Kanye West Net Worth (2020)

Kanye West Net Worth (2020)

Kanye West's net worth

What is Kanye West's net worth?

One of the biggest names in the game of Hip Hop. He has a lot of legacy on the industry and Kanye West is one of the richest rappers in the world and also among the richest musicians in the world. He is the husband of American media personality Kim Kardashian.

He is one of the most acclaimed musicians of his generation and also has a lot of success in the fashion industry which makes him the current richest rapper in the world with net worth of $1.3 billion.

Early Life

On June 8, 1977 Kanye Omari West was born in Douglasville, Georgia. Wear grew up with his English professor mother after his parents divorced at the little age of 3. He grew up in a middle class background.

West started rapping in the third grade and began making music compositions in the seventh grade and selling to other artists. Producer No I.D became Kanye West's mentor after they met and formed close friendship. He dropped out of Chicago State University at the age of 20 to pursue his musical dreams.

Career

Kanye West created beats and produced for artists on the Jay Z's record Roc-A-Fella Records and it was when he got his breakthrough. The bigger one was in 2001 after his marvelous contributions on Jay Z's album "The Blueprint" which is ranked as one of the greatest Hip Hop albums of all time.

Kanye West was ultimately denied a recording deal by many record labels and most by Capitol Records. He continued productions for mainstream artists even though aspiring to be a rapper. According to Jay Z, Roc-A-Fella was kind of reluctant to support Kanye's rap career.

In 2014, Kanye West released his debut album "The College Dropout". He founded the record label GOOD Music shortly after the critical and commercial success of the album.

Kanye West has released additional eight studio albums and two live albums. His most recent are Ye in 2018 and Jesus is King in 2019. He has worked together with Jay Z and Kid Cudi to release collaborative albums.

Controversy has also been a main source of attention to the rapper. His conducts on social media and public settings, politics, race and more. Additionally, his marriage to Kim Kardashian is also a major strike up.

Kanye has worked with many artists like Eminem, Drake, Ty Dolla Sign, Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Lil Pump, Big Sean and Pusha T. He has sold over 140 million records worldwide making him one of the bestselling music artists in the world. He has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards joining the most awarded artists of all time.

How much is Kanye West's net worth? 

As of 2020, Kanye West net worth is estimated at $1.3 billion. His success in fashion is a really huge one. The most prominent is his Yeezy collaboration with Adidas which started in 2013. He is also among the top names on our list of richest musicians in the world.

Most Expensive Things Owned By Kanye West

1) Hidden Hills Mansion

Hidden Hills mansion

Located in California and Kanye wasn't happy enough with the renovations and spent four years renovating the mansion for almost $20 million after the purchase in 2014. The house features a recording studio, 2 Spas, 2 pools, a vineyard and lots more.

2) Carribaean Private island

Carribean private island

What a birthday gift. Kanye and Kim Kardashian bought the $12 million private island in Carribaean for their daughter when she just turned 2 in 2013.

3) Engagement Ring for Kim Kardashian

engagement ring for Kim Kardashian

Kanye West net worth has really played a lot together with that of his wife. Well, when there is enough money nothing is too costly. The $4 million 15-carat diamond ring was bought as an engagement ring for Kim Kardashian. It was designed by Lorraine Schwartz.

4) $3.54 million Bugatti Veyron

Bugatti Veyron

The speed monster is one of the cars owned by Kanye. He bought it in 2014 for a whooping $3.54 million although it is really used by the rapper.

5) Gold Plated Toilets

Gold plated toilets

The Louis the XIV style gold plated toilet is one of the most expensive things owned by Kanye West. He had four of this made for him costing a huge amount of $750,000.

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