Kim Kardashian has officially achieved billionaire status for the first time, according to Forbes, Kim appeared on World’s Billionaires list for the first time.
The magazine is citing Kim Kardashian‘s two businesses, KKW Beauty and Skims, as well as the income from “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”, endorsement & real estate deals. Her younger sister Kylie Jenner fell off of it.
On the other side, Kanye West is officially the richest black man in US history. Kanye West has an estimated net worth of £4.7 billion.
- Last April 2020, it was announced that Kim’s half-sister Kylie Jenner was Forbes’s youngest self-made billionaire for the second year in a row.
- Kylie Jenner Fell Off List this year.
- At 21, Kylie Jenner Becomes The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Ever
Top 5 Billionaire in the world
- Jeff Bezos
- Elon Musk
- Bernard Arnault
- Bill Gates
- Mark Zuckerberg
Kim saw her wealth jump more than $200 million just since October, Forbes estimated, from a worth of $780 million last fall to $1 billion this spring, only five years after the magazine first reported she had made her first $51 million.
KKW Beauty was launched in 2017, often releasing cosmetic products in partnership with her four famous sisters that were heavily promoted through social media — Kardashian West alone has 69.7 million Twitter followers and 213 million Instagram followers.
Kim holds a majority stake in the company which has yet to disclose its revenues, as reported by Forbes, who estimates her ownership stake to stand at around $225 million.
- Kim landed the cover of Forbes for the first time in 2016. During the interview, she famously said: “Not bad for a girl with no talent.”