You might know Kimora Lee Leissner as the one who took over Baby Phat after Russell Simmons and was active as CEO/ creative director through the year 2010. Leaving her professional career aside, in this digest, we will let you people know about Kimora Lee Leissner’s married life, children, and their relationship. Check it out:
We all know that Kimora Lee Leissner married twice and divorced once. After divorcing the first husband, Russell Simmons back in 2009, Kimora Lee Leissner married the second husband, Tim Leissner in the year 2013.
Actually, it was February 2014, when Kimora confirmed that she is married to Tim Leissner and had been married for a while now. Her husband, Tim Leissner is the ex-Goldman Sachs banker and a senior Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker before leaving the firm for its work with Malaysia’s embattled investment fund.
At the moment, it’s been around five years that the couple got married and is now living a blissful married life without any rumors of divorce or separation issues. The couple is blessed with a child; Wolfe Lee Leissner (in April 2015).
The couple has been spotted together in several events, parties, and family function. The duo looks happy together. Might be trust, care, mutual understanding, love, and respect have made their relationship stronger. Moreover, Kimora and her husband bought $27.5M L.A. Mansion.
Kimora first met Russell Simmons back in November 1992 during New York City’s Fashion Week. During their first met, Kimora was only 17 years old and was all set to finish high school whereas Simmons was 35 years old.
Soon, later the couple started dating after their first met. After dating for a couple of years, Kimora and Simmons married on December 20, 1998, on the Caribbean Island. Simmons’ brother; rapper and Pentecostal minister Joey Simmons officiated their wedding.
The couple was married for around eight years and later got separated in March 2006. Later, she filed for divorce in March 2008 from Simmons, and their divorce was finalized in January 2009.
Sources claim that Kimora’s relationship with Djimon Hounsou was the main reason behind their separation. In early 2018, she addressed the sexual-misconduct allegations which have been piling up against him since late November.
Around 11 women accused him of sexual misconduct. She took her Instagram and revealed the sexual allegations and misconduct she went through.
The couple has two children together; two daughters; Ming Lee Simmons (born January 21, 2000) and Aoki Lee Simmons (born August 16, 2002)
After separating from Simmons, Kimora started dating model Djimon Hounsou in March 2007. As per sources, the couple participated in the traditional Benin commitment ceremony in summer of 2008.
Though there are headlines regarding the couple being committed to each other and tying the knot, their marriage was never legalized in the United States. Their child, Kenzo Lee Hounsou was born in May 2009.
The couple enjoyed a dating relationship for around four years and later announced their separation in November 2012. Though the couple has separated, they still do share a beautiful bond as Kimora shared a picture of Hounsou and their children on Instagram:
After all those relationship failures, it looks like at the moment, Kimora is happy with her husband, Tim Leissner.
|1. Kimora Lee Leissner was born on May 4, 1975, and is currently 43 years old.|
|2. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.|
|3. Kimora is now married to husband Tim Leissner.|
|4. Previously, Kimora was married to Russell Simmons.|
|5. After divorcing Simmons, she enjoyed a dating relationship with Djimon Hounsou.|
|6. Sources claimed that Kimora attended a traditional commitment with Djimon Hounsou.|
|7. She is the mother of four children.|
|8. Kimora started her professional career back in 1992.|
|9. Kimora was only 17 years old when she first met her first husband, Russell Simmons.|
|10. Kimora accused Russel Simmons of sexual harassment and allegations.|