Royal Family vs Kardashians: Top 18 Things In Common

Believe it or not, the British Royals and the Kardashians have more in common than you think. Some people actually refer to the reality television stars as the royal family of America, but that’s not all. There are several real similarities these families share, and you might be surprised.

1. Matriarchy

As you know, the British royals have Queen Elizabeth II as the leader, and even though she has a husband, he is not a king. Meanwhile, the Kardashians have been under the command of their mother, Kris Jenner, for a long time.

2. Television shows

The Kardashians got their fame on reality television, and even though each member has expanded their name with several businesses, they just signed an immensely lucrative contract with E! to continue their show. Meanwhile, the British royals have their own show on Netflix called ‘The Crown.’

3. Media

There’s nothing these families do that goes unnoticed by the public eye. From pregnancy announcements to weddings, everyone wants to know more about them, and the paparazzi hound them endlessly for more juicy details.

4. Trained for appearances

Most people that appear in front of the media often have to be trained. Some interviews are planned, but other encounters can be rushed, and that’s why most celebrities need basic knowledge to deal with being a public figure. Meghan Markle was already a celebrity by the time she became a royal, so it was a huge help.

5. Divorce

Divorce is simply part of their life. Prince Charles divorced Princess Diana after both had cheating scandals. The Kardashians have also been through their set of marital problems, including the fact that Kris divorced Bruce when she became Caitlyn.

6. Security

The British Royals have some of the strictest security details in the world, and while the Kardashian’s security might not be so tight, they’re still huge celebrities all over the world. Kim Kardashian was even robbed in Paris in 2016, and they had to up their bodyguards.

7. Staff

These families have busy schedules and lots of commitments, so they need someone to plan everything for them and manage their time. The Kardashians need people to handle their social media accounts as well because they also make money from those.

8. Transport

Like most people with money, both families have access to all kinds of luxuries like private jets. Prince William and Kate have to travel constantly for official visits, while the Kardashians enjoy going on several vacations throughout the year. Kim has her own private jet.

9. Babies

Monarchs love to procreate, as it ensures that their family line will go on. Kate Middleton recently had her third child with William – another boy, Louis. While Khloe and Kylie had their first babies this year, Kim had her third child through surrogacy.

10. Grandchildren

Before the birth of Kylie’s girl, Stormi, the Queen and Kris had the same number of grandchildren. Kate Middleton gave birth to her third son, and Khloe gave birth to her first child later. Therefore, the Kardashians are still in the lead. Harry and Meghan better get cracking.

On the other hand, when it comes to children, both matriarchs had their first child in their 20s. Kris gave birth to Kourtney at the age of 23, while the Queen gave birth to Charles at 22.

11. Birth months

Moreover, another fun fact is that Kris’ birthday falls on the month of November and Kourtney’s birth month is April. Meanwhile, the Queen celebrates her birthday in April while Prince Charles was born in November. Weird, right?

That’s not all. In fact, Rob Kardashian is Kris’ fourth child, while Prince Edward is the Queen’s fourth as well. And they were born in the same month – March. They have years in between, but it’s still a little freaky.

12. Retail

The Kardashians have proven to by savvy businesswomen, and most of the sisters have opened clothing stores. Kim, Khloé, and Kylie have very popular makeup brands, while Kylie landed on the cover of Forbes magazine this year.

Meanwhile, the Royals don’t actually own a clothing store, but Kate Middleton used to work as an accessories buyer before she met Prince William. She worked for the British brand, Jigsaw.

13. Interracial relationships

Meghan Markle is the only African-American to become a British Royal, though she is not the only mixed-raced person in the family. On the other hand, the Kardashians have Armenian roots from their father Robert, and Kim is married to the African-American rapper, Kanye West.

14. Fashion

Since the media has a constant eye on them, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s clothes have become instant best-sellers. The Kardashians are obsessed with fashion, as they are involved in the industry and constantly show off their favorite brands.

15. Names

Kris named all her girls using the letter ‘K’ as the initial – Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, and Kylie. Robert was named in honor of her late husband. Meanwhile, the British Royals always have a title attached to their names according to the peerage.

16. Gifts

Despite having all the money in the world, both families receive tons of gifts from their adoring fans. The British Royals donate most of the gifts to charities but others might be stored for another purpose. The Kardashians receive fan mail, aside from flowers, signs and more.

17. Pregnancy difficulties

While Kate was pregnant with her third child, she suffered from hyperemesis gravidarium, an intense form of morning sickness. Kim Kardashian suffered from preeclampsia when she was pregnant with North, so she was born early.

18. Dogs

It’s no secret that the Queen loves dogs and that her favorite breed is the Pembroke Welsh Corgi – though, she recently lost the last one descended from her original corgi, Susan. The most famous family in reality television have several small dogs as well.

It’s hard to believe that British Royals could have anything in common with reality TV stars, but both are powerful families with money and receive a lot of attention. Therefore, it’s not that far-fetched at all. If you liked this article, share it with your friends. See you next time!

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