Keeping up with the Kardashians has never been tougher as the baby boom caused quite a stir in the media since late last year. Kim, Khloe, and Kylie have all welcomed baby girls into the world within just a few months of each other. However, none of the births have been as widely speculated and talked about as Kylie's announcement that she was now the proud mom of daughter Stormi Webster.
The reality star who has turned her celebrity status into a makeup empire worth millions, gave birth on February 1st and announced the news three days later in an emotional Instagram post. She wrote, "I knew for myself I needed to prepare for this role of a lifetime in the most positive, stress-free, and healthy way I knew how. There was no gotcha moment, no big paid reveal I had planned. I knew my baby would feel every stress and every emotion so I chose to do it this way for my little life and our happiness."
She and boyfriend Travis Scott are now becoming more relaxed and open with fans about their little one. Kylie has shared images and videos with her fans online which gives an exciting look into what life is really like for the 20-year-old mother. This is what the Life of Kylie looks like now.
22 Kylie Always Dreamed Of Having "A Million Girls" & That "30 Is Too Late" To Have Kids
Pregnant at 19 and giving birth at 20, Kylie received some criticism for settling down and having a baby so young, but it has been a dream of hers for many years.
She told Teen Vogue, "When I look to the far future and decide to have kids, I need to have a million girls."
Adding, "Ten years from now - in 2025 - I hope I have a kid." It looks like her wish came true a lot sooner than she expected.
During an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, she said, "I feel like 30 is too late (to have kids)! I want kids for sure and I feel like seeing (my sisters) go through (motherhood), it's great knowledge. I feel like I want kids before I'm 30."
21 She Got Some Heat For Hanging Out At Coachella Two Months After Giving Birth
Kylie captioned her Coachella look, complete with shockingly pink hair, on Instagram with the Mean Girls quote, "I’m not a regular mom I’m a cool mom." She then jetted off to the music festival in the Californian desert with Travis and she faced quite the backlash for daring to hang out just two months after giving birth.
One angered fan scathed, "A 'cool mom' doesn't up and leave her newborn for a weekend of partying at Coachella - yes that's you Kylie Jenner" and another said, "This girl really is gonna leave her baby for three days while she goes to Coachella. When she decided to have the child it's because she chose to stop being childish but look at her." According to Cosmo, Kylie might have had an awkward moment since her ex Tyga was at the festival, and he was there hanging out with his current rumored girlfriend, rapper Iggy Azalea.
20 Returning From Coachella She Proved The Trolls Wrong By Posting Cute Mother-Daughter Moments
After Kylie was slammed for attending Coachella, she headed back home and posted some intimate and adorable photos of her and Stormi relaxing on her porch in the sunshine. She captioned the photos on Instagram: "Angel baby" as they both dressed in matching all-white outfits. Sure, she took a trip to Coachella, but as she previously revealed on her own reality show Life of Kylie, she explained,
“I don’t want to look back and regret not being a teenager. I’m just really living my life."
When interested fans asked about her pregnancy, she tweeted them, "I had such a perfect experience. she moved a lot.” Then in another tweet, she added about the birth, "I wasn’t afraid! And you shouldn’t be either. We were made for this."
19 Kylie Confessed She Kept A List Of Baby Names On Her Phone For Years
In a video she shared on her app, Kylie confessed, "I keep a list in my phone of names I like for my future kids. But they're my secrets for now! I do want kids. Who doesn’t want kids?” Before Stormi's birth, she already trademarked her daughter's unusual name and she said, "I've worked on (the name) pretty much my entire pregnancy. Her name really inspired me."
A source told The Sun, "Kylie’s been dreaming up baby names for around two years. A new make-up range was already in the planning when she found out she was pregnant. She had to decide months back what name she wanted so they could start working on the packaging and the theme for the new line.” This proved it's never too early to launch your own product in the Kardashian-Jenner family.
18 She Went Back On Her Promise That She Would Delete Instagram & Give Up The Fame
Two years before she welcomed her daughter into the world, Kylie told Elle magazine, "Once I have a kid I'm not going to be on Instagram. You know, I'll probably delete my Instagram and just… I don't know, live life." She continued,
"I would love to have a family and build a home with a farm in Malibu Canyon and just have my kids and throw away my phone. Just really, like, live my life and not do this anymore."
