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Kim Zolciak-Biermann and Kroy Biermann's Relationship Timeline
After more than 10 years of marriage, the RHOA alum and her husband are reportedly divorcing.
Kim Zolciak-Biermann and Kroy Biermann are a duo close to Bravo fan's hearts — likely because we saw their meet-cute happen in real time. In 2010, while filming an episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta at a charity event, Kim spotted her future husband... or part of him, anyway.
“I’ve never in my whole life seen an ass like that,” Kim told the NFL player that fateful day, which was showcased in Season 3 Episode 7 of RHOA, seen in the video below. “I just had to tell you. Adorable.”
Kroy was obviously taken by the compliment, and the duo were shown exchanging numbers.
"Do you think he'll call me? Duh. Would you call me?" said Kim in an interview. And call her he did.
Here's a timeline of Kim and Kroy's relationship, from that initial meeting to the couple's divorce news, reported in May 2023.
May 2010: Kim and Kroy met in Atlanta
Kim and Kroy first met while Kim was supporting friend and RHOA cast member Shereé Whitfield at a "Dancing with the Atlanta Stars"-themed charity event. After Kim spotted Kroy's famous butt, she enlisted her friend to track him down.
"It’ll be seven years this May [since I met him], which is insane to me that it’s been seven years," Kim recalled to The Daily Dish in May 2017. "That’s why Shereé and I will always be friends. I was like, 'Go find him, Shereé. Please go find him.'"
"It’s pretty awesome that it was all caught on camera too," she added.
May 2011: Kim and Kroy's son KJ was born
In May 2021, Kim took to Instagram to share some thoughts on her firstborn son's 10th birthday.
"I can’t believe you are 10 yrs old!" she wrote. "KJ you are one of the most incredible humans to ever walk this planet. I couldn’t be more proud to be your Mom!!... You are one of the funniest people I have ever ever met!!! You are a natural born leader with a tender heart. I love you far beyond what words could ever describe."
November 2011: Kim and Kroy got married
Kim and Kroy wed on November 11, 2011 in a luxurious at-home wedding that was planned in less than two months. Their road to the altar was preserved and showcased in a RHOA spinoff, Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding, which eventually became Don't Be Tardy.
"When Kroy said he was writing his own vows, my heart began to race," wrote Kim in a BravoTV.com blog in May 2012. "All these thoughts ran through my mind: 1. I am not sure if I will even be able to utter 'I do' let alone try to profess my love for my husband in front of 200 people. 2. It will take all day to say my vows, because the man I am about to marry is just that f-cking incredible. 3. I only have 30 days to get it together!"
"'I can do this,' I just kept telling myself...and I did!" she added.
April 2012: Don't Be Tardy premiered
Over the years, fans watched the Biermanns grow as a family, culminating in a final-season cross-country RV road trip.
August 2012: Kim and Kroy's son Kash was born
Baby boy number two, Kash Kade, joined the family in late summer 2012, making KJ a big brother.
July 2013: Kroy legally adopted Kim's daughters Brielle and Ariana
The Biermann girls! While he was a father figure long before the papers were signed, Kroy officially adopted Kim's daughters from previous relationships, Brielle and Ariana, in July 2013. The girls took his last name.
“Really blessed with the best dad in the world. It takes a real man to show up and show out the way he did for me and Ariana," wrote Brielle in an August 2021 Instagram post.
November 2013: Kim and Kroy's twins Kaia and Kane were born
May 2017: Kim and Kroy renewed their vows
The couple said "I do" again — seven years after their fateful meeting —
in a beachfront ceremony featuring the whole family, with everyone decked out in white. They first shared plans with The Daily Dish in March 2017 while vacationing in Italy, noting that Kim proposed the renewal proposal by gifting a Cartier bracelet to Kroy.
"He's locked in forever," Kim said at the time.
May 2021: Don't Be Tardy ended
In May 2021 it was confirmed that Don't Be Tardy would be ending after eight seasons. "The Biermann family is extremely grateful for their 13 year plus relationship with Bravo and NBC Universal. We greatly appreciate and value the support from all of our fans as we continue to grow in the entertainment industry," Kim and Kroy said in a statement to The Daily Dish. While the family's reality series did not continue with new seasons, Bravo fans haven't seen the last of Kim: In March 2023, Kim made a cameo in the RHOA Season 15 trailer.
November 2021: Kim and Kroy celebrated their 10-year anniversary
The pair celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary with a trip to the Bahamas.
"Time really flies when you are having fun. My ride or die, my best friend, the only person I could smother with a pillow one second then snuggle the next! You truly are the most incredible husband and father on this planet. I love you from the core of being," wrote Kim in an Instagram post alongside a heart emoji. "You always strive to be better/do better/love harder and worry less. Your commitment to me and our nuggets I am forever grateful for! Thank you Kroy Evan for loving me and my stubborn (non-saying-“Sorry”) ass. I love doing life with you. On to the next 100 years."
May 2023: Kim reportedly filed for divorce from Kroy
TMZ first reported that Kim filed for divorce from Kroy on May 8, 2023. The couple have been married for over 11 years.
A week later, Kim shared a life update via Instagram. Her post showed her spending Mother's Day with her kids.
“Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there,” she said in another Instagram video. “Sending love to all the ones that have lost their mom. Sending love to dads that are also moms.”