Kylie Jenner and Jay-Z have the same net worth on America's wealthiest celebrities list

It was good to be Kylie Jenner and JAY-Z this year.

Forbes magazine's "Top 10 of America's Wealthiest Celebrities in 2018" list was released on Tuesday, and the two are tied for the fifth and sixth spots with a fortune of $900 million each. Jenner's wealth, of course, comes from her incredibly successful Kylie Cosmetics company -- that she owns 100 percent of -- which according to Forbes, has made more than $630 million since its launch.

As for JAY-Z, the rapper and businessman has valuable stakes in alcohol companies including Armand de Brignac champagne and D'Ussé cognac, not to mention his role in entertainment company Roc Nation and streaming service Tidal. 

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the look ya give when ur hubby is performing at madison square garden tonight 👀
My 2019 calendar is now available on 🖤
fun fact: my room growing up was zebra print everything. zebra carpet, bedding, furniture. i was so sick of it i refused zebra anything until this moment here 🤣🦓🖤
Happy Thanksgiving 🖤
2 0 1 9 C A L E N D A R 👑 Launching Black Friday 9am pst on! 12 exclusive new photos & a poster! @thekylieshop
wearing SOUL SISTER matte lip from the new KKW X KYLIE collaboration launching this #BLACKFRIDAY on
this icy pink shadow from my Chill Baby Palette > 👀💘
almost ready for my dark hair 🖤 #Throwback
Life in Plastic, It’s Fantastic.. 💕
Butterfly Effect 💕
my baby butterfly..
we used to dream about the day we’d be 21&22.. time flies ✨
#JordynxKylie collection launches Sept 21st at 3pm pst only on ✨💜 check out the collection on my stories!
i can’t wait to introduce the KYLIE X JORDYN @kyliecosmetics collection to you guys but before i do, i wanted to come on here and let you know just how special this collection really is to me. jordyn and i have had a true unmatchable relationship and i consider her family. she’s helped me remain ME throughout all these years and this is the first time we have collaborated on such a project! it has been so much fun and I’ll cherish the memories forever! we’ve worked hard on this and hope you love it as much as we do! reveal coming tomorrow ✨
vibrate good energy. 🌻
i had too 🧡
waiting for my baby to wake up like.. 🧡
t-minus two hours
bday dinner ... look 1 💗
my heart
My new favorite at home self tan all the way from Australia @bondisands #ad
bday mood all month long 💙 ... can’t wait for this special collection for @kyliecosmetics to launch on AUGUST 6TH. Thank you @brendanforbes for these bomb pics for all my packaging!
the blues
love u sister @kendalljenner
SUMMER COLLECTION X KYLIE COSMETICS! launches this Friday the 13th! 🧡💗💛
it’s our 8 year anniversary
heat wave
thanks @voguemagazine ✨
“your uber’s outside”
bright colors all summer long ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜
Koko Matte Lip ✨ @kyliecosmetics
left my designer for this @FashionNova fit 👌🏼
it was so nice meeting you guys today 💋 my San Francisco pop up is open for a few more days at 21 Grant Ave.. so don’t miss out! @kyliecosmetics
morning in paradise
that look because KOURT X KYLIE just dropped on the site 👀
MOMMYS ☺️.. oh and If you didn’t already hear.. we’re COLLABORATING and it drops in 4 DAYS! 😻 KOURT X KYLIE @kyliecosmetics
behind the scenes of the KOURT X KYLIE shoot wearing RAD on my lips launching in just 3 more days! @kyliecosmetics
I’m not a regular mom I’m a cool mom
stormi strolls 🤑
i think i was meant to be blonde 😏

Still, there are far richer celebs than 21-year-old Jenner and 49-year-old JAY-Z. The number one spot on the list goes to George Lucas ($5.4 billion) followed by Steven Spielberg ($3.7 billion), Oprah Winfrey ($2.8 billion) and Michael Jordan ($1.7 billion).

Jenner caused controversy in July when she appeared on the cover of Forbes' "America's Women Billionaires" issue and the magazine noted that she was on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire ever. Some took issue with the "self-made" description, given her famous family.

ET spoke to her sister, Kim Kardashian West, later that month, and she defended Jenner's title.

"You know, everyone has a team, I don’t care who you are," Kardashian West noted. "But when you don’t get it from someone else, that's 'self-made.' It’s not like that was handed to her. She figured that all out. I mean, we all have."

Jenner's mother, Kris Jenner, also praised her youngest child to ET.

"She made her own money for over a decade, she put it in the bank, she saved every nickel," Kris recalled of the days before Kylie Cosmetics started. "And then, when she decided on what she wanted to do, she spent her money on a venture that could have gone south or north, and it did really well."


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