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Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner

Occupation: media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman

Birthday: August 10, 1997

Age: 24

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Nationality: United States

Birth Sign: Leo

OVERVIEW

Kylie Kristen Jenner is an American media personality, socialite, model, and businesswoman. She starred in the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians from 2007 to 2021 and is the founder and owner of cosmetic company Kylie Cosmetics. She is currently the most followed woman on Instagram.

In 2014 and 2015, Time magazine listed the Jenner sisters on their list of the most influential teens in the world, citing their considerable influence among youth on social media. As of September 23, with over 270 million followers, she is the most followed woman on Instagram.

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According to Forbes, in 2019, Jenner’s net worth was estimated at $1 billion, making her, at age 21, the world’s youngest self-made billionaire as of March 2019, though the notion of Jenner being self-made is a subject of controversy, owing to her privileged background.

Early life

Kylie Kristen Jenner was born on August 10, 1997, in Los Angeles, California. The youngest daughter of former Olympic decathlete champion Caitlyn Jenner (then known as Bruce Jenner) and television personality and businesswoman Kris Jenner (née Houghton). Jenner has an older sister, Kendall and eight older half-siblings. From Caitlyn’s side of the family, she has three older half-brothers―BurtBrandon, and Brody Jenner―and one older half-sister Casey. From Kris’ side of the family, Jenner has three older half-sisters―KourtneyKimKhloé―and one older half-brother Rob Kardashian.

kylie jenner as a kid

Jenner attended Sierra Canyon School, where she was also a member of the cheerleading team. Jenner claims to have performed in plays while attending school, along with community plays. In 2012, she became homeschooled and enrolled in an at-home education program, from which she graduated with a high school diploma in July 2015 from Laurel Springs School in Ojai, California.

kylie jenner as a kid

Kylie Jenner’s Career

Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007–2012)

In 2007, Jenner, along with her parents and siblings, Kendall, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob, began appearing in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which chronicles the personal and professional lives of their family members. The series was successful for its network, E!, and has resulted in the creation of numerous spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take MiamiKhloé & LamarKourtney and Kim Take New York, and Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons, in which Jenner has made multiple guest appearances.

The Jenners also interviewed the cast of The Hunger Games premiere in the at The Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles in March 2012. Later in 2012, she starred alongside her sister Kendall and mother Kris Jenner in an episode of American reality television series America’s Next Top Model.

Early ventures (2013–2014)

The Jenner sisters co-hosted the 2014 Much Music Video Awards, where Kylie made her acting debut in a promo for the show in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in June 2014. In August 2014, the Jenner sisters appeared in singer PartyNextDoor‘s “Recognize” music video. She also appeared in Jaden Smith‘s music video for his song “Blue Ocean”.

Rebels: City of Indra

Jenner and her sister Kendall co-authored the dystopian science fiction novel Rebels: City of Indra: The Story of Lex and Livia, which revolved around two twin girls, Lex and Livia, in a “self-sustaining biosphere” put together from the remains of Earth known as Indra.The novel was criticized upon release as a ghostwritten work, which prompted its ghostwriter Maya Sloan to reveal that while the Jenner sisters wrote a two-page outline for what they wanted the novel to be like, Sloan was truly responsible for the writing of the book. The book was given a sequel, Time of the Twins, which was also co-authored by the Jenner sisters.

Rise of Kylie Cosmetics (2015–2018)

The Jenner sisters were booed while introducing brother-in-law Kanye West‘s performance at the Billboard Music Awards in May 2015. In May 2015, an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians premiered in which Jenner admitted to getting a lip augmentation. Her enhanced lips from lip fillers created speculation and gained her publicity. Prior to the episode’s debut, Jenner stated that she merely used lip liner and over lined her lips. As a result, the practice of suctioning one’s lips into a small glass in order to induce greater blood flow to swell the lips was called the “Kylie Jenner Challenge”.

