Reality television is big business for big stars: the combined total for this list of incomes is $618M. We are showcasing the top 10 reality show earners of 2017. From the looks of this list, it must be nice to be a Kardashian. Source: Celebritynetworth.com
10). Kourtney Kardashian – $10M – “Keeping up with the Kardashians” – Entrepreneur, model, actor, socialite, businessperson, fashion designer, Kourtney Kardashian, who has a net worth of $35M. Kourtney is best known for her appearances on the hit television series “Keeping up with the Kardashians.”
9). Kris Jenner – $11.5M – “Keeping up with the Kardashians” – Kris Jenner is an American reality television star, media personality, business manager and author, who has a net worth of $60M. Born in San Diego, California, she’s a businesswoman and entrepreneur. Say what you want, she knows how to bring in the big bucks.
8). Khloe Kardashian – $15M – “Keeping up with the Kardashians” – Mommy-to-be Khloe Kardashian is an American reality television star who has a net worth of $40M. Kardashian suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident in which she went through the windscreen and suffered a severe concussion, causing memory loss. She is expecting her first child with CAVS starter Tristian Thompson.
7). Kendall Jenner – $18M – “Keeping up with Kardashians “ – Kendall Jenner is a reality television star. Kendall is most widely recognized as part of the famous Kardashian clan. Kendall began modeling when she was 14. She has walked the runway for Forever 21 and Sherri Hill. She and her sister Kylie inspired a line of clothes by PacSun. Today, Kendall is one of the highest paid models in the world.
6). Kylie Jenner: $20M – “Keeping up with the Kardashians” – Mommy-to-be Kylie Jenner, 20, she is the youngest member on the list and bringing in $20M in earnings comes from the family’s TV show. Kylie also has product lines with Puma, Topshop, and Pacsun. Taking a note from big sis, Kylie’s app and Instagram endorsements also bring the majority of her earnings.
5). Bethenny Frankel: $25M – “Real Housewives of New York” – Bethenny has a net worth of $25M. She earned her net worth primarily from the sale of her Skinnygirl cocktail company and for her various stints on reality television. Frankel’s first television appearance was as a contestant on Martha Stewart’s 2005 show “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.” She went on to star as one of the original members of “The Real Housewives of New York City” and eventually landed her own Bravo spin-offs “Bethenny Getting Married?” and “Bethenny Ever After.”
4). Kandi Burruss – $35M – “Real Housewives of Atlanta” – Kandi is a singer, songwriter, record producer and television personality who has a net worth of $35M. Burruss earned her net worth mainly as a former member of the band Xscape and through songwriting and record producing. She has won several awards, including a Grammy, for her songwriting. But did you know her name was behind hits like “No Scrubs” for TLC, “Bug a Boo”, “Bills, Bills, Bills,” and “The Writings on the Wall” for Destiny’s Child?
3). T.I. – $50M – “The Family Hustle” – Atlanta-based rapper, producer, author, actor and reality TV star who has a net worth of $50M. T.I. represents Atlanta, Georgia. He was raised by his grandparents and started rapping when he was just eight years old. T.I. briefly attended Douglass High School before dropping out to launch a music career. TI is married to Tiny Harris of Xscape.
2). Kim Kardashian – $51M – “Keeping up with the Kardashians” – When it comes to bringing in the major coins, Kim is the big breadwinner for the ladies with $51M in earnings over the past year. Kim has a net worth of $175M from Instagram endorsements to her mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and subscription apps. One thing for sure, Kim is the queen of mobile endeavors.
1). Gordon Ramsay – $60M – “Hell’s Kitchen” – Gordon Ramsay is a celebrity chef and reality television star who has a net worth of $160M. He also earns an additional $45 million per year from his media and restaurant empire.