Kim Kardashian Proves That She’s a Worthy Tech Entrepreneur. Wait, What?

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Most of us know Kim Kardashian as the reality-TV star whose brand was put on the map after her sex tape with R&B singer Ray J was leaked. On top of launching businesses in the clothing, jewelry and cosmetics industry, it seems like Kim Kardashian has another great skillset as a tech entrepreneur. She now has an app video game and it’s been making a total killing. The app hasn’t even been out for a month and it’s already on track to make $200 million in annual revenue!

Since its released on June 25, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood has risen as high as second among the most-downloaded free-to-play games, according to Bloomberg.

The object of the game is to rise in the rank of Hollywood as a celebrity with help from a virtual Kim. You start as an E-list celebrity and try to reach the coveted A-list group. ow do you achieve this? Date famous people in the game. Ah… social climbing at its best.

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The game is free, but allows players to buy digital accessories for real money. $5,000 in virtual money would cost $4.99. A pair of heals cost around $4,000 in the game, according to Daily Mail.

The mobile gaming market has been growing rapidly and researcher TechNavio predicts that it will be $24.3 billion global industry by 2016, more than double from $9.3 billion in 2012.

So, for anyone that sees Kim Kardashian as just another spoiled rich kid with a thirst of attention, think again!

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