About Kimora Lee Simmons is a model, mogul, mom, author, philanthropist and media personality who's been one of the most dynamic and influential businesswomen in fashion and entertainment for the past 20 years. By age 13, the St. Louis native and young model was discovered and whisked away to Paris where she signed an exclusive contract with Chanel. Karl Lagerfeld declared her his muse and deemed her the "Face of the 21st Century." In addition to modeling for the French fashion house, Kimora has also walked the runways of Christian Dior, Roberto Cavalli and Yves Saint Laurent. She's been photographed by the world's most celebrated photographers, including Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino and Peter Lindbergh, for the covers of such magazines as Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar. Building on her dynamic fashion experience, Kimora has spent the past 16 years cultivating an international stable of iconic, successful brands including fashion, accessories, fragrance and beauty.