Posted Wed, May 25, 2011 11:03am EST

Kim Kardashian's Engagement Ring Cost $2 Million! Did Kim Pay For Her Ring?

Posted Wed, May 25, 2011 11:03am EST

Kris Humphries seems to have put down some major money for Kim’s ring, but could he really afford such a pricey bauble? Even sis Khloe only has an $850,000 ring from her superstar NBA boyfriend!

Kim Kardashian is living most girls’ dreams as she finds herself not only engaged to beau Kris Humphries, but also sporting an engagement ring that most would expect to see in a museum. Sources tell TMZ that the ring, designed by Lorraine Schwartz and featuring a 16.5 carat emerald cut center stone flanked by two 2-carat trapezoids, costs somewhere around $2 million. Not to ruin a happy moment, but does Kris have have that much money?

Kris is of course a well paid basketball player, earning $3.2 million this season, but after taxes and general living costs this is a far less sum. Even taking all the money he has made to date, roughly $17 million, would make purchasing this ring a huge, huge financial investment. Khloe Kardashian received a stunning ring from hubby Lamar Odom, a basketball player who is far better compensated than Kris, but that was less than half the cost of Kim’s at $850,000. So did Kim pay for her ring?

Kim would of course not pay out of pocket, but with a nice cover story and some no doubt lucrative television appearances on the way discussing her engagement, $2 million becomes a slightly more manageable sum. No doubt Kim’s powerhouse business manager, and mother, Kris Jenner would be able to score at leat the ring’s worth in appearances for her photo friendly daughter. And it is certainly nothing new, with both Jessica Simpson and Britney Spears having paid for their engagement rings.

What do you think HollywoodLifers — did Kim pay for her ring?

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Posted at 12:03 AM on April 2, 2012  

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Donna

Posted at 8:41 PM on March 24, 2012  

Please the ring she bought it her self. Is all lies. We have to stop everything evil because JESUS our lord is coming

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Posted at 12:23 AM on January 20, 2012  

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ismail

Posted at 7:42 AM on November 25, 2011  

takip ettiğim ünlüler arasında kim kardashian birbirlerine hiç yakışmıyorlardı açıkcası boşanma kararlarına sevindim doğrusu.

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megan

Posted at 9:02 PM on November 7, 2011  

I think that kirs help payed for most of it… But it is kims fav. ring she says that’s her dream ring…Really in reaity every one wants that ring kim i mean not trying 2 be mean or anything but really kim do u need something that big….. That’s what my moms says…But dont lesson 2 her be like me and get the biggest one there is so people can c it from miles away…That’s what i want my ring 2 be like big and everything not like that style i dont like that style but i big and a lot of blig….2 kim my fav…& to khole my favvvvvvv…out of alll

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Aly

Posted at 5:51 PM on November 2, 2011  

Who cares who bought it? How can people live so lavishly, while there are starving civilizations in Africa? That’s was I call extreme pretentiousness and selfishness. Shaking my head… If only the media payed attention to the REAL problems, rather than who bought a ring that could, by itself, feed millions of people. Terrible…

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c.j johnson

Posted at 8:00 AM on September 18, 2011  

1st. off Its not that anybody cares If Kim bought her own ring or not Its the principle of It, These people sign on to do a reality show the least we deserve is for them to be real you know that theres no way Kris humphries bought Kim Kardashian 2million engagement ring I could respect her and her situation better if she didnt put it on reality and l lied about it shes about image and she will always be about a image so yes that is why I feel the way I feel If youre gonna do reality t.v be real hell thats what you sign up for.

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c.j johnson

Posted at 7:44 AM on September 18, 2011  

yes she purchase that ring but it was very neat how t.v can play such a thing off for the public nobody even knew who Kris Humphries were until kim started screwing him and we all know that he didnt have no 2million dollars to purchase that kind of ring they were already arguing about money before they got engage and his was talking about separating his money from hers and his life plan hell if a 2million dollar ring didnt knock you off your life plan then nothing should. All of the truths were layed out in front of you, you just had to stop and look at the big picture to see it what man would argue about putting his soon to be wife in a house but you would put a 2million dollar ring on her finger

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kris

Posted at 9:52 PM on September 6, 2011  

It does seem a bit strange that someone making the amount of money he does would spend a good sum of it on a ring. However, he proposed to KIM KARDASHIAN! (who makes about 35 million a year) It’s a big investment but in the long run it dosent matter, cuz now that hes married to her… 2 million dollars is chump change for them.

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Griselda.!

Posted at 7:14 PM on August 20, 2011  

I can’t believe you people actually believe Kim Kardashian actually paid for her ring! She probably did put in a little money but not all of it. And why do you people even care it’s her wedding. She could pay for whatever she wants.

