The Kardashians 10 years on – you won’t believe how much the first family of reality TV have changed over the years

PHOTO: Gallo images/ Getty images
PHOTO: Gallo images/ Getty images

Cape Town - It’s been 10 years since the world was introduced to the Kardashian and Jenner clan when their hit reality show, Keeping up With the Kardashians (KUWTK) launched its first season on E! Entertainment.

With their trademark dark manes, perfectly painted faces and crazy antics, Kim, Kourtney and Khloe were Hollywood’s new It Girls.

Kris was the ‘cool’ mother everybody wished they had, while Bruce was the reserved stepfather everyone pitied.

Kendall and Kylie were the mischievous and cheeky little sisters and Rob was the hot baby brother who had girls all over the world drooling.

Over the years, the family has been a source of drama and entertainment, which often results in unending hatred from the public.

But love them, dislike them or dub them talentless – the Kardashians sure know how to make millions and stay relevant.

We take a look at how the famous family everybody loves to hate have changed over their decade in the industry.


The family matriarch sure is like a fine wine.

At 61, she has never looked better!

Kris has kept her pixie cut pretty much the same, but her overall look has taken on a much more classic and sophisticated feel.

As for her love life, the mother of six spent about three years dating 36-year-old Corey Gamble, who is younger than Jenner’s eldest daughter, Kourtney, after her divorce from Bruce Jenner.

The pair, who are reportedly still dating even though they are believed to have briefly split earlier this year, have a 25 year age gap between them but this doesn’t bother Kris in the slightest.

“Age is just a number,” she told talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres during an interview in February.


The pint-sized sister hasn’t changed much since we first made introduction with her, but her look has become more put-together.

The mother-of-three is known for doing whatever she wants when it comes to style and this attitude has served her many favours in the fashion department – her risks are basically always a hit!

After her long-term relationship with the father of her kids, Scott Disick (34), came to an end in 2015, the 38-year-old reality star dealt with the breakup in the best way possible: getting a killer revenge bod, reported ET Online.

She’s even said to be dating a hunky model, Younes Bendjima, who’s 15 years her junior according to In Touch Weekly.


She’s arguably one of the most famous women on the planet and certainly the star of the family.

Kimmie – who’s ‘leaked’ sex tape catapulted her to stardom – could be considered the reason her family made it big in Hollywood.

The 36-year-old mogul has dropped the cakey makeup, curled hair, chunky heels and colourful clothes for a more demure but still risqué look.

After two failed marriages and a string of unsuccessful relationships, Kim has settled down with rapper and motormouth Kanye West.

Together they have two beautiful kids, North (4) and Saint (almost 2), with a third one on the way via surrogate as reported by TMZ.

The beautiful brunette has launched everything from a selfie book to the Kimoji app and her business ventures have been a hit almost every time. 


The most noticeable change the youngest of the Kardashian sisters has made is her smoking hot bod.

Following her nasty divorce from sports star Lamar Odom, Khloe devoted her time to loving herself. And the results are insane!

She eventually launched her own show, Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, in which she helped others get the physique they always dreamed of.

According to US Weekly, the gorgeous blonde is now dating Tristan Thompson, a basketball player, and things are pretty serious between the two.

"Tristan and I definitely talk about starting a family," she said on an episode of KUWTK.


Kendall and Kylie have come a long way since their days as the cheeky and rascally youngest of the lot.

The 21-year-old Kendall has ventured into the modelling world and made a name for herself in her own right. She was recently hailed the Fashion Icon of the Decade, much to the disapproval of the public. 

“Kendall Jenner to receive Fashion Icon of the Decade? Rihanna and Asap Rocky must be from another decade then,” one Twitter user noted.

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