Kim filed for divo-rce from her husband of seven years on Friday- A source confirmed to DailyMail.com that Kim filed documents and that ‘the spl*t is amicable and there is no drama’ She’s seeking joint le-gal and phys*cal custody of their four children: North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm. MailOnline takes a look at the incredible $2.2B fortune Kimye could be f!ght*ng over, with Kanye, 43, worth a stagger-ing $1.3B and Kim, 40, $900M
Kanye is considered to be one of the most accla*m-ed artists of the past two decades and sent Forbes receipts when he was left off their billionaires list. The couple’s wealth stems from Kanye’s successful music career, his Yeezy line and Kim’s earnings from her 14-year stint on E!’s Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality show, as well as her var*ous business ventures.
Kim earned $4.5M per season as both executive producer and star of KUWTK, which made the family a household name and ran for 20 seasons and 14 years. The couple have an impressive property portfolio said to now be w*rth more than $100M, with perhaps the most impressive – their 15,667-square-foot mansion in Hidd-en Hills, California
This will be Kim’s third dIvo-rce: she married Damon Thomas from 2000-04 and she was also married to Kris Humphries for 72 days
Kim Kardashian filed for divo-rce from her husband of seven years, Kanye West, on Friday and is in the process of sorting their property agreement.
The 40-year-old reality star and her estranged husband have amass-ed extreme wealth, and are reportedly w*rth more than $2billion in combined assets. A source also confirmed to DailyMail.com on Friday that Kim has filed for divo-rce. ‘The spl*t is amicable and there is no drama,’ the insider shared.
And MailOnline took a look at the incredible fortune Kimye could be f!ght*ng over, with Kanye, 43, w*rth a stagger-ing $1.3B and Kim, 40, $900M. The entrepreneurial pair, who share four children, have stacked up over a $100M in real estate, a $3.9M car collection and own more than $300K worth of livest*ck which they house in their Wyoming ranches. Kanye famously sent Forbes r eceipts when he was left off their billionaires list, telling them ‘You’re toying with me and I’m not finna lye s*c down and take it anymore in Jesus name.
‘ He cla!ms to be w*rth over $3B. The couple’s wealth stems from Kanye’s globally successful music career, his Yeezy line and Kim’s earnings from her 14-year stint on E!’s Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality show. She can earn around a million dollars per Instagram post, plus she has her var*ous business vent-ures, including her KKW Beauty cosmetics company and SKIMS shapewear line.
Now that Kim has filed, what assets will they be div!ding? $105M real estate portfolio The couple have an impressive property portfolio said to now be w*rth more than $100M — and perhaps most impress is their 15,667-square-foot mansion in Hidden Hills, California. They bought the home in 2014 for $20M and are said to have spent four years and another $20M in renovations before they finally moved into it in 2018. Kris Jenner once tweeted that the home was w*rth $60 million.
An insider revealed to Page Six earlier this year that Kim reportedly owns the land, but Kanye owns the actual house, which could become a contentious part of the divo-rce settlement. ‘Kim is trying to get Kanye to turn over the Calabasas house to her, because that’s where the kids are based and growing up. That is their home,’ a source said. ‘She owns all the land and adjoining lots around the house but Kanye owns the actual house. They’ve both put a lot of money into renovating it.’
Kim and Kanye love to document the minimalist home which famously has that ‘flat sink’ which took eight prototypes to get right and cost $32,000. And they say that everyone needs good neighbors… so it comes as little surprise that the couple splash-ed out on a nearby property in November 2019 at the sl*ghter more h*mble cost of $2.9M.
The four bedroom mansion, which is 3,900 square feet and sits on 1.5 acres, includes equestrian facilities. It is not yet known if the family will tear down the structures or revamp them. In September 2019, Kim and Kanye bought a $14M Wyoming ranch spanning 1,400 acres which houses almost $300k worth of livestock. He then bought a second property, the $14.495 million Bighorn Mountain Ranch which sits on 6,713 acres and is located under 100 miles away from the first ranch.
In August, it was reported that the rapper has his sights set on a third Wyoming property, eyeing the Double Doc Ranch, according to TMZ. In an informative YouTube video about the ranch, the longtime owners list it as an ‘exceptional boarding and training ranch, that provides first-class accommodations for equestrians, employees and guests clinicians.’ ‘Double Doc Ranch is any Horseman’s dream with its h*ated multiple stall ba-rn stalls,’ the Hayden Outdoors Real Estate noted of the stunn!ng ranch, located just outside Co-dy.
