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The Internet Collectively Scoffs At Kylie Jenner Being Labeled A 'Self-Made' Billionaire By 'Forbes'

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    The Internet Collectively Scoffs At Kylie Jenner Being Labeled A "Self-Made" Billionaire By Forbes

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    Next month the youngest member of the Kardashian clan, Kylie Jenner, will grace the cover of Forbes magazine. The publication’s August issue ranks “America’s Richest Self-Made Women,” which begs the question: Is Kylie Jenner “self-made?”

    While the 20-year-old owns 100% of Kylie Cosmetics, a company Forbes values at $900 million, she jump-started the beauty line by investing $250,000 of money she’d made from modeling gigs (gigs spawned from her exposure on Keeping Up With the Kardashians). 

    Jenner’s half-sister Kim Kardashian also made the issue’s cut – for reference, Kardashian was featured on the cover two years ago – though Forbes reports Kim is only worth a mere $350 million. 

    According to the magazine“Another year of growth will make [Jenner] the youngest self-made billionaire ever, male or female, trumping Mark Zuckerberg, who became a billionaire at age 23.”  

    It’s the qualifier “self-made” which has the internet heated. Dictionary.com’s Twitter account chimed in with a definition of the term, writing “self-made means having succeeded in life unaided.”  

    Others joked how the title “self-made” is void of meaning when applied to Jenner.

    You know who is really the underrated “self-made” star of this story? Kris Frikin’ Jenner. Forbes reports the momager rakes in 10% of all of her kids’ earnings. Now that’s a hustle we can respect.

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