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