Kim Kardashian West is formally a billionaire becoming a member of the likes of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.
Forbes launched its annual “World’s Billionaire Listing” Tuesday, which positioned West on the elite record for the primary time. The journal mentioned West’s booming companies, KKW Magnificence and Skims, helped put her excessive to realize the billionaire benchmark when added to her tv present and endorsement offers.
The journal values the 40-year-old’s web price at $1 billion, up from $780 million in October.
Kardashian West based KKW Magnificence in 2017. She appeared to half-sister Kylie Jenner for inspiration, in response to Forbes, following the success of Kylie Cosmetics.
Each companies rely closely on the siblings’ huge social media followings.
Saying her cosmetics line in 2017, Kardashian West instructed Forbes: “It’s the primary time I’ve moved away from having licensing offers and transitioned into being an proprietor.”
Kardashian West offered 20% of KKW Magnificence to cosmetics big Coty final yr for $200 million, in a deal valuing the enterprise at $1 billion.
Nonetheless, Forbes mentioned that determine is likely to be bloated, as Coty is understood for overpaying, and mentioned Kardashian West’s remaining 72% stake is price about $500 million.
Her stake in Skims, a shapewear firm, is valued by the journal at a “conservative” $225 million.
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