Kylie Jenner was born in the year 1997 in the state of California. Jenner grew up in the spotlight as part of the reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians, where she was surrounded by her famous siblings. She’s used her family’s celebrity to create her own businesses, including Kylie Cosmetics, a successful cosmetics line that has made millions of dollars from sales of her iconic Kylie Lip Kit.
She also has a large social media following and was named one of Time magazine’s Most Influential Teens in 2015. Forbes named her the youngest self-made billionaire in the world in 2019.
Early Life & Family
Kylie Kristen Jenner was born in Los Angeles, California, on August 10, 1997, to Kris and Bruce Jenner, a former Olympic gold medalist. Bruce came out as transgender in 2015 and has gone by the name Caitlyn since then.
Kylie has an elder sister, Kendall, as well as several half-siblings from her mother’s first marriage to O.J. Simpson: Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob. Robert Kardashian, Simpson’s defense attorney, and her father’s prior marriages’ Burt, Brandon, Brody, and Casey. Khloé Kardashian married NBA players Lamar Odom and Tristan Thompson in 2009 and 2016, respectively. In 2014, her sister Kim married Kanye West, a rap superstar.
Businesses and Social Media
Because of the show’s success and public interest in their lives, Jenner and her siblings have extended their individual identities beyond reality television, earning millions in the lucrative world of celebrity sponsorships. Kendall and Kylie have collaborated on a clothing brand named Kendall & Kylie for PacSun and TopShop.
Jenner also has her own cosmetics line, Kylie Cosmetics, which includes the hugely popular Kylie Lip Kit. When the then-17-year-old socialite admitted to taking “temporary lip fillers” in 2015, she triggered a media frenzy (and sparked another frenzy in July 2018 when she revealed via Instagram that the fillers were gone).
She and Kendall were nominated on Time magazine’s list of the Most Influential Teens in 2015. In the same year, she launched Kylie, a paid lifestyle app that is expected to bring in millions of dollars for the young entrepreneur.
Kylie Jenner has a significant social media following; her Instagram account alone has over 100 million followers. She took advantage of her celebrity to launch #IAmMoreThan, a social media campaign against bullying. Six people’s personal tales were included in the campaign, each of whom converted their traumatic experiences of bullying into something positive.