Kim Kardashian is a reality television star and model with a net worth of $85 million. She is one of the most famous women in the world, with one of the most recognizable faces and bodies around. Her career is interesting, and long. She’s been on the scene for more than a decade now, becoming famous when a private tape of her with her then boyfriend, singer Ray J, was released to the public. It showed the two in a very private, very intimate position and it instantly became famous. She went from being the daughter of O.J. Simpson’s famous and late attorney, Robert Kardashian, and Paris Hilton’s BFF to being Kim Kardashian. She’s more famous than her father or Hilton ever imagined being, and she’s also very wealthy. There is some speculation that her mother and manager, Kris Kardashian, is the one who sold the tape to the press so that she could make her daughter famous.
From that point, Kim Kardashian was offered a reality television show that follows her sisters and her family around as they go about their lives building their brands and their businesses. She received several spinoff reality shows since the world could not get enough of this family, she modeled, she starred in ads and movies, she became a fashion icon and she became very, very wealthy. The show she was given also made her mother, her sisters, and her stepfather, Bruce Jenner, famous.
In the time she’s been a reality television star, Kim Kardashian has been just as famous and made just as much money on her personal life, as she likes to make it public. Her long relationship with NFL Quarterback Reggie Bush was made famous, her 70-something day marriage to NBA player Kris Humphries was made famous, and her pregnancy and subsequent marriage to controversial rapper Kanye West was made famous. She named her daughter North West, became engaged in a very public manner and got married in one of the biggest and most expensive weddings around; all things that made her a lot of money when she allowed cameras to capture every second of it. She is now expecting her second child with Kanye West, a little boy.
Kim Kardashian is not just a famous face who makes millions of dollars every year simply because she makes public appearances, either. She also writes books. She’s managed to take her Instagram account filled with selfies of her bottom, her face and her cleavage and turn it into a coffee table book called, you guessed it, “Selfie,” and earn millions. She’s nothing if not a genius in her abilities to make money doing anything and everything. Her mother is her manager, and she has worked hard to ensure that her family has a collective net worth of more than $300 million, with her having the bulk of that since she manages the careers of all of her children, including her second-youngest daughter, Kendall Jenner, who is one of the newest Victoria’s Secret Angels.
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