Chances are that you may have heard of Kiana Kim since her appearance on an issue of Playboy Magazine – a rare opportunity that will definitely put any veritable bombshell of her ilk on the map. She has elicited a lot of public interest since she sat down to chat with Howard Stern. She comes on the spotlight as an actress, model, as well as entrepreneur of Korean origin. Her big break came when she featured in the reality television series known as Pete Rose: Hits and Mrs. where she played a leading role with the title character Pete Rose who also happens to be her fiancé.
Kim is frequently on Morning Wakeup Workout – NBC’s ‘Today in LA’ segment. On the other hand, her career as a model has taken her to another level of fame, especially since she started making appearances on quite a few issues of the Playboy Magazine.
Apart from her stint as an entertainer, Kiana Kim is also a competent businesswoman; she owns and runs a successful hair salon with the primary aim of helping her fellow women to look young and beautiful. She also has plans of launching her own exclusive skincare brand. Part of her success story includes her real estate business which has continued to thrive till date. Before fame, Kim started out as a flight attendant but had to leave the job upon the birth of her first child. Despite her level of success, she is perceived as a simple person, extremely active and tries to keep fit through a regular workout. She is the type of woman who takes pride in her physical assets and is not averse to flaunting them.
Kiana Kim – Bio
The stunning model was born in Seoul, South Korea, on the 30th of March 1980. Her zodiac sign is Aries and her place of birth indicates her Korean nationality while her ethnicity is clearly Asian. Very little is known about her family background and formative years but the records revealed that she relocated to Los Angeles in the United States with her family at the tender age of five, though the identity of her parents and siblings is not public knowledge.
The media is not overflowing with information on her early education but it is known that she achieved her first degree at Arizona State University. Kim graduated from the college with a degree in Business Marketing but the date of her graduation is not on record. The first job she got upon graduation was with Korean Airlines in her capacity as a flight attendant; she was there for a while but had to leave when her status changed to that of a wife and a mother. She went into real estate and recorded an admirable level of success in that field; evidenced in the considerable wealth she amassed from the business.
Her modeling career began when she was singled out by Playboy after which she started featuring in many of their issues, as well as other magazines. She later picked interest in acting and went ahead to pursue an acting career. Part of her dreams includes having her own range of skin care products but presently, she is the owner of a hair salon which she is running successfully.
Family Life – Husband, Children
It is an established fact that Kiana Kim was in a marriage relationship before fame came calling but nobody is privy to the identity of her spouse. Kim herself appears as a private person and has thus refused to reveal the name of her ex. However, their union was blessed with two kids namely Ashton Kim and Cassie Kim. How and when her first marriage started and ended remains a mystery till date.
Presently, she is in a romantic relationship with ex-baseball player Pete Rose aka Charlie Hustle, a man who is 39 years her senior. After Pete was allegedly involved in a sexual relationship with an underage girl, his club refused to call him in for subsequent seasons and he has since faced other viable ventures. The couple became an item in 2011 and has been officially engaged for a long while but has not made any attempt to take their relationship to its ultimate height.
Just like Kiana Kim, Pete was also involved in a couple of marriages in the past. He had two kids with his first wife Karolyn Englehardt – they are Pete Rose Jr. (son) and Fawn (daughter). His second marriage to Carol J. Woliung also produced two children named Cara and Tyler but their marriage came to an end in March 2011 just before he met Kim.