Along with their careers, the Kardashian-Jenner family also has their mom to thank when it comes to their looks — especially her burgeoning supermodel daughter Kendall Jenner. Seriously, have you seen Kris Jenner young?
In an epic throwback photo posted to Kourtney Kardashian‘s Instagram, fans got a look at a very the very young woman formally known as Kris Houghton — decades before she was the most famous momager in the world. Wearing a bright yellow lace dress with matching ribbons in her hair, Kris looks exactly like Kendall.
So, what did Kris Jenner look like when she was younger?
“Momoooooshka,” Kourtney sweetly captioned the pic, which also features the Kardashians’ grandmother MJ. Fans of the reality stars quickly flooded her comments section with compliments — and more than one referenced the jarring similarities between Kris and Kendall. Well, maybe not jarring considering they share half their genes.
“I thought that was Kendall for a minute,” one fan wrote, while another added, “Wow. Kendall gets her looks from Kris.” Others took the time to call out Kris for undergoing plastic surgery — and used the image as proof. “Oh my god the nose,” another troll unnecessarily added.
However, Kris has always denied reports that she has gone under the knife when it comes to her nose. “Never had my nose done,” she said on Good Work. “I have the same nose I was born with. They say that about all my kids. We haven’t had our noses done.” However, she didn’t deny all plastic surgery rumors.
“I had a boob job in the ‘80s after four kids because gravity took over,” she continued. “It was great for about 25 years or 30, whatever it was and then a couple of years ago I felt like they were too big and I felt matronly and nothing fit anymore and suddenly it was like, ‘get them out!'”
Kris in 1991.
But even photos taken in the ’90s prove that the now-61-year-old is a fountain of youth. She did let Keeping Up With the Kardashians cameras document her neck lift in 2011. So, you can’t say she’s trying to hide her nip/tucks.
“I kind of had my chin lifted up a bit,” she shared. “Kim used to call me ‘gobble gobble.'” Her surgeon, Dr. Garth Fisher, added, “To be even more beautiful for Kim’s wedding, I performed a Format Face Pinnacle Lift on Kris Jenner. This is a very customized premium quality, natural face rejuvenation procedure designed to freshen up and open the eyes, elevate the cheeks, and provide youthful contours to the jawline and neck.”
He continued, “This procedure allows quick healing. She looked gorgeous before of course and looks absolutely stunning now and is very happy with the results.”
Kris Jenner with long hair
What’s even rarer than photos of a young Kris Jenner? How about pics of the KUWTK matriarch with long hair! Even before she was famous, Kris’ rarely went below her shoulders. However, fans got a treat when she rocked a long wig on a 2013 episode of her reality show. While on vacation with her family in Greece, Kris experimented with longer locks but unfortunately, her daughters were not fans of her new look. And the wig ended up floating in the Mediterranean after a wild jet ski ride with then-husband Bruce Jenner.
“Honestly, God works in mysterious ways because that wig did not do her any justice,” Khloé Kardashian said jokingly on the show. “This is a sign. A sign from above.”
While her signature pixie cut has not changed much over the years, that doesn’t mean that Kris doesn’t spend just as much time on her glam as her girls. According to The New York Times Magazine, she gets it professionally done every day, which takes roughly an hour.
Recently, instead of experimenting with length, Kris followed in Kim Kardashian‘s footsteps and rocked platinum blonde hair. However, this was also a wig. “I told her she has to go blonde. I was like, ‘You look so amazing like that,'” Khloe told Extra. “I don’t know. She was like, ‘I just don’t want it to damage my hair…’ I was like, ‘Uh… who cares?.” We think it’s physically impossible for Kris to look bad!