Kim Kardashian's Divorce, By The (Incredibly Ridiculous) Numbers

In a move that's surprising only in the amount of time it took to happen, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are reportedly divorcing just 72 days after their wedding. Let's break down their incredibly expensive and extremely short marriage, by the numbers.

Cost of the Kardashian wedding: $10 million, henceforth referred to as 1 Kardashian

Amount Kim and Kris made on their wedding, through various media partnerships: $18 million, or 1.8 Kardashians

Cost of the Khloe Kardashian/Lamar Odom wedding: $1 million, or 0.1 Kardashian (sorry Khloe)

Cost per day of the Kardashian/Humphries marriage, according to TMZ: $138,888 (this is just wedding costs — who knows how much they were spending on rent, butt-exfoliants, and other necessaries)

Average cost of first three months of marriage counseling: $1200

Odds that the Kardashian/Humphries marriage would end before the NBA season started, as given by BetOnLine.com: slightly better than 50/50

GDP of the island nation of Niue: $10 million, or 1 Kardashian

Cost of Kim's wedding earrings: $5 million

Cost of cubic zirconia replicas of Kim's earrings, available at Eve's Addiction: $48

Amount People reportedly paid for exclusive wedding photos: $2.5 million

Current cost of issue of People containing wedding photos, on eBay: $5.99, or 5.99 × 10-7 Kardashians

Cost of Kim's wedding headpiece, which kind of looks like the one the princess wore in The Neverending Story: $2.5 million

Total domestic gross of The Neverending Story: $20 million, or 2 Kardashians

US national debt, in Kardashians: 1,493,957.56

US median household income, as of 2009: $50,221, or 0.005 Kardashians (this is also the amount Kim was paid to have a bachelorette party at a Vegas nightclub)

US median home value, 2005-2009: $185,400, or 0.0185 Kardashians

Amount Kris Humphries lost by investing in a hedge fund that did not exist: $100,000, or 0.01 Kardashian

Currency used by Star Trek alien race the Cardassians: the lek

Actual currency used by the country of Albania: the lek

Cost of the Kardashian wedding in leks: 1,008,728,203.49

Average yearly salary in Albania, 2010: $3,984, or 0.0004 Kardashians

Number of Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars who are currently unmarried: four

Based on current trends, year in which media will be completely dominated by Kardashian marriages and divorces: 2021

Date of end of world, based on above: 2021


Kim Kardashian To File For Divorce [TMZ]
The NBA Kim Kardashian Kris Humphries Divorce Betting Prop [Gambling911]
Kim Kardashian's Wedding By The Numbers [Hollywood Reporter]
Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries' Wedding Earned Them $18 Million - Wow! [HollywoodLife]
Mr. Kim Kardashian Allegedly Victimized By Investment Scam [HedgeFund.net]