Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire in history, says Forbes

06 March 2019 - 06:54 By Odwa Mjo
Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire in history.
Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire in history.
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Kylie Jenner, star of the hit reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, is the youngest self-made billionaire in history, according to Forbes.

There are 2,153 billionaires in the world, with their wealth amounting to $8.7tn which is down by $400bn from 2018.

Thanks to her beauty and make-up range, Kylie Cosmetics, and other ventures, the 21-year-old has a net worth of $1bn, surpassing Mark Zuckerberg’s billionaire milestone at age 23.

According to Forbes, Kylie Cosmetics, which she started in 2015, is now worth an estimated $900bn.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos continues to top the list of billionaires, followed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffet in third place. 


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