Kardashians has become the synonym for wealth and a lavish lifestyle. The first Kardashian that came into the limelight was Kim. She is always making the headlines from her relationships to red carpet looks. Everything has become the talk of the town.

Kim Kardashian is a reality TV star, influencer, model, and entrepreneur who claims to be a self-made billionaire. But is it actually true? You’ll be shocked to know that she earns way more than many actresses. And it is evident from Kim Kardashian’s net worth which she derives from multiple income sources. 

Kim made her television debut in 2003 as the best friend of Paris Hilton in the show  The Simple Life. However, she got noticed when Keeping Up with Kardashians aired on television. That’s how she became a household name in 2007. 

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Ever since, fans have wanted to know everything about Kim and her earnings, besides making millions of dollars just from an Instagram post, there is so much more that contributes to her wealth. 

So if you want to know Kim Kardashian’s overall net worth and how much she earns from her businesses. Keep reading!

Is Kim the Richest Kardashian? 

Kim is the richest Kardashian and the only billionaire in this family, with a net worth of a whopping $1.4 billion USD. And that makes her richer than her younger sister, Kylie JennerHer total worth has doubled in recent years with so many various businesses and ventures. 

Kim has so much more to her personality than we know. She is a model, and influencer, as we all know; she also owns her beauty line, KKW Beauty, and her recent launch was Skims which is a women’s shapewear brand. Moreover, she also has her own app, which is quite popular and extremely popular. Kim makes a huge chunk of money with all these ventures.

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Let’s have a look at all of her businesses.

Keeping up with the Kardashians

Keeping Up with the Kardashians was aired in 2007, which let us have an inside of all the drama that happens in the Kardashian/Jenner house. According to reports, there was a contract between the family and E! Worth $150 million. However, you must have known that Kris is the manager of the family and is great at negotiation.

Thus, she gets 10 percent of all the deals made by her. Now we know Kim got her great business from her mother. After deducting the 10% from the total contract, the rest of the amount is split evenly between the Kardashian/Jenner sisters.

During an interview on The Ellen Degeneres Show, Kris Jenner confirmed that from all 5 seasons, she had charged $4.5 million each season. Although Kim and Kylie were the most popular on the show still, the amount of money was split evenly among the sisters.

However, Kris, Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney also got the producer’s credit. Hence, they make more money than Kylie and Kendall on the show. The final episode of KUWTK was aired in 2021 after completing 20 successful seasons. 

Even many hottest Bollywood actresses who adore Kim watch this show and try to imitate the new styles from it.

The Kardashians on Hulu

The second reality show of the Kardashian family was aired on Hulu in 2021. With this, Kim is making good fortune, and it’s way more than their earlier contract with E! In this show, the whole family is involved in making global content for the audiences as they have fans globally.

Kris, Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendall, and Kylie are all doing their best to create the buzz and hype up the show making a huge amount of money. According to reports, the whole Kardashian/Jenner clan is getting nine figures salary for two seasons.

They are making approximately $100 million USD for two seasons. However, Kris openly admits that they have shifted from E! To Hulu as they were getting higher pay. Still, the amount of money is equally split between the sisters. 

Thus, Kim Kardashian is making a jaw-dropping $7.5 million to $8.3 million per season of The Kardashians. And this deal leveled up the Kardashian family’s net worth to a great extent. 

KKW Beauty

Kim sold 20% of KKW Cosmetics and KKW Fragrance to Coty (a beauty corporation that includes brands such as Balenciaga and Clairol) for $200 million in the year 2020. 

However, It’s unknown how much exactly Kim earns from her cosmetic firms, KKW Beauty and KKW Fragrance, but according to reports that these two businesses account for the majority of Kim Kardashian’s net worth.

Moreover, According to a popular source, Kim’s second primary startup, Skims, raised $5 million in 2019 from VC firm Imaginary Ventures.

Kim Kardashian’s Earnings through Instagram

You must have seen Kim ruling the social media platforms with her sensational photoshoots and reels. She gets paid a crazy amount of money for each story or post on Instagram. Kim is undoubtedly one of the most popular influencers.

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According to the source, Kim makes $1 million for every Instagram post. Kim said in the show My Guest Needs No Introduction in the year 2020 that she makes more money on Instagram than she does on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which is why she was fine with the show ending as it didn’t make much difference to her.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Divorce Settlement

After getting an insight into their lives on Keeping Up with the Kardashian, all fans were interested to know all about her relationship with Kanye. Thus, when Kim filed a divorce in 2021 made headlines everywhere and broke the internet. However, this was the third time that Kim Kardashian is gotten divorced.

After a lot of dispute and controversy, the couple finally got divorced. However, custody of the kids is given to both Kim and Kanye. Moreover, Kanye also agreed to pay Kim $200,000 per month in child support, which is due on the first of each month and must be deposited into her account.

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Moreover, Kanye is also liable for half of his and Kim’s children’s educational expenditures, including tuition, as well as half of their security and medical bills. Furthermore, Kim also inherited her and Kanye’s homes, including  300 acres of land in Calabasas, properties in Riverside, Malibu, and Idaho, and the house she currently lives in with her kids.


So, it is all about the net worth of Kim Kardashian, the richest Kardashian of today’s time. Clearly, she has multiple sources of income – shows, businesses and social media. All these add to her fortunes greatly and make her a valuable American personality in the entertainment world.

First Published on: 12:25 pm - 26, Jun 2023
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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