Kanye West Net Worth
Source of wealth: Music, Other businesses
American rapper, songwriter, record producer and fashion designer, Kanye Omari West has an estimated net worth of $130 million. Born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. Although he received a scholarship to attend American Academy of Art in 1997, Kanye West instead attended Chicago State University, where his mother was a professor before dropping out. He started his career as a producer in the mid-1990s and got his big break in 2000 when he did production for Roc-A-Fella Records’ artists. He produced songs for big names like Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel, Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Janet Jackson. In 2004 he released his first studio album The College Dropout. The successful has since released a total of seven albums.
Love him or hate him, the outspoken and controversial rapper is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists in the world. Kanye West’s Yeezus Tour was the second best selling tour of 2013. He is also one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 21 million albums and 100 million digital downloads. He is the second most expensive rapper to hire ($500,000 – $1,000,000 per show).
Kanye West’s – $11 million in Bel Air, Los Angeles
Kayne and Kim bought this mansion before the arrival of their baby. This 10,000 square feet property is located in Bel-Air. The mansion includes a movie theater, a nursery and an exercise center. They invested another $6 million in renovations, amongst which a studio, cashmere beds and a Swarovski-encrusted fridge/freezer unit.