Kim Kardashian West always has a hand in some kind of business venture — the latest being a collaboration between her Skims clothing line and luxury brand Fendi.
As we all know, her mom isn’t just a regular mom; she’s a “momager.” Kim told The Wall Street Journal today (October 25) that Kris Jenner always is involved in her business dealings. “If there’s a deal, it’s always my mom, me and our attorney talking it over,” Kim said, noting that she frequently weighs in on her sisters’ various business dealings as well.
But despite those around the reality TV star who “expect her to take the reins” when Jenner decides to stop working one day, Kardashian West has other plans.
“We’ve talked about it. I would assemble a team of people to take over,” she said. “I hope it doesn’t happen for a really long time, because I’m really busy.”
65-year-old Jenner revealed that she takes a standard manager’s 10% cut from all her children’s deals during the reunion for Keeping Up With the Kardashians this summer.
Kim also made it clear that she’ll continue to look to ex-husband Kanye West for business advice despite their changing relationship status, revealing that he “will always be the most inspirational person to me.”
“He has a piece of Skims himself and gives [the team] inspiration but also information,” she explained, adding that he encouraged her to “simplify” and “condense” her brands into a single-stream situation. “I think he enjoys the process.”
As for Jenner, who turns 66 next month, she has consistently expressed her desire to stay in the game as long as possible. “I don’t see myself retiring,” she said in 2017. “Being busy and working hard is instrumental in a long, healthy life. I really believe that. I think you have to take care of yourself and treat yourself well and have treats along the way and vacations and this and that. But I really think that working really hard for a long time is important. It’s important for your mind, body and spirit.”
Kris Jenner’s latest deal was securing the family a massive contract to create new content for Hulu in the coming years.