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Kenneth Sean Carson, or only known as Ken, is one of the main characters of the Barbie franchise, created by the toy company Mattel in 1961.


Ken is the Barbie's boyfriend, he's often appears as a teenager or as a young adult. Since the 70s he has changed a lot his visual having been brown haired, red haired and currently is blonde like Barbie. In the animated films he often appears as an ally and love interest of Barbie, almost always with a different look and playing the role of a different character every movie.

In the webcartoon Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse he has a better development of his personality. He is portrayed as one of the dolls residents of Malibu. His love and obsession for Barbie is even bigger and more exaggerated than in the movies. He practically serves all desires of his girlfriend about to go away inventing technological devices and risking the danger just in order to let Barbie happy, even though she did not even ask him to do that.

He has the greatest enemy your neighbor Ryan who is also in love with Barbie and tries to woo her when Ken is not around. In addition the Barbie's rival, Raquelle is also in love with Ken.

See Also


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Principal characters

Ken Carson

Barbie and the Rockers

Ken 80s
Ken (80's)

My Scene

Barbie in the Nutcracker

Kelly Dream Club

Barbie as Rapunzel

Barbie of Swan Lake

Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper

Barbie: Fairytopia

Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus

The Barbie Diaries

Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses

Barbie as The Island Princess

Barbie: Mariposa

Barbie & the Diamond Castle

Barbie in A Christmas Carol

Barbie: Thumbelina

Barbie and The Three Musketeers

Barbie in A Mermaid Tale

Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale

Barbie: A Fairy Secret

Barbie: Princess Charm School

Barbie: The Princess and the Popstar

Barbie in the Pink Shoes

Barbie: Mariposa and the Fairy Princess

Barbie and her Sisters in A Pony Tale

Barbie: The Pearl Princess

Barbie and the Secret Door

Barbie in Princess Power

Barbie in Rock 'n Royals

Barbie: Spy Squad

Barbie: Starlight Adventure

Barbie: Video Game Hero

Barbie Dreamtopia

Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures

Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse

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