Kim Kardashian West is top-earning reality star

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 14 September 2014
Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West

'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

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