Kim Kardashian Net Worth: The Making of a Millionaire Socialite
Kim Kardashian is an American socialite, television personality, model, entrepreneur and fashion designer. Kim Kardashian net worth is estimated to be $65 million.
Kim rose to fame in the 2000s when a home made explicit video hit the web featuring Ray J. Since that moment, Kim fame-points have risen to sky level. Through her fame, the beautiful socialite is now an undisputed international celebrity and media mogul who sits at the top of one lucrative business empire.
Kim’s father, Robert Kardashian was a man of repute – a highly respected, fierce lawyer. Her fame has never had a low moment and she works hard to keep it sky high whether it’s through dating NBA and NFL stars and now married to a certified music legend and mogul, Kanye West. Kim has also posed nude for Playboy magazine, who can forget that!
Kim started her career from the bottom serving as an assistant and stylist to the stars who were best friends with Paris Hilton. Kim has now established herself as a true TV personality through appearances in Keeping Up With the Kardashians which airs on E! The show proved successful and resulted to several spin offs including; Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. In 2000, she made her film feature debut in Disaster Movie as Lisa.
In the same year, Kim was one of the participants on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, though she didn’t last long as she was the third person to be eliminated from the show. Kim also made a cameo appearance in an episode of the very successful How I Met Your Mum. Kim graced the screen again in a TV series paying Elle in four episodes of Beyond The Break. Kim has also appeared as a guest host for WWE hosting WrestleMania XXIV. To cap her appearances on TV, Kim appeared as a guest judge on America’s Next Top Model.
Capitalizing on her undeniable sex appeal and fame Kim has made a fortune through endorsement and magazine features. In 2007, Kim made 5 million dollars in a single day as a judge ruled in her favor in a suit she had filed against Ray J. Kim argued, through her lawyers, that she deserved a chunk of the money Ray J was making from their explicit ‘home’ video. In March 2009, Kim endorsed ShoeDazzle shopping a venture where she is the co-founder and chief fashion stylist. She then endorsed ‘Va-Va-Va-Nilla’ cupcakes for Famous Bakery located in Los Angeles.
Kim earns banks ‘fat’ cheques as part of appearance fee in events, parties and Night clubs. Kim’s marriage in 20111 to NFL star Kris Humphries generated 18 million dollars through endorsements and TV rights to the event. She earns around 80, 000 dollars per episode on the airing reality shows. She also has a line of cosmetics, clothing line, weight loss products and perfumes. Her products sell like hot cakes so she earns quite a lot from these ventures.
Kim Kardashian lives lavishly. In her 2011 wedding to Kris (which lasted only 72 hours), she wore jewelry worth 10 million dollars not forgetting she had one make up worth 150, 000 dollars. Recently, she bought a 325, 000 dollar Ferrari 458 Italia Spider.
Her business ventures generate quite a lot of money to give her this kind of lifestyle and never hear her near bankruptcy. She will be affording her lifestyle for a long time to come as now she has a 130 Million worth as a fall back plan which is that of her husband, Kanye West.