Who Is Luka Sabbat, Kourtney Kardashian’s New Boyfriend?
Luka Sabbat, 20, was seen with Kourtney Kardashian, 39.
The 20-year-old model/actor has raised his status since he was first seen with Kardashian in September – now he’s officially Kourtney’s boyfriend. But Luka’s been active since 2015, long before he was seen with the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star.
At 15, he was discovered by a modeling scout on the streets of New York, despite being raised in the fashion industry in Paris. His father was a designer, his mother was a stylist for John Galliano and Dior.
“I would be front row at Galliano and crying because the music is loud and everybody is clapping,” Luka told W Magazine of his early memories. “I was just so confused. And then I would go backstage and all the models would hold me. That was the best part. I’ve always liked beautiful women.”
Sabbat described his modeling career as an accident, telling Complex in 2015, that he was approached by a manager when he was buying video games with his father. He wasn’t sure about it but money and travel drew him in. “Sounds fire,” he said.
Within a week of signing his modeling contract, he landed his first campaign. He’d end up appearing in ads for American Eagle and Calvin Klein, and forming friendships with Rihanna, Jaden Smith, and Lorde.
At 18, he was introduced to Kanye West and modeled for him at his first show, Yeezy Season 1.
He’s gained a significant amount of popularity since first being seen with Kardashian, but it wasn’t out of nowhere.