According to Forbes, Kylie Cosmetics founder, Kylie Jenner has become the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.
The 21-year-old Kardashian/Jenner family member is making her fortune from her best-selling cosmetics business.
According to reports, the beauties business generated an estimated $360m in sales last year.
She reached the billionaire milestone earlier than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg who became a billionaire when he was 23.
— Forbes (@Forbes) March 5, 2019
Twitter erupted when the news broke with many highlighting that Kylie Jenner should not be called a self-made billionaire because she had help.
Kylie Jenner is a Self Ma-
— Opinionated 💅🏿 (@Opini0Nat3d) March 6, 2019
Kylie Jenner isn’t a self-made billionaire, because so much of her success is due to the internet, which was borne out of ARPAnet, which was taxpayer funded.
— Joe Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) March 6, 2019
KYLIE JENNER IS NOT A SELF-MADE BILLIONAIRE pic.twitter.com/8RegRKh1Lj
— Silver 🅽ut (@silvernutty) March 6, 2019
— Nicole Perez (@nicole_perez1) March 6, 2019
People are really out here describing Kylie Jenner as “self-made” I pic.twitter.com/LQdzfcfz1B
— sarah (@sarahcantcare) March 5, 2019
“Kylie Jenner, 21, replaces Mark Zuckerberg as the ‘world’s youngest ever self-made billionaire,'”
Mark Zucerburg: pic.twitter.com/kaRMNYTKOt
— chibundu (@Bun_Bun292) March 5, 2019