Kim grew up in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, and attained her matric in 2008 at Allen Glen High School. After school, she decided to study Somatology International Health and Skincare Academy and received her diploma after three years. While completing her studies, she worked part time at Virgin Active Health Club as a consultant and Forum Homini Hotel as a mobile therapist.
She then decided to work for Steiner Transocean, on board Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International cruise lines for three years as a Skincare Specialist and later Assistant Manager. From there, she went over to Canyon Ranch SpaClub @ Sea on board Celebrity Cruises for two years as a Skincare Specialist.
Upon coming back to South Africa, she decided to share her experience with the Renewal Institute family as well as building on her career with this innovative company.