♣Kylie Jenner named world’s youngest billionaire
Its officail! Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the
Kardashian-Jenner American reality TV family has
become the world’s youngest billionaire at the age of 21.
She was on Tuesday admitted to the “nine-zero” fortune
club by Forbes.
The business magazine ranked Jenner as the world’s
2,057th richest person.
She became a billionaire two years younger than Facebook
co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, who took the title at the age
of 23 in 2008.
Jenner’s fortune comes from Kylie Cosmetics, the makeup
company she runs largely from her iPhone, with the help of
her mother Kris.
Forbes estimated that the cosmetics company, which is
100%-owned by Jenner, made $360m (£274m) in sales
Forbes’s estimate of Jenner’s wealth comes in its annual
ranking of the world’s billionaires.
Its research found that the total number of billionaires had
declined over the past year from 2,208 to 2,153. The
world’s richest person remains the Amazon founder and
chief executive Jeff Bezos with a $131bn fortune.
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