In August 2015, Jenner announced that she would be launching her first lipstick line as a part of her self-titled lip kit under the name Kylie Lip Kit.

kylie jenner cosmetics launch

In February 2016, Jenner’s cosmetic company was renamed to Kylie Cosmetics and the number of kits produced rose from an initial 15,000 to 500,000.

In June 2017, Jenner was placed at number 59 on the Forbes Celebrity 100, which calculates the 100 highest-paid celebrities of the previous 12 months, after earning approximately $41,000,000, making her the youngest person on the list at 19 years old.

On mother’s day 2018, Kylie Cosmetics launched makeup line called Kris Cosmetics, in collaboration with her mother Kris Jenner. Jenner and her half-sister Kim Kardashian launched their second collaboration KKW x Kylie Cosmetics collection on Black Friday 2018 after previously launched the first collection in 2017. The same month, she launched Kylie Cosmetics mobile app.

Debut of Kylie Skin (2019–present)

In April 2019, Jenner and her half-sister Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty teamed up to launch a new fragrance. This collaboration became Jenner’s first foray into fragrance and it launched on April 26. Jenner founded her own skincare brand Kylie Skin which was launched on May 22. The brand began producing dermis products, including face washes, scrubs, moisturizers and makeup removing wipes.

On June 14, 2019, Kylie Cosmetics launched their collaboration with her half-sister Khloé Kardashian called Kylie Cosmetics x Koko Kollection.

Kylie Cosmetics x Koko Kollection

In September, Jenner announced that she was serving as the makeup artistic director for Balmain’s Spring 2020 runway show at Paris Fashion Week. 

However, her appearance at Paris Fashion Week was canceled because she was too ill to travel to Paris for work.

In October 2019, Jenner filed to trademark the phrase “rise and shine”, a line that became a meme when footage of Jenner singing the phrase to her daughter, Stormi, went viral.The hashtag #RiseandShine reached one billion views on TikTok, making it the platform’s fastest-growing hashtag trend. In addition to the standard “rise and shine”, Jenner also filed to trademark “riiise and shiiinnee”.[77] The latter trademark would cover clothing while the former would also apply to cosmetics. The next month, Jenner sold a 51 percent stake in Kylie Cosmetics to Coty, which owns other beauty brands including Covergirl, OPI, Rimmel, GHD and Clairol for $600 million.

kylie rise and shine

In January 2020, Jenner announced she had trademarked Kylie Con, Kylie Kon, and Kylie Museum. In the same month, her sister Kendall confirmed that a cosmetics line in collaboration with Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics was in the process. Kylie Cosmetics launched Kylie Cosmetics x Kendall Jenner on June 26, 2020.

The Jenners sisters addressed reports that their fashion brand Kendall + Kylie has failed to pay factory workers in Bangladesh as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It was reported that Global Brands Group (GBG) previously listed the Kendall + Kylie brand on its website. As a result, the Jenners stated that their company is owned by a separate entity known as 3072541 Canada Inc. even though they say that their brand “has worked with CAA-GBG in the past, in a sales and business development capacity only” and that they “do not currently have any relationship at all with GBG”. 

Jenner topped the Forbes list of highest paid celebrities for 2020.

In August 2021, Jenner teased Kylie Swim, a new swimwear line that includes sizes for all women. On September 17, it was officially launched on Kylie Jenner’s website. On September 21, she announced a new skincare and hair product line for babies, called Kylie Baby.

Kylie Baby

 

Kylie Jenner’s Net Worth: $700 Million

 In a given year, Kylie earns around $40 – $100 million from her various endeavors.

The vast majority of her net worth comes from a cosmetics company called Kylie Cosmetics. In November 2019, Kylie sold 51% of her company to Coty Inc. for $600 million. Valuing the company as a whole at $1.2 billion. As of May 2020, that value has declined significantly. Kylie definitely earned around $340 million after taxes from the sale, but the value of her remaining 45% stake in the brand has gone down significantly.

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