The main residence at the Double Doc Ranch is a designed to blend ‘Wyoming elegance and family w*rmth.’ In 2018, Kanye bought Kim a $14M condo in the luxurious Faena House on Miami Beach as a Christmas present. In 2013, they lived in a 9,000 square-foot Bel Air mansion bought which they purchased for $11M.
In 2017 they sold the house for $17.8M to Marina Acton, a Ukrainian billionaire. In 2017, Kim bought a $1.6M condo in Miami before selling the house for $3.5M. Kanye once told GQ: ‘They don’t teach you in school about buying property. They teach you how to become somebody’s property.’ Kanye is considered to be one of the most accla!med and biggest-selling artists of the past two decades.
He has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, as well as the Billboard Artist Achievement Award, a joint-record three Brit Awards for Best International Male Solo Artist and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. The star topped Forbes’ 2020 Highest Paid Musician List With $170M, ranking him the highest-paid musician of the year. They cla*m his G.O.O.D. label—and his own recorded music and publishing rights are w*rth at least $90 million.
He once told Zane Lowe for Be-ats 1: ‘I am unquesti-onably, undoubt*dly, the greatest human artist of all time. It’s not even a question at this point. It’s just a fact.’ Talking about his album, Jesus Is King, he said: ‘There were times where I was asking people not to have premar-ital s*x while they were working on the album.’
‘Now that I’m in service to Chr-ist, my job is to spr*ad the gospel, to let people know what Jesus has done for me, I was letting you know what the Henne-ssey had done for me, but now I’m letting you know what Jesus has done for me, and in hat I’m no longer a slave, I’m a son now, a son of God. I’m free.’ However, he told GQ he believes Power to be one of his w*akest h!ts because it adheres to expectations that people wanted from him.
In January last year, Nick Cave agreed that Kanye is the greatest artist of our time. He told a fan: ‘Making art is a form of madn-ess — we slip deep within our own singular vision and become l*st to it. ‘There is no musician on Earth that is as comm!tted to their own derangement as Kanye, and in this respect, at this point in time, he is our greatest artist.’ There’s no need to call an Uber where Kanye’s concerned and the musician has splash-ed out $3.8million on a car collection to rival no other.
His list of prized motors includes a Lamborghini Gallardo, which ranges in price from $180,000 to $209,000, an Aston Martin DBS, $1.06 million Mercedes SLR Stirling Moss, a super-rare $500,00 Mercedes SLR McLaren, a $750,000 Lamborghini Aventador bought as a present from Kim. One of his assistants once cr*shed this car into a gate, but the car escap-ed with little d*mage. His Porsche Panamera Turbo, however, was reportedly sto-len and crash*d into someone’s home.
According to Motorious, Kanye angered car fans along with Jay Z years ago, when the two cut up a Maybach57 in the music video Otis. The site writes: ‘This move was purely to show how much money he had that the man could chop up something so expensive without a care.’ While Kanye goes for exotic supercars, Kim prefers classic luxury models, such as the $270,000 Bentley Continental GTC and a Rolls-Royce Ghost – she loves to get them customized by Platinum Motorsport.
Her love of cars stems from when her late father surprised her with a white BMW on her 16th birthday. Kim earned a tidy $4.5M per season as both executive producer and star of h*t E! reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, which made the family a household name and ran for 20 seasons over 14 years.
Back in 2013 — before they were married — it was reported that Kanye ref*sed to appear on the family show amid concerns the program would d*mage his reputation but he made an occasional appearance. Although there were rum-ors that Kourtney and Kim, as well as Kylie, push*d for the show to end, the family has den!ed as much.
The family told the MailOnline that the cancellation was equally ’emotional’ for the whole family who made the decision together. E! meanwhile said in a statement: ‘While it has been an absolute privilege and we will m!ss them wholeheartedly, we respect the family’s decision to live their lives without our cameras.’ The Kardashian-Jenner family is now developing international content to air on Hulu in the United States and through Star abroad.
News of the deal was announced last month at an investor day for Hulu’s parent company Disney, according to a press release from the str*aming service. The upcoming content will involve family matriarch Kris Jenner and her daughters Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian and Kylie and Kendall Jenner, yet the nature of the str*aming platform and videos are yet to be released.
News of the deal comes after the family revealed their E! reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians was coming to an end next year after 20 seasons, with the network saying the family wanted a life without their cameras. Kris took the news to social media, writing: ‘Excited to announce our new multi year partnership with Hulu and Star and what’s to come in 2021 @hulu’.
Their undisclosed new project will bow sometime next year and will be available in multiple terr!tori-es outside the United States. Kim’s multi-million dollar business ventures – Forbes estimates Kim’s fortune to be $900M. In 2014, she launched mobile game app Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and it made $1.6 million in the first five days after its release. In 2015, she released her own range of Kimojis.
