Just weeks after Kylie Jenner was slammed by Forbes for allegedly faking her financial status, Kanye West has taken to social media to congratulate who he says is the new billionaire in the family: his wife.
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“I am so proud of my beautiful wife Kim Kardashian West for officially becoming a billionaire,” the rapper tweeted Monday.
Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West (Photo by Rich Fury/Forum Photos via Getty Images)
Many were shocked by the tweet given there had been very little fanfare leading up to it, but USA Today has now confirmed, “Kim Kardashian West – the media mogul behind brands KKW Beauty, KKW fragrance and SKIMS shapewear – sold a stake in her beauty brand to Coty for $200 million, in a deal that values the TV reality star’s three-year-old business at $1 billion.”
the beauty company wrote on Instagram Monday, about the new partnership that now has them owning 20% of KKW Beauty.
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West, by contrast, provided the figurative and literal receipts to Forbes earlier this year that proved his claim he was a billionaire.