- Forbes called Kylie Jenner the youngest self-made billionaire in March after Kylie Cosmetics’ revenue grew by 9%.
- Jenner’s new title caused a lot of negative reactions from people who disagreed with her being called “self-made.”
- In an interview with the New York Times, Jenner has responded to the idea that she is self-made.
- According to Jenner herself, none of her money is inherited but she did receive a lot of help in building her fortune.
Less than a month after Forbes crowned Kylie Jenner the youngest self-made billionaire, the 21-year-old Kylie Cosmetics mogul is speaking out following a public outcry that included claims that she didn’t qualify for the “self-made” part of her title.
According to Forbes, Jenner became the youngest billionaire in the world when her Kylie Cosmetics revenue grew by 9% to approximately $360 million, bringing the company’s total worth to an estimated $900 million. Jenner’s title quickly garnered a lot of negative reactions, with Twitter lighting up with criticism that Jenner had got