Kylie Jenner Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
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Kylie Jenner is an American reality TV star and a social media personality. She is a relative of the Kardashians and has appeared in the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Reality star and social media icon, Kylie Jenner is a member of pop culture’s famous Kardashian/Jenner family.
Kylie Jenner was born in 1997 in California. Jenner grew up in the spotlight among her famous siblings in the reality series, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. She has harnessed her family's fame to launch her business ventures including a successful cosmetics line, Kylie Cosmetics, and earned millions from sales of her signature Kylie Lip Kit. Additionally, she’s amassed a mega social media following and in 2015 was named one of Time magazine’s Most Influential Teens.
Early Life & Family
Kylie Kristen Jenner was born on August 10, 1997, in Los Angeles, California to parents Kris and former Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner. In 2015, Bruce announced he was transgender and has since been known as Caitlyn. Kylie has an older sister, Kendall, and several half-siblings: Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob, from her mother’s first marriage to O.J. Simpson defense attorney Robert Kardashian and Burt, Brandon, Brody, and Casey from her father’s previous marriages.
Her sister Khloé married Los Angeles Lakers’ Lamar Odom in 2009, but the couple has since parted ways. Her sister Kim married to rap superstar Kanye West in 2014.
Kylie Jenner attended the private Sierra Canyon School and earned her high school diploma from Lauren Springs High School. She considers Calabasas, California her hometown.
Keeping Up With The Kardashians
Following the release of a sex tape involving her sister Kim that garnered vast media attention, in 2007, the family debuted their reality television series Keeping Up With The Kardashians on E! The series, which featured many of the Kardashian clan. The series was so successful; it led to some spinoffs for some of the siblings, all of whom have etched a place in pop culture history.
"Having a reality TV show, and an app and Snapchat, people think they know who you are." -Kylie Jenner
Business and Other Ventures
With the success and public interest in the series and their lives, Kylie Jenner and her siblings have expanded their brands beyond reality television. She and her sister Kendall have launched a clothing collection for PacSun, and TopShop called Kendall & Kylie. Jenner has also started her cosmetic brand, Kylie Cosmetics, which includes her wildly successful Kylie Lip Kit.
In 2015, the then 17-year-old socialite caused a media frenzy when Kylie Jenner admitted to using “temporary lip fillers.” Jenner has also earned millions through the lucrative world of celebrity endorsements.
"When I'm, like, 30, I want to go off the map, have a family, and live in Malibu on a farm, and raise my chickens." -Kylie Jenner
In 2015, Kylie Jenner and her sister Kylie were named to Time magazine’s Most Influential Teens list. That same year, she launched a paid lifestyle app called Kylie, which is estimated to generate millions of dollars for the young businesswoman.
Additionally, like her sisters, Kylie Jenner has an extensive following on social media; on Instagram alone, she has garnered more than 77 million followers. She used this visibility to start a campaign on the social media site against bullying #IAmMoreThan. The campaign featured the personal stories of six people who turned their painful experiences of being bullied into something positive.
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