Kim Kardashian West debuted on the Forbes Billionaire List. The value of the celebrity’s fortune was estimated at a billion dollars. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos topped the list.
There were 2,755 people on Forbes ’list of billionaires, 660 more than a year ago. The wealth of the richest people in the world was estimated at $ 13.1 trillion, in 2020 the fortune of billionaires was $ 8 trillion.
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Kim Kardashian West on the list of billionaires
Kardashian West was included in the ranking – as the magazine explained – thanks to the development of KKW Beauty and Skims in which she shares shares. “Forbes” added, however, that the revenue from the TV show and commercials was not without its significance.
Kardashian founded KKW Beauty in 2017 and Coty bought 20 percent. participates in a cosmetics company for a billion dollars. The value of Kradashian’s shares was estimated at $ 500 million on that basis. – reported the television portal CNN.
As for clothing company Skims, magazine sources have estimated that the size of the business is “more than $ 500 million.” Thus, Kardashian’s stake is about $ 225 million. In addition, the celebrity has cash assets, investments and real estate, “Forbes explained.
CNN said that even though the family program will be removed from the E! Television, a new program will be created on the Hulu platform, thanks to which the flow of money will continue to be transferred to your account.
In February, Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West. The Bloomberg rapper estimated net worth at $ 6.6 billion, most of it from the clothing business, according to CNN television portal.
The Jenner-Kardashian family
It’s not the first time someone from the Jenner-Kardashian clan has joined Forbes ’list of billionaires. In March 2019, the magazine named Kylie Jenner (then 21 years old) the youngest person in the world who earned a billion dollars alone.
May 2020 Forbes removed Jenner from the list of billionaires. He also announced that his fortune was “only” $ 900 million. Journalists of the magazine reviewed the financial data of Coty, which in November 2019 bought 51 percent of Kylie Cosmetics for $ 600 million. According to Forbes, the documents show that Jenner’s business is much smaller and less profitable than previously thought. The magazine accuses Jenner of inflating sales figures and showing false tax returns.
This is not the only controversy surrounding Kylie Jenner. There are also many reservations about including her in the group of self-made women, that is, people who owe it all only to themselves, to their own diligence and talent. Some commentators recall that Kylie Jenner owes fame and great popularity to her family, the Kardashian clan. They argue that without participating in a reality TV show and with the support of Kylie’s wealthy family, it would be much harder to succeed.
The richest in the world
At the top of the current list of the richest people in the world, prepared by Forbes, was the head of Amazon, Jeff Bezos. His fortune was estimated at $ 177 billion. Tesla founder Elon Musk came in second: $ 151 billion. Bernard Arnault, chairman of the luxury goods group LVMH, was on the lowest rung of the podium: $ 150 billion.
The richest according to Forbes:
1. Jeff Bezos – $ 177 billion. 2. Elon Musk – 151 billion dollars. 3. Bernard Arnault – 150 billion dollars. 4. Bill Gates – $ 124 billion. 5. Mark Zuckerbeg – $ 97 billion. 6. Warren Buffett – $ 96 billion. 7. Larry Ellison – $ 93 billion. 8. Larry Page – 91.5 billion dollars. 9. Sergey Brin – $ 89 billion. 10. Mukesh Ambani – $ 84.5 billion.
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