Kim Kardashian Net Worth: Business & Income

Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian (Source: AP News)

One of the most famous faces on the planet, who is also a business tycoon, actress, and socialite Kim Kardashian has a total net worth of $1.4 billion.

Kim first gained national media attention as a friend and stylist of the famous Paris Hilton, but she got international recognition when her sex tape was leaked online with her then-boyfriend rapper Ray J in 2007.

Later that year, she, along with her family, would appear on a reality television series that would change Kardashians forever.

The family began appearing in Keeping Up With The Kardashians 2007-2021.

Following the success of the series, Kim also appeared in the spin-off series Kourtney and Kim Take New York (2011-2012) and also Kourtney and Kim Take Miami (2009–2013)

Kim has developed an online and social media presence that includes hundreds of millions of Instagram and Twitter followers.

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Kim has made a very wise move to capitalize on her fame and fortune by starting her own business.

Her two businesses KKW Beauty and KKW Fragrance were initiated in 2017 and are blasting success given her marketing strategies.

Similarly, in 2019 she also launched her own line of shapewear company, Skims.

Likewise, The reality star Kim is pursuing her law degree that is supervised by the legal nonprofit #cut50.

Apart from that, Time Magazine included Kim on their list of 100 most influential people in 2015.

Not only that, she was reportedly the highest-paid reality television personality of 2015.

Early Life

Kim Kardashian West, originally Kimberly Noel Kardashian West, was born on October the 21st, 1980, in Los Angeles, California.

Her father was Robert Kardashian was an Attorney at law and represented the infamous football player O.J Simpson during his murder trial. Oj Simpson is also the godfather to Kim.

Kim’s biological father Robert died in 2003 of cancer.

Her mother is Kris Houghton (now Kris Jenner).

Kim grew up with her three siblings Kourtney, Khloe, and Rob Kardashian.

KimKardashian back in the Day
Kim Kardashian back in the Day

Kim’s parental grandfathers were second-generation Armenian-American however her mother Kris is of English, Irish, Dutch and Scottish ancestry.

He parents got divorced in 1991, and her mother Kris married again that year to Bruce Jenner (now Catylin Jenner), who is a Summer Olympics decathlon winner.

After her mother’s marriage, Kim gained brothers Burton, Brandon, and Brody and step-sisters Casey, Kendall, and Kylie Jenner.

Kim went to Marymount High School, which was a Roman Catholic all-girls school in LA.

Quick Facts

Full Name Kimberly Noel Kardashian West
Known as Kim Kardashian West
Birth Date October 21, 1980
Birth Place  Los Angeles, United States
Residence Los Angeles, CA
Religion Christian
Nationality Armenian-American
Ethnicity White
Education Marymount High School
Horoscope Libra
Father’s Name Robert Kardashian
Mother’s Name Kris Houghton (now Kris Jenner)
Siblings Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Rob Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, and Kylie Jenner
Age 41  years old
Height 5’2 feet
Weight 55 kgs/ 121 lbs
Body Measurement 38-26-41
Waist Size 26 inches
Hip Size 41 inches
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body type Curvy
Profession Model, Businesswoman, Actress, Producer
Hobby Business
Favorite Color Torquoise
Favorite Food Salad
Favorite Artist Cher
Favorite Movie The Santa Clause
Favorite TV Show Bridgerton
Favorite Makeup Brand KKW Beauty
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Husband Damon Thomas, Kris Humphries, and Kanye West
Children North West, Saint West, Chicago West, and Psalm West
Net Worth $1.4 billion
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Last Update May, 2022

 Net Worth and Income

American reality television star, model, entrepreneur Kim Kardashian has a net worth of a staggering $1.4 billion.

She is the most famous and wealthiest celebrity on the planet earth.

Kim’s income comes from a number of endorsement deals, reality TV salaries, Instagram sponsorships, appearance fees, and business.

Reality television star Kim Kardashian makes around $4.5 million per episode on the TV series.

Kim earns anywhere between $50-80 million every year from her various business endeavors.

Between 2018 and 2019, in June, Kim earned $72 million.

Similarly, from June 2019 to June 2020, she earned $50 million.

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Besides that, Kim is one of the most followed celebrities on the Instagram handle, with 232 million followers.

She earns anywhere between $300,000 and $500,000 for every paid Instagram Post. She has earned as much as $1 million from Instagram.

