The Top 10 Richest Rappers In America list is topped by Kanye West. Kanye West has an estimated net worth of $6.6 billion.
America houses the best rappers in the world when it comes to worth and music. They can be said to be pioneers of rap music in the world. Kanye West, Jay Z, Dr. Dre, Eminem have all paid their due in the rap genre and have also made billions of dollars.
1. Kanye West – $1.8 billion
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, record producer, businessman, politician, and fashion designer. He is the richest rapper in America and the richest musician in the world.
2. Jay Z – $1 billion
Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as Jay-Z, is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, businessman, and media proprietor. This rapper was the first billionaire in the hip-hop industry, in addition to being a legendary artist.
3. Sean Combs – $900 million
Sean Love Combs, also known by the stage names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy, or Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, and entrepreneur. He once held the title of the world’s richest rapper as the talented musician who generates a lot of his dollars from his clothing line and stakes in companies such as Cîroc Vodka, Revolt TV, and Aquahydrate.
4. Dr. Dre- $820 million
Andre Romelle Young, known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and previously co-founded, co-owned, and was the president of Death Row Records. He is making most of his dollars from Beats Electronics, the company he co-founded and sold the right to Apple for $3 billion in cash and stock.
5. Eminem- $230 million
Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known professionally as Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Eminem is among the best-selling music artists of all time, with estimated worldwide sales of over 220 million records. His earnings come from his albums, his record label Shady Records, and his random acting here and there.
6. Pharrell Williams- $200 million
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Alongside close colleague Chad Hugo, he formed the hip hop and R&B production duo The Neptunes in the early 1990s, with whom he has produced songs for various recording artists. The rapper is capitalizing on clothing design, a YouTube channel, and a textile company
7. Master P – $200 million
Percy Robert Miller, also known by his stage name Master P, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, entrepreneur, and former basketball player.
8. Usher – $180 million
Usher Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, actor, businessman, and dancer. The rapper, singer, songwriter is one of the biggest selling recording artists in history. He also has a record label and his own fragrance line, as well as stakes in companies like Tidal, Yoobi and Mass Appeal, and the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA team.
9. Ice Cube – $160 million
O’Shea Jackson, known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, actor, and filmmaker. Ice Cube generates income from acting, writing screenplays, a clothing line, and co-created three-on-three basketball league Big3.
10. Snoop Dogg -$150 million
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, media personality, and businessman.