Kim Kardashian added a billionaire to her resume. The cosmetics and shapewear businesswoman, who kicked off her career in the “Keeping Up with The Kardashians” reality series, was listed for the first time on Forbes magazine’s list of world billionaires on Tuesday.
Forbes said he estimated Kardashian, 40, “is now worth $ 1 billion, up from $ 780 million in October, thanks to two lucrative companies – KKW and Skims – as well as cash from TV. reality and endorsement contracts, and a number of smaller investments. “
The Forbes estimate means Kardashian is joining her future ex-husband Kanye West in the billionaire’s club. Forbes on Tuesday estimated West’s net worth at $ 1.8 billion, mostly thanks to offers on his Yeezy sneakers and fashion line.
Kardashian filed for divorce from West, 43, in February, citing irreconcilable differences.
Her half-sister Kylie Jenner, however, lost her billionaire status, Forbes said Tuesday. He valued the 23-year-old’s fortune at around $ 700 million, citing a tough year for cosmetics sales during the coronavirus pandemic and what he said were previous overestimates of revenue from Kylie Cosmetics, now owned in 51% by Coty Inc.
Kardashian founded KKW Beauty in 2017, promoting and selling the products online, aided by a social media presence that includes some 213 million Instagram followers. She launched the multicolored Skims shapewear line in 2019.
Kardashian celebrated Tuesday by posting a photo of herself in a bikini at a beach, captioning “Bliss” and announcing the launch of the first Skims pop-up store in an upscale Los Angeles mall.