To sum it up, Kim earns around $1-2 million every month from Instagram posts alone.

Kim and Kanye got divorced in 2021. According to sources, the couple’s financial settlement has not been public yet.

But, they do have an agreement, which guarantees Kim $1 million for every year of marriage to Kanye.

Kim Kardashian’s Net Worth each year

Year Net Worth
2013 $40 million
2015  $85 million
2017 $150 million 
2019 $300 million
2020  $900 million
2021 $1.4 billion

Net Worth of Kim Kardashian in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into Kim Kardashian’s net worth in different currencies, including the cryptocurrency BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 1,179,857,000
Pound Sterling £ 1,006,110,000
Australian Dollar A$ 1,893,248,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 1,755,943,000
Indian Rupee ₹ 103,944,470,000
BitCoin ฿ 36,425.62

Houses, Cars, and Jewelry

Houses

Bel-Air Los Angeles Home (Former Home)

Kim, along with Kanye, purchased the Bel-Air mansion for $11 million in 2013 and spent a couple of more millions on renovations and modifications.

The new-look was pretty minimalistic, and some even said that it looked like a gallery than a home.

The interior of the home was 9,000 square feet, with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

The interior of the house was pretty open. Outside of the house featured a long infinity pool and two spas.

The power couple sold the house for $17.8 million.

24895 Long Valley Road, Hidden Hills, California

Post-renovation, the mansion is now worth $60 million.

Kim and Kanye paid almost $22.68 million for the home originally and spent about $20 million more on the renovations and upgrades.

Hidden Hills is one of the most expensive areas in the United States. The average price here for a house started from $10 million.

Similarly, the neighborhood is also home to other Kardashians and Jenner’s.

The couple nearly demolished all the property for renovations.

Kim describes the mansion as a minimalist monastery.

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The mansion features 15 667 square feet of living space with eight bedrooms and ten bathrooms.

The house also has eight fireplaces.

Everything in the mansion looks very minimal. The interior of the house is all white in color.

Kim and Kanye bedroom had a 130-inch pop-up television.

Besides these, Kim also has a 4500-acre house in Wyoming worth $14 million.

The couple, Kim and Kanye, own another house in Manhattan’s Soho that was recently listed for sale at $4.7 million.

They also have bought an undeveloped home site in the Coachella Valley, which costs $6.3 million.

Cars

Rolls Royce Ghost

Kim is really fond of luxury automobiles and has a collection so huge that can make any car fanatic drool.

She has not only one but three Rolls Royce Ghosts.

She has it in three different colors. Rolls Royce is an expensive and luxurious car manufacturing company from London. Rolls Royce Ghost costs around $337,850 per unit.

This means she has over a million dollars worth of Rolls Royce Ghost alone.

Apart from that, she also owns a Rolls Royce Phantom, which costs around $450,000.

Mercedes Benz G63 AMG

Similarly, Kim also owns not one but two Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG. She has them in two different colors.

This luxury SUV from Mercedes-Benz can cost about $160,000. The USV comes equipped with a 5.5-liter AMG V8 bi-turbo engine that produces 544 brake horsepower and 760-pound feet of torque.

The top speed of the SUV is electronic limited to 210 km per hour and can go from 0-100 km per hour in 5.4 seconds despite its gigantic size.

Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR

This one is a really expensive car from the German manufacturer. It is also a rare car, and only 2,157 units were ever produced. It can cost as much as a million dollars.

This car was supposed to be the world’s fastest convertible. It has a top speed of 200 miles per hour and can go from 0-60 miles per hour in just 4 seconds.

The car is powered by a 5.4-liter V8 engine that generates 617 horsepower and 575-pound feet of torque.

Bentley Continental GTC

Another beast in the collection of Kim is Bentley Continental GTC. The car actually falls under the luxury category and is equally fast.

As standard, the car comes with a 6.0-liter W12 engine that produces 552 brake horsepower at 6,100 RPM and 650-pound feet of torque.

The top speed of the car is about 318 km per hour and can go from 0-100 km per hour in 4.0 seconds.

The car costs around $218,900.

Lamborghini Huracan

This one is a hypercar specially designed for maximum performance and speed.

The sleek machine comes equipped with a 5.2 liters naturally aspirated V10 engine that pumps 640 brake horsepower and 600-pound feet of torque.

