Wondering who are the richest rappers in the world? Worry no more as in this article you will discover the top 10 wealthiest rappers in the world and also what their net worth is.
There is a lot of music genre in the world, and Hip hop music, also known as rap music happened to be one of them that music lover listens to mostly. Hip hop music was developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans and Latino Americans in the Bronx borough of New York City in the 1970s.
Top 10 richest rappers in the world
Kanye West – $1.3 Billion
Kanye West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. He is currently the top richest rapper in the world with a net worth of $1.3 billion.
Jay Z – $ 1 billion
Jay Z is a successful entrepreneur, aside from his enormous achievements as a rapper, Jay Z has also excelled in businesses including Clothing lines, night clubs among others.
Jay-Z is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 50 million albums and 75 million singles sold worldwide. He has won a total of 22 Grammy Awards, the most by a rapper, and holds the record for the most number-one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200, with 14.
Sean Combs – $800 million
Need something to watch tonight?? ? #gethimtothegreek A post shared by Diddy (@diddy) on Mar 19, 2020 at 2:34pm PDTSean John Combs also known by the stage names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy, or Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, record executive, and actor.
Combs was born in New York City but was raised in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his own record label, Bad Boy Entertainment, in 1993. He is the third richest rapper in the world.
Dr. Dre – $790 million
The fourth richest rapper in the world is Andre Romelle Young also known as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, record executive, actor, and audio engineer. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records. He is among the richest rappers in the world.
Russell Simmons $ 340 million
Russell Wendell Simmons is an American entrepreneur, record executive, writer, and film producer. He is chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, co-founded the hip hop music label Def Jam Recordings, and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris. Simmons’ net worth was estimated at $340 million