The mother of the Kardashian-Jenner siblings, Kris Jenner is quite famous in America. Read on to know about her net worth, TV Show, Instagram and other facts.
Kris Jenner is a famous American television personality, businesswoman and socialite. Kris Jenner was born as Kristen Mary Houghton in 1955 in San Diego, California. Her first married to Robert Kardashian lasted for 11 years. He was late O.J. Simpson’s attorney. She had Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and Rob with Robert Kardashian. She later married Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner with whom she had two daughter, Kylie and Kendall Jenner. She had hosted a fitness video in 1994 and was mostly out of the limelight when suddenly the reality TV Show shot to fame and took U.S. by storm in the mid-2000s. The TV Show, ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ depicted the family’s day-to-day activities and it depicted Kris’s attempt to manage her daughter Kim’s public image and career. She co-starred in the show opposite her children. Kris started living separately from her husband Bruce Jenner in 2013 but the couple denied rumors of divorce. Recently, her memes took the social networking sites by storm. Kim just took some random pic of her mom and posted it on twitter saying, ‘Caption this….’ The pic became an instant meme with some many more hilarious memes capturing the social networking traffic.
The net worth of Kris Jenner
Although you might claim to hate the Kardashian clan but there is one thing that they surely know how to do it right – making money and millions of it! Kim Kardashian reigns surpreme with an estimated net worth of $175 million. Kris Jenner is the mother and manager of the Kardashian and Jenner siblings and has a net worth of $60 million. Kylie Jenner who is the youngest of the clan and also a first-time mom also has a net worth of $50 million at the mere age of 20. The Kardhasian-Jenner family is loaded and is also quite active on Instagram. If you follow them closely on Instagram, you can see their blingy pictures and get an idea of their lavish lifestyle.
TV Show ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’
So what is it exactly that made these non-celebrities so famous and so rich? Well, it all began with a reality television series to explore the brash and busy lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family. The TV Show ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ was first aired in 2007. The TV Show did not only make them famous, unbelievably rich but also helped them create a vast empire for themselves with Kim Kardashian West, Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Kris Jenner. According to Forbes magazine, they are the highest-earning reality TV stars today. The TV Showp, ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ has on an average more than 2.1 million viewership per episode with nine spin-offs. The latest spin-off in the show is the ‘Life Of Kylie’ which agreed to sign a $80 million contract with the Kardashian-Jenner family through the current 14th season. The first series of the TV Show premiered 10 years ago. With the fame they received in the show, the family got into highly profitable cosmetic lines, apparel companies, lucrative sponsorship deals and modeling careers. Kris Jenner is the matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan. She serves as manager to her children. Kris Jenner is also credited with the brain behind the idea of ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’. Jenner was the one to pitch the idea to Ryan Seacrest in 2007. With the show, Jenner launched not only her career but also the career of her children. Jenner is also the executive producer of the show. She has also been the executive producer for the numerous spin-offs and several short-lived talk Shows. As Jenner is the manager to her son, Rob Kardashian and daughters, she earns a small percentage from their earnings. Kris Jenner was first married to Robert Kardashian. Robert, the late Hollywood lawyer was best known for serving on O.J. Simpson’s defense team during the ‘Trial of the Century’. Robert Kardashian is the father of Kourtney, Kim and Khloe. Kris remarried and had two more children, Kendall and Kylie, with Caitlyn Jenner. But she and Caitlyn Jenner are no longer together and are divorced.
Kris Jenner: Interesting facts
1. Kris loves Costco. She prefers to go grocery and fresh food shopping at the wholesaler retailer herself rather than sending someone else to do the shopping. She feels Costco is like massage and a passion. 2. Kris Jenner met her first husband Robert Kardashian when she was 17 years old. The 28-year old lawyer proposed to her but she refused because she wanted to travel. She later became a flight attendant and he proposed to her a second time when she was 22. They tied the knot then. 3. The first gay wedding she attended was Lance Bass’s. Bass was present at Jenner’s home during the NYT interview. She found it to be fabulous. 4. She is deathly allergic to bees and she carried an Epipen with her always. 5. She always keeps every card given to her till date and has managed to stock them up in her room or cabinet.