Bitcoin Holder Kim Kardashian Joins Forbes List of Billionaires
According to a CNN story, Kim Kardashian West has been for the first time put on the annual Forbes’ “World’s Billionaire List”.
Kim Kardashian West is a Bitcoin holder and until 2019 was married to Bitcoin supporter – US rapper Kanye West.
Family of Bitcoiners falls apart
Kim Kardashian received her first Bitcoin back in 2018 as a gift from Matthew Roszak – a US billionaire and venture capitalist at the Charity Poker Tournament set up by City of Hope.
Back then, Bitcoin traded at approximately $8,000.
Her husband Kanye West at that moment is also a Bitcoin supporter. He remains one until now and when he took part in the US presidential race (along with the crypto supporter John McAfee last year), he stated that crypto and Bitcoin could be “the true liberation of America”.
Kim filed for a divorce with Kanye West in February 2019 after six years of marriage.
Since Bitcoin is considered a property during divorce, it was a question back then as to who would get it – the socialite or the popular rapper.
Kim Kardashian is officially a billionaire
As was mentioned above, on April 6, Forbes magazine for the first time added Kardashian West to the list of billionaires. That was, according to the Forbes explanation, due to the income she has been making from her prospering business – KKW Beauty and Skims, as well as her profits from her TV show and endorsement contracts.
Bitcoin hits $60,000 but loses over $2,000
After trading for a week in the $52,000-$57,000 range, on April 2, the world’s flagship cryptocurrency surged to break above the $60,000 level (on the same day when Ethereum recovered $2,000 and then surged to a new all-time high above that mark).
Prior to that, on March 18, BTC rallied to the $61,800 area. However, as of writing this, the king crypto is trading at the $57,697 level, as per CoinMarketCap.