Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are two celebrities who have accomplished a lot in a short period of time. While their names have not always been used side by side, it appears that according to recent newscasts, the two are now planning a life and future together. In light of this, Kim and Kanye are the latest couple with big happenings, both in business and individual careers.
Behind the Curtain Thread
While Kim Kardashian and Kanye West work in similar but separate industries, they have a common storyline in their rise to stardom. In fact, both West and Kardashian started out as behind-the-scenes specialists. While West started out as a professional producer and Kardashian as a stylist for some of Paris Hilton’s closest friends, the two eventually worked their way from behind the curtain to celebrity status with each maintaining a huge fan base.
Kim Kardashian has been known by the public as a mogul and socialite in the fashion, modeling, and reality TV industries. With a net worth of millions, Kardashian has in more recent years created a variety of new wealth generators. Kardashian has opened a fashion line, a fragrance collection, and numerous boutique locations. Kardashian also co-owns the fashion boutique, DASH, with her sisters Kourtney and Klhoe. The boutique line has a total of three current locations in Hollywood, Miami and the SoHo areas.
Kardashian’s Big Break
While Kardashian married and divorced at a fairly young age, her financial level of success began taking off at a similarly young age. In fact, while working as a stylist for huge socialite personalities, Kardashian was personally introduced to the socialite world after befriending Paris Hilton. In more recent years, after the success of her hit reality TV series, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kardashian has become involved in several spin-off shows, major film acting, endorsement deals, book signings, and product manufacturing ventures.
West’s Industry and Breakthrough
Although Kanye West does not have Kardashian’s boutique and fragrance lines, his story is one with similar happenings. Both West and Kardashian made a swift transition from being behind the curtain to being the biggest player. In the late 90’s, West began a career in the music industry after making the decision to quite college and work as a producer. After this decision, West made his debut in the market and became acquainted with some of the biggest names in the industry.
West’s Debut Work
After a lot of hard work, West became a highly recommended producer and got the chance to work with talent such as Jay-Z, Ludacris, Alicia Keys and Roc-A-Fella records. In 2004, West finally came out with his first album, The College Dropout, under the Roc-A-Fella label. Since his big break, West has opened a foundation, received numerous awards, designed a fashion line, and is currently working on opening 10 Fatburger restaurants in Chicago. West has also profiled himself as a huge philanthropist and actively supports student literacy projects.
Kardashain and West Unite
While Kardashian and West have been acquainted for some time, the two have recently united into an icon couple. After announcing their parents-to-be status, the couple has been seen traveling abroad, sharing interviews and house hunting in the Bel Air neighborhood. As a couple, Kardashian and West have obtained a new reputation that gives them both new industry advantage and business opportunity. With the couple’s backstage experience put together, it seems that the Kimye couple is one that the competition will be watching.
The Kimye Couple
Although Kardashian and West started out in only similar industries, the couple seems to have much more in common than the public eye may realize. With both achieving socialite status and huge career success, some would say that Kardashian and West are two of the most successful entrepreneurs in their fields. Furthermore, as the couple that everyone is calling Kimye, Kardashian and West have brought a new wave of energy to the media spotlight.
It seems that although West and Kardashian only started out with similar paths to stardom, they have found a common ground and plan on making future business a joint venture. In light of this, it is likely that fans and celebrity friends will be seeing a lot more of the West and Kardashian names side by side in the near future.