Kim Kardashian is a well-known celebrity throughout the United States. The reality TV star has taken her net worth and consistently found ways to achieve higher. Starting off as just and friend and stylist to socialites Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, she eventually became the center of attention for the American people after the release of a sex tape with Ray J. From that point on, everyone knew of Kim Kardashian and her name began to be found sponsor fragrances, clothing lines, and other merchandise. The media attention surrounding the self-made celebrity led for her having her own reality show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” The show aided in her steady increase in net worth over the course of time but there were other endeavors that were pursued that aided in the rising net worth of Kim Kardashian.

Kim Kardashian is currently ranked as 2016 Forbes 42nd World’s Highest Paid Celebrities. Her net worth as of 2016, is estimated at about $100 million. This is contributed to her 2014 entrepreneurial creation of the mobile device game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. which eventually became 40% of her annual income. This game is an interactive game that is on the life of Kim Kardashian from being an E-List celebrity to an A-List Celebrity. The payout from this game was estimated, but not confirmed, to be about $22 million.

Kim Kardashian net worth is also contributed to the continued revenue from her various endorsements and businesses that she is very involved with. One such investment is in, for which is co-founder and chief stylist for. This is a popular online shoe store that promotes style and discounts. She then released a fragrance which she simply named “Kim Kardashian”. Among other sponsor deals, her Carl’s Jr. campaign served as an endorsement that further promoted that Kardashian name.

While still pursuing avenues to further the Kardashian brand, Kourtney and Kim took off on their own separate reality show from the rest of the clan in “Kourtney and Kim take Miami”. This was the adventure that these two sisters took while in Miami, Florida. During this time, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” continued to air on E! giving Kim a dual reality show income that only continued to boost her current net worth.

Between reality shows and celebrity endorsements, her and her sisters even took the time to write a book about their lives. The book, Kardashian Konfidential, was popular with fans because of the secrets and tips shared within the book. Kardashian Konfidential is a tell-all book about family secrets, confessionals from each of the sisters and beauty tips that the girls use to stay young looking and camera ready.

Kim Kardashian is a self-made American icon that while has had a steady income that helped her net worth grow, she continued to strive and achieve other avenues that boosted her net worth even without the aid of rapper Kanye West. While her start is not under ideal situations, her continued use of her name has helped her, her mother and her sisters be part of a brand that while never ceased to convey wealth and power.