Kim Kardashian has a better stock portfolio than Warren Buffett

Two and a half years ago, Kim Kardashian received an extremely thoughtful gift from her rap icon husband Kanye West: a collection of five stocks apparently worth $500,000. Turns out Kardashian’s bundle of shares, which included Disney, Netflix, Apple, Adidas, and Amazon, is now worth nearly $1 million, performance that puts Warren Buffett’s flagship firm Berkshire Hathaway to absolute shame. Unfortunately, Kardashian didn’t share full details of her portfolio. Considering two of the certificates were for nearly $100,000 worth of stock each, Hard Fork assumes West invested $100,000 in each company on behalf of Kim (taking round numbers of shares into account), and that Kardashian never sold. Chart made with Flourish. Kardashian’s portfolio eclipsed major indexes like the S&P 500 (SPY) and the NASDAQ 100 (NDX) in a big way — despite the latter setting new price records in 2020. [Read: 84K Robinhood traders at risk of ‘bagholding’ after Kanye threatens GAP] Even Bitcoin (which would’ve been extremely popular at the time) underwhelms compared to Kardashian’s stocks. BTC has fallen 20% since December 26, 2017, while Kardashian is up 97%. Lucky Kanye chose tech stocks over Bitcoin (chart made with Flourish). Kim Kardashian’s stocks, ranked for performance Kardashian can thank stellar performances from streaming giant Netflix (+154%),…  

 

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