Kylie Jenner Set to Become the Youngest Ever Billionaire

Diana Bell-Heather   |   12 - 07 - 2018

Kylie Jenner is worth more than Beyonce…


Kylie Jenner Forbes


Kylie Jenner has made history as the youngest person ever to make Forbes list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women, and is on course to become the youngest ever billionaire.


She managed to build a $900 million empire in less than three years, putting in her in 27th place on the list of 60 inspiring women, beating the likes of Beyonce and Taylor Swift.


How did she do it? The 20-year-old runs her own company Kylie-Cosmetics which in a short time has sold more than $630 million of cosmetics. She has little overheads and relies mainly on her social media for sales.


Kylie Jenner Forbes


She also takes earnings from TV programs and endorsing products like Puma shoes. According to Forbes, allow her another year of growth and she will beat Mark Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook age 23, to clinch the title as the youngest self-made billionaire in history.


Appearing on the cover of the magazine, entrepreneur and mother to Stormi born in February, that she shared with her 110million followers of how grateful she is for the article and added:


“It’s incredible to be recognised for something I’m so passionate about, and I’m really grateful for that. I’ve always loved makeup and worked really hard to bring the first lip kit to market.”

“Connecting with my fans and creating product that excites them has been an incredible process. I’ve learned so much along the way and I hope to inspire others to follow their dreams.”


Instagram also helped Dubai-based Huda Kattan, founder of Huda Beauty, make number 37 on the list with an estimated net worth of $550 million.


Starting her company in 2013 after three years of blogging, she now sells over 140 products and shares her beauty tutorials with 26 million Instagram followers. She also produces new web series Huda Boss.


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