Kim was born in Melbourne Australia into a family of musicians. In her late teens she traveled to the USA to further her quest for music. Under the management of Stevie Wonder’s attorney she signed a record deal and publishing deal with Berry Gordy and she had a single reach the top 40 Billboard charts. Since then Kim has traveled throughout the USA, Europe and Australia performing as an independent artist. In Australia Kim has had three successful releases with “Kim O’Leary and The Freezone”, “Kalizzmo” and "Dreaming Up". All of these releases have received high rotation national airplay on Community Radio. Kim's new album "Coming Home", released Dec 2018, has also been well received by Community Radio around Australia and she is currently preparing some live shows. Kim has had other artists record her songs, including placement in movies and television in the USA and UK.