Kim Kardashian's 2010 salary? $6 million!

Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian arrive at the Teen Choice Awards in Universal City earlier this year. The sisters earned an estimated $!1m in 20110 (AP)

If you’re among the couch potatoes who can’t figure out why Kim Kardashian is all over the place, you’ll be even more surprised by news that she is now the world’s most highly paid reality star, earning $6 million in 2010.

The star of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," and of the upcoming "Kourtney & Kim Take New York," has taken the top spot on The Daily Beast's "Highest Paid Reality TV Stars" list for 2010.

The voluptuous brunette has endorsement deals with diet supplements, sneakers and products for a cable shopping channel.

Together, the Kardashian sisters earned $11m this year, with Kourtney and Khloe taking $2.5m each.

Coming in second is “The Hills” alum Lauren Conrad, who took $5 million, followed by  "Real Housewife" Bethenny Frankel ($4m), Audrina Patridge ($3.5m) with Kate Gosselin at No5, also earning $3.5m for "Dancing with the Stars", fronting two reality shows and writing a host of books.

Her paycheck for the year? A fat $3.5 million, according to the website.

Other notables on the list? From "Jersey Shore" , Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino ($3 m) and Paul "DJ Pauly D" Delvecchi ($2m), while new mom Kendra Wilkinson took in an estimated $2m.

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