Kim Kardashian made $1 million at the Hedge Fund event
Billionaire and business magnate Kim Kardashian constantly raking in the dough.
The reality star recently appeared at a hedge fund event in Miami and was reportedly paid $1 million to speak about his months-old private equity firm, SKKY Partners.
As she took the stage to deliver her speech, Kardashian reportedly received a standing ovation from the audience. Among the main speakers were the greats of the financial sector, including the well-known entrepreneur Mark Cuban.
Last month, Kardashian also appeared at Harvard Business School to give a speaking engagement for her multimillion-dollar styling and clothing brand.
Read on to learn more.
Kim Kardashian Gets Paid $1 Million To Speak At Hedge Fund Event
Based on Page sixKardashian ended the weekend $1 million richer after speaking at an event during Miami’s so-called “Hedge Fund Week.”
A source told the publication that the beauty entrepreneur received the money to discuss her recently formed private equity firm, SKKY Partners, with her co-founder, veteran businessman Jay Sammons, at the iConnections Global Alts conference at the Fountainbleu Hotel on Tuesday.
The news outlet reached out to iConnections CEO Ron Biscardi to confirm the amount, but he refused to give a clear answer on the details of their deal with the 42-year-old reality star. He said: “We do not comment publicly on (financial) arrangements with speakers.”
Each attendee reportedly paid $10,000 to hear the reality star and other financiers speak at the event.
Those who signed up for Kardashian’s panel reportedly filled the packed auditorium and two overflow rooms, despite some other attendees opting to take a cruise instead of listening to the speech.
Kim Kardashian reportedly received a standing ovation
At the event, Kardashian took the stage with financial industry heavyweights such as billionaire Cuban, Galaxy CEO Mike Novogratz and Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci.
The founder of SKIMS reportedly received a standing ovation when he took the stage to deliver his speech.
“He got a huge round of applause when he came out on stage. There was standing room only in the room where he spoke, and people spilled into the hallway. There were even more people in the overflow rooms where the video was being streamed to accommodate the sold-out crowd,” Biscardi informed the publication.
The CEO also expressed his joy at the overwhelming support of the public for the mother of four. Biscardi added: “I’m delighted to see so much support for female fund managers in a male-dominated industry.”
Kim Kardashian launched SKKY Partners last year
Kardashian’s private equity firm launched in September 2022. The company plans to invest in “consumer products, hospitality, luxury, digital commerce and media, and consumer media and entertainment businesses.” The Wall Street Journal.
In an interview with the publication, Kardashian shared what she enjoyed most about starting her own stock company.
“The exciting part is sitting down with these founders and figuring out what their dream is,” he said WSJ. “I want to support what it is, I don’t want to change who they are in their DNA, I just want to support and take them to another level.”
He recently gave a lecture at Harvard
He gave a lecture at Harvard Business School last month, which is a strong indication that there is growing interest in what he has to offer in terms of mentoring business-minded people.
Kardashian caught it Instagram to announce his trip to the school, saying the students were tasked with learning about the multi-million dollar clothing brand SKIMS.
“I talked about our marketing, our challenges and our biggest wins,” he wrote of his presentation on moving beyond direct-to-consumer business models. “I’m so proud of Skims, and the thought of this being a course being taught at Harvard is just crazy.”
She also described speaking at Harvard as “one of her bucket list dreams” and was thrilled to finally have it come true.