Jamie Kern Lima was bornon 16 July 1977 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. Jamie Kern Lima sold her problem-solving make-up line of 300 products to L'Oreal for $1.2 billion in cash. Kern Lima pocketed roughly $410 million and is staying as CEO of IT Cosmetics, making her the first female CEO in L'Oreal's 108-year-history. The former morning news anchor started testing makeup to help cover up her rosacea, a hereditary skin condition that causes blotchy, red skin. Her husband Paulo Lima, who she met in a statistics class at Columbia Business School, is cofounder and runs much of the daily operations.
I'm just scratching the surface of what I have to give and what I have to do.
She won the Redbook Magazine MVP (Most Valuable Product) award for 2008 for her Leg Sculpting Kit, by the name of Smokin' Hot Legs
She remains in contact with the Washington pageant system and hosted the Miss Washington USA 2006 pageant won by Tiffany Doorn of Woodinville
Lima graduated with an MBA from Columbia Business School in 2004 and worked as a field reporter for KNDU until 2006 when she then moved to Portland, Oregon where she worked for KPTV
Also in 2000, she appeared on the Reality TV show Big Brother
After winning the title Miss Washington USA in late 1999, Lima went on to compete in the Miss USA 2000 pageant held in Branson, Missouri
Jamie Marie Kern Lima (born July 16, 1977) is an American entrepreneur and former journalist