Family & Friends

Barbie’s family tree may look like a giant Sequoia, but the Barbie Dream House always has room for friends and family, including:


Barbie has three sisters: Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea

Barbie's ”best friend” (shown here), Midge,  has been Barbie’s BFF since 1963.  Barbie was even Midge's maid-of-honor at her wedding to Alan in 1991.

Barbie's “boyfriend”, Ken, was introduced in 1961.  Starting out with nine outfits, a skinny frame and fuzzy crew cut, he’s always stood by Barbie.

Barbie’s inner circle has always reflected the diversity in the real world. As early as 1968, Barbie’s African American friend Christie was introduced and, over the years, Hispanic, Asian and multi-ethnic friends Teresa, Kira and Kayla dolls joined the group.

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