She was born into one of the one world’s most famous families, and instantly found a place in LA high-life. She’s since walked the catwalks for some of the world’s most prestigious designers and become a social sensation – she’s got a massive 13.1 million Twitter followers and represents a new wave of It girls with a cult following, nicknamed the Instagirl Era…

On the eve of her birthday (she tuns 20 on November 3), we round up the Kendall Jenner’s best career moments.

1. Premiering two Vogue covers at the age of 19

Less than 24 hours apart, Kendall announced she would grace the cover of two separate versions of the fashion magazine – Vogue Japan and Vogue Paris. Marking this milestone achievement for her career, Kendall, took to Instagram to say: “2 Vogue covers in 2 days!!! what is life?!”

kendall jenner vogue japan

2. Making her modelling debut with Marc Jacobs

Her first impressive catwalk experience took place at New York Fashion Week in February 2014. She said: “I just recently turned 18, so this [Marc Jacobs show] is my big kick-off to start and grow my career.”

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Kendall Jenner stars in the Balmain x H&M Campaign

3. Becoming the face of the Balmain X H&M campaign

It’s the campaign everyone is talking about – the hotly-anticipated Balmain X H&M collab – and Kendall is the face of it. The recently revealed music video for the collaboration shows Kendall showing us her impressive dance moves in a lust-worthy green sequined embellished dress. Thumbs up from us!

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 4. Being the teen queen of reality

Whether it was winding up Kim, fighting with Kylie or teasing mum Kris – Kendall’s teen antics made for great TV on America’s best loved show, Keeping up with the Kardashians. It catapulted her into the It girl lifestyle and her fashionista future.

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Kendall Jenner with her mum Kris Jenner

5. Graduating high school

Even Kendall isn’t too cool for school. The famous teen graduated last year after being home-schooled to pursue a career in fashion. To celebrate, Kris threw a big bash at their Calabasas home with star-studded friends and an inflatable slide.


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6. Announcing her first full fashion line

Along with her partner-in-crime, sister Kylie, it was announced that the sisters will be launching a contemporary line for spring 2016. Kendall said: “This is all us. It’s enjoyable to be able to fully create.” Here at EW HQ, we are counting down the days!

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Sisters, business partners and BFFs: Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner

7. Being rated #2 in the 100 Sexiest Women in the World list

Now, coming from the amazing Kardashian/Jenner genes, we guess this was inevitable! Her incredible supermodel figure and impeccable sense of style landed her on one of best lists in the world for 2015.

Kendall Jenner Sexiest Woman In The World

Kendall Jenner voted second Sexiest Woman In The World

8. The beautiful face of the Estee Lauder campaign

So she’s not only dominated the fashion world but the beauty world too. In November 2014, (just after the internet broke…thanks Kim!) it was announced that Kendall would join the list of impressive spokes-models to become the newest face of Estee Lauder.

Kendall Jenner for Estee Lauder

Kendall Jenner for Estee Lauder

9. A novelist at the age of 18         

She’s turned her hand to many different ventures including launching her own dystopian/ sci-fi novel along with sister, Kylie. The booked called: The Rebels: City Of Indra: The Story Of Lex And Livia launched in June 2014, another impressive project from the Kardashian/Jenner clan. Big sister Kim has also released a book, Selfish, which is less words and more selfies.

Kendall Jenner with big sis Kim Kardashian

Kendall Jenner with big sis Kim Kardashian

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10. The most followed model on Instagram

In the present day, social media is a powerful tool. In September 2014, Kendall was named the most followed model on the picture platform. It’s certainly an Instagram-worthy moment for any It girl.

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Check out Kendall Jenner’s dance moves: