Kris Jenner has made her daughter Kim Kardashian the highest paid (and least dressed) reality star. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/WireImage)Kris Jenner and Hugh Hefner have a lot in common. They both have top-rated reality series on the same network. They both run lucrative family-operated businesses. And they both built a multi-million dollar brand out of sex. The only difference is that Kris's pin-ups are her daughters. Is she mom of the year or exploiting her kids for a profit?
The $65 million she helped her family earn as their manager this year suggests a combination of both. The Kardashian empire started with a sex tape in 2007 and has since mushroomed into cheesecake calendars, bikini-clad endorsement deals and an all-access pass to the private lives of a family of beautiful women, and girls.
As the brains behind the branding of her family, she pulls in 10 percent of that eight figure earning, according to The Hollywood Reporter's exclusive interview with the most successful 'momager' in entertainment. In addition to the reality series "Keeping up with the Kardashians" and its various spin-offs, her three oldestRead More »from Is Kris Jenner pimping out her daughters or protecting them?