In black suit, her Louboutin posed on a desk worthy of a soap opera boss, Kylie Jenner poses for Forbes magazine. The youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan receives the reporters of the famous economic magazine in the family home of Calabasas, under an imposing candlestick with glittering pendants, because she is set to become a billionaire.
While she won’t celebrate her 21st birthday until next August, the young woman’s already worth « at least » 900 million dollars, according to the magazine. This sum includes her television contracts, her partnerships with brands like Puma, but also and especially her company, Kylie Cosmetics, which value is estimated by Forbes at $ 800 million. In less than a year, Kylie Jenner is « set to be the youngest- ever self-made billionaire » as the magazine specifies, and thus dethroning Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook of the title.
Indeed, Mark Zuckerberg reached this level at 23. But Kylie Jenner, who started in business a little over two years ago with a $ 29 lip-kit, has earned more than $ 630 million in sales with this flagship product alone. As the cover of the magazine reads, « welcome to the era of extreme fame leverage. »