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
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
3 Dr. Dre $800 million
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
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
6 Pharrell Williams $250 million
7 Eminem's $230 million
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.