Ken Carson was born and celebrates his official birthday on March 11, 1961. He is a 12" tall vinyl doll and is Barbie's boyfriend. Ken is named after the Handler's son. Ken, like Barbie is a slick dresser, with a fabulous wardrobe that he shares with several friends, he also has a car, vinyl cases and many accessories. The Ken doll like Barbie, evolved over the years, but girls, he's still single!