Kimora, along with three other models, were dubbed "the four Karlettes."At the age of 17, Kimora Lee met 35-year-old Russell Simmons after a runway show during New York Fashion Week.
After their meeting, he sent her a large bouquet of flowers. Kimora Lee Simmons' fashion design career started shortly after marrying Russell.
Ming Lee Simmons is famous because of her actress and supermodel mother, Kimora Lee Simmons, and father, Def Jam founder Russell Simmons.to create a line of women's fragrances under the Kimora Lee Simmons brand.The couple also signed with Vida Shoes International to create a line of women's shoes under the Baby Phat line.The disgraced 60-year-old music industry executive worked up a sweat doing yoga exercises as daughter Ming Lee, pictured right, and a friend looked on.Aoki and Ming Lee are daughters of New York socialite Kimora Lee Simmons who began dating Russell when she was only 14. At one point, Russell appeared to have a heart-to-heart talk with his youngest daughter, Aoki Lee.As a result of the sale, the couple started expanding the line, including the Simmons Jewelry Company, which included the "Diamond Diva" line.