2015 has definitely been a game changer for all for the talent-less people in Hollywood. Or should I say, 2015 has been a bad year for those who actually have talent. Why? Well, the growing increase of no-talent celebs are somewhat taking over Hollywood as a whole; from reality stars who have gone on to launch successful clothing lines, to those who have branched out into mobile gaming. Having a talent no longer guarantees that you are bound to be successful, as these ten celebrities and their annual earnings will show you just how much one can make by doing nothing other than shop, star in a reality show, or ride on the success of their rich parents. This list of celebrities who have made a name for themselves for having no talent whatsoever are starting to put other celebs to shame — the majority of stars listed below have made millions just by being themselves. So, if you think you don’t have a specific talent, see below on how these famous faces have managed to turn their good-for-nothing talent into an incredible empire worth millions (some are even worth billions).
10. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner has really done it for herself in 2015. While Kendall Jenner was arguably stealing all of the limelight from her younger sister in 2014, thanks to her modelling gigs, Kylie certainly knew what needed to be done in order to place herself as one of the most famous members of the Jenner/Kardashian household. Aside from a new hair extensions line that she has launched, Kylie has partnered up with Topshop to create her very own clothing line for the successful brand. She recently bought a $2.7 million home in Calabasas, which she now shares with rapper beau Tyga, and supposedly wants to continue working on new business ventures in 2016.
9. Paris Hilton
While Paris Hilton may have fallen off everyone’s radar over the last couple of years, this socialite has stayed busy… considering she has no talent. Though it’s questionable to assume how much Paris actually does in terms of all the businesses she has going on, she currently boasts of opening new clothing stores in Europe. According to reports, Hilton’s fragrance line has been one of the best-selling perfumes across the pond, including Asia. Having profited from millions in earnings this year alone, Paris can proudly say that her brand is now part of the billion dollar business clubs. Pretty cool for someone who’s famous for being famous.
8. Nicole Richie
Nicole Richie got really lucky — and I mean ‘really’ lucky. Nicole was adopted by Lionel Richie as a youngster and has never looked back since. Over the years, Richie took part in several TV-shows, including The Simple Life, but it wasn’t until recently that things were really starting to go well for this socialite. She launched her own collection with QVC, which is said to be doing extremely well in the States, while reality TV has most definitely placed her back in the limelight. Richie’s show Candidly Nicole, a weekly show on VH1 — has been noted to be one of the highest-rated programs on the network in its time-slot. So success and money is coming from all ventures for this woman.
7. Amber Rose
Amber Rose’s claim to fame may have been through dating a lot of rappers, but there’s no denying that she was smart enough to brand herself through her association to these fellas. Amber, who famously dated Kanye West and was once married to Wiz Khalifa, is said to have made the most money she has ever made this year. She released her wildly popular book How to be a Bad Bitch, while coming up with the idea to launch a sunglasses collection. Amber is well-known for her stylish sunglasses, so the success with that was no surprise. She is currently in talks to star in her own reality show, with plans on moving into the mobile gaming business in years to come.
6. Blac Chyna
Blac Chyna follows similar traits to the woman above, having launched her own eyelashes line. I know what you’re thinking- all of these collections sound ridiculous, but without a talent, these women need something to make their money from. Chyna, a former stripper, now considers herself one of the best businesswomen in Hollywood, having made hundreds of thousands through the business this year alone. And if you follow the 27-year-old on Twitter, you will know that she’s not lying when she says she’s making tons of money.
5. Karrueche Tran
Chris Brown’s ex-girlfriend, Karrueche Tran, may not have any talent, but she knows how to make money. 2015 has been a great year for Tran, who not only distanced herself from her cheating ex-boyfriend, she became very open to the idea of getting paid-to-party. Rumor has it that Karrueche can charge up to $10,000 just to show up at a party and have fun. A quick look on her social media pages shows that the socialite is constantly hitting up all kinds of clubs, so the money she is making through all of these appearances is enough to keep her from running back to Chris.
4. Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian may be the Queen when it comes to no-talent celebs who’ve become filthy rich for doing nothing, but in all honesty, Kim could make this list every year. Why? Well, since 2007, this reality star has dominated the industry with her no-talent self, which still makes her more than $8 million in earnings every single year. From photo shoots to mobile games, clothing stores, app inventions, makeup lines, endorsements and paid-to-party gigs, the 35-year-old is known to be the richest of all no-talent women in Hollywood who’ve made a career out of nothing.
3. Kelly Osbourne
People always wonder how Kelly Osbourne has managed to make so much money over the years, having held a good paying role on Fashion Police; criticizing other people’s looks was how Kelly was getting paid for years. But aside from her “job” on E!, Kelly was also making serious money on social media, getting paid thousands just to Tweet about products everybody knew she would never use. Her paid-to-Tweet services were believed to have been as high as $7,000 just to comment on a company’s product. While she failed at launching a successful singing career, being a no-talent celebrity has made her more money than she could’ve imagined.
2. Victoria Beckham
Yes, Victoria Beckham is incredibly successful in all that she touches but is that because of her last name or because she has talent? Many people think that Victoria’s last name has gotten her this far. And by this far, I’m referring to the fashion designer launching one of the most anticipated clothing collections of the year. Victoria’s work is always praised by the likes of Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld, who have helped the former Spice Girls singer push her net worth to a whopping $300 million. Not too shabby.
Snooki became an overnight sensation when she took part in MTV’s Jersey Shore, which was said to have made cast members more than $1 million for the show’s final season. Snooki went on to star in her own spin-off program, and considering that the ratings were relatively high, she was probably making similar paychecks to those she was getting from Jersey Shore. Snooki is now making an incredible income through her popular podcast Naturally Nicole, while she has also (*sigh) launched her own online clothing store.