Kim Kardashian might be a billionaire, but even she knows the dollar’s worth.
On the May 27 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the 40-year-old star revealed that she gave up part of mom Kris Jenner’s lavish birthday present because it was too expensive.
After curating 65 designer looks on expensive mannequins for each year of mom’s life, Kim confessed that she cut back some of the surprise she found ‘silly’ to spend the money on.
Billionaire on a budget! Kim Kardashian, 40, confesses she cut back some of Kris Jenner’s lavish birthday surprise because it was too expensive
Sweet surprise: a very surprised Kris entered a room of personalized looks ranging from Gucci to Jean Paul Gaultier and Commes des Garçons
When planning a gift for Kris, Kim decided to splurge on 65 designer looks that included custom Gucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Commes des Garçons and more.
“On your 65th birthday, I know how difficult it was for you to find clothes to wear and dress, so I wanted to help. 65 looks, ”she said to a“ speechless ”Kris.
And she gave it her all with window mannequins who she said were “ as expensive as half the looks, ” but decided to forgo the idea of black wigs to match Kris’ likeness.
“ I was going to get her to make some matching wigs to make her look like her, but then it’s just, like, stupid spending money. I prefer to put it in the clothes.
Lavish gift: The billionaire decided to splurge on 65 designer looks for each year of her mother’s life, but cut back the wigs to match her mother’s likeness because she thought it was “ stupid ” to spend money on it.
One for each year: “ On your 65th birthday, I know how difficult it was for you to find clothes to wear and dress, so I wanted to help you, ” Kim said, revealing the surprise.
Expensive duds: SKIMS founder also admitted that models cost as much to rent as designer pieces
Prior to the arrival of her now estranged husband Kris, Kanye West made his first appearance on the show this season to help finish off.
“ Kanye had to move this thing around so many times just to make sure it looks really dramatic when my mom comes in, ” Kim said.
And she explained the process of securing the models to create an overblown ‘experience’, sharing that she hired a special production company to track them down – which also cost a pretty dime.
Perfectionist: Prior to Kris’ arrival, her now estranged husband Kanye West made his first appearances on the show to help finish off the screen.
Above: ‘It’s like my own Met Ball,’ Kris said emotional about the organized ‘experience’
Affectionate Girl: ‘It’s certainly so generous, so kind, but the time and energy Kim has taken is the most amazing gift I’ve ever seen in my life,’ Kris said of the gift in a confessional.
“I had to hire a production company to find the models. I think the models were just as expensive, half the looks just to praise them.
After seeing the elaborate show, Kris compared it to having her “ own Met Ball, ” also sharing that it was one of the “ biggest surprises ” she’s had in her life.
‘It’s certainly so generous, so kind, but the time and energy Kim has taken is the most amazing gift I’ve ever seen in my life,’ she said in a confessional. .
Reality star billionaire status was acquired in April after Forbes announced that his net worth had skyrocketed from $ 780 million in October to $ 1 billion in just six months.
Media mogul: From October 2020 to April 2021, Kim’s net worth rose from $ 780 million to $ 1 billion due to the success of KKW Beauty and SKIMS
In the midst of her divorce from West, Kim’s successful businesses including SKIMS and KKW Beauty continued to reap huge profits.
And although they own and operate them independently – as West does with their Yeezy brand – the pair are currently in the process of dividing up their assets, including their Hidden Hills home, the Wyoming ranch (with $ 300,000 in cattle). ) where Kanye resides, and millions in art, cars and jewelry.
Days away from what would have been their seventh birthday, reports revealed that Kim was ‘not ready to go out’, despite an insider who previously said she was staying ‘open’, in the midst of the attention of athletes, billionaire CEOs and royals.
Kanye, on the other hand, has been romantically linked with model Irina Shayk in recent days, although he has previously said he wants to date an ‘artist’.
Tipsters wrote on celebrity account DeuxMoi over tea and said he and the Russian beauty were ‘dating’, which was validated by a few other posts. However, neither of the two confirmed any kind of romantic relationship.
Moving on: the couple are said to have celebrated seven years of marriage on May 24, and it has been reported that while Kim is “not ready to go out,” West has dipped his toes in the “dating” pond; December 2018 photo