Kylie Jenner has officially become the youngest "self-made" billionaire in history at the age of 21, reigniting the debate over to what extent her family fame has contributed to her success.
While Forbes revealed last year that Kylie was on track to become a billionaire, they've confirmed she has now crossed the threshold thanks to signing an exclusive distribution deal with the beauty retailer Ulta, which placed her Kylie Cosmetics products in 1000 stores across the US.
Kylie credits the historic achievement to "the power of social media," adding that while she never expected the accolade, it's a "nice pat on the back."
People's reactions to the news were varied. Some congratulated Kylie, and said they were proud of her.
However, others have started debating again as to whether Kylie truly is "self-made."
In fact, just last month Kylie defended her "self-made" status, acknowledging that while her fame gave her a "huge platform," none of her money is inherited.
You can read all the details of Kylie's historic achievement here.
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