, Kim, 32, credits a 2006 date with Lachey, 39, to catapulting her to fame. Somehow, mysteriously, when we left, there were 30 photographers waiting outside.
"That's one way to interpret it," the 98 Degrees singer recalls.
As she celebrates her 33rd birthday on Monday, Oct.
21, 2013, here's a look at the men she's dated through the years.
“It started when I went out on a date with Nick Lachey,” she wrote in the 2010 book, “Kardashian Konfidential.” “Of course the paparazzi took pictures, because people were curious about who he was with.” Both Kardashian and Lachey have certainly moved on in their love lives since their dating days.
“There are certain ways to play this game, and some people play it well,” he told the monthly mag.
“Yeah, well that was already in the can,” Lachey added.
But, the marriage had definitely got Kim great additions to her net worth.
In 2006, while starring in an alleged sex tape of her and her ex-boyfriend Ray-J went viral.