3. Kendall Jenner
Earnings: $17 million
Kendall made her debut on the world’s highest paid model list in 2015 and returned in 2016 with a 150% paycheck rise- from $4 million to $17 million. Kendall boasts over 64.5 followers on Instagram, the most of any model. And thankfully, this helps her land deals with luxury brands like Estée Lauder, and Calvin Klein. The reality TV star is also in business with Mango, Marc Jacobs, Penshoppe, Topshop, Karl Lagerfeld and Fendi. She supports her modelling gigs and KUWTK paycheck with her app as well as the Kylie & Kendall mobile game.
2. Kylie Jenner
Earnings: $18 million
Reality TV star, cosmetic mogul, model and most recently real estate mogul?- the girl has been flipping mansions like no man’s business. Kylie may be the youngest on the list but she has already begun building her own empire. Her Kylie cosmetic sell out like hot cakes, she owns lines with Top Shop, Sinful Colors, Puma and Pacsun. She also lands social media sponsorship jobs and benefits from the proceeds of her own app as well as the Kendall & Kylie game.
1. Kim Kardashian West
Earnings: $51 million
Kim doesn’t only out-earn all other reality stars on the list but also her rapper husband Kanye who earned $17.5 million from his own endeavors within the same time frame. Accounting for a large part of Kim’s earnings is her numerous digital endeavors which has added “digital entrepreneur” to the many things she already is. Chief of them is her extremely successful mobile game “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” which grossed almost $72 million in 2015 alone. Others include Kim-themed emoji app Kimoji, and a personal subscription app. In addition to all of these, Kim commands top dollar for social media sponsored posts. Her numbers would even be more terrific if she was splitting profits of her apps with developer, Whalerock.