Kim was born in Wakefield Rhode Island, the middle of seven children. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida. What sets Kim apart, is that at a young age, she discovered that she had a passion for the performing arts. This would later blossom into a desire to express herself through a variety of art forms, from the culinary arts to portraiture, and her own brand, of art mixed media encaustic.
Kim has also dedicated herself to raising money and awareness for children's non-profits both locally and internationally. Kim has organized charity events, served as chair and co-chair, donated artworks, and volunteered countless hours all helping to raise over $300,000.