The car has a top speed of 325 km per hour and can go from 0-100 km per hour in just 2.9 seconds.

Given the parts and performance of the car, it does not come cheap. It costs about $261,274.

Kim Kanye and Lambo
Kim Kanye and Lambo

However, this is not just a Lambo Kim has in her garage. She also owns $393,695 worth of Lamborghini Aventador.

These are but just a glimpse of the cars Kim has.

Rather interesting and bizarre at the same time news is when Kim was still together with her husband, Kanye gifted her five Maybach SUVs on a Christmas.

Normally, Mercedes-Benz Maybach SUVs costs about $200,000.

Some of the other wheels of Kim are Ferrari 485 Italia, two Ranger Rover Sports, and Porsche Panamera.

Jewelry

Kim Kardashian has a huge collection of expensive jewelry, especially diamonds.

It is no surprise that Kim’s wedding ring with Kanye was worth $4 million.

Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Kim Kardashian has confirmed that she always wanted to be famous and always loved materialistic life.

At some point in time, she even walked herself in front of the paparazzi just to be photographed.

However, now the time has changed. She is a billionaire and mother of four.

She now appreciates smaller things in life, such as spending time with her children, having a private life, watching television, etc.

Despite being a global celebrity, she never fails to maintain the relationship she has with her mother, siblings, and own children.

She’s been moving on from her recent divorce.

As for her fitness regime, she workouts regularly. In fact, she is really afraid of stretch marks and workouts every day to avoid those kinds of tragedies.

Kim never cancels a workout, even in her busiest schedule.

Kim Kardashian Children
Kim Kardashian with her Children

She workouts for about 60-90 minutes a day. Reportedly she does about 1000 squats a day.

We all know she has a surgically enhanced butt, but she puts a lot of effort into keeping that thing looking its best.

As for her eating habits, the 40-year-old tends to eat fish or chicken with vegetables at around 1 in the afternoon.

For her business meetings and travels, she does private rather than flying commercial.

As we all know already that how much she fears about her looks. For most of the time, she tries to match her outfit with the color of the cars.

Likewise, she loves her children very much and spends six-figure just for a nanny.

Not only that, she likes giving expensive gifts to her friends and families. Reportedly she gifted a Louis Vuitton bag to the friends and families on Christmas.

Vacations

Given her celebrity status, every day is like a vacation to Kim Kardashian.

Throughout the reality series KUWTK, the Kardashians have been on more than 20 trips around the world.

The Kardashian-Jenners have always been on the best family vacations. They‘ve been to Greece to St. Barts from Japan to Phuket.

Now their growing crew of little ones also get to participate in all the fun.

In 2020 Kim chartered an enormous Boeing 777 to fly 40 of her closest friends to a private island in French Polynesia for a week of fun. She did so to celebrate her 40th birthday milestone.

The trip included kayaking and swimming near whales.

Kim spared no expense for the lavish trip.

Similarly, Kardashians-Jenners spent the 4th of July 2021 on a trip to Idaho.

So basically, Kim Kardashian has been to almost every exotic travel destination possible.

She has been to Florence, Italy, Versailles, Iceland, Cannes, Costa Rica, Cuba, Japan, etc.

Charity

Kim Kardashian is really a generous giver. Reportedly she has been actively involved in 23 charitable organizations and supports 29 different causes.

Kim donated $500 to over one thousand people affected by COVID-19.

Similarly, Kim also donated $1 million to the Armenian fund.

Kim Kardashian and Alice Marie
Kim Kardashian with Alice Marie

In 2018 Kim persuaded President Donald Trump for forgiveness to Alice Marie Johnson, who is a single mother of five who was 22 years into a life sentence for drug trafficking.

Kim also played a key role in the passing of the First Step Act, which offers sentence reduction for certain federal drug charges.

In 2017 Kim donated beauty products, childcare necessities, and more before even listening to residents tell their stories.

She also cooked and served the meal for Los Angeles Homeless Shelter and Food Banks.

Movies and TV shows, Endorsements, Investments, Book Publications

Movies and Television Shows

Kim Kardashian has face camera all her life.

It was rumored that Kardashian/Jenners had a $100 million contract with E!.

Kim’s been a part of KUWTK from 2007 to 2021. She also appeared in the spin-off series.