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Cindy

Posted at 9:58 AM on May 31, 2011  

Ag! The way Kim changes guys. This whole engagement thing is hard to even believe. If it someone else, it would have been a lovely suprise. But with Kim? She would marry anyone cause that’s all she wants. Her relationships alsonever last. So this one just doesn’t seem like it will be different. Thing is I like kim but when it comes to relationships – she just picks and changes them like apples!! And all these men she’s been with – she’s the one that made a move on them. Who’s to say that they really love her? She needs help!! *pukes*

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Me

Posted at 5:57 AM on May 31, 2011  

That is hilarious! Yeah it must be love if she is ashamed of the ring he could buy her. Not surprised.

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chicachicaboom

Posted at 8:48 AM on May 29, 2011  

Definatley pregnant. Look at the picture. I am a photographer and women don’t normally put thier hands on thier abdomen especially in engangment photos unless they are expecting. Its gross how she tries to one-up everyone!

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nikki

Posted at 7:12 PM on October 17, 2011  

I hear that chica – her ring had to cost twice as much as her sister’s, and had to be twice as big as her bff Lala’s, and her wedding, in her own words, had to be as fab as prince william’s. How does this woman have any friends?

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Cdwright

Posted at 10:24 PM on May 27, 2011  

I agree …. who cares if she paid for it….these days with engagement rings being bigger and better, most couples are buying their rings together. She gets the size she wants and he doesn’t have to pay for it all by himself!!!

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jean

Posted at 1:00 AM on May 27, 2011  

If she did or didn’t who really gives a damn!

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Mandy

Posted at 8:27 PM on May 26, 2011  

PrEGnant!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Lynn

Posted at 7:43 PM on May 26, 2011  

Kim is looking like she is so desperate to have someone that she is going overboard. She looks very materialistic and desperately seeking the attention that Kourtney and Khloe have been getting lately. I’ll bet money that the relationship won’t last, its just waaaaay too much waaaay too fast. Relax Kim…

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midgetpornskank

Posted at 4:21 PM on May 26, 2011  

if anyone believes she’s gettin’ married than i have a bridge to sell ya’…

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MissK

Posted at 8:38 PM on May 25, 2011  

I think they look great together. Kim is a smart girl. We don’t know what goes on behind closed doors or what kind of relationship they have, she would not be with him if there was not something there. As for the ring; it is within their means of lifestyle and pay. How they come up with the money to afford it is their business. A $2m ring on their combined salary is not far off base. That would be like a normal person getting a $2k ring on an average combined salary. Haters will hate.

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zack

Posted at 3:28 AM on May 26, 2011  

I dont think the majority of people on here understand that when you earn $17m in the form of a salary as opposed to Capital gains on shares/property and the like, one will lose approximately half of it… so realistically him spending 1/4 of all the money hes ever earned ($8.5m post tax) is not likely…and plane retarded…his private banker should put him on a $100k a month spending limit before he breaches line of credit he would have against his contract… ohwell you know what they say about fools and their money…50% of high paid sports stars end up broke…its a pity they arent educated by their financial advisors.

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Zack

Posted at 3:31 AM on May 26, 2011  

Beth…seriously how dumb are you? so according to your analogy if the average couple earns $100k a year…your claiming they earn $100m a year…please after tax, if they earnt a 20th of that theyd be lucky..considering his careers only good for another couple years, and the main source of the Kardashians wealth is really from their late father and Bruce jenner….There are much wealthier people out there who behave with some decorum and get normal elegant rings for $50-100k…

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Beth

Posted at 7:31 PM on May 25, 2011  

Too funny that this site thinks Kris is living in poverty. He makes plenty of money just on his salary but you also didn’t mention his endorsement deals and paid appearrances fees.

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anonymous

Posted at 6:10 PM on May 25, 2011  

Why do celebrity women feel the need to buy their own engagement rings? Accept what your man can afford, after all, isn’t an engagement ring a symbol of love, not wealth?

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Paula

Posted at 6:06 PM on May 25, 2011  

They’ll have a million dollar wedding, lavish honeymoon and divorce w/in year

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sallygirl

Posted at 4:42 PM on May 25, 2011  

so sad that we can’t be happy for you Kim. Everyone knows you are all about apperances and the only reason he is with you is because #1 you make more money #2 he will stay with you because he isn’t that good looking and #3 he caught you at the perfect desperate moment of your life, you are old and you say you want up to 5 kids, cant wait to see what that rear will end up looking like..even grosser.

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babyface

Posted at 11:41 AM on May 25, 2011  

it’s rediculous! spending that much on a diamond! how can she lift her hand? all that money could have gone to feed hungry children….. what’s the point in a ring that size?

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Alexa

Posted at 11:49 AM on May 25, 2011  

It was to one-up her sister and to show off to her friends who are also married to NBA players. Kim is all about appearances and competing with her sisters…she was feeling left out and married the first guy she could!

It’s ridiculous and disgusting!

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jennifer

Posted at 9:00 PM on August 10, 2011  

I couldn’t agrre more, I love khloe and Kourtney and Kim just tried to one up khloe, she is rediculious.

 
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disco

Posted at 11:23 AM on May 25, 2011  

He could have bought her a normal ring and donated the cash to charity. Its disgusting.

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Alexa

Posted at 11:46 AM on May 25, 2011  

Well said Disco…

They don’t even look good together…

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