Kim Kardashian Earns $1 Million After Speaking At Miami Hedge Fund Event

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian Earns $1 Million After Speaking At Miami Hedge Fund Event


It looks like Kim Kardashian got paid big bucks to speak at an event.

According to reports, the SKIMS founder was paid around $1 million for her appearance at a conference during Miami’s “Hedge Fund Week.” The reality star turned entrepreneur spoke at the iConnections Global Alts conference at the Fountainbleu hotel on Tuesday (Jan. 31) about her newly launched private-equity firm SKKY Partners with her co-founder, Jay Sammons.

As previously reported, Kim Kardashian announced the launch of her private equity firm in September 2022. The new firm will be for investments in sectors such as consumer products, hospitality, luxury, digital commerce, and media. Jay Sammons, who helped buy the rights to six Taylor Swift albums, contacted Kim Kardashian to begin their business venture together. Reportedly, Jay Sammons and his team earned a two million dollar bonus for helping Carlyle Group Inc. meet diversity, equity, and inclusion goals last year. With that being said, he will be in charge of running the day-to-day operations.

Kim Kardashian

Kardashian shared that she plans on using her knowledge as an entrepreneur to help the business grow. The 41-year-old said:

“The exciting part is to sit down with these founders and figure out what their dream is.”

The reality star continued:

 “I want to support what that is, not change who they are in their DNA, but just support and get them to a different level.” 

“Hedge Fund Week,” is described by organizers as

“a festival of alternative finance and investment… a series of events for hedge funds, family offices and institutional investors taking place in Q1 of 2023.”

While Kim Kardashian has made a name for herself and has created her own business empire, some of the attendees weren’t too fond of the reality star’s segment and opted out.

Despite her naysayers, sources say Kardashian’s panel was so packed they needed two overflow rooms.

iConnections CEO Ron Biscardi told sources,

“She received huge applause when she walked out onto the stage. It was standing room only in the room where she spoke, with people spilling into the hallway. We had even more people in overflow rooms where the video was streamed to accommodate the sell out crowd.”

Biscardi added,

“I was happy to see so much support for a female fund manager in an industry dominated by men.”

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Authored by: Monique Nicole