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Kylie Jenner trolled after Forbes names her 'self-made' billionaire thanks to beauty empire and $900M fortune

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Kylie Jenner, 20, is on track to become the youngest 'self-made' billionaire in America thanks to her ever-growing beauty empire, according to Forbes magazine.

The Lip Kit mogul launched her cosmetics company in 2016 with $29 sets containing matching lipstick and lip liner, and has since sold more than $630 million worth of makeup.

a close up of a person © Provided by Credits: Forbes Forbes said it valued her company at nearly $800 million and that Kylie owns 100 percent of it.

Adding millions from TV shows, endorsements and after-tax dividends from her company, Forbes said Kylie was "conservatively" worth $900 million.

Another year of growth would make her the youngest-self made billionaire ever, male or female, the magazine said.

However, not everyone agreed with the 'self-made' description.

Even waded in, tweeting: "Self-made means having succeeded in life unaided.

"Used in a sentence: Forbes says that Kylie Jenner is a self-made woman." 

Kylie first grabbed the spotlight as part of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality TV show with her mum Kris Jenner and her siblings.

Forbes estimated that Kim Kardashian, who has her own cosmetics, clothing and mobile games lines, is worth $350 million.

Doutzen Kroes wearing underwear posing for a picture © Provided by Credits: Instagram In an interview with Forbes, Kylie credited social media for helping drive her success.

"Social media is an amazing platform," she said. "I have such easy access to my fans and my customers."

© Getty Momager Kris and her siblings all took to social media to congratulate the 20-year-old.

Just days earlier Kylie revealed she had some of her lip filler removed.

She was showing off her natural, deflated pout on Instagram, when one fan commented, "she looks like the old Kylie here idk why."

"I got rid of all my filler," replied.

a woman smiling for the camera: Kylie and Stormi © Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Kylie and Stormi And fans were loving her toned-down look, with one commenting, "I like your smaller pout it looks so natural and cute."

"Ohh my goddd kylie you look so beautiful the way you originally are now don’t change you are sooo gorgeous with the natural you yassss slay," gushed another.

Related: Meet the 7 women who made Forbes' richest self-made women list for the first time, including almost-billionaire Kylie Jenner (Provider: Insider)

a person standing in front of a crowd: America's richest self-made women are worth a combined $71 billion, according to Forbes' 2018 ranking.The list features the 60 richest women in the US who made their fortunes on their own. Seven of the women are new to the list in 2018.Among the newcomers are sisters Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian West, who have each built multi-million-dollar cosmetics companies. 2018 may be the year of cosmetics.  Forbes has released its annual ranking of America's richest self-made women, and there are seven newcomers to the list, four of whom have built all or part of their fortunes in the beauty business.  Forbes says these "Instagram-savvy makeup moguls," and specifically  almost-billionaire Kylie Jenner, have ushered in a "new model of extreme fame leverage" that is "radically reshaping business, culture, and politics." The list measures the wealth of the top 60 richest women in the United States who built their fortunes without the help of an inheritance. Together they're worth $71 billion - $9.5 billion more than the combined wealth of the 2017 list. A record 24 women are billionaires on this year's list. To determine the ranking, Forbes took into account stakes in public and private companies, real estate holdings, and other assets including art, jewelry, cars, and planes. All net worth estimates are current as of June 22, 2018. Taylor Swift rounds out the list this year at No. 60, with an estimated net worth of $320 million. That's $60 million more than the minimum net worth required to make the list in 2017.  Scroll through to meet the seven entrepreneurs who joined Forbes' list of America's richest self-made women for the first time in 2018, see how they made their fortunes, and learn how much they're worth today. Meet the 7 women who made Forbes' richest self-made women list for the first time, including almost-billionaire Kylie Jenner


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