Forbes ripped for calling Kylie Jenner "self-made" billionaire on magazine cover

Toby Graves
July 13, 2018

In comparison, Kim Kardashian West is estimated to have a value of $350 million, making Kylie's worth almost triple the amount of her older sister.

Jenner, 20, half-sister of Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, debuted Kylie Cosmetics in 2016 with $29 lip kits containing matching lipstick and lip liner and has since sold more than $630 million worth of makeup.

As readers know, the gorgeous 21-year-old influencer has gained fame-and cash-from her wildly popular Kylie Cosmetics brand, as well as from her Instagram style and short-lived reality show.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star - who is set to become the youngest ever billionaire as a result of her lipkit range - has had her fillers taken out.

Kylie Kristen Jenner being the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family is an American TV personality, entrepreneur, model and socialite.

Regardless of how "self-made" Kylie Jenner actually is, pretty soon she's going to have a billion dollars more than the rest of us.

Jenner, who gave birth to her daughter Stormi in February, said social media was her ultimate platform to reach out to her fans and customers.

While the cover spot itself wasn't an issue (another Kar-Jenner on front of a glossy is nothing novel, these days-not even for Forbes), many readers pointed out that the title "self-made" doesn't acknowledge the major head start she had in her business. In 2017, Jenner was placed on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list, the youngest person featured on the list. "I turned to makeup to help me feel more confident".

While Stormi's lounging on her back with clearly visible studs in her ears, Jenner can't resist leaning in for a smooch. Mark Zuckerberg, the current record holder, was worth $1bn (R13 billion) at the age of 23.

Kim shared Kylie's Forbes cover on Twitter twice today, with the caption "Wait I'm posting this again just because!"

When the lip kits went on sale in November 2015, they sold out in seconds, but Kylie said it wasn't always smooth sailing.

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