Kylie Jenner

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Kylie Jenner
Born Kylie Kristen Jenner
(1997-08-10) August 10, 1997 (age 17)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Television personality, model
Years active 2007–present
Known for Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) (as of August 2011)[1]
Parents Kris Jenner
Bruce Jenner
Relatives Kendall Jenner (sister)
Brody Jenner (half-brother)
Brandon Jenner (half-brother)
Kourtney Kardashian (half-sister)
Kim Kardashian (half-sister)
Khloe Kardashian (half-sister)
Rob Kardashian (half-brother)
Kanye West (brother-in-law)
Leah Felder-Jenner (sister-in-law)

Kylie Kristen Jenner (born August 10, 1997) is an American reality television star known for appearing on the E! reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Early life[edit]

Kylie Jenner was born in Los Angeles, California[citation needed] and raised in Calabasas.[citation needed] She is the second daughter of 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon winner Bruce and Kris Jenner.[2] She has an older sister, Kendall. Through her mother, she has three older half-sisters: Kourtney, Kim, and Khloé, and one older half-brother Rob. From her father, she has three older half-brothers: Burt, Brandon, and Brody, and an older half-sister, Casey Jenner.[3][4] Her mother is of Dutch, English, and Scottish ancestry.[5]

Career[edit]

Jenner began her modeling career with the Sears line "Crush Your Style", and has done photo shoots with photographer Nick Saglimbeni. She also has modeled for her cousin Natasha's clothing company. She has expressed an interest in acting as well, but has explained that college is a greater priority.[6] Jenner modeled for Canadian singer Avril Lavigne's clothing line Abbey Dawn during the 2011 New York Fashion Week. She modeled for the official Hello Kitty Launch for American clothing retailer Forever 21 in Los Angeles.[7] Seventeen chose Jenner and her sister Kendall as Style Stars of 2011 and as the new 'Style Ambassadors' for the magazine.[citation needed] Kylie and Kendall Jenner hosted red carpet events for Glee: The 3D Concert Movie and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 in Los Angeles. The two also did an interview in the Bing Box at The Hunger Games premiere on March 12, 2012. Jenner has two nail lacquers from the Nicole by OPI nail polish brand called Wear Something Spar-kylie and Rainbow in the S-kylie. The latter is a best-selling product in the Kardashian Kolor nail polish line.[citation needed] Jenner appeared on the cover of Seventeen's Back-To-School September issue along with her older sister, Kendall.[volume & issue needed] On February 8, 2013, Jenner and Kendall launched a women's clothing line designed by the Jenner sisters called "Kendall & Kylie" available exclusively at PacSun.[8]

Kylie and her sister Kendall released a science fiction novel, Rebels: City of Indra which is about two girls with superpowers who embark on a journey.[9] Kylie spoke about the novel, saying “The fans seem to love it. That’s why we did it, [The characters] names are Lex and Livia. I think we wanted to make Lex more like me and Livia more like Kendall, and they kind of evolved into their own characters".[9]

Jenner announced that she hopes to pursue an acting career,[10] saying "Right now I love designing and I want to pursue that career once I turn 18, but acting is something I would regret not giving a chance when I'm older, so I would love to try it and see if I like it, I used to do plays in school and then in my community. I would participate in all of them 'til I was 13".[10] Kylie along with Kendall served as co-hosts for 2014 Much Music Video Awards in which she made her acting debut in a promo for the show.[9][11]

Personal life[edit]

Kylie cites Nicole Richie as her Fashion icon.[12] Kylie cites Britney Spears, Drake, Eminem, and Chris Brown as her favorite music artists.[12]

Filmography[edit]

As herself
Year Title Notes
2007–present Keeping Up with the Kardashians TV series
2010 Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami Episode: "It's My Life"
2011 Khloé & Lamar Episode: "Unbreakable"
2012 America's Next Top Model, Cycle 18 Episode: "Kris Jenner"
2013 Kourtney and Kim Take Miami Episode: "Dragon Me Down"
2014 Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons Episode: "Kourt on the Defensive"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marcus, Stephanie (August 16, 2011). "Kim Kardashian's Height: How Tall Are Kim, Kendall, Khloe, Kylie & Kourtney? (PHOTOS)". The Huffington Post. 
  2. ^ Stephanie Hallett (February 18, 2012). "Kris Jenner, Bruce Jenner's Marriage: 10 Things You Didn't Know". The Huffington Post. AOL. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ Jeff Mayish (May 1, 2013). "Ex-nanny to the Kardashians reveals Kris Jenner's temper and an O.J. Simpson trial kidnap scare". Daily News. Mortimer Zuckerman. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Now Kendall and Kylie Jenner leave Kim, Kanye and Kris to join father Bruce at 'palatial Malibu beach pad' for the summer". Daily Mail. Daily Mail and General Trust. June 28, 2013. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ Kim Kardashian (June 11, 2008). "Monuments And Momentous Times In Monte Carlo". KimKardashian.Celebuzz.com. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 
  6. ^ Keltner de Valle, Jane. "Growing-up Kardashian; Kendall and Kylie Jenner". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 
  7. ^ Jenner,Kendall (2010-03-29). "Hosting The Hello Kitty Launch". Retrieved 2011-02-09. [dead link]
  8. ^ "PacSun Launches Premier "Kendall & Kylie" Collection Nationwide". Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  9. ^ a b c Gallant, Jacques. "Hosts Kylie and Kendall Jenner just wanna have fun at MMVAs". http://www.thestar.com/. TheStar.com. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b Wilson, Jess. "Kylie Jenner reveals she wants a career in acting". http://www.mirror.co.uk. Mirror.co. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Kendall and Kylie Jenner MuchMusic Video Awards Promo". http://www.thehollywoodgossip.com. The Hollywood Gossip. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Hess, Mike. "Exclusive Kendall and Kylie Jenner Interview: Your Questions Answered!". celebuzz. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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