Kardashian was the man seen carrying Simpson's garment bag the day that Simpson flew back from Chicago.
Growing up in the Baldwin Hills area of Los Angeles, Kardashian attended Susan Miller Dorsey High School and the University of Southern California, from which he graduated in 1966 with a bachelor's degree in business administration.
He earned a law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and practiced for about a decade; after that, he went into business.
In 1973, Kardashian was one of the co-founders of the trade publication Radio & Records, which he and his partners sold for a large profit in 1979.
Kardashian also pioneered the idea of playing music between movies in theaters and subsequently started a company called Movie Tunes to which he parlayed a business out of the background music played between films at movie theatres.
The couple divorced in 1991, and following Kardashian's death in 2003, all four of his children became celebrities as a result of the E! In 1998, Kardashian married Jan Ashley; however, the marriage ended in annulment 30 days later.
cable network reality television show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and subsequent spin-off programs. Ashley later claimed Kardashian's children "were instrumental" in the demise of the relationship.
Shortly after separating from his first wife in 1991 he became engaged to Denice Shakarian Halicki, widow of movie producer, H. Following the June 12, 1994 murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, Simpson stayed in Kardashian's house to avoid the media.
, February 22, 1944 – September 30, 2003) was an American attorney and businessman of Armenian descent. He had four children with his first wife, Kris Kardashian (née Houghton, later Jenner): Kourtney, Kim, Khloé and Rob, who appear on their family reality television series, Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
Simpson's friend and defense attorney during Simpson's 1995 murder trial.
Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Armenian American parents Helen (née Arakelian) and Arthur Kardashian, who ran the largest meat-packing business in southern California, and whose fortune he eventually inherited.
His great-grandparents, Saghatel ("Sam") and Harom Kardaschoff, were ethnic Armenian Spiritual Christian Prygun immigrants from Karakale, Kars (present-day Turkey).