Kylie Jenner was born on 10 August 1997 in Los Angeles, California to well-settled Christian prominent parents, Bruce Jenner (Caitlyn Jenner), who is a former Olympian, and Kris Jenner, a very successful entertainment manager, businesswoman, and social media personality.
On her mother's side, Kylie has an elder sister, Kendall Jenner, and has four step-siblings namely, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, and Rob Kardashian, all of whom are well-recognized celebrities, social media personalities, and businesswomen/man.Kylie has four step-siblings; three brothers and a sister on Caitlyn Jenner’s side as well, namely, Burt Jenner, Brandon Jenner, Brody Jenner, and Cassandra Marino.
In an interview with Wetpaint, Kylie stated she was a student at Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles. During her childhood, Kylie was a part of the cheerleading team and took part in school and community plays as she too wanted to become a popular celebrity like all the other members of her family. ABC News reports starting in 2012, Kylie was homeschooled in a program with Laurel Springs School in Ojai, California from where she graduated from high school.
At the age of only 14 years, she started a clothing brand with her sister Kendall in collaboration with popular brand PacSun. Over the years, Kylie has appeared in over 11 music videos, 13 television series, and even a cameo in Ocean’s 8. She has also been the recipient of one Teen Choice Awards, two Capricho Awards, and a Streamy Award.
Currently, Kylie is the most-followed woman, the third-most followed account on Instagram and has 39.9 million followers on Twitter, ranking her 45th in the most followed accounts on the platform. Forbes has listed Kylie at 24 in their 2022 list of 30 under 30 Hall of Fame apart from being ranked by the magazine as #51 in their list of America's Self-Made Women in 2021, and #1 in their list of Celebrity 100 in 2020.
Kylie Jenner made her debut as a television actress in 2007 with her appearance, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, E!’s popular television series that revolves around the lives of her mother and her siblings. Following her ‘acting’ debut, she was also regularly featured as a guest actor in other Keeping Up with the Kardashian spin-off shows like Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, Kourtney and Kim Take New York, and Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons.
US Weekly reported Kylie and Kendall hosted the 3D Glee Concert Movie Glee at the Regency Village Theatre in 2011, and the duo was featured in the Seventeen magazine as Style Stars of the Year and were appointed style ambassadors for the magazine.
Kylie and Kendall were called yet again to host the premiere of The Vow, a Hollywood movie as reported by Buzz Media, and were also tasked with interviewing the cast of an upcoming movie, The Hunger Games. The sister also made an appearance in America’s Next Top Model alongside Kris Jenner.
The sisters, Kylie and Kendall, were highly sought after in 2014 and co-hosted the Much Music Video Awards and made their appearance in PartyNextDoor’s popular music video, Recognize as reported by MTV News. The sisters ‘wrote’ a science fiction novel, Rebels: City of Indra: The Story of Lex and Livia, which did feature a ghostwriter, and was even given a sequel, Time of the Twin, also co-authored by the Jenners. Kylie featured in Jaden Smith’s music video for Blue Ocean.
In 2015, using the $250,000 she had earned from her acting gigs and KUWTKs appearances, Kylie launched her first lipstick line named Kylie Lip Kit as reported by E! Online. The following year, Kylie Lip Kit was rebranded to Kylie Cosmetics which came with a promo for upcoming lip glosses as reported by Forbes.
Owing to her vastly successful appearance in Justin Skye’s “I'm Yours” music video, along with Kendall, she made her musical debut by rapping in a song called Beautiful Day which featured Skye and Jordyn Woods as reported by Noisey. The following month, Kylie featured in another PartyNextDoor music video, Come and See Me.
The Huffington Post reports Kylie became the youngest person to be featured on Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list in 2017. This prompted E! to create a special spin-off starring Kylie, called Life of Kylie, which premiered in 2017.
To celebrate Mother’s Day, Kylie Cosmetics launched the Kris Cosmetics line as reported by Harper's Bazaar, which was followed by another cosmetic collection collaboration, this time with half-sister Kim Kardashian, named KKW X Kylie as reported by Allure. The New York Post accredited Kylie as the most influential celebrity in the fashion industry in 2018.
2019 saw the half-sisters team up again this time for the launch of a new fragrance line as well as the founding of her self-titled skincare brand, Kylie Skin as reported by InStyle, with the brand mainly focusing on products like face washes, scrubs, etc. A little later in the year, Kylie Cosmetics collaborated with half-sister Khloé Kardashian to launch the Kylie Cosmetics x Koko Kollection cosmetic line as reported by US Weekly.
Building on her presence as an icon in the fashion industry, Kylie was appointed the makeup artistic director for Balmain's Spring show in 2020, which was marked by the launch of a capsule makeup collection as reported by Instyle.
Kylie Jenner became a viral sensation on TikTok in October 2019 following the release of a video that showed her singing the phrase “rise and shine” to her daughter, Stormi as reported by TMZ.
As per BBC News, The hashtag #RiseandShine became the fastest-growing hashtag trend on the app after it reached over one billion views on TikTok. She subsequently trademarked the phrase, and it would lead to its own clothing line and cosmetics.
Kylie sold 51% of her company to Coty Inc. in 2019, for $600 million, which allowed her to net an estimated $540 million, pretax as reported by Forbes.
Vogue reported that 2020 also saw a collaboration between the Jenner sisters, Kylie Cosmetics x Kendall Jenner and a baby product line called Kylie Baby, and a swimwear line called Kylie Swim.
Apart from her own business ventures, Kylie has collaborated with numerous brands in the past. She has two nail lacquers, Wear Something Spar-kylie and Rainbow in the S-kylie, which were produced by Nicole by OPI, a nail polish brand, as reported by Heavy.com Apart from this, Kylie has launched a purse and shoe line for Steve Madden, launched a line of hair extensions called Kylie Hair Kouture in collaboration with Bellami Hair and launched a 20-piece nail paint collection with Sinful Colors.
