Kris Jenner is “thrilled” about daughter Kim Kardashian‘s new relationship with Kanye West.

The 56-year-old matriarch couldn’t be happier about the pairing – which was revealed to the world when Kim and Kanye were spotted enjoying a cinema date together – particularly in the wake of Kim’s impending divorce from NBA star Kris Humphries.

A source said: “Kris is thrilled about Kim’s new romance with Kanye. She loves that they’re together and thinks Kanye is a huge step up for Kim after her marriage to Kris Humphries.”

As Kim’s manager, Kris believes the relationship will catapult her second eldest – who filed for divorce from her ex after just 72-days of marriage in October – in to a completely new league of fame.

The insider continued: “Dating Kanye puts Kim in a whole new stratosphere. Kris was just a basketball player making a few million dollars a year, but Kanye is a world-wide multi-millionaire superstar.

“His money and fame are all going to benefit Kim now and she’s going to have all the perks of being his girlfriend, and her mom thinks this is going to be great for her own career.”

And like any good businesswoman, the mother-of-six is said to be keen to cash in on any money-making opportunities that the high-profile coupling could create….more