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An empire built on fame reaches a 10-year milestone

Marketplace Contributor Oct 13, 2017
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An empire built on fame reaches a 10-year milestone

Marketplace Contributor Oct 13, 2017
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Say what you want about the Kardashians. Whether you watch their reality television show or not, it’s unlikely that you haven’t heard of them. The family, famous for being famous, has reached the decade milestone of coming into millions of homes, notwithstanding their fans who follow every move they make on social media. Even if the show ends, the Kardashian brand likely won’t.

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