Music become the life of everyone some like folk music, some like beat music, and others make light voices or are just instrumental sometimes. Due to the wide range of music, the craze of music is at its peak. You can see everybody is just playing their favorite songs on their phone that are connected to wireless headphones and ignoring the whole world. The most recent and creative and attractive type of music is Rapping in which beats and lyrics play a major role. Whether this is a new form but most of the famous personalities have become the richest rappers in the world.

Richest Rappers in the world

Hip-hop music was started in the early 1970s Rap music gave a new direction to the music industry and is one of the most popular music genres whose fan base continues to grow fastly and many rappers contributed a lot to its development. This article helps to provide a list of the top 10 richest rappers in the world with their net worth in USD.

The following list is according to general information have been taken from Wikipedia. We’ve tried our best to make all the stats up-to-date

1 Jay Z $1.3 billion

1. Jay (United States)

Jay-Z is best known professionally as Jay Z Corey Carter for his collaborations and guest appearances with Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, and many others. His sources of funds have his rapping efforts, his streaming platform TIDAL, entertainment labels, a clothing line, alcohol brands, and an upscale sports club.

Jay-Z is the first live solo rapper inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His famous works have The Black Album in 2003, American Gangster in 2007, The Blueprint in 2001, and others. He has won more than 24 Grammy Awards and by this, he become one of the richest rappers in the world. Jay Z is married and has three children.

2 Sean Combs $900 million

2. Sean Combs 900 million (United States)
Sean Love Combs, known by aliases like Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, and Diddy, is a well-known rapper, musician, and record director. He is also a successful entrepreneur and was formed in the Fortune magazine’s list of Top 40 Entrepreneurs in 2002 under 40, ranking number 12. The enormous fortune that Combs has earned comes both from his music and his business. He (P. Diddy) has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards and was also nominated in the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) which is an award for his clothing line.

3 Dr. Dre $800 million

3. Dr. Dre 800 million United States

Dr. Dre (Andre Romelle Young AKA) is an American and one of the richest rappers in the world, producer, performer, and entrepreneur. Dr. Dre has a net worth of $780 million now. Dr. Dre was the most successful performer of the previous three decades in all fields of entertainment (music or movies) and also in the tech industry.

Most of Dr. Dre’s net wealth originates from the music he started as a member of N.W.An in the 80s and later as a solo artist. He founded the audio electronic company, “Beats by Dr. Dre” that he traded with Apple in milestone of $3 Billion deal many years ago.

Dr. Dre has contributed to arts, technology, and business as an entrepreneur, and the contributor is also praiseworthy.

4 Kanye West's $6.6 Billion

4. Kanye Wests 6.6 Billion

Kanye West is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, fashion designer, and entrepreneur in the world, with a net worth of $6.6 billion.

He has 4th number on the list of the richest rappers. His net worth is estimated to be around a whopping 6.6 Billion dollars. He won 24 Grammy Awards and his music records have sold more than 160 million copies. His primary source of wealth is based on real estate and brand endorsement. And also a successful rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer.

5 Drake $260 million

5. Drake 260 million Canada
Drake (Aubrey Drake Graham) is a successful rapper, singer, and actor who is among the top 10 richest rappers in the world. He earned initial fame for showing the character of Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08). Hip-hop is noted for gaining popularity for singing and R&B sensibility by Drake. Drake is one of the best-selling musicians in the world and the recipient of four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards. He also has a lot of records, including the top 10 singles (54), the most songs that have charted (258), and more.

6 Pharrell Williams $250 million

6. Pharrell Williams 250 million United States
Another well-known musician and rapper Pharrell Williams is one of the most significant and prosperous music producers of the twenty-first century. In addition, he is an entrepreneur, songwriter, and record producer. He has profoundly influenced contemporary popular music, for which he has received numerous honors and been nominated for numerous others. 13 Grammy Awards are among his accomplishments, and he has received two Academy Award nominations. In 2014, “Happy” received a nomination for Best Original Song, while in 2017, Hidden Figures’ producer received a nomination for Best Picture.

7 Eminem's $230 million

7. Eminems 230 million United States

Eminem is a multi-platinum-selling American rapper, producer, actor, composer, film producer, musician, and label owner with a net worth of $230 million. Eminem is now ranked seventh among all rappers in the world. He consistently figures among the highest-paid entertainers in the world.

One of the best-selling performers of all time, he has sold more than 170 million records globally thus far in his career.

Eminem’s music career and the CDs produced by artists who were signed to his record label, Shady Records, also contributed significantly to his riches and become one of the richest rappers in the world.

The majority of his revenue comes from world tours and concerts, as well as from the selling of music by him and his collaborators through his record label.

8 Master P $200 million

8. Master P 200 million United States
Percy Rapper, record executive, actor, and businessman Robert Miller Sr., better known by his stage name Master P, is also a rapper. He founded and serves as the CEO of Better Black Television, P. Miller Enterprises, and No Limit Records, which is now No Limit Forever Records. He is also the founder and founder-CEO of Better Black Television and No Limit Records. Miller rose to fame in the mid-1990s thanks to the accomplishments of his hip-hop group TRU. His concurrently released fifth solo rap album, Ice Cream Man, was also a success.

9 Lil Wayne $175 million

9. Lil Wayne 175 million United States
Lil Wayne, real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and record executive who is regarded as one of the best rappers and one of the most influential hip-hop musicians of his generation of all time. Lil Wayne has achieved great success throughout his career, winning five Grammy Awards, eight NAACP Image Awards, 11 BET Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, and two MTV Video Music Awards. Wayne started his career when he was only 12 years old when he joined rapper Birdman’s Cash Money Records label. He is the first male artist to have 109 songs on the Billboard Hot 100, breaking Elvis Presley’s record.

10 Ice Cube $160 million

10. Ice Cube 160 million United States
Rapper, actor, and director O’Shea Jackson Sr. (also known as Ice Cube) is well-known. With a net worth of more than $150 million, he ranks among the highest-paid rappers in the world. Initially, Ice Cube was a part of the American hip-hop group NWA. However, following a financial disagreement over the group’s administration, he quit pursuing a solo career. Cube was admitted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016 for being a part of this band and one of the richest rappers in the world.


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