Kristin Elizabeth Cavallari is an American television personality, fashion designer, actress, and author. She first rose to fame in 2004 as a cast member on the popular MTV reality television series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, then on the spin-off MTV reality television series The Hills, and was later given her own E! reality series to star in, Very Cavallari. She also starred as an actress on television shows and in films, including National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Freshman Year. In 2017, Cavallari founded the company Uncommon James, which sells jewelry, homeware, skincare and beauty products. Cavallari has also published a cooking book titled Kristin Calamari in 2019.