Kim Kardashian Engagement Ring Cost
Published: May 14, 2012
Kim Kardashian Engagement Ring Cost, Kris Humphries seems to have put down some major money for Kimâ€™s ring, but could he really afford such a pricey bauble? Even sis Khloe only has an $850,000 ring from her superstar NBA boyfriend!
Kim Kardashian is living most girlsâ€™ dreams as she finds herself not only engaged to beau Kris Humphries, but also sporting an engagement ring that most would expect to see in a museum. Sources tell TMZ that the ring, designed by Lorraine Schwartz and featuring a 16.5 carat emerald cut center stone flanked by two 2-carat trapezoids, costs somewhere around $2 million. Not to ruin a happy moment, but does Kris have have that much money?
Kris is of course a well paid basketball player, earning $3.2 million this season, but after taxes and general living costs this is a far less sum. Even taking all the money he has made to date, roughly $17 million, would make purchasing this ring a huge, huge financial investment. Khloe Kardashian received a stunning ring from hubby Lamar Odom, a basketball player who is far better compensated than Kris, but that was less than half the cost of Kimâ€™s at $850,000. So did Kim pay for her ring?
Kim would of course not pay out of pocket, but with a nice cover story and some no doubt lucrative television appearances on the way discussing her engagement, $2 million becomes a slightly more manageable sum. No doubt Kimâ€™s powerhouse business manager, and mother, Kris Jenner would be able to score at leat the ringâ€™s worth in appearances for her photo friendly daughter. And it is certainly nothing new, with both Jessica Simpson and Britney Spears having paid for their engagement rings. (HollywoodLifers)
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