KARDASHIAN manager Angela Kukawski’s ‘killer’ boyfriend Jason Barker has been pictured for the first time as he’s charged with her murder, The Sun can exclusively reveal.
The 55-year-old business manager, who had a number of high profile clients including the Kardashian family and Nicki Minaj, was found dead in the trunk of her car a day after being reported missing on December 22.
Barker, who remains behind bars, can be seen cooking a steak at homeCredit: Instagram
The father posed with family, including his elderly mother, in a Facebook photoCredit: Facebook
Her 49-year-old boyfriend, Jason Barker, has now been arrested and charged with murder after her death was ruled a homicide by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Police suspect Barker killed Kukawski inside her Sherman Oaks home and then placed her body in her car, which he drove to a Simi Valley residence belonging to a family member and then fled.
Prosecutors allege she was stabbed to death with a knife, and Barker remains behind bars in Van Nuys Jail in Los Angeles and was placed on a $2million bond.
On December 29, bail was raised to $3.07million and he’s scheduled to appear in court on January 12.
Social media photographs obtained by The Sun show Barker as a doting family man with a number of kids, siblings and his elderly mother.
One photograph shows the tattooed murder suspect beaming as he cooks a steak in his kitchen, while another shows him with his ex-wife, Alison, arm-and-arm with his children.
The Sun approached Alison for comment, who confirmed Jason was her ex-husband and the pair divorced in 2017, but she refused to comment further on his arrest.
The district attorney claimed Barker attacked Kukawski “with the intent to cause cruel and extreme pain and suffering for the purpose of revenge, extortion, persuasion and for a sadistic purpose.”
He appears to only have been slapped with traffic tickets in the past.
The investigation surrounding Kukawski’s death is ongoing. It is not immediately clear how she died.
Meanwhile, Kukawski, a mom-of-five worked at Boulevard Management in Woodland Hills.
According to the company’s website, they specialize in “financial management services to entertainers, athletes, and high-net worth individuals.”
HIGH-PROFILE HOLLYWOOD CAREER
Of what she and the company help their clients with, the website shared: “Our services include bill paying and banking, financial planning, estate and retirement planning, tax preparation and tax planning, among others.
“We will also assist in major purchases, such as real estate and automobiles, ensuring that you get the best price possible.”
The business manager also worked with the Tupac Shakur estate, along with Kanye West and OffSet.
Those close to her shared with Variety that she was “a straight shooter” and “hard-working.”
Friends added that she was “beloved” in her industry.
Boulevard’s Todd C. Bozick told Variety in a statement: “We are saddened and heartbroken by the loss of our colleague, Angie Kukawski. Angie was a kind, wonderful person, and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Our deepest condolences go out to all of Angie’s family and friends.”
KARDASHIAN’S SPEAK OUT
The Kardashian-Jenner family also released a joint statement, saying: “Angela was truly the best. She cared about every one of us and made things happen that were impossible.
“She will be greatly missed and we send our sincere condolences to her family and loved ones during this most difficult time.”
Rapper Nicki also posted a tribute on her Instagram, writing: “Hardest working, most reliable, sweetest person you could ever know.
“You didn’t deserve this, Angela. My heart is breaking for your children. Rest In Peace.”
The Sun also pictured members of Kukawski’s family, including her ex-husband, at her former residence as they were in the process of moving house in Simi Valley earlier this week.
Murder suspect Jason Barker, 49, is yet to enter a plea after being charged with murderCredit: Instagram
The family man appears in a number of social media photographs years before his arrestCredit: Instagram
The Kardashian family were among those paying tribute to Angela ‘Angie’ KukawskiCredit: Instagram
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