Kylie Jenner to become youngest self-made billionaire

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The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was recently named by the business magazine as "the youngest-ever self-made billionaire" after her worth shot up to $900m.

Jenner (20) featured on the list at number 27 and is the youngest woman on the list. "Welcome to the era of extreme fame leverage", the blurb on the cover added next to a shot of the reality star.

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Robehmed's article describes how Jenner owns 100 percent of Kylie Cosmetics, which has very little overhead and marketing costs. And, made a decision to drop the definition of "self-made" at an expertly shady moment.

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Even the folks at took a moment to tweet the definition of "self-made", which "means having succeeded in life unaided". "Used in a sentence: Forbes says that Kylie Jenner is a self-made woman".

After all, she grew up in one of America's richest and most-followed celebrity families.

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"Calling Kylie Jenner self-made without acknowledging anywhere the incredible headstart she had is what allows people to turn around and look at poor people and ask them why they haven't become billionaires yet", one person tweeted. It isn't a value judgement by the publication, but instead a way to distinguish between extremely rich people who inherited wealth and those whose fortune was made primarily in other ways.