Kylie Jenner is an American socialite, media personality and businesswoman. She is the youngest Jenner and also the half-sister of the powerful Kardashian clan. According to Forbes, Kylie Jenner net worth as of 2020 is $1 billion. Her fame began in 2007 when she started appearing on the reality TV show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” at just 10 years old. When she was 14 years, she and her sister Kendall created a clothing line. When Kylie became 15, she started her own cosmetic line which she named “ Kylie Cosmetics ”.
She is one of the most followed personalities on Instagram, having over 150 million followers. In 2014 and 2015 respectively, she was listed as one of the most influential teens in the world by Time magazine. Kylie Jenner net worth of a billion dollars has made her the youngest billionaire in the world. She was also placed in Forbes Celebrity 100 list making her the youngest person to ever be featured on the list. However, there is still a debate about whether she is self-made or not given her privileged background. Although she is the baby of the house, Kylie is the richest Kardashian-Jenner sister. Now to go back history lane and see how Kylie became who she is today.
Kylie Jenner Biography
Kylie Kristen Jenner was born on the 10th of August, 1997 to Kris Jenner, a TV personality and Caitlyn Jenner (nee Bruce Jenner), an athlete in Los Angeles, California. Her elder sister Kendall is a supermodel and she also has 8 half-siblings. On her mother’s side, she has three half-sisters (Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian) and 1 half brother (Robert). While on her father’s side, she has three brothers (Burt, Brody and Brandon Jenner) and a sister (Casey).
As a child, Kylie went to Sierra Canyon School and later started homeschooling in 2012. In 2015, she graduated from Laurel Springs School with a high school diploma. She started appearing alongside her family in their reality television series “KUWTK” which started Kylie’s journey to fame.
Kylie Jenner Career
Her first appearance on television was on the popular family show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” which films the personal and professional lives of all the family members. The series is on E! and it has led to different spinoffs for most of the others. It led to a reality show “Life of Kylie” for Kylie Jenner in 2017.
In 2012, Kylie also appeared in an episode of “America’s Next Top Model” alongside her sister Kendal and the matriarch of their family Kris Jenner.
Kylie Jenner Endorsements
Although being a successful business woman with a cosmetic brand, there are different sources to Kylie Jenner net worth. She has signed endorsements with different companies. In 2013, she and Kendall got $100,000 each from their deal with OPI nail polish. Later that same year, the Jenner sisters launched a clothing collection with PacSun. They also released a jewelry line with Pascal Mouawad’sGlamhouse.
In 2014, they both launched a shoe and handbag collection for Madden’s Girl line and in 2014, also hosted the Much Music Video Awards. They both co-authored a novel “Rebels: City of Indra” and also launched a hair line named “Kylie Hair Kouture”.
In 2016, Kylie Cosmetics was launched and she started producing 500,000 kits rising from the previous production of 15,000. In 2017, Kylie released another cosmetic collaboration with Khloe which was named “KoKo collections”. At the age of 19, she made no. 59 on Celebrity 100 by Forbes after earning up to $41 million dollars from her business.
As of 2018, she reportedly sold approximately $630 million from her kylie cosmetics line. In 2017, her reality show “Life of Kylie” which revolves around her life and business premiered on E!. Her cosmetics business is mostly what contributed to the Kylie Jenner net worth.
On the 22nd of May, 2019, she opened her own skincare brand which she titled “Kylie Skin”. She creates products like face wash, moisturizers, scrubs, and makeup wipes.
Kylie Jenner Relationships
In 2011, Kylie started dating Cody Simpson and then in 2014 she began to date Tyga. Her relationship with the rapper lasted for three years as they called it off in 2017.
In 2017, she started dating another rapper, Travis Scott whom she has a daughter, Stormi Webster with. Their daughter was born in 2017, however, the pair broke up in 2019.
Kylie Jenner Net Worth
As of 2019, the social media personality became the youngest self-made billionaire. Her cosmetics line is valued to be about $900 million. Most of her wealth comes from her business as a beauty mogul and others are from appearing in reality shows and having lots of endorsement deals. When she was said to be worth 900 million, comedian Fat Jew created a Go Fund me to raise another $100 million so that she could become a billionaire.
She beat and topped Mark Zuckerberg who became a billionaire at 23. There is so much debate on whether Kylie’s wealth was self-made or not. Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton came out to defend her on the legibility of her wealth. Kylie also said “My parents told me I needed to make my own money, it’s time to learn how to save and spend your own money, stuff like that. What I’m trying to say is, I did have a platform, but none of my money is inherited”.
Kylie Jenner net worth is approximately 1 billion dollars. At just 22 years, she has achieved what took others years to get and we wonder how wealthy she will be at 40. We can only imagine the life the youngest billionaire worldwide will live. Jenner invests most of her money in real estate. At just 22, Kylie has five houses buying her first at the age of 17.
She bought a house in California for 2.7 million dollars and renovated it to her taste. After selling the house, she made a profit of over half a million. Then in 2016, Kylie got another mansion in Hidden Hills, California at $6.03 million but later sold it at $6.7 million. Jenner has gone ahead to buy and sell three more houses making her own profits along the way.
Her recent one is co-owned with her then-boyfriend Travis Scott, the house was bought at $13.45 million and it has not been sold yet. Kylie has up to 25.5 million dollars of property. She also has many expensive rides in her garage. Taking a stroll to her Instagram page and you will see that Kylie Jenner is living a life many will only dream of.
Being part of one of the most popular family worldwide also comes with its own problem. The Kardashian and Jenner clans are not really people’s favorite. They have gotten into their own share of scandals and controversies and even Kylie is not spared from this. In 2015, Kylie refused to admit that she got lip fillers to her sudden pout lip. She said it was lip liner and the work of suctioning her lip with a cup. So many young people tried it and it was titled “Kylie Jenner Challenge”. After so many backlash and accusations that she’s misleading other people, the beauty mogul finally admitted to using lip augmentation in an episode in “KUWTK”.
Kylie and Tyga’s relationship also caused a bit of scandal as she was just a teenager when they were together. There were different outcries to their relationship based on their age differences.
The biggest one yet is people accusing Kylie of looking different from when she started appearing in the media. She has been accused of following in her big sister’s footsteps and having a surgical makeover of her body. Kylie has denied all this and said her new curvy body is just puberty and she didn’t enhance her body surgically. There are still different speculations and debates on how truthful that is.
Finally, this post talked about the media personality and beauty mogul Kylie Jenner net worth, life, and journey to billionaire status. She is very popular among the youths and has one of the biggest following on social media.