Kim Kardashian (40) was awarded the Fashion Icon Award at the People’s Choice Awards. The reality star was presented with the award from Tracee Ellis Ross, the daughter of Diana Ross, is the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Kim said she felt honored and humbled. This reports ‘E! news’.

“I started as a stylist and organizer”

Remarkably, Kim thanked her ex-husband Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, for his influence on her. “Thank you Kanye for introducing me to the world of fashion. You made me really love fashion and was inspired by many people. It’s a dream to wake up every day and wear all kinds of great clothes because there was a period when no designer wanted to dress me.”

“I started out as a stylist and organizer, so that I mucked and cleaned people’s closets. It’s very special that I’m here now as a Fashion Icon. I’m very grateful for this,” says Kim.