Kylie Jenner Biography
Updated: Jun 4
Kylie Jenner is an American entrepreneur, television personality, model, and philanthropist. She was born Kylie Kristen Jenner on August 10, 1997 in Los Angeles, California. After attending elementary school at Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles, CA, Kylie Jenner enrolled in an at-home education program in 2012 by which she successfully graduated in 2015 with a high school diploma from Laurel Springs School in Ojai, CA.
Kylie Jenner career life began very early at the age of just 10 when she debuted in the reality television series Keeping Up With The Kardashians in 2007. She continued appearing in the series in the early years as well as in some of the episodes of its spin-offs. The latter included: Kourtney And Kim Take Miami, Kourtney And Kim Take New York, Kourtney And Khloé Take The Hamptons, and Khloé And Lamar.
In 2012 Kylie Jenner starred alongside her mother Kris Jenner and sister Kendall Jenner in an episode of iconic fashion reality television series America's Next Top Model. In the following years, she consolidated herself as an established reality television personality of her own standing by releasing her own reality television series called Life Of Kylie in 2017.
Probably the most significant aspect of Kylie Jenner's career life so far could be said to be entrepreneurship. Her involvement in entrepreneurship is said to have commenced in 2013 at the age of 16, when she and Kendall Jenner launched a fashion collection called The Kendall & Kylie Collection in collaboration with fashion brand PacSun. In the same year, the two Jenner sisters launched a jewelry line called Metal Haven By Kendall & Kylie in collaboration with Glamhouse. In the following year, in 2014, Kylie Jenner on her own collaborated with Bellami Hair to launch a hair extensions line called Kylie Hair Kouture. In 2015 she teamed up with her sister Kendall Jenner one more time, to launch a fashion line called Kendall & Kylie in collaboration with clothing retailer To Shop of Great Britain.
2015 marked the beginning of Kylie Jenner's extra ordinary milestones in entrepreneurship and particularly her breakthrough into massive wealth and overwhelming popularity as a titan in the global beauty industry. We will elaborate as thus.
It was in 2015 Kylie Jenner launched her own first beauty line for makeup with brand name Kylie Lip Kits that she renamed in 2016 to the world renown brand Kylie Cosmetics. From the very beginning to the present, Kylie Cosmetics has been growing in absolutely phenomenal pace in terms of generated revenue. For instance, in 2018, just about two years after launch, Kylie Cosmetics revenues had reached $630 million. A year later in 2019, the firm's revenues had grown to $800 million.
Probably aimed at diversifying her beauty business empire, Kylie Jenner in 2019 launched a skincare business under brand name Kylie Skin.
In November 2019 Kylie Jenner reportedly sold 51% of Kylie Cosmetics to Coty Inc. for $600 million. She is said to have made net earning amounting $340 million from the sale.
Other career activities of Kylie Jenner include modelling and product endorsement among others .
On the one hand, Kylie Jenner engagement in modelling seems to have been significant for her at the early years of her career life, particularly in 2010 and 2011. During these years she modeled for Sears, OK! magazine, Teen Vogue, and Avril Lavigne, among others. After that her interest in modelling may have diminished.
On the other hand, Kylie Jenner's product endorsement has been confined mainly to beauty products. However, like modeling, she seems to have been actively involved in product endorsement only during the the years of career life up to about 2013. For instance, she is said to have earned $100 000 for endorsing OPI in 2013.
Kylie Jenner accomplishment as an entrepreneur, reality television personality, and proprietor of other businesses has been absolutely remarkable. She has amassed colossal personal wealth accruing mainly from business ventures based on her own original ideas, that no other person of her age has ever done before in the known history of mankind. More specifically, at the age of just 21, Kylie Jenner became a billionaire with an estimated net worth of staggering $1 billion as of March 2019 by Forbes. She therefore became the world's youngest self-made billionaire of all time, ousting Facebook tycoon Mark Zuckerberg who took the crown at the age of 23. Her most recent net worth stands at $900 million as of June 2, 2020 by Forbes.
Despite being so young and filthy rich, Kylie Jenner is down-to-earth person who genuinely cares about others especially the disadvantaged. As such, she a staunch philanthropist, currently supporting Smile Train. The latter is a charitable organization that offers free corrective surgery to children with cleft lips and palates worldwide.
Given her outstanding career achievement within such a short period, and her unwavering commitment to helping others, there is no doubt what so ever Kylie Jenner is one of the most remarkable smart beautiful women the world has witnessed.
Last update: June 4, 2020
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