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Kimora Lee Simmons biography

Date of birth : 1975-05-04
Date of death : -
Birthplace : St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-06-23
Credited as : Former fashion model, businesswoman, Phat Fashions

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Kimora Lee Simmons is an American fashion model, author, and former president and Creative Director for Phat Fashions.

She was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri but spent her teen years as a supermodel for Chanel of Paris and others. In 1998 she married Simmons, the founder of Def Jam Records and creator of the Phat Farm clothing brand. Kimora was put in charge of Baby Phat, a spinoff of Phat Farm, and made her reputation as a savvy businesswoman. At the same time she was appearing on various cable television programs, including the syndicated show Life and Style. Her book Fabulosity was released in 2006; the title was taken from her series of the same name on cable channel VH1. A pop culture entrepreneur with brand extensions in entertainment and consumer goods, Kimora is now rich and famous for being rich and famous.

Kimora Lee and Russell Simmons divorced in 2008. She has a daughter (born 2009) with actor Djimon Hounsou.

Simmons has appeared in small roles in television and films including Beauty Shop, Brown Sugar , Waist Deep, and Little Nicky. She has also appeared in music videos for Ginuwine and Usher.

In 2003, Simmons signed on as one of the judges on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 1. She was scheduled to return to the show as a judge starting with cycle 14. However, she changed her plans and did not return to the show as judge. She has been a co-host of Sony Television's syndicated talk show Life & Style.

On August 5, 2007, season one of her reality TV show, Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, premiered on Style Network. The show chronicles her daily life and routine as a mother and then-CEO of Phat Fashions.

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