Aside from that Kim has appeared in numerous movies. According to IMDB Kim has 23 credits as an actress and 6 credits as a producer.

She’s best known for her roles in Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Disaster Movie, and Ocean’s Eight.

Similarly, a documentary on Kim Kardashian was released in 2020 named Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project.

In the documentary, she uses her enormous public platform to support criminal justice reform in the USA.

Likewise, Kim also made a cameo appearance in the famous sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” and “2 Broke Girls”.

Apart from that, Kim has been on the late-night shows and other talk shows.

Endorsements

Since Kim Kardashian has her own brands with worldwide recognition, there is no need for her to endorse other brands.

Kim Kardashian KKW Beauty
KKW Beauty

As of now, Kim just focuses on promoting Skims, KKW Fragrance, and KKW Beauty.

However, in the past, Kim had endorsed various brands.

Investments

It all started when Kim, along with her sisters, owned a DASH store, which was shut down in 2018.

After that, Kim went on establishing a successful business. She has laid her hands on everything. She’s already conquered the television world.

Now she is on the verge of taking over beauty and cosmetics, fragrances, mobile games, etc.

Kim successfully earned a small fortune from royalties generated by the game “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.” The game was downloaded 60 million times and generated over $200 million in revenue.

Kim keeps 28% of the money generated by the game.

Apart from that, Kim has a line of tanning products and clothing lines.

Let’s just put aside the endorsement deals, the bulk of Kim’s net worth is actually combined with equity stakes in three companies.

KKW Fragrance, KKW Beauty, and Skims.

KKW Beauty was launched in 2017 that generates over $100 million in revenue to date.

Kim sold a 20% share in KKW Beauty for $200 million. The company as a whole is valued at $1 billion.

Similarly, in 2019 Kim raised $5 million venture capital firm imaginary Ventures to launch shapewear Skims.

Skims raised $154 million at a valuation of $1.6 billion in 2021. Kim holds a majority stake in the company.

Likewise, Kim Kardashian has also invested in multiple real estate. She has three houses worth more than $100 million.

Book Publications

Apart from appearing in reality television series, looking after a handful of businesses, Kim has been a part of four books to date.

Her 2015 released book Selfish is a coffee table photo book. The book features Kim’s personal selfies.

Similarly, In 2011 she co-authored a book named Kardashian Konfidential: Revised and Updated.

Likewise, her other books include Dollhouse: A Novel and Keeping Up.

Career

Kim came into the mainstream following the sex tape.

She even files a lawsuit against Vivid Entertainment, who distributed the sex tape as Kim Kardashian Superstar.

She later dropped charges.

Reportedly, she was paid $5 million for allowing the tape.

Several media criticized her and her family for using the tape as a publicity stunt to promote the reality show.

After the sex tape incident, the family was featured on the reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian 2021

In 2000 when Kim was 19 years of age, she was married to music producer Damon Thomas. Damon filed for divorce in 2003.

In 2011 Kim was engaged to NBA player Kris Humphries. They got married, and just after 72 days, Kim filed for divorce.

Several media criticized Kim’s marriage as a mere publicity stunt.

In 2012 Kim began dating Kanye West while she was still legally married to Humphries. The divorce was finalized in 2013, and she got engaged to Kanye West.

The couple got married on May 24th, 2014.

After seven years of marriage, the power couple of Hollywood got divorced in 2021.

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Unknown Facts About Kim Kardashian

  • Kim was really close to her father, Robert. He died when Kim was 21 years of age. She tried to contact her father through spiritual mediums and even claims that her father warned her about house robbery.
  • Her first boyfriend, T.J Jackson, was the nephew of Michael Jackson. They got together when Kim was 12, and the relationship lasted for three years.
  • Kim Kardashian is the seventh most followed celebrity on Instagram with 236.86 million followers.
  • It takes about an hour and a half to do her makeup and hair every day.

FAQs

Is Kim Kardashian richer than Kanye West?

No, Kanye West is way richer than Kim Kardashian. Kanye West has a net worth of $6.6 billion.

Who is richer, Kylie or Kim?

As of 2021, Kim is richer than Kylie Jenner.

Did Kim Kardashian pass the bar exam?

Unfortunately, Kim did not pass the bar exam. To pass the exam, Kim needed to score 560, out of which she scored 474.

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