Is Kylie Jenner really a ‘self-made’ billionaire as Forbes deemed her?

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Kylie Jenner graces the cover of Forbes magazine.

On Wednesday, Kylie Jenner graced the cover of Forbes' August issue, which ranked her as one of the most successful women entrepreneurs in America.

Jenner, who officially surpassed older sister Kim Kardashian West as the most profitable member of the family, turned her idea to launch lip kits into a $900 million business in the span of two years.

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A former producer of Real Housewives of Atlanta shared Kylie's cover on Instagram with the caption, "Being on a reality show isn't so bad, eh?"

While fans of the beauty businesswomen rejoiced on the latest achievement of the youngest Kardashian-Jenner, others weren't as happy with the title she was given. Self-made. Even Dictionary.com roasted the magazine for the title, Tweeting yesterday "Self-made means having succeeded in life unaided". The problem lies where the Magazine lists her as a "Self-Made billionaire"...

Forbes may have declared Kylie Jenner the youngest-ever self-made billionaire thanks to her Kylie Cosmetics empire, but there's just one problem - she's $100,000 shy of a billion.

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Dictionary.com also pointed out that the searches for "self-made" were up by 18,628 per cent on their website. Forbes estimates the brand alone - which Jenner maintains sole ownership of - is worth almost $800 million. "Words have meanings and it behooves a dictionary to remind us of that".

Kylie Jenner established her cosmetics company on 2016 when she was 19-years-old.

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