Kim Kardashian West made $500,000 from a single sponsored Instagram post in 2015, according to a contract obtained by medical journalism website Stat News.
For comparison purposes, the president’s annual salary is $400,000.
Kardashian West has turned her massive social media following into a fortune of $350 million, according to Forbes.
She makes millions promoting products to her 205 million fans on social media and selling her own apps and emojis.
With a single Instagram post, Kim Kardashian West managed to make more money than the president makes in a year.
In 2015, Kardashian West was paid $500,000 for posting a photo promoting a morning sickness pill, according to a contract between her company, Kimsaprincess Inc, and medical company Duchesnay USA. The contract was obtained by a medical news site called Stat News.
To put that into perspective, the president’s salary is $400,000, according to official government websites.
Kardashian West social media power is undeniable, with 114 million people following her on Instagram and more than 60 million on Twitter. Her Snapchat posts have racked up more than 42 million views in 24 hours, according to TMZ.
Kardashian West translates this massive following into massive amounts of money. She’s worth an estimated $350 million, according to Forbes.
Kardashian West rakes in cash from social media through avenues including her pay-walled lifestyle app and her own emojis that are available to purchase and download. According to Forbes, she made $20 million from her gaming app, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, in one just year.
Kardashian West also partners with a plethora of brands that include Calvin Klein, Olay, and SugarBearHair vitamins, frequently promoting their products on social media.
SPF is non-negotiable in my daytime skincare routine, but I also need my makeup to look flawless. I finally found a moisturizer that I cannot live without and is perfect for under my makeup- @olay Regenerist Whip with SPF! #FeelTheWhip #Ad bit.ly/_olay-IGP
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Source:: Business Insider