Time.news – The star of American television, Kim Kardashian, entered the list of billionaires of the planet compiled by Forbes with an estimated assets of one billion dollars (about 844 million euros), accumulated not only with the work of actress and model, but also thanks to the profits made with beauty and clothing stores, KKW Beauty and Skims, which Kardashian has opened in recent years.
According to Forbes, Kardashian’s stake in KKW Beauty is worth about $ 500 million, while that in Skims is worth $ 225 million. The rest of Kardashian’s estate consists of cash and investments, including those in real estate (including three properties in Calabasas, northwest of Los Angeles). Kardashian also holds shares in Disney, Amazon, Netflix and Adidas, which her ex-husband Kanye West gave her for Christmas in 2017.
He boss di Amazon, Jeff Bezos, instead the richest person in the world with a fortune of 177 billion dollars (64 more than last year, thanks to the growth of Amazon shares). Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, is second with $ 151 billion, rebounding from last year’s 31st place. He is followed by LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg.
Overall, reports Forbes, the wealth of billionaires rose to $ 13.1 trillion this year from $ 8 trillion last year. There are 493 new entries on the chart, including Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd. Financier Warren Buffet, on the other hand, dropped out of the top 5 for the first time in 20 years.
Finally, the former US president, Donald Trump, slipped nearly 300 places in the rankings since he was elected to the White House, with over a billion dollars less in wealth. The Donald dropped to 1,299 from last year’s 1,001, with wealth estimated at 2.4 billion from 3.5 billion in January 2017.