Courtney Waterbury Professor Bruni WBIS 188 Essay 5 3 May 2018 Kylie Jenner’s Rise to Fame Kylie was born into a chaotic family that later became widely famous for many different things throughout the years. She started off on the show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians , when she was as young as nine years old. She had no image of herself set up on social media, she was just known as the youngest of the Jenner-Kardashian family. Ten years later, she now she has over a hundred million followers on instagram , making her one of the top ten most followed people. She has become a successful entrepreneur who has her own makeup line, a clothing brand collaborated with her sister, Kendall, and has developed her own television show, Life of Kylie . In a short time span she has gained many followers and attention on social media. Companies wanted Kylie to endorse their products including her massive endorsement with the company, Puma. She created more lines and brands with companies and modeled clothing as well. The public was drawn in with her successful lifestyle and news on dating famous rappers. Kylie started off as a young girl on Keeping Up With the Kardashians who was not in the spotlight, to a woman who has gained a lot of attention and publicity on social media from her successful accomplishments. Starting off Kylie’s career as one of the Kardashian-Jenner siblings, she was as young as nine years old on the show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians . The show began after the occurence of her half sister, Kim Kardashian West, released a sex tape that leaked in 2007. Ryan
Seacrest, a television host and producer, wanted to know more about the family so he decided to film the family’s daily life. Kylie was young and still growing up, so being on television all the time was a hard adjustment for her. Kylie explained to Teen Vogue in 2016 how being a teenager in the spotlight was difficult. "It’s probably the hardest thing, you don’t know who you are. I still don’t know exactly who I am now. You’re trying to grow up and make mistakes and everybody’s watching. It’s become a job more than who I am." stated in article “ How Did the Kardashians Become Famous? Find out How the Family Rose to Fame! ” in inTouch weekly . As the show gained more views as the years have gone by, every one of the Kardashian siblings got more noticeable. Kim was given more modeling opportunities and acting roles such as Disaster Movie, How I Met Your Mother, Beyond the Break, and CSI: NY. Kourtney Kardashian got her own clothing lines in multiple companies and made a spin off show with her two sisters, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York . Khloe Kardashian, the last Kardashian sister, got her own clothing and jewelry lines as well and shortly after marrying her husband, Lamar, she made a spin off show called Khloe and Lamar , in 2009. Kylie did not rise to fame on her own until 2013, when she was offered a nail polish line from the brand Nicole by OPI. She collaborated with her sister, Kendall Jenner, where they both had their own nail polish
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