Kylie Jenner has been revealed as the youngest self made billionaire ever. Piers Morgan took a swipe at Kylie Jenner after it was revealed she has become the youngest self-made billionaire ever. Piers took issue with the ‘self-made’ part of the headlines and said her success was only down to her big sister Kim, and how she found fame.
He tweeted: ‘It’s not self-made, it’s because her sister made a sex tape.’
The Good Morning Britain host was referring to the infamous illicit tape Kim made with rapper Ray J in 2003, which was leaked in 2007. Kim’s tape with Ray J was leaked in 2007.
Piers says Kylie Jenner has Kim to thank for her success. Kim and the rest of the Kardashian-Jenner family are now household names, appearing in their own TV show Keeping Up With The Kardashians Advertisement. Since launching her business empire and her beauty line Kylie Cosmetics, she has been raking it in at the tender age of 21. Kylie is dating rapper Travis Scott, the father of her daughter Stormi. Forbes has valued Kylie Cosmetics at around $900million (£686million).
Chatting about her success, the star said:
‘I didn’t expect anything. I did not foresee the future But feels really good. That’s a nice pat on the back.’
The mum-of-one, who is dating rapper Travis Scott, also credits her massive social media following which has helped her reach out to her fans. Kylie says her following on social media has helped.
‘It’s the power of social media,’ the beauty mogul told Forbes: ‘I had such a strong reach before I was able to start anything ’
In just two years since first putting out a $29 (£22) lip kit – a lipstick and lip liner – the youngest of the Kar-Jenner clan has gone on to sell more than $630 million (£475 million) worth of make up. Recently the Kardashians have been hitting headlines in the wake of the breakdown in Khloe’s relationship with Tristan Thompson, the father of her daughter.