What is Kim Lee's net worth? Meet the 'Bling Empire' star and international DJ dubbed 'Asian Kylie Jenner'
Netflix's latest show, 'Bling Empire' has grabbed everybody's attention, as the lavish lives of the show's stars, leaves audiences blown away. And 32-year-old model and DJ Kim Lee has grabbed everyone's attention with her killer looks and lavish lifestyle.
Kim, an Orange County native was born on May 22, 1988, and has been making waves as a model and international DJ, even earning the nickname “the Asian Kylie Jenner". Lee was just a teenager when she tried her luck as a modeling intern at an LA-based agency. But instead of offering her an internship, the story goes that the agency ended up wanting the French-Vietnamese beauty in front of the camera. By 2011, men’s magazine FHM in Singapore had named Lee the sexiest woman in the world. Although Lee considers modeling now more of a hobby, her editorial work covers international publications like Maxim, GQ, Vanity Fair, Sports Illustrated and Elle. She has a net worth of $500,000.
In an interview with Singapore Esquire, Lee remarked, “I really don’t consider myself a model even though I’ve shot for many magazines.” According to Lee’s IMDB page, the multi-hyphenate talent made appearances in a number of music videos in the noughties, including Kid Cudi’s Erase Me featuring Kanye West. She also secured small-time roles in TV series and films during this period. Perhaps her biggest on-screen credit – before Bling Empire, that is – was her role as a dancer in the comedy film sequel, 'The Hangover Part II', or as a contestant in 'The Amazing Race Vietnam' in 2013.
Lee credits one night of partying with the Black Eyed Peas in 2012 as the purpose for her career as a DJ. Encouraged by her good friend Apl.de.ap, the Filipino-American rapper/producer of the hip-hop group fronted by Will.i.am, Lee tried her hand at the profession. She has completed her studies from Scratch DJ Academy in Los Angeles. Although the industry is male-dominated, Lee persevered – first, as part of a female DJ duo called KimKat, and then as a successful solo artist. Lee told NextShark, “Coming from doing FHM and Maxim and trying to get taken seriously in music was a transition for me.”
She told Today Online, “I feel like music is changing; dance music had its run, it’s going into hip-hop. This show actually helps people understand what Asian hip-hop is about … I already have a lot of Asian rapper friends, but I didn’t realize Malaysia has such a big hip-hop scene there. Same with Thailand.”
Who is Kim Lee dating?
Kim Lee’s social media accounts and her appearance in the show suggests, that she is currently single. The pianist mostly sticks to posting about her work as a model and DJ on there, but when she does share something personal, it’s usually with her friends, never a potential love interest. Towards the end of ‘Bling Empire,’ we did see her develop a sweet connection with co-star Kevin Kreider, a model.
Does Kim Lee look like Kylie Jenner?
Fans suggest that the 'Bling Empire' star and Kylie Jenner look so alike, as one Internet user said, "Kim Lee from bling empire and kylie jenner look so alike. Seems they have the same plastic surgeon." While another one said: "okay so I’m watching Bling Empire. my only observation so far is that Anna is the most interesting person on there, and Kim Lee looks exactly like Kylie Jenner sometimes."
Kim Lee from bling empire and kylie jenner look so alike. Seems they have the same plastic surgeon— Moonchild🌙 (@AvaTheLioness_) January 26, 2021
okay so I’m watching Bling Empire. my only observation so far is that Anna is the most interesting person on there, and Kim Lee looks exactly like Kylie Jenner sometimes.— a stan for snoek 🐟 (@TheGirlintheAvi) January 26, 2021
One Twitter user said, "is it just me or does Kim Lee from Bling Empire look like an Asian Kylie Jenner." While another one wrote, "Ever since I watched Empire Bling I can’t look at Kylie Jenner w out seeing Kim Lee."
is it just me or does Kim Lee from Bling Empire look like an Asian Kylie Jenner— tese (@_tesee) January 21, 2021
Ever since I watched Empire Bling I can’t look at Kylie Jenner w out seeing Kim Lee— Stela (@stelazzz) January 27, 2021