|Net Worth||$6.6 billion|
Kanye West, born Kanye Omari West, is an American rapper, singer, record producer, businessman, politician, and fashion designer. Kanye West has an estimated net worth of $6.6 billion.
Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He was raised in Chicago by his mother at age three after his parents divorced. He was born to parents Ray West and Dr. Donda C. West. Kanye West’s father is a photojournalist and a former Black Panther with his mother being a professor of English at Clark Atlanta University. She later became the manager after retiring as the Chair of the English Department at Chicago State University.
Kanye West had his tertiary education at the Chicago State University. However, he dropped out to pursue music since that became his passion. Kanye West got into the limelight after the release of his debut album, The College Dropout in 2004. He has become a renowned musician with records of 21 Grammy wins out of 69 nominations. His state of riches increased due to his Yeezy/Adidas partnership.
The following assets were considered in calculating his net worth. This include:
Real estate assets = $120 million
Music catalogue including G.O.O.D Music = $80 million
Yeezy.com website = $100 million
Value of Yeezy brand = $5 billion
Value of Gap partnership = $1 billion
Cash, equities and other assets = $400 million