Wednesday, May 27, 2009

The Youngest Self Made Billionaire

by today's Urban Chameleon contributor

A friend of mine just put me on to Taysha Smith Valez, a 27 year old, Black female billionaire who is the CEO of her own beauty line. I couldn’t help but to be enthralled.

In an interview with Associated Content, Taysha says:

“I have brands that celebrate the Black American princess, the Japanese American princess, the Russian American princess, the Latin American princess, the French American princess.”

In addition she has a brand for the “Persian American Princess.”

Brief Bio: Taysha S. Valez de Ames, or Taysha Smith-Valez, was born on April 22, 1982 in New York City. She is a founder of three global conglomerates: TSV-HBGgroup Inc, TrimyTAY~Telecom Inc.(IBC), and TAY-SHA S. Valez de Ames Ltd. She is the author of "Young Black Millionairess: How to Start a Million Dollar Business", published by H.Couture Publishing, 2005.

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  1. don't be fooled... she's not a's a PR/marketing ploy she's using to gain a reputation and attract interest. Forbes has never heard of her... it's all a fraud... already did the research but feel free to check her out.

  2. Get out! We will have to look into this and follow back up. Thank you for calling this out. Stay tuned...

  3. She is 100% a fraud! Very manipulative and definitely not a billionaire.....she probably doesnt even have $1000. She just wants press and media and uses anyway and anyone to get it. Dont waste your time or attention on her!