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The Kardashians became a household name thanks to their hit show Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The show made celebrity siblings Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian successful worldwide. They’ve maintained their place in the cultural lexicon for many years, along with their sisters.

While Kardashian started the whole shebang with her now-infamous sex tape, Jenner now earns as many headlines for her makeup line, Kylie Cosmetics, and much more. Jenner may be worth less than Kardashian, but she’s more successful by another measure.

Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian’s net worth

Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner posing together
(L-R): Successful celebrity sisters Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner in 2020 | David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Though both earned their fair share from the since-canceled (and rebooted) reality series, Jenner and Kardashian have a slight discrepancy in wealth. Jenner doesn’t quite make it to the celebrity billionaires club, while her big sister edged her way in.

Jenner is the founder and owner of Kylie Cosmetics, formerly Kylie Lip Kits. But she began working years ago. At just 14 years old, she and her other sister Kendall Jenner created a line of clothing called Kendall & Kylie. They also released a mobile app, which reached number one on the iTunes App Store.

While Kardashian got her start because of the leaked tape in 2002, she’s long since moved past that episode. Not only was she a part of the original reality television series, but she also took part in spinoffs, tried her hand at acting, and released products ranging from workout videos to her Skims clothing brand. Now, she’s pursuing a career in law

How is Jenner more successful than Kardashian?

Jenner and Kardashian both make headlines frequently. Yet, ultimately, Jenner stands out the most in one regard, according to SlotsUp.

In the website’s list of Most Successful U.S. Reality TV Stars, Kylie Jenner takes the top spot with a total score of 63.9 out of 100, while Kim Kardashian is close behind in second place with 61.8.

Not to be outdone, all of their sisters make the list, too. Even parents Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner ranked. These scores are calculated based on the celebrity’s net worth, plus things like Google searches, YouTube searches, credits on IMDb, and followers across social media from Instagram to TikTok. So when it comes to popularity, Jenner beats out Kardashian — at least, to some degree.

Kardashian says Jenner is the family favorite


Kylie Jenner Fans Think She’s the ‘Least Problematic’ of the Kardashian-Jenners

The KarJenners (as some call them) all support one another in everything from their various business ventures to their personal lives. But sometimes, that gives way to some friendly family bickering. 

In a 2020 video shared on Jenner’s YouTube channel, the women talked while the younger star did her older sister’s makeup using their beauty products. According to Jenner, Kardashian is their mom’s “OG.” But that’s changed, and now Jenner is the favorite due to their similarities. “She’s like me. And I treat her like the queen of the world,” said Jenner.

Kardashian agreed. “You treat her the most amazing.” However, both agreed that Kris Jenner loves all of her children, regardless of their success.