Kylie Jenner is a young entrepreneur, model, and an American media personality. She is the founder and CEO of an American Cosmetic company, Kylie Cosmetics. Jenner became the youngest billionaire at 21 taking over from Mark Zuckerberg who became a billionaire at age 23. She is among the most followed on Instagram and one of the most influential celebrity in the fashion industry.
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Kylie Jenner Background
Kylie Jenner was born August 10, 1997, to Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner), and Kristen Jenner as their youngest daughter. Her father Caitlyn, is the winner of the 1976 summer Olympics decathlon held in Montreal, Canada. While her mother Kris, is a television personality. Jenner has several older siblings – half-sisters and half-bothers – (the Kardashians and Jenners) and she has a full-sister, Kendall.
Kylie attended the Sierra Canyon School (SCS), Los Angeles. In 2012, she was home schooled, but later graduated with a high school diploma in 2015, from Laurel Spring School, Ojai, California, US.
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Kylie Jenner Early Career
In 2007, Kylie started appearing on the reality television series titled ‘keeping up with the Kardashians’ along with other members of her family. The television series focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family and it is aired on the E! cable network.
The keeping up with the Kardashians reality series led to the advent of others such as Kourtney and Kim; take New York, Kourtney and Kim; take Miami, and many more.
Since then, Jenner has made multiple appearances in other shows and movies. In 2012, Kylie together with her sister Kendall, and Mum Kris, featured in an episode of an American reality television series, America’s Next Top Model.
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Kylie Jenner Business Career
Kylie is an entrepreneur and some of the businesses she got involved with include;
The Kendall & Kylie Collection
In February 2013, Kylie and her sister Kendall, launched the Kendall and Kylie collection with PacSun. They have both launched other line of collections such as a jewelry line with Pascal Mouawad’s glamhouse, clothing line with Topshop, hair extension line with Bellami Hair, e.t.c
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The Kylie Lip Kits was founded in 2015, by Kylie Jenner, and was renamed Kylie Cosmetics in 2016. This change happened after she released a liquid lipstick and lip liner set in Nov. 2015, and there was a tremendous improvement in the number of kits. Kylie cosmetics headquarter is located in Oxnard, California, US.
In March 2019, according to Forbes, the company’s value was recorded as $900 million. The collection includes a full range of color cosmetics; such as blushes, concealers, eye shadow palettes e.t.c It is the most renowned fastest growing beauty brand in the world cosmetics brands of 2018.
At teen age, Kylie Jenner participated in some projects and gave the proceeds to charity. For example, she joined her family in a yard sale where the money was given to foundations in order to end hunger.
Also, in 2019, She founded a skincare brand – Kyle skin which launched in May 22, 2019. Some of its products include face washes, wipes e.t.c.
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Kylie Jenner’s Personal Life
Kylie Jenner has a daughter for Jacques Webster II. Jacques is an American rapper who is professionally known as Travis Scott. They started dating in 2017, and they had a child in February 2018. Kylie’s circle of friends include her makeup artist, hairstylist, and manager.
Apart from ‘keeping up with the Kardashians’ reality show, Kylie Jenner has featured in several other shows such as I am Cait (2015-2016), Kingin’ with Tyga (2015), Life of Kylie (2017) e.t.c
In August 2017, she starred in a reality TV show, life of kylie which lasted till September, 2017. In this series, she was portrayed as an entrepreneur, and a media personality who balances business and life perfectly.
Some of her music video appearances include; Blue ocean by Jaden Smith (2014), Stimulated by Tyga (2015), Stop trying to be God by Travis Scott (2018). She also made a Cameo appearance in ocean’s 8 film in 2018.
Jenner has been nominated for Teen Choice Awards in different categories. In 2013 & 2014, the choice TV Reality star: Female category, which she won in 2013. 2015 &2016, the Choice Instagrammer and Choice Selfie Taker respectively.
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Kylie Jenner Net Worth
According to Forbes as at June 2019, Kylie Jenner’s net worth is $1 Billion, and the Youngest self-made billionaire ever.
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Awards and Recognition
Her awards and recognition include:
- Most Influential Teen in the World, Time Magazine listicle – 2014 & 2015
- 59th on Celebrity 100, Forbes – 2017
- 3rd on Celebrity 100, Forbes – 2018
- Most Influential Celebrity in the fashion industry, New York Post – 2018
- 23rd American self-made woman, Forbes – 2019
- 2057th Billionaire, Forbes – 2019
Kylie Jenner Quotes
“I love clothes and all that stuff, but I do not need it to live.”
“Since I was 9 years old, I’ve been in the entertainment business, ‘and everyone is always telling what and what not, to do’, you just get a tough skin and have to not care about what people think, or you will not end up in a good place.”
“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.”
“It’s about being who you are. If people can’t accept it, too bad.”
“If you’re different, or if you think something about you is just weird and out of the ordinary, I just think that’s so dope.”
“It’s always the people that know the least about you that want to judge you the most.”
“Every time I start to get worked up over something, I just think to myself, ‘is this really going to matter in my life tomorrow, in an hour, in a year?’ You just can’t get stressed about the little things because it’s just not worth it at the end of the day.”
“Don’t listen to negative comments and be true to who you are.”
“I just learned normal is very boring.”
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