Kim Kardashian Is A Billionaire Now, Says Forbes. Sister Kylie Jenner Fell Off List Last Year

WHAT?

According to an estimate from Forbes, reality tv star, influencer and business owner Kim Kardashian West is officially a billionaire. This is her debut on the exclusive global list only one year after her younger sister Kylie Jenner fell off of it.

HOW?

Kardashian West's money comes from TV income and endorsement deals, according to the magazine, as well as her two lifestyle brands.

The star 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.

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Jenner, the youngest member of the Kardashian family empire, fell out of the Forbes rankings in 2020 after the magazine claimed the 23-year-old had been inflating the size of her own cosmetic business. She had been named the world's youngest self-made billionaire in 2019 at age 21.