Ellen Pierson is one of the members of the famous family of Hollywood The Kardashians. She is the widow of renowned attorney Robert Kardashian. She is known for her controversial statement. Pierson once stated that Khole Kardashian is not the biological daughter of Robert. This led to quite a feud between her and Kris Jenner. Despite having a great career, Pierson still has not been able to get out of this controversial statement. Jenner even sued her for selling personal info. Let’s learn the complete story in this article.
Ellen Pierson is a the Ex-Wife of Robert Kardashian
The famous Kardashian family has made quite a name in the entertainment field for over a decade. Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, and Kendall Jenner are among the famous Kardashian members. How can we forget momma Jenner who made the foundation of this family? But there is a member who is not quite famous in this family, and that is Ellen Pierson.
Ellen is the ex-wife of the late Robert Kardashian. Robert was an American attorney who rose to fame as the friend of O. J. Simpson who went through a murder trial for killing his wife Nicole Brown Simpson. Robert was the defense attorney during Simpson’s murder trial. Following the trial, OJ’s family got custody of his children Justin Ryan Simpson and Sydney Brooke Simpson.
Who is Ellen Pierson?
Ellen Pierson is an American woman born in 1950 on 26th May, in California, United States. She follows Christianity and belongs to the British ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
Furthermore, she has a slim body build with a height of 5 ft 7inches. She has beautiful black eyes and her blonde hair makes her appear much more beautiful. Similarly, after high school, she went on to pursue a course in business. That’s how she went on to meet her future husband Robert Kardashian.
Ellen Pierson is a Real Estate Agent
Ellen Pierson has made a good name in her career. In the late 70s, she officially entered the real estate market. For a while, she took her career at a slow pace but later on, established her own real estate company, J.M Pearson Real Estate in California. She was the vice president of the company.
However, in 1984, the company shut down after which Pierson explored a variety of other options in her career. In 1985, she became an insurance sales representative; she was active in this position till 2001.
Furthermore, she has also worked as a director of sales for Heritage Escrow a Palm Desert-based cooperation from 2000 to 2008. Most recently, she joined Title Company Inc. in Greater San Diego as a cooperative sales director in 2019.
Pierson and Robert’s Marriage
Ellen and Robert’s love story began quite surprisingly. The pair met on the kind date set by their mutual friend in 1998. They eventually started a romantic relationship in 2001. In the same year, Robert came into the limelight as the defense attorney of O.J Simpson who was undergoing a murder trial for killing his wife. At that time Kardashian family was not famous. After two years of dating, Robert and Ellen got married in August 2003. In the meantime, Robert was battling cancer and Ellen had been his biggest support at the time.
Her Husband Robert Died within Six weeks of Marriage
Enjoying all the quality time, Ellen and Robert were living peacefully. However, there were many twists in their story which ended on quite a tragic note. Robert was dealing with weak health for a while and Ellen had been there as his biggest support.
After being diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in 2003 despite not having the habit of smoking and drinking. His battle with cancer went on for six weeks and unfortunately, he passed away.
Not only Ellen but his children Kim, Khloe, Robert Kardashian Jr., and Kourtney had also been devasted, and to this day all of them celebrate their dad’s life. Robert’s death had torn Ellen quite apart but despite that, she stayed strong. In the meantime, she dragged herself into quite a feud with Roberts’s children.
Pierson’s Battle with the Kardashian Family
Furthermore, Ellen’s feud begins with the Kardashian family after Robert’s death. Her allegation was against Kris claiming Khole to be the youngest daughter of Kardashian. She went on to claim that Khloe is not part of the Kardashian family.
Robert’s second wife Jan Ashley also mentioned that Khloe is not Robert’s biological child. She mentioned her difference in physical appearance from her elder siblings. While his first married life with Kris was a rocky situation, Kris cheated on her.
Pierson went on to agree with Jan’s statement and also added that Robert had not been in any relationship with Kris when Khloe was conceived. However, Robert had a strong bond with Khloe and loved him dearly.
Moreover, Kris was linked with OJ Simpson but later on, she released a book titled Kris Jenner And All Things Kardashians. In this book, she agreed to cheat on Robert however she never disclosed her partner’s name.
Kris Jenner Sued Ellen Pierson for Selling Personal Information
Conversely, these rumors greatly affected the Kardashians’ pride which forced Kris to take an action. In 2013, she filed a case against Ellen Pierson for defamation and civil harassment. In this case, Kris allegedly blamed Pierson for selling all the personal journals of her late husband.
Further, the Kardashians had sued her for $500,000 in addition to a conspiracy and disclosing their private information and purposefully causing them emotional anguish along with selling the family property.
Robert used to write a journal and after his death, the information along with pictures was published in Bauer Publishing’s Touch and Life & Style magazines.
The Kardashian family appeared in court and showed the messages exchanged between Ellen and the producer which kind of proved this allegation. Meanwhile, her lawyer’s efforts were all in vain and her allegations about Khloe might be an attention-seeking stunt. Who knows what’s the truth?
Robert’s Children Did Not Approve of His Marriage with Ellen Pierson?
During the one and a half years of engagement and planning of the wedding, Robert Kardashian’s children objected to his decision regarding marrying Pierson. Khloe and Kim called Ellen a ‘slippery snake,’ which seems quite controversial, and said that she married Robert while on his deathbed just for his money.
In the episode of KUWTK, Kim referred to Pierson as “my dad’s wife of a few” weeks despite the fact that she had participated in the wedding and made Ellen angry. All three Kardashian sisters helped with the wedding and took diamond necklaces as their keepsakes for attending the ceremony.
Robert Had Married Twice Before Ellen
Pierson is Rober’s third wife. Before marrying Pierson, he was previously married twice. He was first married to Kris Jenner. The couple tied the knot in 1978 but later got a divorce in 1991. The reason behind the divorce was cited as Kris’ extramarital affairs. The pair were blessed with five adorable children.
Shortly after their separation, he got hitched to Denice Shakarian Halicki who is the widow of movie producer H.B Halicki. Their relationship didn’t last long and they called it quits.
Moving forward to his second wife, Robert married Jan Ashley in 1998. But thier relationship ended within 30 days. Jan claimed the reason for separation to be his ex-wife and children.
Ellen Pierson’s Net Worth
Considering the fact that she is less known as Kardashian, Pierson has also enjoyed quite the fame of her late husband Robert. As of 2022, her net worth is estimated to be around $1,000,000.
On the other hand, Kardashian members are loaded with names along with a whooping sum of money. Robert Kardashian had a net worth of $30,000,000 at the time of his demise.
Ellen has not shared much about her real estate property however she is reportedly the owner of Robert’s home named Tower Lane.
She has not shared much information about her love for automobiles. But her step-children are crazy fans of supercars. While Kim’s garage is filled with five Maybach, her youngest sister Khloe is not back in the competition. She has filled her garage with Ferrari, Lamborghini to SUVs.