Kim Kardashian West is top-earning reality star
- Bang Showbiz
- 14 September 2014
'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' beauty Kim Kardashian West has been named the top-earning reality star with a fortune of £39 million thanks to a number of shows and high-profile endorsements
Kim Kardashian West is the top-earning reality star with a fortune of £39 million.
The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' beauty has topped The Sun newspaper's rich list, with a list of shows and endorsements all contributing to her success.
According to the newspaper, the star has used her name value to sign a number of huge deals to brand everything from bottled water to five signature perfumes, with the latter alone earning her around £2.5 million.
Meanwhile, her recent introduction to video games - 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' - is set to make her £50 million by the end of 2014.
US socialite Paris Hilton follows in second place on the list with a fortunate of £36 million, with 'Dragon's Den' star Levi Roots closely behind as the top-earning male reality star with £30 million.
Susan Boyle - who rose to fame when she was the runner-up on 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009 - has earnings of £22 million, while Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Kelly Clarkson are joint fifth place with £16 million.
The top-earning 'X Factor' stars were One Direction, with £14 million each for members Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan.
The Sun newspaper's Reality TV's Richest Top 10
1. Kim Kardashian West - £38 million
2. Paris Hilton - £36 million
3. Levi Roots - £30 million
4. Susan Boyle - £22 million
5. Cheryl Fernandez Versini - £16 million
5= Kelly Clarkson - £16 million
7. Jennifer Hudson - £15 million
8. One Direction - £14 million each
9. Leona Lewis - £13 million
10. Myleene Klass - £11 million