Not only that, she is the brand ambassador for PUMA, Beats by Dr. Dre.’s special collaboration with Apple and Balmain, released a line of sunglasses Quay x Kylie in partnership with Quay Australia, endorsed Calvin Klien along with the rest of the Kardashians, is an ambassador for Adidas, SugarbearHair, Fit Tea, Fashion Nova and Waist Gang Society.
Allure reported Kylie reportedly made $1 million per every single sponsored Instagram post, which made her the highest-paid individual on Instagram in 2018 and increased her fee to $1.2 million per post, which made her the highest-paid individual on Instagram for two years in a row.
Kylie also is an active philanthropist and has participated in several fundraisers for charitable causes. Teen Vogue reports Kylie donated $500,000 to Teen Cancer America coming from directly from the revenue of her birthday collection. Kylie launched a special-edition lip kit called “Smile” in 2016 and donated $159,500 to Smile Train to fund cleft lip and palate surgeries for over 600 children in need of it.
People reported Kylie donated $1,000,000 in total to over five organizations to help fight the wildfires in Australia. During the pandemic, Kylie donated another $1,000,000 to help healthcare professionals and other front-line workers to buy face masks, face shields, and other protective gear.
Kylie Jenner’s net worth is estimated to be $750 million. Forbes had previously estimated Jenner was worth $1 billion in 2019 and called her the world's youngest self-made billionaire at age 21, but the notion was deemed controversial. According to Forbes magazine, Jenner was accused of forging tax documents in order to appear as a billionaire.
She has mainly earned that staggering number through her Kylie Cosmetics, brand endorsements, modeling career, sponsored content on social media, acting career, and her YouTube channel.
Other than being active on TikTok, Kylie has 380 million followers on Instagram, she is also active on Twitter with 40.3 million followers. She currently has 12.2 million subscribers on YouTube and over 52.2 million followers on TikTok.
Kylie Kristen Jenner was born on August 10, 1997, in Los Angeles, California. She is the youngest daughter of former Olympic decathlete champion, Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, and Kris Jenner, a television personality and businesswoman. She is of Dutch, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry from both of her parents sides, with some Welsh ancestry from her father.
Jenner has a younger sister, Kendall, and eight older half-siblings. From Caitlyn's side of the family, she has three older half-brothers―Burt, Brandon, and Brody Jenner―and one older half-sister Cassandra Marino. Kris Jenner has three older half-sisters from her side of the family Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and one older half-brother Rob Kardashian. Her parents divorced in 2015, before her father transitioned.
Jenner was also a member of the cheerleading team at Sierra Canyon School, where she attended. Jenner says she has been in plays while she was in school and in community plays. Laurel Springs School in Ojai, California gave her a high school diploma in July 2015 after becoming homeschooled and enrolled in an at-home education program.
Cosmopolitan reported that Kylie and Tyga were first seen together in August 2014, at Kylie’s 17th birthday party, following which Tyga ended his relationship with his fiancé and the mother of his son, Blac Chyna.
MTV stated Kylie and Tyga made their relationship official in 2015, as soon as Kylie turned 18. Subsequently, Kylie appeared in Stimulated and Dope’d up, two of Tyga’s music videos. The couple called it quits after two years in 2017. The same month, Seventeen reported Kylie and Travis Scott getting close to one another.
In April 2017, Kylie was first seen with Travis Scott at Coachella. Seventeen reports. The couple made their relationship official in 2018 and announced the birth of their daughter, Stormi Webster. Kylie featured in a Travis’ music videos but eventually, the couple broke up in 2019 according to the Los Angeles Times.
Due to the pandemic, Stormi’s parents were quarantined together for her sake and eventually rekindled their relationships as reported by Insider. After a lot of speculation, Kylie revealed that Scott and she were expecting their second child and NBC reported Kylie gave birth to Wolf Webster, their son, on February 2, 2022.
Aside from her relationships, Kylie has often been at the center of controversy. In 2016, in an article by Teen Vogue, Kylie was accused of cultural appropriation after she posted a picture of her with cornrows on Instagram. The following year, Kylie was accused of stealing PluggedNYC, a popular brand, of stealing their designs and collections of camouflage swimwear as reported by Fashionista.
TMZ reported the same year, Kylie was accused of stealing the creative style and work of renowned makeup artist, Vlada Haggarty, for her own products. Haggarty also accused Kylie of being a repeat offender of stealing her work and trying to pass it off as her own. Teen Vogue reported that eventually Kylie credited Vlada on social media and paid an undisclosed settlement to avoid any future legal issues.
Geo.TV in an article stated Remake, a non-profit labeled as the Global Brands Group, the manufacturer of the Kendall + Kylie clothing line, claimed workers were not being paid on time regardless of finishing their work.
In 2019, Forbes estimated Kylie was the world's youngest self-made billionaire at the age of 21, dethroning Mark Zuckerberg. Though this claim of being a self-made billionaire ruffled quite a few feathers, 2020 saw Forbes accusing Kylie of forging tax documents of Kylie Cosmetics, to appear as a billionaire.
A. Currently, Kim is the richest Kardashian with a net worth of $1.8 billion, followed by Kylie with $700 million and mom Kris Jenner at $200 million.
A. No, Kylie is not a billionaire and while Forbes reported she had hit the mark in 2019, it was followed by reports of forged tax reports which inflated the revenue from Kylie Cosmetics.
A. No, Kylie is not married. She is currently in a relationship with rapper Travis Scott and the couple have two children together.