Childhood and Family
The young beauty guru, Kylie Jenner, was born on 10th August 1997, in the city of Los Angeles, California. Her father is Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner) and Kris Jenner. Bruce Jenner was the winner of 1976 Summer Olympics Decathlon. She is the youngest daughter to her parents, Kendall being her elder sister. When Bruce Jenner married Kris, Kylie gained three half-sisters and one half-brother: Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian and Rob. She also had three half-brothers: Burt, Brandon and Brody Jenner, who are from Caitlyn’s side of the family.
Kylie Jenner studies in Sierra Canyon School. She was a member of the cheerleading team of the school. She opted for homeschooling in 2012 and graduated with a high school diploma in the month of July in 2015 from Laurel Springs School in Ojai, California.
Right now, the beauty guru, Kylie Jenner, has a 2 year old daughter, Stormi, with the rapper Travis Scott. Travis and Kylie are not together right now but take active part in parenting their daughter.
In 2007, the worldwide famous show Keeping up with the Kardashians which was a reality show recording the day-to-day lives of the family members started airing on the channel E!. Everyone in the family, including Kendall, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob appeared in the show and shot to fame as their bizarre privileged, yet unstable, lives became something of a high-level entertainment for the audience.
This show also gave birth to several spin-off shows which included Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, Khloé & Lamar, Kourtney and Kim Take New York, and Kourtney and Khloé Take the Hamptons. Kylie Jenner appeared multiple times in all these shows as a guest.
In 2012, Kylie, along with Kendall and Kris Jenner, appeared in one of the episodes of America’s Next Top Model, an American reality show.
In 2013, the fashion diva earned $100,000 through her endorsements of her two nail lacquers from the Nicole by OPI, which is a nail polish brand. The names of the two lacquers were Wear Something Spar-kylie and Rainbow in the S-kylie. Which, to be honest, are some really creative names. In this endorsement, Kylie was accompanied by her sister Kendall Jenner, who also earned the same amount for the endorsement as Kylie.
Kylie also raised money for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles by selling her old clothing on eBay.
The Jenner sister announced the launch of The Kendall & Kylie Collection with PacSun on November 15, 2013. Since that launch the sisters have launched several other collections, including a jewelry line named Metal Haven by Kendall & Kylie, which they launched through Pascal Mouawad’s Glamhouse.
In the September of 2019, the beauty icon appeared on the cover of Playboy. This made headlines in the fashion industry. The cover featured a photo of the fashion idol’s breasts in a sexy, lacy, red colored bra. Even though her face was not even visible in the shot, no one was in any doubt that the sexy body was of none other than Kylie Jenner’s.
Check out the cover yourself and tell us what you think about it in the comments.
The young star has many professions: fashion guru, model, actress, philanthropist and many more. She added yet another title to her name: Business woman.
In 2014, Kylie Jenner founded her own Beauty cosmetics brand Kylie Cosmetics (formally names Kylie Lip Kits by Kylie Jenner). This took the cosmetic industry by storm and was an instant hit among the fashion guru’s of the industry and the internet. Kylie Cosmetics sells its products worldwide and the headquarters is in Oxnard, California with Kylie Jenner as the president of the company and Simona Centtaneo as the CEO.
According to the Forbe’s report in March, 2019, the company is valued at $900 million.
Kylie Jenner’s latest collection “The Leopard Collection” was released on 26th of October, 2020. We have talked about it here. Check out the collection and tell us what you think about it in the comments below.
In August 2018, Forbes Estimated Kylie’s net worth around $900 million. She was soon to be the youngest “self made” billionaire surpassing Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. Mark became a billionaire at the age of 23 and in 2018, Kylie Jenner was just 21 years old. Kylie was criticized and made fun of because of the media putting the “self made” title on her. Many argued that she was born in an already rich household which was the bigger part of her success.
As of 2020, Kylie’s net worth is about $700 million.
In August of 2014, Kylie Jenner and American rapper Tyga were seen getting comfy at Kylie’s 17th birthday party. A few days later, Tyga dumped his fiancé, Blac Chyna. Tyga and Blac were dating for 3 years and had a two year-old son.
Kylie and Tyga announced their relationship to the world in 2015. Tyga gifted Kylie a Ferrari on her 18th birthday worth $320,000.
In 2017, Kylie and Tyga broke up, the reason being the age difference between the two entertainers.
In Coachella of the same year, Kylie was seen with Sicko Mode artist Travis Scott. They were reported to be hitting it off really well. They spent the whole rest of the tour together. They announced their exclusiveness at the Met Gala.
The couple announced the birth of their daughter, Stormi, on February 4, 2018.
They announced they were splitting up in September 2019. They were seen quarantining together during the global pandemic. They stated that they are not back together and are just playing their roles as co-parents for Stormi.
It’s like you don’t exist if you don’t have a social media presence. Most celebrities earn a large amount as their incomes promoting products on their social media. Naturally, Kylie too has a huge online presence. Here are here social media handles for you to check out:
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With 199 million followers on Instagram, Kylie is one of the most followed celebrities on Instagram.
Controversies and Lawsuits
1. The WAP Culture Appropriation
Fans have put up a petion against Kylie Jenner asking to remover her from the famous WAP song video by rappers Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. The video took the internet by storm when it was released earlier this year. In the video, Kylie makes an appearance and just exists in silence walking gracefully in a leopard print dress. Come to think of it, this might be kind of a teaser for the new Leopard collection. Kylie is accused of appropriating black culture. Fans have criticized the Kardashian family multiple times for appropriating black culture and they didn’t hold back this time either.
The petition has around 50,000 signatures.
2. Culture Appropriation, again
In 2016, Kylie Jenner was criticized for African-American culture and style appropriation. She posted a photograph of herself on her Instagram handle donning cornrows.
She was accused by PluggedNYC for copying (or rather stealing) their designs for Jenner’s camouflage swimwear collection.
3. The “Kylie” trademark
In the month of February of 2017, Kylie Jenner lost a legal battle to Kylie Minogue, and Australian singer for a battle to trademark the name “Kylie”. This made headlines worldwide.
4. Seed Beauty
Seed Beauty slapped Coty and Kylie Cosmetics with a lawsuit. They accused Coty of purchasing $600 million worth of Kylie Cosmetics stocks from Kylie Jenner as a trick to gain knowledge on trade secrets.