There's only one Kardashian-Jenner billionaire — and it's no longer Kylie

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Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, and  Kim Kardashian-West
Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, and Kim Kardashian-West

As a family, they are collectively worth almost $2.2 billion (R32.1bn).

With their many business ventures, brand deals and millions of fans – the Kardashian-Jenners are exceptionally wealthy. 

But which Kardashian is truly the richest of them all?

In 2019, Forbes Magazine named Kylie Jenner the youngest self-made billionaire at just 21 years old. This made Kylie the richest Kardashian-Jenner at the time.

A year later, the magazine [Forbes] retracted this story and published a follow-up article titled “Inside Kylie Jenner’s Web of lies – And Why She’s No Longer A Billionaire” that alleged the mogul was involved in tricky financial practices that inflated her net worth.

With the publication of that article and Kim Kardashian’s booming businesses, Kylie was no longer the richest Kardashian (no longer Kris’s favourite then?) – nor was she a billionaire at all.

We’ve compiled a revised list of how much each Kardashian-Jenner’s member is worth.

SEE THE COUNTDOWN HERE:

8. Rob 

Rob is the only male sibling and currently has a net worth of $10m (R167m) according to Harpers Bazaar. He is currently the least earning member of the family.

He made most of his money from appearances on the family reality TV show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians, his now-cancelled show, Rob & Chyna and his companies, Arthur George Socks and Halfway Dead.

Earlier this year, he launched his brand of Hot Sauce.

Rob is also a father to Dream Kardashian.

7. Kendall

The eldest Jenner sister, Kendall, currently has a net worth of $45 million (R656.5m) according to Celebrity net worth.

The 25-year-old is also the highest-earning supermodel in the world for the second year in a row – earning over $22m (R324m) in 2017.

Besides modelling, she also makes her money from her family's reality show, her apparel line with her sister Kylie and a series of sponsorship deals.

6. Kourtney

Kourtney Kardashian’s net worth has risen from $35m (R585m) in 2018 to a whopping $65m (R947m) in 2021 according to Bustle.

Kourtney owes her fortune to rand deals on Instagram, royalties from the nine KUWTK- related reality shows she has been in and her lifestyle website Poosh.

5. Khloé

As for Khloé, her net worth has been estimated by Harpers Bazaar to be $50m (R728m) – a $10 million increase from 2018.

Khloé’s career kicked off with her family's show, which debuted in 2007.

Since then she has been in multiple reality shows such as Kourtney and Khloé Take MiamiKhloé and Lamar and Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian. Other sources that contribute to her net worth are TV appearances, endorsements, book deals and other business ventures including Good American. 

4. Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner comes in fourth in our count down with a net worth of $100m (R1.4bn).

According to Bloomberg, Caitlyn Jenner’s income is currently on the decline.

In 2018-19 she earned an income of $2.5m (R36.5m) a year. In 2020-2021, her annual income decreased to almost $550000 (R8m).

Caitlyn built her net worth on an athletic foundation. 

She maintained her status as a public figure through motivational speaking and endorsements. She has made TV appearances on KUWTK and her own reality show, I Am Cait.

Her famous appearance on the Wheaties cereal box in 1977 also contributed to her net worth and she also published a memoir about her transition, titled The Secrets of My Life.

3. Kris Jenner

She gets a small percentage of all the money her kids earn – 10% to be exact.

Kris, the head of the powerful family, has an estimated net worth of $190m (R2.8bn) according to Forbes

Kris earned most of her money from KUWTK, in which she starred and also produced.

According to Hollywood Reporter, Kris was the one who pitched the idea of the reality show to Ryan Seacrest in 2007 which was the foundation of most of the Kardashians' careers.

The mother of six manages all her children and gets a small percentage of what they earn. 

2. Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner may not be the richest member of the family anymore but she is still by far richer than her parents and siblings (except Kim of course). 

According to Harpers Bazaar, her net worth has decreased to $700 million (R10bn). She made her fortune from her beauty products, endorsement deals and reality shows KUWTK and Life of Kylie.

She also recently launched Kylie Swim and Kylie Baby.

1. Kim Kardashian 

Businesswoman and make-up mogul, Kim Kardashian-West is the richest family member with an estimated net worth of $1.2bn (R17.5bn), according to Forbes.

Kim came into the spotlight after her family’s reality show aired in 2007.

She also has many private ventures which have made her one of the richest female celebrities in the world.

Among others, Kim has a game app called Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and an emoji app called Kimoji which she launched in 2015. The TV personality also ventured into beauty products, starting her own make line called KKW Beauty which produces lipsticks, contour palettes, highlighters, foundation and concealers. She also has her own collection of perfumes called KKW Fragrance and shape-wear line, Skims.

In 2017 she started a children’s clothing line with her husband Kanye West called Kids Supply.

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