The bulk of Kim’s wealth comes thanks to her KKW Beauty company. In 2019, the Product line raked in $100 million and she gained $200 million by selling a 20 percent stake in the company to Coty, the same company that bought Kylie’s brand. Her SKIMS shapewear launched in 2019 is also a huge revenue generator, raising $5 million from VC firm Imaginary Ventures. She told Bazaar.com in February: ‘I’m very minimal but practical. When I said I wanted seaml-ess shapewear, everyone looked and thought that I was crazy.
She told Bazaar.com in February: ‘I’m very minimal but practical. When I said I wanted seamless shapewear, everyone looked and thought that I was crazy. ‘I’m all about comfort and glamour at the same time. I always think you can do it all, so why not have everything that you need as far as your products?’ Kim can also earn up to $1 million for a paid Instagram post and boasts 206million followers.
But the big question is, will she be returning her $1.3million diamond engagement ring? The rapper’s $3B dollar Yeezy brand – According to Forbes, Yeezy, which Kanye launched with Nike in 2009 and then brought to Adidas in 2013, was valued at $3B by the Bank of America in 2019. West is the brand’s sole owner.
The brand is believed to have added $1.2B to the musician’s personal net w*rth. Kim has helped to give the brand that added edge, constantly wearing the designs along with her famous sisters. In June 2020, Kanye partnered up with high-street chain Gap in a multi-million dollar deal, and the line is expected to officially start rolling out in 2021. In 2019, he said a lot of his design inspiration comes from his life experiences, even the Lamborghini Countach inspired his label. The Yeezy, he said, ‘is the Lamborghini of shoes.
‘He told Forbes: ‘There’s so many prototypes that you go into for whatever you get. They’re miniature vehicles; we work on shoes like you’d work on a car. ‘There’s no b*d shoes. Any of these shoes that didn’t make it . . . 20 years from now, you’ll look and that shoe will be worth a lot to the numbers guy.
What’s a Picasso sketch w*rth now? What’s a Warhol sketch w*rth? Kanye also told Beats 1 presenter Zane Lowe, about his plans to ‘bring manufa-cturing to America’, hiring workers for his Yeezy factories through American prison reform systems, saying: ‘God is using me to show off’. ‘Nebuchadnezzar was the king of Babylon, and he looked at his kingdom and said ‘I did this’ ‘Sounds kind of similar, right? I’m standing on the top of the mountain talking about Yeezus saying, ‘I did this. I am a God’.’
KIM AND KANYE’S LOVE AFFAIR- 2004: First meeting Kim and Kanye first met on a music video sh**t when the KUWTK star was working as Brandy’s assistant and Kanye was working on a song with the songstr-ess. At the time she was still married to Damon Thomas, who she went on to div-orce in 2004, and Kanye was dating model Alexis Phifer. Speaking about their first meeting on the Keeping Up With The Kardashians 10 year anniversary special, Kim said: ‘I met him I think in 2002 or 2003. He was recording a song with Br*ndy, and I was her friend…
‘I vividly remember hang!ng out with him and then they did a video together, so I’d see him a few times. He was asking his friends: ‘Who is this Kim Kardajan?’ He didn’t know what my name was’. 2006: Heads turned further – Kanye’s huge cr*sh on Kim only grew over the years as the rising star began getting photographed next to her boss-turned-friend Paris Hilton.
In an interview with Ryan Seacrest in 2013, Kanye revealed that he truly fell for his future wife after he got a glimpse of a certain photo of her next to her pal Paris in Australia. He said: ‘I just knew I wanted her to be my girl for a long time. ‘I remember I saw a picture of her and Paris Hilton, and I remember telling my boy, ‘Have you seen that girl Kim Kardijon?” Desp!te his growing attract-ion to Kim, Kanye went on to propose to longtime girlfriend Phifer in August of 2006.
2008: A split, Princess Leia and two new loves – In April, Kanye calls off his year-and-a-half engagement to Phifer, as confirmed by Phifer in a statement to People, in which she said: ‘It’s always sad when things like this end, and we remain friends’. Shortly after, Kanye asked Kim to appear in his infam-ous hip-hop puppet show Alligator Boots, where she would be playing the part of Star Wars’ Princess Leia.
Although the show was rej*ct-ed by Comedy Central, Kardashian still had fond feelings for the project as she shared behind the scenes pictures from the set of Alligator Boots to social media in 2018. Kim wrote on her website: ‘We had met before this project back in 2003, but I would say this is when we first really connected. These pics are SO funny!’ At the time of filming Alligator Boots, Kim was in a relationship with New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush, who she started dating in 2007.
