Kylie Jenner to be ‘Youngest self-made US Billionaire’

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Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner is worth $900m (£680m) at just 20 years of age, says Forbes.

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The business magazine said the social media star is on track to become “the youngest-ever self-made billionaire” currently worth $800 according to forbes magazine.The fashion , the youngest of the Kardashian clan, started selling her own cosmetics three years ago.

Mrs. Jenner, who is still currently not old enough even to legally drink alcohol in the US, will turn 21 in August as her Forbes cover edition hits newsstands.

She has launched her brand Kylie Cosmetics, which included a line of lip products designed to help customers make their lips look bigger through over-lining and filling.Unlike those of traditional cosmetic brands, her products are almost exclusively sold online.

Ms Jenner’s company, which she wholly owns, is worth $800m, according to Forbes.She is number 27 on Forbes’ list of richest self-made women in America, leap-frogging Barbra Streisand ($400m), Beyonce Knowles ($335m) and Taylor Swift ($320m).

Ms Jenner is on track to become a billionaire earlier than Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, who achieved that status at age 23.

Ms Jenner first rose to fame at the age of 10 when she appeared with her family on their eponymous reality show.

On social media, some users scoffed at Forbes’ use of the term “self-made”, pointing out that Ms Jenner’s parents were already wealthy and famous.