During her pregnancy, Kylie was a rare sighting on social media and fans speculated that she would stay true to her word and not return to Instagram. But when you are Kylie Jenner with 107 million followers and can make $300,000 per post, it's all too lucrative to throw away. For now, she's going to keep up the updates.
17 There Are Seriously Strict Rules In Place For Meeting Stormi
Kylie lives in a private gated community in Calabasas, California, and she has only posted one photo of Stormi on the other side of the mansion gates. Meeting Stormi is not an easy task, as Kylie has some seriously strict rules in place for family and friends, according to US Weekly. The insider revealed, "You have to go to her house to visit. She's being very careful about keeping the baby healthy and indoors. (She) maintains a very strict guest list."
They added, "She is devoted to keeping her little girl safe and happy in her private space. She's never seemed happier. She's a really natural mom. You can tell she feels complete now that she has a baby." With three nephews and five nieces, Stormi certainly won't be stuck for a playdate when she's older.
16 Kylie Hid Her Pregnancy From The World & She Reveals She Is Going To Miss It
There was so much speculation surrounding Kylie's pregnancy that fans were desperate to find out when she would either confirm or deny. Finally, she announced the birth of Stormi in an Instagram post, she wrote,
"Pregnancy has been the most beautiful, empowering, and life-changing experience I’ve had in my entire life and I’m actually going to miss it."
The delighted young mom added, "I appreciate my friends and especially my family for helping me make this special moment as private as we could. My beautiful and healthy baby girl arrived February 1st and I just couldn’t wait to share this blessing. I’ve never felt love and happiness like this I could burst! Thank you for understanding.”
15 She Started Waist Training To Get Back Into Shape Just Weeks After Giving Birth
Kylie has been a waist training fanatic for many years now so it's no surprise just seven weeks after giving birth she was straight back in the stomach toning restraint. She shared a photo of her postpartum waist trainer to Instagram with the caption: "My girl hooked me up with the snapback package."
Fans were quick to react commenting, "It’s ok let it hang out gurrrrl, you still bad" and another added, "She looks like she just had a baby [...] She might choose an outfit that doesn’t include a crop top and biker shorts." The new mom tweeted fans about her cravings during the pregnancy which was regular trips to In-N-Out Burger and Heat magazine reported, "Kylie has already lost an insane amount of weight, after gaining around 35lbs during pregnancy."
14 She Was Thrown A Lot Of Shade For Showing Off Her Post-Baby Toned Shape
Everyone knew it wouldn't be long before Kylie jumped back into her usual habits to share a series of selfies with her fans, judging by her super toned stomach only one month after giving birth. One fan joked, "Kylie Jenner said "1 month" [get] outta here," and another laughed, "Why does Kylie Jenner’s post-baby body look 10 x better than my 'post biscuit' body."
According to Heat magazine, Kylie managed to get back into shape with the help of her big sister, Kim.
They revealed, "After using a surrogate this time around, Kim has been living vicariously through Kylie and her pregnancy. She’s been helping Kylie every step of the way and giving her loads of advice, and has been waiting to whip her into shape the moment she had the baby.”
13 She Has A Lot Of Support & Relies On "A Team Of Nannies"
With an estimated net worth of around $50 million, Kylie is in a position where she doesn't have to help out with the diaper changing as she has a team of nannies and assistants on hand, according to People. Their insider revealed, "With the support and abilities she has to hire nannies and assistants, she’s been a really, really great mum. She’s incredibly doting and hands-on as a mum. She’s always been very maternal." Kylie also had nannies when she was growing up, so this won't be anything new for her.
One frustrated fan commented, "I hope Kylie Jenner realizes that having money doesn't mean she won't have a fussy eating-irregular sleeping-crying all the time with colic baby but then again having money means she can have a live-in nanny to deal with all of that...sigh."
12 Kylie Dropped So Many Clues About Her Pregnancy But Never Fully Revealed It Until It Was Over
Kylie was able to do the virtually impossible and hide her pregnancy from the world for the whole nine months. She was clearly excited about her growing bump as she dropped many hints for fans, unable to keep quiet about her family news. She appeared to reveal the gender of her baby before it went public.
