Probably one of the biggest names from The Real Housewives franchise, Kim Zolciak was one of the original housewives who appeared on the popular show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
She was one of the most popular contestants on the show and she became famous along with her husband Kroy Biermann. The duo became such a popular couple during the telecast of the show that they even received a spin-off show.
The show was named Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding which was then shortened to Don’t Be Tardy after the first season. The show mainly focused on the preparations for the wedding of Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann and also their day-to-day life following the wedding.
The show aired for almost eight seasons and the final episode of the show was telecasted on December 29, 2020.
The couple had been making headlines once again recently, but this time it is not anything pleasant like in the past. Recently, Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann were associated with different controversies regarding unpaid taxes.
After the allegations, the couple also made it public that they have decided to get divorced and go their separate ways. The news about the separation of the couple shocked fans as they had been together for almost eleven years.
The couple has four kids together from their marriage. They also have officially adopted Kim’s two daughters from her previous relationships.
Here, we will be looking into the personal lives of both Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann and tracing the pivotal events in their relationship through a relationship timeline. So if you want to know more about their relationship, then read along.
Who Is Kim Zolciak?
Kim Zolciak is an American vocalist and television personality. She rose to popularity through the reality show ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta.’ She appeared during two seasons of the show.
First, Zolcioak appeared in the show during the fifth season of the series but she left the show in the middle. Later she made a re-appearance in the tenth season of the show and she is regarded as one of the most famous contestants from the show.
It was Kim’s relationship with former American footballer Kroy Biermann that made her even more famous. The couple became such a sensation that they eventually got a spin-off show named Don’t be Tardy which mainly focused on the planning of their wedding.
Kim has also appeared on the 21st season of the popular dancing reality show Dancing With Stars.
Kim Zolciak was originally born in Pensacola, Florida but she spent her childhood in Windsor Locks, Connecticut as she grew up here. Kim attended East Catholic High School and later she took up nursing at the University of Connecticut. She and her family later moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and settled in Johns Creek.
Who Is Kroy Biermann?
Kroy Biermann is a former American professional football player. He used to play for the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL. He played in the position of outside linebacker with the team. Biermann started out his career as a college football player and he was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
Kroy Biermann was born in Hardin, Montana and he also has two elder sisters. Along with popularity being an NFL player, Kroy Biermann received even more popularity following his relationship with the reality television star Kim Zolaciak.
Kim Zolciak And Kroy Biermann Relationship Timeline
Keep scrolling to know more about the relationship timeline of Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann from dating till their divorce.
Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann had been together for more than a decade before the couple finally decided to file for divorce. Both Zolciak and Biermann met for the first time during the first season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. During that time, Zolciak was said to be in another relationship.
Nothing much about that relationship was known to anybody else, except the name, ‘Big Poppa.’ Later it was revealed that Big Poppa was Lee Najjar. But the relationship between Zolciak and Najjar ended by season 3 of the show, which gave rise to the relationship between Zolciak and Biermann.
Kim Zolciak and Kry Bierman met each other for the first time at an event that was covered for season three of the popular show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. It was an event where the couples’ then co-star Sheree Whitfield was competing in.
The interactions of the couple were captured by cameras and Zolciak in an interview in 2017 stated that she was very happy that their moments together were caught on camera.
Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann made their relationship public and the couple started dating each other. Almost one year after their first meeting in May 2010, the Dance With the Stars alum and the former football player welcomed their first child from their relationship. It was a boy and the child was named Kroy Jagger he is better known by the name KJ.
Six months after the birth of their first child Kroy Jagger, Kim Zolcik and Kroy Biermann decided to get married. In November 2011, the couple exchanged vows. The wedding of the couple took place in Georgia, where both the stars used to live earlier.
The event was not just a simple one. Zolciak and her husband Bienmann received large popularity through the reality show which even earned them a spin-off show which was majorly based on the events that led up to and until their marriage and also their day-to-day life after the marriage.
Just like Zolciak and Bienmnn, the fans of the reality show were also eagerly waiting for the marriage.
The much-awaited reality show that featured the events that lead up to the wedding of Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann, Don’t Be Tardy premiered on the American cable television network Bravo.
The show was also the first spin-off of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Along with Zolciak and Biermann, the shadow also featured the couples’ children along with nanny Berta and chef Tracey Bloom.
The first season of the show featured the events that led up to the marriage of the couples and also their marriage day itself. Eventually, in May 2021, the show was announced to be canceled after eight long seasons.
Four months after the premiere of their spin-off show Don’t Be Tardy, the couple Zolciak and Biermann welcomed their second child together.
The second child was also a boy and he was named Kash by the couple. The couple named their kids following the passion for the letter K, which is also the reason for the spelling of Kroy Biermann.
Kim Zolcik had two other daughters from her relationship before getting married to Kroy Biermann. Her daughters were named Brielle and Ariana. Both her daughters were officially adopted by Kroy Bierman and both the girls took his last name.
Kim Zolciak and Kroy Bierman shared the happy news that the couple had welcomed a twin into their family. The couple together had four kids now and the twins were named Kaia and Kane.
The couple celebrated three years of their togetherness and Biermann posted a lovely message describing their relationship on his social media account.
He said that he had such an incredible time with her over the years and that he was very thankful for each moment that they shared together. He also mentioned that she was his world and that she has given him a world beyond his imagination.
Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann decided to host a ceremony to renew their vows as husband and wife and the participation of all their kids in the function made it extra special.
They also shared the pictures of the ceremony through their social media accounts and posted a few snaps from the function with a caption that said “I’d go to the end of the earth for you.”
The month marked the birthday of Kroy Bierman and Kim Zolcik shared a loving birthday wish for her husband through her Instagram account.
She shared a picture of them together and wrote that Bierman was the ‘most incredible daddy’ on this planet and was also an incredible husband. She ended her wish by saying that she loved each and every minute that she spent with him.
Kim Zolciak filed for divorce from Kroy Biermann, ending 1 year of her marriage with the former football player. According to the divorce petition filed by Kim, April 30, 2023, is listed as the date of separation of the couple.
While there had been many rumors regarding the reason behind the separation of the couple, neither Kroy nor Kim has come forward with an explanation for ending their 11 years long marriage.