Ken has had styles, careers, and friends over the years. Ken met Barbie in 1961 on the set of their first television commercial together. They fell in love and were in a relationship until Barbie broke up with Ken on Valentines Day in 2004. To impress Barbie, Ken got a makeover from stylist Phillip Bloch in 2006.
How did Barbie and Ken get back together?
In 2006, Ken made a play for Barbies heart again with a Hollywood makeover and while it scored him big points with Barbie, the two just remained friends. Their casting in last years sequel Toy Story 3, however, brought them back together, and things began to rekindle for the pair, leading to todays announcement.
When did Barbie and Ken get together?
1961 Breakup that rocked the world: Ken and Barbie shocked their fans -- and the world -- when the doll worlds golden couple went splitsville in 2004. The couples romance began 50 years ago when they met on the set of their first television commercial together in 1961.
What is the relationship between Ken and Barbie?
In the Barbie mythos, Ken met Barbie on the set of a TV commercial. He is Barbies boyfriend, as it is written on every box produced since 1961. Since his debut, Ken has held at over 40 occupations. He was invented by Elliot Handler.
Who did Barbie dump Ken for?
Barbie has dumped Ken - apparently for an Aussie surfer called Blaine - after 43 years as the perfect plastic couple. The couples business manager, Russell Arons, vice president of marketing at Mattel, said that Barbie and Ken feel its time to spend some quality time - apart.