She dyed her hair pink, bought a huge pink Christmas tree, and showed off a pink butterfly bracelet - leading fans to believe her daughter's name would be 'Butterfly.'
One of the biggest giveaways was when she shared a Snapchat video of herself sitting poolside in the sun with the caption: "Nothings going to hurt you, baby." After giving birth, she shared a full-length shot wearing the same bikini sports bra and a growing bump - proving the speculators were right all along.
11 This Adorable Photo Caused A Lot Of Negative Comments Online
Before there was the Coachella mommy shaming, Kylie was also called out by online critics for sharing an adorable photo of her new-born daughter holding onto her thumb. What angered her fans online was that she had kept her manicure long and they were square-tipped nails so she wouldn't be able to help out with the messy mommy duties. One fan questioned, "How does Kylie wipe Stormi with those long nails, I’m shook."
E! News reported, "It's been a big adjustment for Kylie, but she's loving being a mom and watching all of the little things that Stormi is doing each day. She's exhausted and emotional, but she's also completely in love." Now, all we need to know is exactly how she manages it with those super long nails.
10 Mom & Dad Date: Kylie & Travis Have Only Been Dating For 12 Months
When Kylie first gave birth to Stormi, it was a struggle for Travis to get her out the house as Hollywood Life revealed, "Travis has been trying really hard to persuade Kylie to take a night off so they can enjoy a date night out together, but she’s just not ready to leave Stormi just yet."
The couple has only been dating 12 months after meeting at Coachella last year and they have had quite the whirlwind romance.
It seems like Kylie has finally chilled out as she was spotted courtside with Travis watching the NBA playoffs in Houston between the Houston Rockets and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kylie was seen constantly checking her phone as she tried to watch the game, perhaps keeping an eye on a baby monitor she would no doubt have an app for.
9 Kris Came To The Rescue The First Few Days As Kylie Found Parenting "Overwhelming"
If there's one woman who knows a thing or two about raising babies - it's mother-of-six Kris Jenner. When Kylie found the first few days with her baby "overwhelming" the momager was straight round to her daughter's house. Heat magazine reported, "Kris has been spending a lot of time at Kylie’s house since she came home with Stormi. Kylie has been a natural at being a mother. However, it has been overwhelming, and Kylie has relied on Kris during these first days at home with Stormi."
Kris told People magazine, "(Kylie's) doing really, really great. The baby is happy and healthy and everybody’s good at home and so excited. It’s overwhelming when you’re that young, and so things go by so fast and the moments slipped by. So enjoy it because all of a sudden they’re 30."
8 Security Is Super Tight At Her Home & Guests Have To Sign A Non-Disclosure
Most of the world was waiting for Kylie to finally announced her pregnancy news so she tightened security to prevent any media leaks before she was ready to announce. People revealed, "She wants to reveal things on her own terms but she's, of course, having fun teasing everyone. She knows all the attention is on her and her baby bump, but she won't share until she wants to."
Anyone who visits Kylie and the baby has to sign a $10 million non-disclosure form to prevent them from selling stories to the press or they'd face the heavy fine.
Radar Online reported, "Anyone that is there to visit with her must check their cell phones with security guards. All guests must sign a $10 million confidentiality agreement and an NDA. If they don't sign the agreement, they can't see her. After signing the papers, there is one more checkpoint, which is the metal detector and pat down."
7 Family & Friends Said Raising Stormi Is "Really Not That Easy"
Grandma MJ was one of the first to enjoy a cuddle with Stormi and Kylie captioned the photo, "Does it get any better than this?" Also, Kylie's BFF Jordyn Woods has been by the new mom's side since day one and she is one of Kylie's very tight-knit close friends who helped her hide the pregnancy from the world using decoys and making sure her BFF was covered up at all times.
Jordyn opened up to People, "It’s just a whole new experience. It's something you have never gone through, but you figure it out as you go. I think that it takes a really strong woman to carry a child." She added, "It's really not easy. So I admire any woman who gave (birth) because that [stuff] is crazy.”
