Reviewing the $2.36 billion fortune of Hollywood’s most controversial couple before the divorce news
The division of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s huge assets upon divorce is one of the topics that has received the most attention from international public opinion.
Many major newspapers and news agencies around the world simultaneously cited knowledgeable sources to confirm that Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her husband Kanye West after nearly 7 years of marriage on February 19. Unlike other famous breakups, the most controversial couple in Hollywood “went their separate ways” peacefully. According to the source, they not only agreed on child custody, but also “went very far” on the property division agreement.
Kim and Kanye’s nearly 7-year marriage gradually came to a peaceful end?
In the world of Hollywood artists, Kanye and Kim are both super rich stars, possessing dreamy assets. Of which, the 43-year-old rapper has 1.3 billion USD – recognized by Forbes as a USD billionaire. Kim is slightly behind with $900 million.
In addition, this famous couple has also accumulated more than 100 million USD in real estate, a car collection of 3.9 million USD and livestock raised at their Wyoming estate worth more than 300,000 USD.
Kanye’s source of income comes from his globally successful music career and his own brand Yeezy. And Kim makes money through the reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” that lasted 14 years, cosmetics company KKW Beauty, shapewear line SKIMS and advertising on Instagram.
So of the above huge assets, what part will be divided when Kim and Kanye divorce?
Real estate worth more than 100 million USD
Kim – Kanye’s most impressive real estate is a 1,455 square meter mansion in Hidden Hills, California. They bought the house in 2014 for $20 million. Before moving in in 2018, the couple spent $20 million and 4 years to renovate. Kim’s mother, Kris Jenner, once announced that the value of the mansion is up to 60 million USD at the present time.
Mr. and Mrs. West’s most magnificent property.
An insider revealed to Page Six earlier this year that Kim has the land in her name, but Kanye actually owns the house. A source said that Kim is trying to convince Kanye to transfer the house to her because that is where their four children live and grow up.
In addition, because they did not want to be bothered by neighbors, the couple bought nearby real estate in November 2019, at a more modest cost of 2.9 million USD. This villa has 4 bedrooms, a house area of about 362 m2 and a campus of more than 6,000 m2, including a horse riding field.
The couple bought a villa near their house because they did not want to encounter trouble from neighbors.
In September 2019, Kim and Kanye bought a farm in Wyoming worth $14 million, with an area of 566 hectares, to raise cattle. After that, the “Famous” star spent $14.495 million to buy the 6,713-hectare Bighorn Mountain Ranch, 161km from the first farm. In August 2020, according to TMZ, there was information that rapper 7x targeted a third ranch in Wyoming, Double Doc Ranch. This is a farm that trains and provides first-class horses for enthusiasts of this subject.
The West family at their Wyoming estate.
Here, the couple raises a large number of cattle, worth more than $300,000.
In 2018, Kanye bought Kim a $14 million apartment in the luxury building Faena House on Miami Beach as a Christmas gift.
In 2013, the couple lived in an 836 square meter villa priced at 11 million USD. In 2017, they sold the house for $17.8 million to Ukrainian billionaire Marina Acton. The same year, Kim bought a $1.6 million apartment in Miami, then sold it for $3.5 million.
Kanye’s 90 million USD music career
Kanye is considered one of the most famous artists and has the largest income from music product sales in the past two decades.
Despite his controversial personal life, Kanye really has musical talent.
He won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, a Billboard Artist Achievement Award, 3 Brit Awards for “Best International Male Solo Artist” and a Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
He topped Forbes’ list of “Highest-paid musicians of 2020” with $170 million. This prestigious magazine said that the GOOD label, as well as Kanye’s recording and publishing rights, are worth at least $90 million.
Car collection worth 3.8 million USD
Mr. West’s list of super cars includes Lamborghini Gallardo with prices ranging from 180,000 to 209,000 USD, Aston Martin DBS, super expensive Mercedes SLR Stirling Moss at 1.06 million USD, super rare Mercedes SLR McLaren priced at 500,000 USD and Lamborghini Aventador priced at 750,000 USD. USD bought by Kim.
While Kanye likes unique and exotic supercars, Kim values classic, luxurious cars like the $270,000 Bentley Continental GTC and the Rolls-Royce Ghost.
The Lamborghini Aventador was bought by Kim as a gift for her husband.
The Kardashian family’s 14-year reality series
Kim earns $4.5 million per season of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” as both producer and star of the reality TV show shown on E! This. This show helped the Kardashian/Jenner become one of the most powerful families in Hollywood, with a total of 20 seasons over 14 years.
The Kardashian family rose to fame thanks to reality shows.
Kim’s multi-million dollar business projects
Forbes estimates Kim’s assets at $900 million. Most of Kim’s assets come from business.
In 2014, she launched the mobile game application “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood”. It helped her earn $1.6 million in the first 5 days. In 2015, she released her own set of emojis.
Kim is “cool” in business.
In 2019, cosmetics company KKW Beauty earned $100 million. The reality star born in 1980 earned an additional $200 million when she sold 20% of the company’s shares to Coty – this company also acquired the brand of the youngest Kardashian/Jenner sister, Kylie.
The shapewear brand SKIMS launched in 2019 is also a huge source of revenue for Kim, raising $5 million from VC firm Imaginary Ventures.
In addition, Kim can also earn up to 1 million USD for a post on an Instagram page with more than 206 million followers.
Kanye’s $3 billion Yeezy brand
According to Forbes, Yeezy was valued at $3 billion by Bank of America in 2019. Kanye is the sole owner of the brand. It is said to have helped Kanye add $1.2 billion to his personal net worth.
Kanye is no slouch in business either.
In June 2020, Kanye cooperated with the high-end store chain Gap in a deal worth millions of dollars, expected to officially launch in 2021.