Kimora Lee Simmons scholarship fund at her high-school alma mater in St. Louis.
  • Became president of online fashion retailer JustFab in 2011.
  • Launched a skin-care line called Shinto Clinical in 2012.


  • 2003, Tony — Special Theatrical Event: Winner


  • Djimon Hounsou — Ex-significant Other
  • Russell Simmons — Ex-husband
  • Joanne Kyoko Perkins — Mother
  • Kenzo Lee Hounsou — Son
  • Vernon Whitlock Jr. — Father
  • Aoki Lee Simmons — Daughter
  • Wolfe Lee Leissner — Son
  • Tim Leissner — Husband
  • Ming Lee Simmons — Daughter

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  • Birth Name: Kimora Lee Perkins
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Profession: Fashion mogul, Former model

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