Kim Kardashian’s Ex-Boyfriends And Husbands Before Kanye West – Including Kris Humphries And Ray J

5 May 2022, 08:22 | Updated: 5 May 2022, 08:33

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Kim Kardashian was married twice before she met husband Kanye West, who she is now divorced from. Here's a look at her ex-boyfriends and ex-husbands...

Kim Kardashian was married to husband Kanye West since 2014. However, the couple are now in the midst of a divorce! (Love is dead).

Before she tied the knot with the rapper – who she shares four children with – The Kardashians star was married to Kris Humphries and had a few other serious relationships, including a now-infamous relationship with Ray-J.

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Kim Kardashian and Damon Thomas

Damon Thomas was married to Kim Kardashian for four years
Damon Thomas was married to Kim Kardashian for four years. Picture: Getty

With an age gap of 10 years between them, Kim was just 19 when she married music producer Damon Thomas.

Their marriage lasted three years from 2000 to 2003, with Kim claiming in the divorce papers he had become controlling.

Although Kim rarely spoke about their relationship, she did reveal to Scott Discick in an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians she was “on ecstasy” when she married Damon.

Kim Kardashian and Ray J

Kim Kardashian and Ray J's sex tape was leaked after they split
Kim Kardashian and Ray J's sex tape was leaked after they split. Picture: Getty

Now best known as the rapper who made a sex tape with Kim, Ray J dated the reality TV queen on and off from 2002 until 2007, which is when the singer is said to have sold their, erm, intimate video.

Talk of their relationship re-surfaced recently, when Ray J claimed a second sex tape of them together exists and that Kim has always had possession of the tapes.

Kim Kardashian and Nick Lachey

Kim Kardashian dated Nick Lachey for a short time
Kim Kardashian dated Nick Lachey for a short time. Picture: Getty

Kim dated TV star Nick Lachey in 2006 following his high-profile divorce from Jessica Simpson.

Years after splitting from Kim, Nick claimed she used him for publicity, telling a US tabloid: “We went to a movie. No one followed us there. Somehow, mysteriously, when we left, there were 30 photographers waiting outside.”

Kim Kardashian and Nick Cannon

Kim Kardashian and Nick Cannon were together for almost a year
Kim Kardashian and Nick Cannon were together for almost a year. Picture: Getty

Kim and TV presenter Nick dated from 2006 to 2007 and apparently split over the sex tape she’d made with Ray J.

Nick, who shares two children with ex-wife Mariah Carey, said on The Howard Stern Show: “This was my issue. We talked about this tape…And she told me there was no tape… She’s actually one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. But the fact that she lied and told me that there was no tape?”

Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush

Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush
Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush. Picture: Getty

Kim and NFL star Reggie dated from 2007 to 2009 before breaking up and later reuniting, but they eventually ended amicably.

Kim Kardashian and Miles Austin

Kim Kardashian and Miles Austin split due to their long-distance relationship
Kim Kardashian and Miles Austin split due to their long-distance relationship. Picture: Getty

Despite branding their romance “the real deal”, Kim and American football player Miles split in 2010 following a long-distance romance.

According to People there was “no huge reason except their distance apart” that led to their split.

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' marriage lasted 72 days
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' marriage lasted 72 days. Picture: Getty

Who can forget Kim and basketball player Kris were married for just 72 days in 2011?

Kris later described their marriage as “brutal but 100 per cent real” when hit by claims their relationship was fake.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West married in 2014
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West married in 2014. Picture: Getty

Kim and Kanye started dating in 2012 and they married in 2014.

They now have four kids; North, six, Saint, four, Chicago, two, and Psalm, 10 months.

Early on in 2021, it was revealed Kim and Kanye are getting a divorce, with Kim saying their separate lives – Kanye spends most of his time in Wyoming – simply weren't working.

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson have been hanging out together
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson have been hanging out together. Picture: Flavor Flav/Instagram

Rumours began to whirr online at the beginning of November after Kim and Pete Davidson were spotted celebrating Halloween together days after her SNL debut.

Photos were obtained by PEOPLE of the pair holding hands as they rode a rollercoaster together at Knott's Scary Farm, a theme park in California and just a few weeks later they were captured holding hands once again, during a stroll near to Kris Jenner's house where it's believed they've been staying.

Neither Kim or Pete have spoken out about their relationship, but they've been spending plenty of time together and even celebrated his birthday at Kris' house where they rocked matching pyjamas for the occasion!

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