Kanye West wife and familyEdit
Kim Kardashian (wife)
- Date of birth: October 21, 1980 (41 years)
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Duration of marriage: May 24, 2014 - present time (7 years 7 months)
One of the most ambiguous media personalities in showbiz, Kim Kardashian has developed a huge presence in social media, backed up by millions of dedicated followers. Kim has been acting in Keeping Up with the Kardashians, released a variety of products tied to her name, such as the Selfish photo book, a mobile game, and an eponymous personal app. Since 2017, she has been focusing on building her own business empire, having launched the Skims undergarments brand and founded KKW Beauty along with KKW fragrance.
Now, Kim is planning to do a law apprenticeship to become a lawyer, adding to her gained advocacy experience. The woman has been working in the area of prison reform and fighting against gun violence.
Before starting to date and subsequently engage with Kanye right at her birthday party in 2012, Kim had a long-lasting friendship with the rapper. The couple’s Italian wedding literally blew up the world, receiving a huge media coverage as “a historic blizzard of celebrity”.
A doting wife, Kim supports her famous husband no matter what. So, the woman has acknowledged Kanye is suffering from bipolar disorder, which makes the family life quiet. Nevertheless, Kardashian cares for her man’s well being, trying to remove stigma from his mental condition and help him get through it.
Kanye West kids
North West (daughter)
- Date of birth: June 15, 2013 (8 years)
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
Though kept in secret until 2 months after the birth, Kanye’s 1st child is one of the most famous kids in the world, frequently featuring on the KUWTK show. North proves to be a real fashionista, styling almost all her outfits by herself and having already landed her first magazine cover for WWD Beauty!
Saint West (son)
- Date of birth: December 5, 2015 (6 years)
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
The eldest son of West-Kardashian’s family has been trending on social media since the moment of his birth. The boy looks absolutely adorable, much resembling his mother in behavior.
Chicago West (daughter)
- Date of birth: January 15, 2018 (4 years)
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
The 1st Kanye’s child born via surrogate, Chicago was named after her father’s hometown. Kanye is incredibly protective of his children’s privacy, including his third-born kid, letting Kim share some pictures on Instagram, though prohibiting her to frequently feature them on the family’s reality show.
Psalm West (son)
- Date of birth: May 9, 2019 (2 years)
- Zodiac sign: Taurus
The latest child of the celebrity parents also came into being via surrogate. Psalm became a blessing for the entire family, having got the name which, according to Kanye, was an ideal way of celebrating his feelings to his 2nd son.
Ray West (father)
- Date of birth: 1949
A Black Panther, one of the first black award-winning journalists at the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, a Christian marriage counsel, medical illustrator, an owner of the Good Water Store and Café, even a photographer who managed to get the picture of Ronald Reagan – Ray West has worn a lot of hats.
Ray divorced Kanye’s mother when the boy was just a 3-year-old kid for financial troubles. Left alone with his mother, the future musician spent every summer with dad, who was coming through any struggles to provide for his only son.
It took Kanye more than 40 years to realize that his dad is actually his best friend. In 2019, the rapper bonded with father in the Follow God music video, where they have fun driving cars and smile together in the shallow snow on Kanye and Kim’s ranch in Wyoming.
Donda West (née Williams) (mother)
- Date of birth: July 12, 1949
- Date of death: November 10, 2007 (58 years)
- Zodiac sign: Cancer
Kanye’s mother combined a position of an English professor and the Chair of the English Department with dedicated motherhood. Having retired, Donda had been her son’s manager until she passed away due to cardiac arrest after multiple cosmetic surgery.
Mother’s death was a great blow to Kanye, for their extremely close-knit relationship. Giving up academic activity to be more involved in her son’s rising career, Donda always stood at Kanye’s side. As a “momager”, Donda served as a chief executive of West Brands alongside a chairwoman of the non-profit Kanye West Foundation. A few months before death, she released a book Raising Kanye: Life Lessons from the Mother of a Hip-Hop Superstar, letting the entire world know how to raise a star.
Donda had liposuction, a tummy tuck, and a breast reduction, the day before she died.
Kanye is an only child in the family, but he does have a step-brother and step-sister after his dad remarried but he is not close with them.
A multi-genre artist, songwriter, producer, fashion designer and philanthropist – Kanye West has been constantly evolving since 1996. The rapper’s deadly popular music has made him one of the most awarded artists of all times, winning 21 Grammy Awards. Kanye is one of the best-selling artists and the greatest songwriters in the world, having 3 of his albums included on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list in 2012.
The celebrity combines showbiz activity with life outside of music. Kanye expresses his opinions on matters of politics, has been collaborating with famous fashion brands as a designer, founded his own film production company and makes regular donations to charities.