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2014-09-15 13:09

Los Angeles  - Kim Kardashian West is the top-earning reality star with a fortune of £39m.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians beauty has topped The Sun newspaper's rich list, with a list of shows and endorsements all contributing to her success.

According to the newspaper, the star has used her name value to sign a number of huge deals to brand everything from bottled water to five signature perfumes, with the latter alone earning her around £2.5m.

Meanwhile, her recent introduction to video games - Kim Kardashian: Hollywood - is set to make her £50m by the end of 2014.

US socialite Paris Hilton follows in second place on the list with a fortunate of £36m, with Dragon's Den star Levi Roots closely behind as the top-earning male reality star with £30m.

Susan Boyle - who rose to fame when she was the runner-up on Britain's Got Talent in 2009 - has earnings of £22m, while Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Kelly Clarkson are joint fifth place with £16m.

The top-earning X Factor stars were One Direction, with £14m each for members Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan.

The Sun newspaper's Reality TV's Richest Top 10

1. Kim Kardashian West - £38m
2. Paris Hilton - £36m
3. Levi Roots - £30m
4. Susan Boyle - £22m
5. Cheryl Fernandez Versini - £16m
5= Kelly Clarkson - £16m
7. Jennifer Hudson - £15m
8. One Direction - £14m each
9. Leona Lewis - £13m
10. Myleene Klass - £11m

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