Kimora Lee Simmons
Kimora Lee Simmons
Real Name/Full Name Kimora Lee Simmons Leissner
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kimora Lee Simmons
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 May 1975
Age/How Old: 48 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Vernon Whitlock Jr.
Mother –Joanne Perkins
Siblings: N/A
School: Lutheran High School North
College: Hartford University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Tim Leissner
Kids/Children Name: Aoki, Ming, Kenzo, Wolfe
Profession: Model, Fashion designer, Actor, Writer, Entrepreneur, Business person, Television Producer
Net Worth: $220 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Kimora Lee Simmons is popularly known for being a fashion model, designer, and actress. She is originated from the United States. She did pretty impressive works in modeling, including her early contract with ‘Chanel.’ Being a fashion icon, she has worked with many international luxury brands and has made a respected name for herself.

Well, how well do you know about Kimora Lee Simmons? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kimora Lee Simmons’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kimora Lee Simmons to date.

Biography and early life

Forty-five years old Kimora was born on May 4, 1975, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. She was born to Vernon Whitlock Jr. And Joanne Perkins. Both of them were working parents. Her father had quite a difficult time as he was not able to find a steady job. After searching a lot, he started working as a barber in a salon. Kimora’s mother was an administrator in the United States Social Security.

A serviceman adopted her mother from the United States during the Korean War, but she was initially Korean. Kimora’s parents got separated after her father was arrested and sent to jail. She spent most of her time with her mother in her hometown. Thus as she had to go through a lot of hardship in her childhood, she became a pretty shy and soft spoken person.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kimora Lee Simmons in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kimora Lee Simmons’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 18th April 2024 having been born on 4 May 1975. Though, she is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.


She has done her schooling at Lutheran High School. Then she pursued her interest by taking modeling classes as a child. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Business and Entrepreneurial Affairs from the University of Hartford in Connecticut.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Kimora Lee Simmons With Husband Tim Leissner
Kimora Lee Simmons With Husband Tim Leissner

Her personal life is quite eventful as she was first married to an entrepreneur, author, and producer Russell Simmons, which lasted more than ten years from 1998 to 2009. The couple was blessed with two daughters. The elder daughter was named Aoki Lee Simmons and the younger, Ming Lee Simmons.

Unfortunately, they decided to separate due to some unlisted reason, and their divorce was finalized in the year 2009. After then Kimora came into a relationship with the Beninese American actor and model Djimon Hounsou, which lasted for five years from 2007 to 2012. She gave birth to another child whom they named Kenzo Lee Hounsou.

She finally married Tim Leissner in 2013 to the current date. This couple also has a son together named Wolfe Lee Leissner. Kimora has a total of 4 children. They are very much content with their life and never get into any fights. They have indeed set an example of the perfect couple. We wish them a good and happy life ahead.

Is Kimura Lee Simmons Lesbian?

No, Kimora Lee Simmons is not lesbian. She had two past relationships with men and is currently married to a male personality. So no records are showing Kimora Lee Simmons being lesbian. She is married to Tim Leissner in the year 2013 and living a comfortable life ever since.

Professional career

Kimora has turned herself into one of the finest models. She was sent to Paris at nine after being discovered by a Glamour Model Management company representative. Her talent spoke for her when she got her job at ‘Chanel,’ one of the best in the business. Her hard work landed her working with many famous designers and international luxury companies like Valentino SpA clothing, Yves Saint Laurent, and the Italian Fendi.

This gave her so much experience in fashion. She also appeared on the fashion magazine covers of Harper’s Bazaar. She later was assigned as the creative director of the Baby Phat brand, which she eventually left. After working for so many years, she got the opportunity to work as the president and the creative director of one of the top online fashion retailers named ‘Just Fab.’ The company is currently called ‘TechStyle Fashion Group’ and is serving many countries today.

After all that, she launched her line ‘KLS’ label. Apart from the Fashion industry, Kimora has also appeared in some movies, action dramas, comedy, and series. Some of them are ‘For Love or Money,’ ‘Beauty Shop,’ ‘Waist Deep,’ America’s Next Top Model.’ She is currently working with some famous directors to appear on the big screen. We are eagerly waiting for the same.


Despite not having any known awards or nominations, getting a job in a brand-like Chanel at the age of just 14 and launching her line ‘KLS’ label is quite the achievement for her. She has also worked in many movies that have made her famous in and outside the country. Some of her natural actings could be seen in Beauty Shop, For Love or Money. As a model, she has also been part of America’s Next Top Model. From here, she has made her career grow.

Net worth and salary of Kimura Lee Simmons in 2024

Kimora Lee Simmons Net Worth
Kimora Lee Simmons Net Worth

As of 2024, Her net worth stands at an enormous estimated value of $220 million. She had worked with several big brands in the past and made quite a name for herself in modeling. Some of her collaborations were with Channel, Gucci, Versace, Supreme, and many other brands. She also launched her own ‘KLS’ line. So these are some of the primary sources of her income.

Kimora Lee Simmons is a natural-born talent, and her early age career says it for her. She got her first job at the age of 14 to a brand like ‘Channel.’ She is currently living a stable, happy life with her husband Tim Leissner and is known as a fashion icon. She successfully launched her line, ‘KLS,’ which is quite commendable too. Besides working as a model, she has also worked in lots of non-profit organizations to help the needy in this world.


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