Meanwhile, Kanye became involved with model Amber Rose in September of that year. 2009: A fashionable meet and a myster*ous mention – In February, Kim and Kanye reunite with one another at the Y-3 show in New York City. Kim attended the show with boyfriend Reggie, while Kanye arriv-ed solo and sna**ed a seat next to the couple and actress Milla Jovovich.
In April, during his appearance on Keri Hilson’s h*t track Knock You Down, appears to reference his looming cr*sh on Kim and his jealousy over her relationship with Reggie.
He rapp-ed: ‘You were always the cheerleader of my dreams / Seem to only date the head of football teams/…
‘And I was the class clown that always kept you laughing / We were never meant to be, baby we just happened’.
2010: The end of two love stories- In March, after three years of dating, Kim and Reggie split up for good. Reports at the time blamed the pressures of fame. They had briefly split in August 2009 before reunit-ing, however he was unable to reconcile himself to Kim’s rising star.
An insider told e! online: ‘They do truly love each other and there’s no bad bl**d… They’re even open to the idea of reconciling down the road, but need to be apart right now.’ Kanye and Amber also part ways in July of that year. Following their spl!t, Amber bl*m-ed Kim for the spl!t, saying: ‘Kim is one of the main reasons why me and Kanye are not together. She’s a homewr!cker!’
In the years after his spl!t from Amber, Kanye has openly cr!ticis-ed the model – most famously saying in a 2015 interview that he had to take ’30 showers’ after dating her and reportedly branding her a ‘prost*tute’.
In December, as Kim filmed the music video for her single Jam (Turn It Up), Kanye was present on set. Famously, Kardashian’s mother Kris Jenner snapp-ed at him for checking out her daughter’s famous derr!ere by bluntly saying, ‘Don’t be looking at her a**’. The songwriter snapped back: ‘I’ve never seen it actually.’
2012: It’s TRUE and there’s a baby- They finally got together eight years after meeting. In March, The r*mor*d couple let it be known they were spending time with each other when Kim sat front row at Kanye’s runway show during Paris Fashion Week.
The following month, after months of rumors and rumblings, Kim and Kanye made their relationship official as they held hands in New York City. In May they took things a step further and make their red carpet debut at the Cannes Film Festival during the premiere for the film Cr**l Summer.
In December, the Stronger rapper joyously reveals that his is expecting his first child with Kim during a New Year’s Eve concert in Atlantic City.
The rapper said ‘stop the music’, then announced ‘make no!se for my baby mama right here,’ with a wide smile. Kanye’s announcement prompted a fl*rry of excited tweets from the audience.
Taking to her official website, Kim also confirmed the pregn-ancy, writing: ‘It’s true!! Kanye and I are expecting a baby… ‘We feel so bless-ed and lucky and wish that in addition to both of our families, his mom and my dad could be here to celebrate this special time with us. Looking forward to great new beginnings in 2013 and to starting a family.’
2013: A star is born… North West is here and a wedding on the way – On June 15, Kim welcomed their daughter North West. Weeks later, the KUWTK star showed off a picture of her and Kanye’s baby girl, while appearing on her mother Kris’ sho-rt lived talk show.
In October, Kanye made proposal history when he asked Kim for her hand in marriage with a sparkl!ng 15-carat Lorraine Schwartz diamond ring. The proposal was a total surprise and went down at the AT&T Park baseball park in San Francisco, which Kanye rented out for the occasion.
He had arranged for the words ‘PLEEESE MARRY MEEE!!!’ to fl*sh up on the giant scoreboard at the ballpark. Desp!te his bravado, Kanye admitt-ed pr**r to the proposal he was nervous, saying: ‘I was talking to a cousin, I said, ‘What do you think she’s gonna say?’…
‘I’m not arrogant about love and feelings at all . . . I knew I wanted her to be my girl for a long time. In November, the couple then made headlines around the globe when shortly after their engagement, Kim famously appeared nude while straddling Kanye on a motorbike in his Bound 2 music video.
2014: The wedding- In May the following year, the couple t!ed the knot at the Renaissance fortress in Florence, Italy. The lavish affa!r saw 200 people in attendance and Kim walked down the aisle in a stunn!ng Maison Margiela bridal gown. They were wed under the direction of Rich Wilkerson Jr, a pastor from North Miami.
Speaking moments after the ceremony to E! News, Kim’s mum Kris said she was ‘beyond bursting with happiness for Kim, Kanye and baby North’. ‘Such a magical, romantic wedding!’ she added. ‘I feel bless-ed to have my new son and his family as part of ours.’ And Kanye seemed equally ebullient, with a source telling MailOnline he gave an eight-minute speech to the gathered guests.
