Kim Kardashian lands Forbes cover 45 million off one game.
Kim Kardashian West, master of self-promotion and sovereign of social media, is also a serious player in the business world.
So much so, Forbes magazine has deemed her worthy of its new cover with the headline "The New Mobile Moguls."
Kardashian West, who along with her family appears on the wildly popular E! network reality series "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," has used her TV fame as a the propellant to a fast growing digital empire.
Her mobile game, "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," has been downloaded 45 million times and generated $160 million in revenue since its June 2014 launch, according to Forbes. The publication estimates that Kardashian West has personally pocketed $45 million from it to date.
On Monday, Kardashian West tweeted an image of the cover and wrote "Such a tremendous honor to be on the cover of @forbes! I never dreamed this would happen & know my Dad would be proud."
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