James King, Jai
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
King attended Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska, but dropped out in 1995. Later, she enrolled herself in the University of Nebraska‘s home-study program.
Jaime also went to modeling school, Nancy Bounds’ Studios.
- Father – Robert King
- Mother – Nancy King (Former Beauty Queen)
- Siblings – Sandi (Older Sister), Barry (Younger Sister), Robert (Robbie) (Younger Brother)
As a model, she was signed to these modeling agencies –
- Next Model Management – New York
- Next Model Management – Los Angeles
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
58 kg or 128 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jaime King dated –
- Davide Sorrenti (1996-1997) – Italian fashion photographer, Davide Sorrenti dated Jaime King from 1996 to 1997. He was 20 and Jaime was 17 at that time. But, Davide died at 20 due to kidney ailment brought on by excessive heroin use. King, then went to rehabilitation at 19 as she was also addicted to both alcohol and drugs.
- Kid Rock (2000) – Musician Kid Rock and Jaime met during MTV Fashionably Loud 1999. They were RUMORed to be dating briefly in 2000.
- Paul Walker (2000) – Jaime and actor Paul Walker (now died) were RUMORed to have had an encounter in 2000.
- Seann William Scott (2002-2003) – From July 2002 to 2003, the actors Seann William Scott and Jaime King dated each other.
- Kyle Newman (2005-Present) – King commenced dating American film director, Kyle Newman in January 2005 after meeting him on the set of Fanboys. After 2 years, on May 30, 2007, the couple got engaged. They married on November 23, 2007, in Los Angeles at Greystone Park and Manor. On October 6, 2013, King gave birth to the couple’s first child, son James Knight Newman. They also have a son named Leo Thames Newman. She had revealed that she wants at least three children.
Race / Ethnicity
Golden blonde hair
35-26-36 in or 89-66-91.5 cm
8 (US) or 40 (EU)
7.5 (US) or 38 (EU)
She has advertised for many brands such as Bebe, Benetton, Cesare Paciotti, Coach, Express Jeans, Guess, Guinot, Kenneth Cole, Macy’s, Matsuda, Martini, Mondi, Nordstrom, Revlon, Rocawear, Triton, Tweeds, and Victoria’s Secret.
Best Known For
Appearing in lead roles in the Sin City (2005) and My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009).
She is also known for playing the female lead, Lemon Breeland in The CW’s dramedy Hart of Dixie.
First Fashion Show
She first appeared in Ready to Wear – Spring / Summer 1995 fashion show where she modeled for Gucci.
She debuted with 2001 comedy film Happy Campers for her role as Pixel. In the film, she was credited with her model name, James King.
First TV Show
In 2005, King guest appeared in Fox’s teen drama The O.C. for her role as Mary-Sue in an episode titled “The Return of the Nana.”
She had also appeared in the unaired pilot of “Harry Green and Eugene” in 2004.
She does hiking with her husband and children. Apart from hiking, when she strolls with her child James, she not only does walking but at the same time works on the core and arms as she is pushing the stroller.
She also follows Ballet Beautiful DVDs from Mary Helen Bower.
She does not diet anymore now because it did not work for her when she had a thyroid imbalance a couple of years ago.
Jaime King Facts
- Her parents split in 1994. She was 15 at that time.
- In 1993, when she was 14, she got discovered by a Nebraska modeling school.
- Jaime is named after The Bionic Woman‘s character Jaime Sommers.
- In 1998 and 1999, she appeared in Victoria’s Secret fashion show.
- Jaime is the sister-in-law of Kevin M. Newman.
- She used her name as “James King” in modeling profile rather than her real name “Jaime King” to make her distinct from more famous model Jaime Rishar at that time.
- She has different tattoos on her body.
- King appeared in the 2002 Pirelli Calendar.
- In 2011, she directed two short movies titled “The Break In” and “Latch Key.”
- She had been featured in many music videos like Lana Del Rey‘s Summertime Sadness, The Fray’s Never Say Never, Robbie Williams‘ Sexed Up, Incubus’ Wish You Were Here and a lot more.