The net worth of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Kim Kardashian could drastically drop over the next year if she continues her hiatus. She stands to lose $1 million per month if she doesn’t return to work or social media, People Magazine reported Saturday, citing experts.
The reality star turned entrepreneur willingly canceled all her engagements for the upcoming weeks and went silent on social media after she was gagged, handcuffed at held at gunpoint in a Paris hotel room last week. Up to $11 million in jewelry was stolen from Kardashian, including a $4.5 million diamond engagement ring from husband Kanye West.
Kardashian’s “overall brand is generating at least $1 million a month through just general posts, not including anything that’s specifically being contracted with companies,” celebrity financial adviser Samuel Rad told People Magazine Saturday. Each social media post can generate “at least $20,000 a piece to her overall brand.” Kardashian earns $200,000 to $300,000 for her appearances at special events.
But it doesn’t mean Kardashian, 35, is going to lose her wealth anytime soon. When she makes her grand return to social media, it will generate plenty of money. “I think what’s going to happen is the first post she’s going to put up after not having posted for [a while], it’s going to get so many more followers and hits. I think that it might actually end up helping her. Especially if Kim positions [her return to social media] correctly … I think it could be a really big moneymaker for her brand,” Rad said. “People are hoping to hear from her.”
Kardashian has a net worth of $51 million, according to Forbes. Money Nation, however, lists her fortune at $149 million, claiming she’s earned $348 million in her lifetime. She earns $39 million from TV and movies, $117 million from fragrances and $146 million from merchandising and endorsements.
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