Kylie Jenner founded Kylie Cosmetics in February 2016 and since then it has grown into a massive empire, which the 21-year-old owns 100 percent. The cosmetic company has earned more than $630 million in revenue.
“wow. i can’t believe I’m posting my very own @forbes cover. thank you for this article and the recognition. I’m so blessed to do what i love everyday. i couldn’t have dreamt this up! #KylieCosmetics,” Kylie writes to her Instagram, along with the cover of her Forbes cover issue.
With the help of her huge social media following (110M followers on Instagram and 25.6M on Twitter) the young mom to Stormi Webster has managed to build a $900 million fortune, landing her the cover of Forbes magazine”Richest Self-Made Women” issue, at number 27 this is the makeup moguls first time being in the magazine.
Jenner, who also makes a good amount of money from endorsements, reveals how social media has been a great platform for her business growth.”Social media is an amazing platform. I have such easy access to my fans and my customers,” she says.
Before getting into the makeup business, Kylie admits to struggling with finding her path, but admits to always loving makeup since a young age. “Ever since I was in sixth grade, I would wear purple eye shadow,” Jenner tells Forbes. “I turned to makeup to help me feel more confident.”
Kylie is the youngest woman to ever be featured in the magazine. However, she wasn’t the only sister to make the list of top earners — Kim Kardashian came in at number 54 with $350 million.