She did it: Kylie Jenner is a billionaire!
"She made it, by herself, and that's self-made". The 21-year-old also had a huge business expansion and her growth in the beauty industry has been sizeable.
Through the cosmetics line, Kylie has been able to amass a net worth of KSh 100 billion.
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"I have a HUGE problem with Forbes hyping up Kylie Jenner as a "self made billionaire".
She is daughter to Kris and Caitlyn Jenner, both millionaires with wealthy networks, and has more than 175 million followers across all her social media.
One prominent person who has sided with Jenner on this issue is Nadeshot, who tweeted out in her defense on March 5, calling the criticism of her newly earned status "nonsense".
"Her money she made on the show that she put into her company, seems self made to me", said Gen.G content creator AvaGG. Kylie would be in 2,057th place whether she was self-made or inherited. Was it fair to use that word to describe the cosmetics mogul, the public asked, given that she was born into a rich family and owes much of her early fame to half-sister Kim Kardashian West?
But while her eye-watering wealth isn't in dispute, many commentators have noted that Jenner hasn't exactly come from the average family.
"I popped up at a few stores, I did my usual social media - I did what I usually do, and it just worked", she says.