Kim Kardashian Confirms Kanye West Is Close To Becoming Billionaire Following Kylie Jenner "Self-Made" Claims

1 August 2018, 10:48

Is Yeezy secretly earning a fortune?

Kim Kardashian has claimed that Kanye West is close to becoming a billionaire.

The reality star, whose half-sister Kylie Jenner was recently revealed as a self-made billionaire in-waiting, made the interesting admission during a new interview with Jimmy Kimmel.

After she was asked if she was “almost a billionaire,” she replied: “I would say my husband is, so that makes me one right? Close by proximity.”

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Interestingly, Kanye West has been very public about his financial struggles in the past, famously asking Facebook owner Mark Zuckerburg for money in 2016 after claiming he was $53 million in debt.

Yeezy was also missing from Forbes recent World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities list, with Kylie Jenner being revealed as third – bringing in $166.5 million in 2017.

During the interview, Kim Kardashian also discussed her relationship with Kylie Jenner following her huge financial rise.

“We learn a lot from each other and we’re very supportive,” she said.

“We both have completely different audiences and different make-up techniques and everything – it’s really different. I’m so happy for her.”

Meanwhile, Kanye West is rumoured to appear on Travis Scott’s anticipated new album ‘Astroworld’, which is set for release on Friday 3rd August.

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