|Robert Kardashian Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||February 22, 1944|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
Robert Kardashian was an American attorney and businessman who rose to fame as O. J. Simpson‘s friend and defense attorney during Simpson’s 1995 murder trial.
Robert George Kardashian
He was born on February 22, 1944.
On September 30, 2003, Robert Kardashian died of esophageal cancer at the age of 59 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Inglewood Park Cemetery, California, United Kingdom
Los Angeles, California, United States
He attended Susan Miller Dorsey High School. Later, he got enrolled at the University of Southern California and graduated in 1966 with a B.S. degree in business administration.
After that, he joined the University of San Diego School of Law.
- Father – Arthur Kardashian
- Mother – Helen Jean Arakelian Kardashian
- Siblings – Barbara Kardashian Freeman (Sister), Thomas “Tom” Kardashian (Brother)
- Others – Tatos Saghatel “Thomas” Kardashian (Paternal Grandfather), Hamas “Hanna” Shakarian (Paternal Grandmother), John Arakel Mgrditchian Arut Arakelian (Maternal Grandfather), Vartanoosh/Rose Miroyan/Mirayan (Maternal Grandmother), Kanye West (Son-In-Law) (Songwriter, Rapper, Record Producer, Fashion Designer), Mason Dash (Grandson), Penelope Scotland (Granddaughter), Reign Aston (Grandson), North (Granddaughter), Saint (Grandson), Chicago (Granddaughter), Psalm (Grandson), True Thompson (Granddaughter), Dream Renée Kardashian (Granddaughter)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Robert Kardashian had dated –
- Kris Jenner (1973-1991) – After dating for a while, he married Kristen Houghton, a television personality, entertainment manager, producer, businesswoman, and author, on July 8, 1978. The duo was blessed with 4 children – daughters named Kourtney Kardashian (b. April 18, 1979), Kim Kardashian (b. October 21, 1980), and Khloé Kardashian (b. June 27, 1984) and a son named Rob Kardashian (b. March 17, 1987). They divorced in March 1991 but remained friends until his death in 2003.
- Priscilla Presley (1976) – He had a fling with actress and businesswoman Priscilla Presley in the year 1976.
- Denice Shakarian Halicki (1992-1995) – He was romantically involved with Denice Shakarian Halicki, his 3rd cousin and the widow of movie producer H.B. Halicki, from 1992 to 1995. They even got engaged but eventually separated.
- Shawn Chapman Holley (1995-1997) – He was romantically involved with attorney Shawn Chapman Holley between 1995 and 1997.
- Jan Ashley (1997-1999) – In 1997, he started a relationship with Jan Ashley and they married in 1998. However, the marriage soon ended in annulment after 30 days.
- Ellen Pierson (2000-2003) – He started going out with Ellen Pierson (née Markowitz) in 2000 and the duo got engaged the following year. They tied the knot just 6 weeks before his death.
Race / Ethnicity
Robert Kardashian was of Armenian descent.
Salt and Pepper
- Widow’s peak hairline
- Arched eyebrows
Robert Kardashian Facts
- Along with Robert Shapiro, Sara Caplan, Johnnie Cochran, Carl Douglas, Shawn Chapman, Gerald Uelmen, Alan Dershowitz, F. Lee Bailey, Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld, Robert Blasier, and William Thompson, he was a part of the Dream Team which was a team of trial lawyers that represented O.J. Simpson in his 1995 trial for the murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.
- In July 2003, he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
- David Schwimmer portrayed his character in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, a 2016 FX miniseries, and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie”.
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