Kylie Jenner set to become youngest ever 'self-made' billionaire

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Within the next year, she's set to become the youngest self-made billionaire ever, besting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Snapchat king Evan Spiegel.

American reality TV star Kylie Jenner is about to become a billionaire. Half-sister of Kim Kardashian West, who is also on the list for the first time, Jenner has leveraged her massive social media following (110 million followers on Instagram) to build a United States dollars 900 million cosmetics empire Kylie Cosmetics in less than three years. Twitter immediately reacting by pointing out that Jenner was born rich as f*ck-she is a member of the Kardashian Klan after all.

The beauty guru debuted her Kylie Cosmetics line two years ago, and it has since sold more than $630 million worth of makeup, the outlet reports. Jenner is both the face of the company and the sole owner. Kylie - who owns 100% of the company, now worth almost $800 billion - credits social media for helping her build such a massive following of customers.

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"Maybe one day [I'll] pass this on to Stormi, if she's into it", she said.

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.

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"Thank you @Forbes for this article and the recognition", added Kylie.

While we can't knock Kylie for her generous start in life-and let's not get it twisted, we commend her hard work, for sure-it does feel like a bit of a stretch to use the word "self-made". "Her success is commendable but it comes by virtue of her privilege".

Other sources of her fortune include, TV programs and sponsored products like Puma sports shoes and Pacsun clothing completing her 90 billion Kenyan Shillings worth at only 20. The 27-year-old rapper posted the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star's Forbes cover to his Instagram Stories, along with a crown emoji atop her head.

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