Ken (Ken Sean Carson) is a Mattel toy doll introduced by Mattel in 1961 as the fictional boyfriend of toy doll Barbie introduced in 1959. Similar to his female counterpart, Ken had a fantastically fashionable line of clothing and accessories. In the Barbie mythos, Ken and Barbie met on the set of a TV commercial in 1961. Since his debut, Ken has held at least forty occupations, from Sugar's daddy (2010), to hair stylist (1991, 1992, 1999). Mattel has never specified the precise nature of their relationship. He appeared in Rejected... Toy Story 3 Characters, The Buzz Identity and Tater Tots & Tiaras.