Alice Doherty brings you the facts about the eldest Kardashian sibling.
Mother, actress, socialite and model, Kourtney Kardashian seems to be following steadily in her mother’s footsteps. Kourtney is the eldest child of Kris Jenner and Robert Kardashian. She has a son, Mason, born in 2009, with her partner Scott Disick, their turbulent relationship has been broadcast on the Kardashian reality series, and is currently awaiting the birth of her second child with Disick. Kourtney studied at the University of Arizona, and graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts, her class mates included other privileged children Nicole Richie and Luke Walton.
Kourtney started off her television career with Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive, the reality programme entailed the spoilt children of celebrities. such as Britny Gastineau and George Foreman III, working in a Colorado cattle ranch. Not only has Kourtney starred in Keeping up with the Kardashians, she also had a 2011 acting debut as an attorney in the American TV show One Life to Live, in addition to starring in spin-off’s of the Kardashian’s Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, where Kourtney and her sister Khloe establish a second D-A-S-H store in Miami, and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.
Kourtney has followed her mother in business, setting up a children's clothing boutique with her mother called Smooch, with stores in Los Angeles and New York City. Additionally, with her sisters Khloe and Kim, she so owns and manages fashion brand D-A-S-H, with stores in Los Angeles, Miami and New York City, in 2010 the sisters created D-A-S-H Jewellery inspired by the girls’ Armenian heritage. Along with her sisters Kourtney is a spokeswoman for the diet supplement Quick Trim and representative for skincare line “PerfectSkin”. Similarly to her mother, Kourtney co-wrote the book Kardashian Konfidential with her sisters in 2010.
Kourtney seems set to follow in her successful mother's footsteps with TV shows, book deals and retail businesses, will she be the future Kardashian matriarch?