Kylie Jenner is now the fifth richest celebrity in the USA, according to Forbes

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 December 2018, 03:45 PM
Kylie Jenner is now the fifth richest celebrity in the US (Photo: Twitter)
Kylie Jenner is now the fifth richest celebrity in the US (Photo: Twitter)

Kylie Jenner, the youngest of the Kardashian clan is en route to becoming one of the youngest billionaires. According to Forbes, the 21-year-old beauty mogul is the fifth richest celebrity in America following filmmaker, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan. As per Forbes, Kylie is the only member in the Kardashian/Jenner clan to make it to the top 10. Big sis, Kendall Jenner, although didn’t make it to the top five Forbes list was also named the highest paid model of 2018. According to reports, Kendall's first place income comes from lucrative partnerships with brands like Adidas, Estée Lauder, and Calvin Klein. Jenner is far and away the runway lead—Kloss clocks in at second place with $13 million and has contracts with Swarovski, Away luggage, and Adidas. Victoria’s Secret Angel, Karlie Kloss came at second place with $13 million, while Chrissy Teigen came in and Rosie Huntington-Whitely came in third with a $11.5 million tie.

On August 31, the Forbes cover story predicted Kylie will become America’s "youngest self-made billionaire." Yes, even besting Mark Zuckerberg. The magazine values Kylie Cosmetics, which she owns in its entirety, at a whopping $800 million. That's a lot of lip kits. And when you add that value to her TV money and endorsement deals, they estimate she’s “conservatively” worth $900 million. With Kylie all set to become the youngest billionaire, there was a social media frenzy where fans asked the public to donate money to Kylie so that she makes it as the youngest billionaire. With her swim to more cash, Kylie might not exactly be needing those donations anymore. Her Kylie Cosmetics, constant collabs with sportline such as Puma, Kylie keeps brands busy and her account running. 

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The other Kardashian sisters are also no less behind when it comes to hitting the money-pot. Kim Kardashian since her year-old makeup line has already made over $100 million. And Forbes estimates her worth around $350 million. While husband Kanye West Kanye who is a rapper, designer, and producer is worth around $160 million. All we can say is that the Kardashians sure does know how to keep their accountants busy.   

First Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 03:35 PM
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