Rob Kardashian is the only male member of the famous Kardashian clan. Like his siblings, Rob Kardashian was brought into the spotlight by his appearance in the E! hit reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. As is typical of the Kardashians, Rob has had his fair share of personal problems brought to the attention of the media around the world. From his struggle with weight, problems with his mama Kris, inconsistent romantic relationships, baby-mama drama, and more…
Rob Kardashian’s Bio
Rob was born on March 17, 1987, in Los Angeles, California, as Robert Arthur Kardashian. He is the son of the late American lawyer Robert Kardashian and TV personality Kris Jenner. Rob is the last born child of the connection between Rob and Kris. He has three older sisters: Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe.
His parents divorced in 1991, whereupon his mother Kris married Bruce Jenner, now Caitlyn Jenner. After his mother remarried, Rob became the half-brother of Kendal Jenner and Kylie Jenner. He is also the stepbrother of Burton, Brandon, and Casey from Caitlyn’s first marriage.
Robert holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, which he earned in 2009. He announced his intention to return to the school in 2012 to earn a law degree, but this was never fully realized.
Like his siblings, Robert became a public figure in 2007 when her family’s reality show premiered on Channel E! The show’s incredible success drew a lot of attention to the Kardashians, including Robert.
Since then, he has appeared in almost every spin-off on the show. His popularity with KUWTK has seen him on many other reality TV shows, most notably Dancing with the Stars. Rob was a contestant in the 13th season of 2011 and made it to the finals of the show, finishing second. Kardashian was one of the last jury members for the Miss USA 2012 beauty pageant.
He appeared on the FOX Dating Game Show The Choice. Like his sisters, Robert has used his television fame to enrich himself from other sources, most notably through brand recommendations and business. Rob launched his 2012 sock line called Arthur George. The name came from the combination of his middle name and his father’s middle name.
He has worked with companies like PerfectSkin, Rival Spot, and BG5.
Rob’s father Robert Kardashian was most popular as a friend and lawyer of O.J. Simpson during the murder case in which he was accused of killing his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her boyfriend Ronald Goldman. During the time of the murder, Kardashian had not used his law license but reactivated it to defend O.J., with whom he had been friends since the 1970s. O.J. was later acquitted of the murders.
Rob’s father was born in Los Angeles to Armenian immigrants. His own father, Arthur Kardashian, was a mogul in the meat business that owned Southern California’s largest meatpacking company. He passed the fortune on to his son, who later passed it on to his own children.
Rob’s father earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1966. He then received his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. After working as a lawyer for a decade, he went into business full-time. Among the companies he was known for were Movie Tunes and the trade magazine Radio & Records. The latter was sold at a huge profit in 1979.
Rob’s father also made a lot of money by investing in the Frozen Yogurt Company, Juice Inc., and the music video business, Concert Cinema.
Robert died on September 30, 2003, about two months after he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. His death occurred 6 weeks after he married his third wife, Ellen Pierson. He is said to have left an estate worth 30 million dollars.
Robert had romantic relationships with a large number of popular women. From the time when he just became famous Robert was together with the actress Adrienne Bailon. Their relationship, which lasted 2 years, from 2007 to 2009, was documented in the family’s reality series. Since then Rob has been with growing up hip hop star Angela Simmons, singer Rita Ora, pop star Rihanna and singer Naza Jafarian.
Rob Kardashian’s most popular relationship was with model Blac Chyna. The two began dating in early 2016. They became engaged in April 2016 but never made it to the altar. Rob and Blac even had their own reality TV show documenting their relationship and the birth of their daughter Dream Renée Kardashian, who was born on November 10, 2016. But in December 2016, the couple got angry and split up.
The events that followed their separation were controversial to say the least. Rob went to his Instagram account in July 2017 to reveal nude photos of Chyna while accusing her of cheating on him with several men.
After Chyna, Rob was associated with a number of women, including former Bad Girls Club graduate Mehgan James and Instagram model Star Devine.
Weight Loss, Height, and Weight Measurements
Rob Kardashian began to struggle with his weight in late 2015 when he was diagnosed with type II diabetes, for which he was later hospitalized.
Shortly after being diagnosed, Rob Kardashian started dating Chyna, which is said to have helped him lose a few pounds. Rob is said to have lost from 298 pounds to 248 pounds sometime in 2016. However, as part of the dirt extracted from her post-separation drama, Chyna revealed that Rob had not lost weight through diet and exercise, as he had previously claimed, but that he had undergone a $100,000 operation.
After their separation, Rob began to gain weight again and weighed 300 pounds. It was reported that the separation forced him to have a meal. Inspired by his little daughter, Rob was determined to live healthily and started working on his weight again. In May 2018 he announced on his Instagram page that he was no longer fat and would work without surgery to become slim.
Rob Kardashian is 1.5 meters 1 inch tall.