Kim Kardashian is an American television personality, socialite, fashion designer, businesswoman, model and actress. She is the richest among the Kardashians with a net worth of $85 million as of 2015 thanks to reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, a show which follows the lives of the Kardashian family.
She rose to fame after her sex tape was leaked in 2007. Since then she has established herself as one of the most powerful celebrities in the world. She charges up to $50,000 for her appearances. Tao Nightclub in Las Vegas reportly paid Kim a whopping $600,000 to party at Tao for New Years Eve. She is paid $10,000 just to tweet. She has made the most of social media. With her siblings Kourtney and Khloe, she is involved in retail and fashion industries. In 2010 Forbes ranked Kim as the highest-paid reality television personality with earnings of $6 million and she made over $28 million in 2014 and $52.5 million in 2015. She earns $80,000 per episode for the reality television series, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
She has appeared as herself in many television programs and TV series like “The Simple Life”, “How I Met Your Mother”, “Last Man Standing”, “Dancing the Stars”, “America’s Next Top Model” and “90210.”
In May 2014 she tied the knot with hip-hop artist Kanye West. Her wedding dress alone cost half of a million dollars. The couple have a daughter North “Nori” West, born on 15 June 2013.
Together with her husband, Kim owns a $11 million dream home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. But this isn’t any ordinary home, not with this price tag on it.
The monthly HOA fees alone cost around $933, a sum that most of us would consider mortgage payments. After purchasing the home together with husband Kanye West, they rushed to invest another $6 million in renovations, amongst which a studio, cashmere beds and a Swarovski-encrusted fridge/freezer unit. WOW! Kim had another $4.8 million property, a marvelous Mediterranean villa located in Beverly Hills, which she sold for far less than this.
Besides weddings and property investments, Kim is a big spender when it comes to cars as well. She owns an impressive car collection that includes a black and a white customized Rolls Royce Ghost, a G63 Mercedes-Benz, a white Ferrari 458 Italia, a Bentley Continental GTC, 2 Range Rovers and a Lamborghini Aventador she bought for Kanye.
In total? 8 luxury automobiles that together cost at least as much as her former Mediterranean villa. Let’s not count the total cost of all her plastic surgeries combined…
Kim is the sister of Kourtney, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian. She also has two half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Her father Robert Kardashian was of Armenian descent and her mother Kris Jenner has English, Scottish, Irish, German, and Dutch, ancestry.
Together with senior sister Kourtney and junior sister Khloé, Kim own businesses the th fashion industry and retail. They have fragrances and clothing lines. She also released the 2010 book Kardashian Konfidential.