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Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries Marriage Status


Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and New Jersey Nets forward basketball player Kris Humphries kiss on the red carpet of the Kardashian Kollection Launch Party on August 17, 2011 in Hollywood, California.

Photo: Jason Merritt / Getty Images

With their marriage in the spotlight from the very beginning and pre-wedding doubts, the relationship of Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian ended just 72 days after their wedding.

Fast Marriage Facts - Kris and Kim
Met: 2003.
Married: July 4, 2004.
Filed for Divorce: October 2011.
Divorce: April 2013.
First Marriage: No.

Did You Know?
Kim said she had doubts about getting married but didn't want to "disappoint" folks by calling off the wedding.

Yes, the decision to cancel a wedding is definitely one of the most difficult decisions you would ever make. But as Kim is finding out now, it is better to listen to your gut feelings and to call off a wedding than it is to file for divorce.

News Updates:

5/26/2014: Engaged in October 2013, Kim Kardashian married Kanye West at Fort de Belvedere castle in Florence, Italy on May 24, 2014. The couple has a daughter, North West. Read More  

6/15/2013: Although born five weeks early, the baby daughter of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian was said to be doing "great."

11/01/2011: Answering the question on her blog of why she filed for divorce so quickly after their wedding, Kim mentioned she felt like she was on a "fast roller coaster" that she couldn't get off when she knew she should because she didn't know how and didn't want to "disappoint" people.

10/31/2011: Kim Kardashian filed for divorce citing "irreconcilable differences."



Kimberly Noel Kardashian: October 21, 1980 in Los Angeles, California.

Kris Nathan Humphries: February 6, 1985 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


How Kim and Kris Met:

Kris proposed marriage with a $2 million dollar diamond (photo) on May 18, 2011, six months after they met in New York City and started dating in late 2010. After his proposal, they flew to Monaco to vacation with Kris' family.

Jennifer Garcia: "Humphries popped the question with a custom-designed, 20.5-carat Lorraine Schwartz diamond sparkler. "I just knew I wanted it to be big," says Humphries, 26, who, with the help of Kardashian's mom Kris Jenner, planned an intimate family celebration later that evening."
Source: Jennifer Garcia. "Kim Kardashian Is Engaged." People.com. 5/25/2011.


Wedding Date and Information:

Kim and Kris were married at the 10.9-acre Tuscan-style Sotto Il Monte estate in Montecito, California on August 20, 2011 in an evening ceremony. Her $20,000 wedding dress was designed by Vera Wang and reportedly did not cost Kim a dime. The wedding gown was ivory with a basque waist, full tulle skirt, and Chantilly lace applique. Kris wore an Ermenegildo Zegna white peak lapel tuxedo jacket with black tuxedo pants and a white bow tie. More About Who Wore What When

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kim and Kris' wedding is a money maker for the newlyweds. People magazine paid $1.5 million for exclusive photos of the wedding and $300,000 for their engagement announcement. OK! magazine won the rights to exclusive coverage of their bridal shower for $100,000.

The approximately 440 guests were asked to wear only black and white to the wedding and Old Hollywood theme. They were also required to give up their cell phones at the door and to go through a metal detector. The chocolate and vanilla wedding cake had 10-tiers and chocolate chip frosting.

"Kim Kardashian's Three Wedding Gowns: All the Details!"



Kim and Kris left on August 22, 2011 for a short trip to the Amalfi coast in Italy for their honeymoon. They plan on having a "big" honeymoon later.


Kim: Reality television participant, entrepreneur, model, actress, producer.

Kris: Professional basketball player, reality television participant.

Kim: "We definitely wanted to make sure that we really got to know each other first before we even had him on camera. We took a few good months just to ourselves to make sure that everything was really just strong between us."
Source: Jessica Wedemeyer. "Kim Kardashian Welcomes Kris Humphries to Reality TV." People.com. 6/12/2011.


Previous Marriage:

Kim was previously married to music producer Damon Thomas from 2000-2004. Kim was 19 years old. Their marriage ended in divorce.

Kris: "You were married?" he asked her [Kim], and then turning to the rest of the family. "Was she married?"
Source: Jason Hughes. "Kris Humphries Finds Out Kim Was Married Before on 'Kardashians.'" AOLTV.com. 8/29/2011.


Quotes About the Marriage of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries:

Khloe Kardashian: "Since we were little girls, you have been dreaming about your perfect, fairytale wedding, and today we all get to watch as those dreams become your perfect reality. Watching you, the ultimate believer in true love, fall head over heels for your prince charming has been so special for everyone who knows and loves you. You deserve everything wonderful in the world, and I have no doubt that you will get exactly that after you walk down the aisle tonight."
Source: "Kim Kardashian prepares to tie the knot with NBA player." CNN.com. 8/20/2011.

Kim about Kris: "When you know you know. We're having so much fun, we just get along so well, he just lets me be me. And we have such a good relationship. It's such a normal, healthy, trusting, easy relationship."
Source: Sara Hammel. "Kim Kardashian Spills Wedding Secrets." People.com. 8/19/2011.

Kim about her wedding: "Everyone says you'll freak out, but I'm totally calm. I think that freak-out moment kind of already passed."
Source: Michelle Ward, Tim Nudd. "Kim Kardashian: 'I'm Totally Calm' Before Saturday's Wedding." People.com. 8/18/2011.

Khloe Kardashian advice to her sister: "Someone told me that, at your wedding, take your husband and stand in a corner and just kind of be quiet and look and enjoy the presence of all of it. I really appreciated that, because it goes so fast. It's kind of nice to take five minutes for yourselves."
Source: Michelle Ward, Tim Nudd. "Kim Kardashian: 'I'm Totally Calm' Before Saturday's Wedding." People.com. 8/18/2011.


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