In January 2009, Kardashian made a cameo appearance during an episode of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother, in the episode "Benefits".In April, she released a workout DVD series through her television production company Kimsaprincess Productions, LLC which has seen the release of three successful workout videos, Fit in Your Jeans by Friday, with trainers Jennifer Galardi and Patrick Goudeau.Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E!

In January 2011, Kardashian released her debut song "Jam (Turn It Up)", which was produced by The-Dream.

The music video for the single was directed by Hype Williams.

In November 2016, a CBC Marketplace programme revealed that Kim Kardashian was paid between $75,000 and $300,000 for each post that she posted on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter endorsing various products which she may not have necessarily used in real life (including prescription drugs such as Diclegis, waist slimming pants and Coca-Cola).

In October 2007 Kardashian, in addition to her mother Kris Jenner, her step-parent Caitlyn Jenner (Bruce), her siblings Kourtney, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian, and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner, began to appear in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

She has released a variety of products tied to her name, including the successful 2014 mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a variety of clothing and products, and the 2015 photo book Selfish.

Her relationship with rapper Kanye West has also received significant media coverage; the couple married in 2014 and they have two children together.

A Time magazine writer commented that, unlike previous celebrities' nudes that represented the women's rebellion against repressed society and "trying to tear down" barriers, Kardashian's exhibition was "just provocation and bluster, repeated images that seem to offer us some sort of truth or insight but are really just self serving.

We want there to be something more, some reason or context, some great explanation that tells us what it is like to live in this very day and age, but there is not.

Kim Kardashian claimed that Old Navy used Molinaro as a look alike to Kim in order to promote their brand.

Kim Kardashian was also seeking order to have the actress/model Molinaro banned from Old Navy commercials.

The single sold 14,000 downloads in five days and reached number one on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.