Kardashian initially met Kanye West within the early 2000s when West was an and up-and-coming producer and rapper. “I met him I believe in 2002 or 2003,” she mentioned on the “Conserving Up With the Kardashians” tenth anniversary particular in 2017. “He was recording a track with Brandy, and I used to be her buddy. I vividly bear in mind hanging out with him, after which they did a video collectively, so I would see him a number of instances. He was asking his pals: ‘Who is that this Kim Kardajan?’ He did not know what my identify was.'”
Through the years, the 2 remained shut pals, with West supporting Kardashian via her marriage and subsequent divorce from Kris Humphries. In April 2012, nonetheless, the pair’s relationship turned romantic and so they made their relationship public.
Months later in December 2012, Kardashian introduced on her web site that she was pregnant and he or she and West had been beginning a household collectively. “It is true!! Kanye and I predict a child… Trying ahead to nice new beginnings in 2013 and to beginning a household,” she wrote (by way of The Hollywood Reporter). Seven months later, the couple’s first baby, North West, was born in June 2013.
By Might 2014, Kardashian and West formally tied the knot in a non-public ceremony surrounded by household and pals in Florence, Italy. The 2 had three extra youngsters all through their relationship: Saint (born December 2015), Chicago (born January 2018), and Psalm (born Might 2019).
Whereas Kardashian and West’s relationship began off robust, the 2 grew aside within the later years. From campaigning to run for president in 2020 to Twitter tirades in opposition to Kardashian and her household, West’s very public and controversial actions amplified the highlight on their relationship and added pressure to what was already rocky behind the scenes.
In February 2021,Kardashian filed for divorce from the rapper, citing irreconcilable variations as the rationale for the cut up. Within the season finale of “Conserving Up With the Kardashians,” the reality-TV star revealed a number of the components that influenced her choice to separate from her husband of seven years, saying, “Why am I nonetheless on this, like, place the place I am caught for years? Like, he goes and strikes to a distinct state, yearly, I’ve to be collectively so I can elevate the children, you already know?” She continued to notice that she thinks he “deserves somebody that may go assist his each transfer,” whereas she merely needs little issues like somebody to work out with or watch the identical TV reveals.
Regardless of her divorce from West — which was formally settled in Nov. 2022 — her troubles along with her ex-husband had been removed from over, as he was overtly vital about her relationship with comic Pete Davidson. Within the April 27 trailer for season three of the household’s Hulu collection, Kardashian lamented that West “has made up essentially the most insane narrative,” calling out “all of the lies” whereas sustaining that she places on a very good face for his or her youngsters.