‘I just wanna stop the music a second ‘cos my baby’s coming back with a new dress on. Here she is – Kim Kardashian West,’ he said, introducing his bride.
After the ceremony, the guests br*ke bread together sitting family style on a 70-metre-long marble banquet table – a gift from master cr*ftsman Gualtiero Vannelli who used marble from the Tuscan quarry in Carrara, according to Us Weekly.
During the ceremony Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli serenaded Kim and Kanye with several of his songs, including Con te Partiro. Among the stars at the nuptials were Steve McQueen, Lala Anthony, Jaden Smith and Joe Francis.
2015: Saint West – In May, in wake of her first wedding anniversary with Kanye, Kim confirmed to Glamour that she was expecting her second child with the Grammy winner. ‘North has taught me patience. There’s nothing I wouldn’t do for her. And nothing I wouldn’t do for my husband. She’s empowered us to want to be the best parents and the best spouses,’ said the star.
In December, Kim and Kanye welcomed their second child, son Saint West, on December 5, 2015. Eager to share her newborn with her massive Instagram following, Kim shared a portrait of Saint to the platform.
2016: Kim’s trauma and tr*uble in paradise- In 2016, Kim was left traumatis-ed when b*rglars br*ke into her Paris apartment during Fashion Week, tied her up and stole $10million of jewellery in October 2016. In 2018, she finally learning to be ‘okay’ with the horr!fy-ing experience because she has ‘learned so much from it’.
The reality star was robbed by five armed men wearing ski masks and clothes with po-lice markings in the ordeal. At around 3am, the robbers entered the building after the conci!rge let them in.
Handcuffed and at gunpoint, the concierge led them to the starlet’s flat. Kim reportedly ‘begg-ed for her life’ and told the gunmen she had children at home when two of them entered her room and held the gun to her head.
Later that year, the couple were faced with allegations of ‘fr!ction’ due to Kanye’s online behaviour. After Kanye went on a number of Twitter tangents, insiders said: ‘ What causes friction in the marriage, however, is Kanye’s compulsive tweeting. Kim can’t stand it. She is all for self-promotion, but doesn’t approve of Twitter drama’.
Despite this, they denied they were having issues with Kim saying ‘there’s just nothing to really report on’.
2017: Baby number three- The couple hir*d a surrogate to carry their third child. It was first reported in July that Kim opted to go the surr-ogate route due to health complications during her first two pregnancies.
Kim, who suff*red with life threatening placenta accreta when carry!ng North and Saint, is said to have been referred ‘by an agency’ to find the right surrog-ate.
TMZ cla!med the famous duo paid $45,000 for the surrogate to carry their third child, before revealing the lady in question is an African-American college graduate in her Twenties who has been married for five years with two children.
‘The entire family is over the moon. Kim had been looking for a surrog-ate for months until recently when she found the perfect candidate,’ a source told People.
The singer added: ‘They want everything to be perfect and for the baby to be extremely healthy. ‘They don’t want any complications and Kim is providing an ideal eating regimen and diet so everyone knows what the baby is consuming before it’s born.’
Pr**r to hiring their surrog-ate, Kim sp*ke to her sister Kourtney about the perks of surrog-acy, saying: ”If you use a surrog-ate, nobody has to know the whole time. You could have a baby for a year and nobody would even know.’
2018: Chicago is here- In January, their daughter Chicago was born. 2019: The brood continues to grow- In May, they then welcomed another son Psalm West by a surro-gate and later renewed their wedding vows
2020: Kanye’s troubles – On July 4, Kanye announced he was entering the 2020 presidential race and Kim – as well as Elon Musk – back-ed him.
Later that month, on July 19 he held a campaign rally in South Carolina, wearing a bullet-proof jacket marked ‘security’ and with ‘2020’ shaved into his head.
In a rambling speech, he revealed he and Kim had considered abort!ng North and also claimed abolit!onist Harriet Tubman ‘never actually freed the slaves’.
On July 22, he f!red off a series of tweets cla*m-ing Kim was trying to have him lock-ed up on medical grounds, that he had been ‘trying to get divo-rced’ since Kim allegedly met rapper Meek Mill at the Waldorf Hotel and called mother-in-law Kris Jenner ‘Kris Jong-Un’.
Kim subsequently released a statement saying Kanye was suffering a bi-polar episode at the time. It was later revealed he was holing up at his Wyoming ranch and Kim was seen in tears as she visited him,
In October, Kim held a lavish birthday ba-sh on a private island where Kanye gifted her a hologram of her l*te father Rob.