Kylie Jenner

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Kylie Jenner
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Kylie Jenner in 2021
Kylie Kristen Jenner

(1997-08-10) August 10, 1997 (age 25)
OccupationTelevision personality
Years active2007 - present
Known forKeeping Up with the Kardashians
Net worth$1 billion
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Partner(s)Tyga (2015–2017)
Travis Scott (2017–2019; 2021-present)
Parent(s)Kris Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner

Kylie Kristen Jenner (born August 10, 1997)[2] is an American reality television personality, businesswoman and model. She is known for appearing on the E! reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. She is the daughter of Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner. She has one sister, Kendall Jenner, and eight half-siblings: Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian.

Jenner is famous for creating her own cosmetics line called Kylie Cosmetics. She also recently created her individual clothing line where she sells items from customized undergarments to customized sweatshirts.

She is also known for her selfies on Instagram and her lip fillers.

Forbes estimated her net worth at US$1 billion and called her the world's youngest self-made billionaire at age 21

Before fame[change | change source]

She was a cheerleader for Sierra Canyon School, and her first modeling job was for a Sears clothing campaign titled Crush Your Style.

Career[change | change source]

Kylie appeared in People and Beautiful People magazine with her sister Kendall. She started her modeling career with the Sears line "Crush Your Style"; she also posed in photo shoots for OK! magazine, Teen Vogue and for photographer Nick Saglimbeni. She also modeled during New York Fashion Week 2011 for the Abbey Dawn Avril Lavigne collection and in the Hello Kitty show in Los Angeles for Forever 21. In 2015 she took part in the fashion show of her brother-in-law Kanye West (husband of her half-sister Kim Kardashian) held in New York during Fashion Week.

Kylie also created, together with her sisters, the glazes of O.P.I.'s "Kardashian Kolors" line, and two other glazes called "Wear Something Spar-Kylie" and "Rainbow in the S-Kylie". Kylie & Kendall launched a clothing line called Kendall and Kylie for Pacsun in February 2013. In June, together with their sister Kendall, they collaborated with the Topshop brand to launch a new capsule collection. The sisters also created a capsule collection with OVS. In October 2015, Jenner starred in Tyga's music video in the song "Dope'd Up".

In May 2016, she made her musical rapping debut on Burberry producer Perry's song "Beautiful Day" with Lil Yachty. In the fall of 2016, Jenner was announced as the new face of PUMA along with Rae Sremmurd.

In November 2016, Jenner also launched a cosmetics line called Kylie Cosmetics: she created a vast amount of products such as matte lip kits, gloss lipsticks, eyeshadow palettes, eyeliner, blush and highlighter. On December 10, 2016 she opened an online merchandising shop, called The Kylie Shop.

In April 2017, she appeared by surprise at the Rio Americano High School dance in Sacramento alongside young Albert Ochoa after hearing that her date had been rejected.

Until January 14, 2019, she held the record for the most-liked photo on Instagram with 18 million likes.

In 2019, Jenner founded her skincare brand Kylie Skin, which was launched on May 22, 2019. The brand began producing derma products, including face washes, scrubs, moisturizers and makeup removal wipes. In 2020, Kylie started selling her skin products not just in America and in the USA but also in Europe through Douglas.

Wealth[change | change source]

According to Forbes, in 2019, Jenner's net worth was said to be at US$1 billion, making her, at age 21, the world's youngest billionaire as of March 2019,[3][4] though the notion of Jenner being self-made is a subject of controversy, owing to her privileged background.[5][6]

In May 2020, however, Forbes released a statement accusing Jenner of faking tax documents so she would appear as a billionaire. It also said that Jenner faked money numbers for Kylie Cosmetics.[7] Afterwards, she was stripped of her billionaire status and her title.

Private life[change | change source]

She and rapper Travis Scott have two children, daughter Stormi (born February 1, 2018) and a son, Aire (born February 2, 2022).[8][9] The couple separated in September 2019. Scott was accused of cheating on Jenner. Jenner had previously dated rapper Tyga from 2014 to 2017. She dated Jaden Smith when she was 15 years old.

Heritage[change | change source]

In March 2019, Forbes magazine included Kylie Jenner on its list of billionaires. Jenner became the world's youngest billionaire at the age of 21.[10] Aside from her television career that began with Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jenner's wealth also comes from her make-up company, Kylie Cosmetics, valued at $800 million.[11]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nicolaou, Elena. "Real Talk: How Tall Are the Kardashians?". Retrieved 2018-02-04.
  2. "Kylie Jenner - Age, Cosmetics & Daughter". 19 November 2019.
  3. Robehmed, Natalie (March 5, 2019). "At 21, Kylie Jenner Becomes The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Ever". Forbes. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  4. "Kylie Jenner becomes world's youngest billionaire". BBC News. March 5, 2019. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  5. "Kylie Jenner: Is she really a 'self-made' billionaire?". BBC News. March 6, 2019. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  6. Chu, Allyson (March 6, 2019). "Kylie Jenner, now a billionaire, is called 'self-made.' Is that really true?". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  7. Peterson-Withorn, Chase; Berg, Madeline (May 29, 2020). "Inside Kylie Jenner's Web Of Lies—And Why She's No Longer A Billionaire". Forbes. Retrieved May 29, 2020.
  8. Garcia, Kelsey. "Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Welcomed Their Second Child". Retrieved 2022-02-07 – via Pop Sugar.
  9. "Kylie Jenner reveals her son's new name and shares first pictures of his face". Sky News. Retrieved 2023-01-22.
  10. "Forbes 'exposes' Kylie's 'web of lies', claims she is no longer a billionaire, Jenner says she never asked for the title". The Economic Times. 3 June 2020.
  11. Busby, Mattha (30 May 2020). "Kylie Jenner in row with Forbes over billionaire status". The Guardian.

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