Kimora Lee Simmons

Model + Actress + Designer + Ceo + Author
Born May 4, 1975

Kimora Lee Simmons is an American fashion model, and current president and Creative Director for JustFab.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kimora Lee Simmons.


1975 Birth Born on May 4, 1975.


1989 14 Years Old Just after her fourteenth birthday, Perkins was awarded an exclusive modeling contract with Chanel and went to work under the tutelage of Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld. She quickly gained attention in the fashion world when she closed Lagerfeld's haute couture show in 1989. "Everything people thought was weird about me before", Perkins told People Weekly, "was now good". … Read More


1998 23 Years Old …  The couple were married by Simmons's brother, rapper and Pentecostal minister, Joey "Reverend Run" Simmons of Run-DMC, on the Caribbean island of St. Bart's on December 20, 1998. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old In 2004, Simmons' then husband Russell sold his clothing line Phat Farm to Kellwood Company for $140 million.


In March 2007, Simmons was dating actor and model Djimon Hounsou.
The mayor of St. Louis presented Simmons the key to the city and named March 18, 2008 "Kimora Day" in St. Louis.
2011 36 Years Old On September 14, 2011, Simmons announced on her website that she is the new Creative Director and President of JustFab, a personalized shopping website.
2012 37 Years Old Simmons and Hounsou, who were never legally married in the United States, announced their separation in November 2012.
2014 39 Years Old In February 2014, Ms. Lee confirmed that she is married to ex Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner, and had been "for a while now".


Simmons gave birth in April 2015 to a baby boy named Wolfe Lee Leissner. … Read More
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