The Kean Family was a very wealthy family in Gotham City.
Barbara Kean was treated badly by her parents during her childhood, and they despised her. Many years later, Barbara entered into a lesbian relationship with Renee Montoya. Barbara and Renee then broke and Barbara got engaged with Jim Gordon. She broke up with him shortly after, however. After the Ogre kidnapped Barbara and forced her to murder her parents, Barbara became insane and joined The Maniax.