After months of rumors that their relationship is on the rocks, speculation has heated up this week that one of the world’s most famous—and richest—couples, Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West, may be headed for divorce. With a combined net worth of $2.1 billion there’s plenty of wealth to haggle over, but how much will really be in play if they split?
Though the Kardashians are known for drama, dividing the wealth may be surprisingly easy. The couple likely has a prenup, given the money at stake and considering it’s Kardashian West’s third marriage. Plus their biggest assets are independently owned and operated businesses, and the pair have had separate income streams since their 2014 nuptials. Things get more complicated when it comes to their shared real estate and toys—including their Calabasas mansion, with an estimated $30,000 bathroom sink—though those make up less than 5% of their collective assets.
A source close to the pair told Forbes no final decision has been made about divorce after Page Six reported Tuesday that it is imminent, but acknowledged that the couple has been living separately—Kardashian West in Calabasas, California with the kids and West in Wyoming—and that they have been in therapy and discussing a possible split off and on for the past year.
Read the full profile on Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/maddieberg/2021/01/06/heres-how-much-money-is-at-stake-in-a-kim-kardashian-kanye-west-divorce/?sh=2a8dd34a3c99
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