Who is Kim Kardashian and what is her net worth 2018? Kimberly Kardashian also known as Kimberly Kardashian West is an American reality television star, businesswoman, model, actress, and socialite. She first attracted attention to herself as a friend and stylist to Paris Hilton. In 2007, she came into attention after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J. Many critics believe she is talent-less and her popularity is the result of her unusual figure.
In late 2007, after the sex tape leak, she and her family started to appear on the hit television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. After the success of the show they came up with Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami. Kris Jenner aimed to get her family in the limelight and draw attention from her daughter’s previous controversy.
Kim was born in Los Angeles, California on October 21, 1980. Her father Robert Kardashian was an American of Armenian descent. He was an attorney and a businessman. He gained national recognition for defending O. J. Simpson during the 1995 murder trial. It was apparent to everyone that O.J. was guilty of the charges, but he still went ahead supporting him. He died in 2003 because of cancer. Her mother Kristen Mary “Kris” Jenner is a television personality. Kim’s mom is of Scottish, English, Irish and Dutch ancestry.
Her father was a third-generation Armenian American. Kim’s mother married Bruce Jenner now known as Caitlyn Jenner after her divorce. Through their marriage, Kim has a step-brothers Burton and Brody, a step-sister Casey and two half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Kim’s step-father was an Olympic swimmer. He recently went through a gender change surgery. Her half-sister Kendall is a model who has modeled for big brands like Victoria’s Secret. Kim has two sisters Kourtney, and Khloé, and a younger brother Rob.
Kardashian has grown an influential following on social media sites like Twitter and Instagram. She has endorsed many products. She launched a game called Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Kim is often described the famous for being famous. In 2015 Kim was highest-paid reality television personality. Her total earnings exceeded $53 million.
She has launched a variety of products along with endorsing big brands for millions. She appeared in an episode of “How I Met Your Mother.” Kim also appeared on season seven of “Dancing with the Stars.”She has a mobile game called Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and a look book called Selfish.
Kim Kardashian is one celebrity whose existence is a reality show. She is also known for her voluptuous figure. Kardashian released her debut song in 2011 called the “Jam (Turn It Up).” The-Dream produced it. The single was a hit and was downloaded 14,000 times in five days and became the number one on the Billboard Bubbling under Hot 100 chart. She has many fragrances under her name. She released “Gold” in 2011. In mid-2012 she launched her next fragrance, “True Reflection.” By the end of 2012, she released her next fragrance “Glam.” She and her family appeared in a music video filmed in the Dominican Republic.
Kardashian was on the cover, of the magazine Paper’s Winter issue in 2014. She exposed her nude buttocks on the cover. The image was taken to break the internet. She has previously posed nude for Playboy. Kardashian gave her voice in the American Dad! series. In 2000 nineteen-year-old Kim married music producer Damon Thomas. They divorced in 2003 as a result of domestic violence. Kardashian began dating singer Ray J after the divorce. Kardashian married NBA player Kris Humphries in 2011. They were dating since 2010. Before marrying Kim Kardashian released her wedding fragrance called “Kim Kardashian Love.” The couple divorced in 72 days. They claimed irreconcilable differences as the reason behind the divorce.
In April Kim started dating her long-time friend Kanye West. They began dating while she was still married to Humphries. Kim gave birth to her first daughter with West named North West, in June 2013. The couple married on May 24, 2014, in Florence Italy. Givenchy designed her wedding dress. She gave birth to her second child with West called Saint West in 2015. Kim was a victim of a robbery when she was attending the Paris Fashion Week in October 2016. She was robbed of $10 million worth of jewelry. Kim was not harmed in the robbery but was in a deep state of shock.
Net Worth of Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian’s net worth is around $170 million. Kim makes $53 million annually. Around 40% of her annual income is produced from royalties she receives from the mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. The game has been downloaded around 45 million times. It generated revenue of $160 million. Kim gets around 28% of the profits made.
Kim has a $4.8 million mansion in Beverly Hills. It has five bedrooms and is one of the most expensive real estate in the world. She has a $325,000 white Ferrari 458 Italia Spider. During her wedding with West Kardashian wore $10 million worth of jewelry.
Kim is a successful business woman. She rose to fame from being a stylist to Paris Hilton. 60% of Kim’s salary is from endorsements. Kim made around $18 million from selling rights to showcase her wedding with Kris. She earns $150,000 per episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians. She has a fashion boutique with her mother and sisters. They have retails across America selling their products.
In 2016 Kim described herself as a Liberal Republican. She will appear in Ocean’s Eight that is set to release in mid-2018.
Kim Kardashian is one of the biggest celebrities on earth. Her popularity is at its height. She inspires millions of young people. Kim is a fashion icon. We are expected to see her in more endorsement deals and TV shows in the future.