No midlife crisis for Ken who turns 50 this year
Following his famous ex-girlfriend, Barbie, who turned fifty in 2009, Ken is finally celebrating the big 50 himself. With a new movie (Toy Story), a twitter page, and facebook the world’s most famous boy toy shows no signs of slowing down.
Like many 50 year-old-males, Ken has had his share of memorable styles and roles. He was a Rapping Rocking Ken, Cutie Ken and in 2006 famous stylist Phillip Bloch gave him a Hollywood makeover. Ken has taken on so many roles throughout his years including businessman, Olympian, pilot and movie star playing himself in Toy Story 3, always in an ideal outfit.
The Wisconsin native donning plastic hair and a red bathing suit back in March 1961 was Barbie doll’s boyfriend. The couple first met in 1961 on a commercial set had a love affair that lasted more than four decades.