Backlash over Forbes dubbing Kylie Jenner 'self-made'

Kylie Jenner Debuts Stormi's Pierced Ears During Sweet Mother Daughter Moment

Forbes reports that Kylie Cosmetics, founded in 2016 and famous for its Lip Kits, is now worth almost $800 million and the beauty mogul, who until recently opted for fillers to make her ow lips look plump, owns 100 per cent of the company.

"What her half-sister Kim Kardashian West did for booty, Jenner has done for full lips", Natalie Robehmed wrote for Forbes.

Privileged or self-made? Kylie Jenner is set to beat Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as the "Youngest Self-Made Billionaire".

"Basically, all Jenner does to make all that money is leverage her social media following", Robehmed wrote. Just btw Kylie influenced the users of snapchat by announcing she was over snapchat [owned by Mark].

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"It's incredible to be recognized for something I'm so passionate about, and I'm really grateful for that", Kylie said in the accompanying feature. I won't lie it got me thinking and I talked about it on Toke Moments.

In another tweet, she stated that if there should be someone celebrated for being "self-made", it should be Jenner's mother, Kris.

As people debate Forbes' decision to put Kylie Jenner on a list of "self-made" billionaires, Dictionary.com is wading into the discourse. "Her story is not inspiring or motivating for anyone". Netizens are pointing out the fact that Jenner shouldn't be called "self-made" as she was born into an already rich family.

The magazine estimated that Jenner's cosmetics company, reality TV gig and endorsements have helped the 20-year-old (she turns 21 in August) rake in a $900 million fortune.

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