Kris Jenner is the “momager” to the Kardashian-Jenner brood, and undoubtedly one of the most successful businesswomen in entertainment. For years, Jenner has balanced life in the spotlight along with multiple projects – and, of course, being a mother to her six children.
Still, Jenner has undoubtedly experienced difficulties over the years, from the untimely death of her ex-husband, Robert Kardashian, to a very public divorce from Caitlyn Jenner.
Recently, some fans on Reddit pointed out that Jenner has a very particular way of coping with stress, and that she might have passed it down to her children.
Even before Keeping Up with the Kardashians premiered in 2007, Kris Jenner was working hard at managing her family’s fortune. For years, she helped her husband, Caitlyn Jenner (then known as Bruce Jenner) book motivational speaking gigs and sell fitness equipment.
When the family’s reality show debuted, she was placed in an even more exalted position — figuring out how to keep her large, active brood on track to great financial success.
In short order, she became her children’s manager, or, as she is better-known, their “momager.” Jenner helped her famous children to book gigs, secure business deals, and manage their schedules, all while making a percentage of their salaries.
While her role has caused her to receive some criticism – Jenner has often been accused of manipulating her children in order to get better ratings on TV – she likely isn’t losing any sleep over it. After all, her shrewd managerial skills have helped her to become a true Hollywood success story.
In addition to the many projects that she works on with her children, Kris Jenner has worked on a number of her own business deals. She launched her own short-lived daytime talk show in 2013, and although it only lasted for a few episodes, it gave Jenner’s career a boost. She has written several books, including a cookbook and a memoir.
While Kris Jenner is best known for her work on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jenner has also been heavily involved in the show’s multiple spinoffs, including Kourtney and Kim Take New York, Rob & Chyna, Life of Kylie, and many television specials featuring the family.