20 Surprising Photos of the Kardashians Before Their Popularity Exploded

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Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush
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Their late dad, Robert, rose to fame as the attorney who successfully defended O.J. Simpson during his mid-’90s murder trial. Caitlyn Jenner, their stepdad, is a gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete. How the Kardashian sisters – Kim, Khloé and Kourtney – are themselves so famous, though, no one quite knows. One thing’s for sure, however: today they’re among the most photographed women in the world. But it wasn’t always this way; take these 20 shots, for example, in which the ubiquitous Kardashian sisters, their siblings and parents are barely recognizable.

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Taken in October 1995, this somewhat gray-themed family portrait showcases a slightly awkward-looking Khloé and Kourtney, their stepdad Caitlyn (then Bruce) Jenner, mom Kris Jenner, a fresh-faced Kim and, at the front, younger brother Rob.

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Here’s Kim getting in some early socialite practice with fellow tabloid mainstay Paris Hilton. If you’re balking at Kim’s dress sense, though, you’ll be relieved to learn that she was merely in costume for Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany in September 2006.

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