Kim tops reality star pay list


Kim Kardashian is clawing her way to the top of Hollywood’s rich list – the socialite has been named the highest paid reality TV star of 2010. The ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ beauty pulled in a massive £4 million in the last 12 months, thanks to her reality series, lucrative endorsement deals and various promotional appearances.
The 30-year-old star is said to make as much as £50,000 for a single appearance. Lauren Conrad came second in the ranking – she boosted her bank balance by £3.3 million in 2010, despite leaving the cast of ‘The Hills’ last year. Conrad has made her fortune with a best-selling fashion range and a trilogy of young adult books.
Conrad’s former co-star Audrina Patridge was also name-checked after earning £2.3 million thanks to a deal with hamburger chain Carl’s Jr., tying for fourth place with TV personality Kate Gosselin. The ‘Real Housewives’ of New York’s Bethenny Frankel came third on the list.