It is an obsession and for some, a guilty pleasure. Whatever it is, Kim Kardashian has got it, because for more than 8 years now, ever since her family’s TV reality show debuted, people around the globe remain obsessed with KK and everything that KK touches, wears and says.
When Kim Kardashian first started appearing at all the Hollywood hot spots with her famous pal Paris Hilton, people began asking who the exotic, raven-haired princess was. California is like a sea of blonde beauty, and KK was definitely the gal who stood out. Add her sexy curves, designer clothes and friendly air, and fans got hooked.
Kim’s mass appeal remains undaunted by all the competitors, and here is proof. Even Time Magazine is impressed by the numbers:
In 2015, Kim Kardashian earned the distinction of most-searched person in 26 different countries. KK tied for first place honors with soccer star Lionel Messi in a Google ranking.
Time cites five aspects that contributed to the Kim Kardashian obsession:
1. KK’s successful mobile apps.
2. The TV renewal of Keeping Up With The Kardashians
3. The release of her selfie book Selfish.
4. The growth of her social media empire.
5. The birth of Saint West on Dec. 5th, which caused an internet sensation.
Time Magazine has also just named Kanye West and Kim Kardashian to their 30 Most Influential People on the Internet.
At 35, Kim Kardashian has learned how to become a phenomenal brand and to sustain the curiosity that goes along with being a global star. She is savvy at social media and presents herself as available to the public. She is friendly, playful and a generous soul.
KK is also an incredible fashion and beauty chameleon, unafraid to mix it up when it comes to modern trends and anything new on the horizon. She’s a world traveler who enjoys leaving her stamp and footprint behind every new country she visits.
Kim Kardashian. The obsession lives on.
Photos by Kim Kardashian on Instagram