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Kylie Jenner is officially the youngest self-made billionaire. Here are 9 other self-made billionaires who crossed the $1 billion milestone before 30.

Business Insider | Mar 6, 2019, 03.37AM IST

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Kylie Jenner is the world's youngest self-made billionaire.

  • Kylie Jenner is officially the world's youngest self-made billionaire, according to Forbes and Bloomberg's calculations.
  • Jenner follows in the footsteps of some of the most famous billionaires in the world, including Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegel, who passed the $1 billion benchmark before age 30.
  • Here are the 10 youngest self-made billionaires of all time.

Kylie Jenner is officially the world's youngest self-made billionaire.

On Tuesday, Forbes and Bloomberg reported that the makeup entrepreneur and reality star had officially crossed the $1 billion milestone.

Some people were less than pleased with the designation of Jenner, whose ritzy upbringing was documented on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," as "self-made." Forbes uses the "self-made" designation as a way to distinguish between extremely rich people who inherited wealth and those whose fortune was made primarily in other ways.

Read more: Forbes crowned Kylie Jenner the youngest 'self-made' billionaire, and it's sparked an outcry online

Jenner follows in the footsteps of some of the most famous billionaires in the world - people like Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegel who made their first billion before reaching the age of 30. A few high profile names, such as Larry Page and Bill Gates, just missed the cut-off, achieving documented billionaire status at age 31.

Here are the select few self-made billionaires to reach $1 billion before age 30.

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