Kylie Jenner Becomes Youngest Billionaire in History.March 5, 2019
Kylie Jenner has been the news for over a decade. The young Jenner who is the daughter of Olympic phenomenon and Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner and Mogul Kris Jenner along with her sister Kendall Jenner was once known as the sisters of the Kardashian clan who consisted of her mother formally a Kardashian, her brother Rob Kardashian and her sisters Khloe, Kourtney and Kim.
Now for that past five years at least, the young Jenner/Kardashians had branched out and made a name for themselves. Kendall became a great model and socialite like her sisters and Kylie has taken the world by storm in modeling, cosmetics and more. While Kendall is still doing her thing solo, Kylie is the talk of the networks. She was in the news the past year or so when she got pregnant by future husband and rapper Travis Scott and had a beautiful baby who the duo named Stormi.
Now Kylie may have outpaced her older siblings this time when it comes to personal wealth and also made history.
It has just been revealed that Kylie, 21, has become the world's youngest self-made billionaire in history. This particular title was held by Facebook creator and founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Kylie net worth reach a billion dollars reportedly Tuesday and it was reported by Forbes who stated Jenner got her billion dollar net worth through her widely known and exceedingly successful rand of make-up, Kylie Cosmetics. Kylie cosmetic empire was founded in 2015 and last year it was estimated that the venture was worth a solid $900 million.
Jenner, who owns 100 percent stake in the company also has separate income from endorsements and her family's reality TV show aka 'Keeping up With the Kardashians.' She also owns an impressive portfolio in real estate. 'I didn’t expect anything. I did not foresee the future. But [the recognition] feels really good.
'That’s a nice pat on the back,' Jenner told Forbes.
'It’s the power of social media. I had such a strong reach before I was able to start anything,' she said, adding that she sees the company going 'very far'.
'I see [Kylie Cosmetics] going very far. I work really hard,' she said.
Her mother Kris would not rule out that she may sell the company in the future.
'It’s always something that we’re willing to explore,' she said.
As aforementioned, Mark Zuckerberg held the title in 2008 at 23 years of age all the way up until now. Second was Snapchat founder and Evan Spiegel who was worth $2.1 billion at the time.
You can take a full look at the list below:
1. Kylie Jenner, 21 - $1billion (self-made)
2. Alexandra Andresen, 22 - $1.4billion
3. Katharine Andresen, 23 - $1.4billion
4. Gustav Magnar Witzoe, 24 - $3billion
5. John Collison, 28 - $2.1billion (self-made)
6. Evan Spiegel, 28 - $2.1billion (self-made)
7. Ludwig Theodor Braun, 29 - $1billion
8. Anna Kasprazak, 29 - $1billion
Reporting: Bimala Chambal
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