8 surprising details Kris Jenner’s employees have revealed about working for the momager

8 surprising details Kris Jenner’s employees have revealed about working for the momager
Working for Kris Jenner can open doors to fame and high-profile connections (Getty Images)

Inside Kris Jenner's demanding work environment: Insights from former employees

Kris Jenner attends the CFDA Fashion Awards at Casa Cipriani on November 07, 2022 in New York City.
Kris Jenner expects perfection from her staff (Getty Images)

Working for Kris Jenner isn't for the faint-hearted. The matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner empire is known for her sharp wit and relentless pursuit of success. Here's a glimpse into what it's like to work for the woman behind the famous family.

1. The venting sessions

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 11: Kris Jenner attends the Nazarian Institute's ThinkBIG 2020
It isn't easy to work for Kris Jenner as she often lays out her frustrations on her staff (Getty Images)

Kris Jenner isn't one to hold back her frustrations. According to Distractify, Former nanny Pam Beham revealed tales of Kris venting her frustrations, including once scolding her for forgetting to buy broccoli.

2. 24/7 availability

Kris Jenner rose to fame following her appearance on 'The Kardashians'. (Instagram/@krisjenner)
Kris's staff turnover is incredibly high and those who last end up burnt out (Instagram/@krisjenner)

Kris Jenner's workday starts early, and her assistants are expected to keep pace. According to CNBC, Kris' day begins as early as 4 or 5 am with a workout, with the actual work starting at 7 am. Her employees are essentially on call around the clock. Burnout is common, and turnover rates are high.

3. 'The Devil Wears Prada' dynamic

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Kris Jenner attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A L
 Kris Jenner is known to be a strict taskmaster (Getty Images)

Kris Jenner is often compared to Miranda Priestly from 'The Devil Wears Prada' for her assertiveness and intimidating demeanor. Working for her is a test of perseverance and determination, much like in the movie. Those who have succeeded as her personal assistants are highly regarded. Jeff Lewis, as reported by bravotv.com, expressed satisfaction with hiring an ex-assistant of Jenner's, highlighting the caliber of assistants she produces.

4. Gateway to fame

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 06: Kris Jenner attends the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards sponso
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While demanding, a stint with Kris Jenner can open doors to the world of celebrity. Former assistants like Stephanie Shepherd and Monica Rose have leveraged their experiences into successful careers. Close relationships with the Kardashians also entail insider insights and opportunities.

5. Low pay, high demand

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 28: Kris Jenner arrives at the Los Angeles Ballet Gala 2020 at T
Working for Kris Jenner means meeting celebrities and getting invaluable insight into the world of show business (Getty Images)

According to a reviewer on Glassdoor, despite the glamour, Kris Jenner's employees report low pay and minimal benefits. With little downtime, the demands of the job can outweigh the perks. However, the chance to rub shoulders with celebrities is a unique aspect of the role.

6. Pet duties

Kris Jenner sends pricey gifts to guests in Christmas (Instagram/@krisjenner)
Kris Jenner's animals have to be taken care of by her assistants (Instagram/@krisjenner)

The Kardashian-Jenner household includes a menagerie of pets, and caring for them falls on the staff. From walks to baths, assistants handle the furry family members' needs, often without much fanfare.

7. Confidentiality above all

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Kris Jenner attends the Tommy Hilfiger fashion show during Septem
Kris Jenner's assistants have to sign confidentiality agreements to work for her (Getty Images)

Sworn to secrecy, Kris Jenner's staff guards family secrets closely. With insider knowledge of major dramas and gossip, discretion is paramount, enforced by the threat of legal action.

8. Stringent hiring practices

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 02: Kris Jenner attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating
Kris Jenner only considers assistants who are recommended by someone she knows (Getty Images)

Kris Jenner prioritizes trust and familiarity when hiring, often relying on recommendations from her inner circle. Candidates must align with the family's aesthetic and values, making the hiring process selective.

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