Kristen Mary “Kris” Jenner was born Kristen Mary Houghton on November 5, 1955. She is an American television personality, socialite and businesswoman. She also is the manager for all of her family members, including Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian and Khloé Kardashian. She is the wife of athlete and former Olympic decathlon champion Bruce Jenner and was married previously to lawyer Robert Kardashian; they divorced in 1990.
Jenner was added to the cast of CBS talk show The Talk, as of August 26, 2011.
Kris married Robert Kardashian in June 1978. They had four children: Kourtney Mary on April 18, 1979; Kimberly Noel on October 21, 1980; Khloé Alexandra on June 27, 1984 and Robert Kardashian, Jr. on March 17, 1987. They divorced in 1990.
She and Bruce Jenner married on April 21, 1991. Bruce Jenner had four children from two previous marriages: Burt, Casey, Brody, and Brandon. Kris and Bruce have two daughters, Kendall Nicole (b. November 3, 1995) and Kylie Kristen (b. August 10, 1997). On December 14, 2009, Jenner became a grandmother when Kourtney and Scott Disick had a child, Mason Dash Disick.
Jenner and her eldest daughter, Kourtney Kardashian, opened “Smooch,” a children’s clothing boutique, in 2003. They operated the store until late 2009. Jenner now manages the careers of all the members of her family and co-manages the girl group BG5, or The Beach Girl5, with son Rob Kardashian. Jenner and her husband, Bruce Jenner, own Jenner Communications Inc. together. She is best known for being the executive producer and starring in the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Jenner also produces Khloe & Lamar, a show featuring her third daughter, Khloe, and Khloe’s husband, NBA pro Lamar Odom.
Kris Jenner wrote an autobiographical book titled Kris Jenner… and All Things Kardashian released on November 1, 2011.