6 With Travis Away On Tour, She Has A Lot Of Girl Time
Travis is trying to juggle being a first-time father alongside his booming rap career but that means a lot of time spent away from the family home touring the world. Luckily Kylie has her close friends to hang out with and keep her company and judging by the hot tub photos they shared, she's clearly been taking her mind off her relationship struggles.
There could be serious trouble in paradise, according to Hollywood Life, "Kylie and Travis spend very little time together. Kylie is not happy about it."
"She wants Travis to be around more and help (with) the baby. But Travis only has a few more tour dates left, and then he is off for the holidays. Kylie is hoping he will step things up once the tour is finished."
5 Stormi Is Already Worth $3 Million At Just 3 Months Old
Kylie shared this adorable snap of her cooing over Stormi's little baby toes and when fans asked on Twitter what part of her daughter she loves the most, she replied, "Well all of her! But her little toes get me every time." Stormi is on track for big things in showbiz as it was reported that she is already worth a staggering $3 million.
Showbiz expert and Chairman of Reputation Management Consultants, Eric Schiffer, told Metro that the newborn will bank at least $3 million from tabloid earnings and product promotion by the time she turns 1-years-old. He said, "I would be shocked if she was not a millionaire by her 1st birthday. (If they) follow the same model they have used with other family members. It’s impossible for any Kardashian to be genetically capable of keeping themselves or their children out of the spotlight."
4 Kylie Believes Being A Mom Is Her "True Calling" But Not Everyone Was As Enthusiastic
Now Kylie can feel complete as she has become a mom and E! News reported, "She feels like being a mom is her true calling, and there's nothing that's ever felt so right. She is elated and overjoyed." Although not everyone was happy with the news as Kim, who had her third child via surrogate, was reportedly jealous over how easy it was for her sister to fall pregnant.
People magazine revealed, "(Kim's) first reaction was, 'Seriously?' She didn't respond well at first.
It's like she and Kanye had gone on this whole journey to get pregnant for months, and now this happens to Kylie. She teared up. It definitely took a lot of time for her to process it."
Wendy Williams also dragged Kylie as she said on her talk show, "She's only 20, you know what I mean. Remember when you were 20, you didn't want anything to do with a baby."
3 Travis Gifted Kylie A New Ferrari As Her "Push Present"
So now 'push presents' are an actual thing. Basically, after nine months of carrying a child, feeling sick, putting on baby weight and then having to give birth - your partner rewards you with a loving gift to say thank you for all your efforts. According to a survey by BabyCenter.com, 38% of new moms received a 'push present.'
Kylie was one of those moms as Travis gifted her a $1.6 million black Ferrari after she gave birth to Stormi. The young mom showed off her new motor on Snapchat and Instagram now that it's added to her growing collection of luxury vehicles. She also told fans that Stormi was doing "good" and that "She told her millions of fans how her baby girl was doing “good” and she “looks just like me when I was a baby."
2 She Still Experiments With Her Look And Entertains 107 Million Followers
Kylie is making up for lost time as she has treated her fans to a few new looks since her social media silence took her out of the spotlight for so long. She's gone from a short 'denim blue' bob cut wig to vibrant pink long extensions in just one week. With 107 million followers to entertain on Instagram, it's certainly keeping them guessing what her next look is going to be.
She told Interview magazine, "Honestly, what I think set everything off is when I cut my hair off when I was 16 and dyed it blue. After that, I just felt so free and wanted to experiment with my look."
"I just felt like I could be whoever I wanted to be, and I’m all about, like, experimenting. I’m still so young, so I’m just having fun."
1 Thanks To Loyal Fan Following, Her Brand Is Still Going Strong & Making Her Millions
Year by year, Kylie just keeps getting bigger and, of course, wealthier. Even her newborn and social media silence hasn't stopped her raking in dollars as fans can't get enough. Aged just 19-years-old, she bought a $4.5 million mansion in Calabasas, California, and a year a later she bought the $6 million mansion right next door where her daughter will grow up.
Her cosmetic line is so in demand that the factory has to stay open 24/7. Laura Nelson, co-founder of Seed Beauty who manufactures Kylie Cosmetics told Vanity Fair, "We are running the factory 24-7 to meet demand. It’s truly as much as we can make." It's projected that if sales continue at this rate - the young mom's brand will be worth a staggering $1 billion by the year 2022.
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