Why Is Kylie Jenner so Famous?

It’s hard to find someone who has not heard of Kylie Jenner. The 22-year-old is one of the most well-known celebrities of this generation. She has more than 150 million followers on the internet, and her every move is constantly dissected by news outlets as well as fans everywhere.

The massive popularity of Kylie Jenner probably has got a lot of people wondering: why exactly is she so famous? What did she do to become such a huge celebrity that she is today? Let’s take a look at Jenner’s past and present work to answer these questions.

Kylie Jenner became a star when she was nine years old

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In 2007 — when Jenner was only nine years old — she was introduced to the world as the youngest sister on her family’s reality show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The series became an instant hit, and everyone in the Kardashian-Jenner family became household names.

KUWTK continued to be renewed year after year. As people got to watch Kylie Jenner grow up on TV, she started attracting a large fan base who enjoyed seeing her personality on the show as well as her fashion sense on social media.

As of 2019, KUWTK has been on the air for sixteen seasons, which means that Jenner has lived more than half of her life in front of the camera.

Jenner is the owner of a successful beauty empire

When Jenner was 18 years old, she launched her own beauty company. The young reality star had done plenty of product endorsements years before, but this was the first time that she branched out into starting her own business.

Her company became known as Kylie Cosmetics, and its products have been all the rage in the beauty industry. Fans and makeup gurus everywhere often have positive things to say about Kylie Cosmetics’ offerings. The products also tend to get sold out quickly as soon as they are launched.

The success of Kylie Cosmetics has allowed Jenner herself to become wealthier than her older sisters — including Kim Kardashian.

Jenner became a billionaire at a young age

Kylie Jenner also owns 100 percent of her company, which means that much of its profit goes directly to her bank account. Kylie Cosmetics is estimated to be worth almost $1 billion, and, as a result, Jenner has been declared a billionaire.

Since she is worth so much money, Jenner is known for living a very extravagant lifestyle — much of it also gets documented on her social media accounts. She owns a lot of luxury cars, wears expensive designer clothes, travels to very attractive destinations, and throws massive birthday parties for herself and her loved ones.

Jenner’s luxurious lifestyle has caught a lot of people’s attention, though she has been criticized for it as well.

Jenner’s personal life has also attracted a lot of attention

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Since she was a star on KUWTK, Jenner’s personal life has been a hot topic for followers everywhere. Starting from when she was a teenager, her relationships are often discussed by fans all over the world. She has been linked to celebrities such as Cody Simpson, Jaden Smith, Justin Bieber, and Tyga.

Jenner is currently dating Travis Scott. The couple has one daughter together, and they seem to be very serious about each other. There have even been rumors that Jenner and Scott could get married soon, though it’s not clear if they actually will.

In any case, Jenner has been in the spotlight since she was a kid and it does not look like she will ever fade from the public’s consciousness anytime soon.