The most famous, wealthy and entrepreneurial of her siblings, American reality television personality, socialite, businesswoman and model, Kimberly Kardashian West born Kimberly Noel Kardashian; on the 21st of October, 1980 has a net worth of about $175 million.
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Kim Kardashian who first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, but received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J got leaked in 2007, later that year, with family began to appear in the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Its success soon led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami. Kardashian’s personal life soon became subject to widespread media attention.
In recent years, Kardashian has grown an influential online and social media presence, including tens of millions of followers on Twitter and Instagram. She has released a variety of products tied to her name, including the successful 2014 mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a variety of clothing and products, and the 2015 photo book Selfish. Her relationship with rapper Kanye West has also received significant media coverage; the couple married in 2014 and they have three children together.
Time magazine included Kardashian on their list of 2015’s 100 most influential people, while Vogue described her in 2016 as a “pop culture phenomenon.” Though Critics and admirers have described her as exemplifying the notion of being famous for being famous. She was reported to be the highest-paid reality television personality of 2015, with her total earnings exceeding US$53 million.
Kim, along with Kourtney, Khloe and Kris, is an executive producer of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, as well as a savvy entrepreneur that has capitalized on her fame. Her hit Kimoji app has made millions, and her newly launched contour palettes make-up line sold out in just three hours when it first debuted earlier this year. Kim also created the Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game, has an app for exclusive content about her life and published a book made entirely of her selfies shot over the years, called Selfish. Along with countless endorsement deals and paid appearances, Kim also has a kids clothing line with her husband and rapper Kanye West.
Over the last year, Kim made $45.5 million, making her the 47th richest celebrity on the Forbes list of the 100 highest-earning celebrities in 2016.
In October 2016, Kim was robbed at gunpoint in her hotel in Paris during Fashion Week. The robbers stole nearly $9 million worth of jewelry including a $4 million diamond engagement ring from Kanye. Known for her frequent use of social media, Kim kept a low profile in the months after the traumatic event and has since recounted the robbery in detail on the family’s show.
Kim and Kanye wed in 2014 and have two children, North and Saint. Before Kanye, Kim (now infamously) married basketball player Kris Humphries before they separated after just 72 days of marriage. Kim also was married to music producer Damon Thomas for three years after they eloped when she was 19 years old.
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