The 10 Highest Paid Rappers of 2011

Random Celebrity Article By on November 25, 2012

Who were the 10 highest paid rappers of 2011? 2011 was a good year to be a rapper, but then again when is it ever bad to be a rich and powerful rap superstar? You will definitely recognize all the names on this list since they all made our earlier list of the 20 richest rappers of all time, but you might be surprised at how they stack up in terms of…stacking cash for the calendar year 2011. The way some of these rappers have diversified themselves is truly impressive. It's no longer enough to be a rapper alone. If you want to be one of the richest and highest paid rappers in hip hop, you need to own companies, sign other future stars to your label, endorse products, act… and just generally make investments that earn you cash while you sleep, tour, or hang out with video vixens in a hot tub on your tour bus! So sit back and click the image below to find out who are the richest and highest paid rappers of 2011:

Full List of Highest Paid Rappers of 2011:

  • #10: Akon – $14 Million
  • #9: Snoop Dogg – $15 Million
  • #8: Ice Cube – $18 Million
  • #7: Birdman – $20 Million
  • #6: 50 Cent – $25 Million
  • #5: Lil Wayne – $27 Million
  • #4: Kanye West – $35 Million
  • #3: Jay-Z – $38 Million
  • #2: P Diddy – $45 Million
  • #1: Dr Dre – $110 Million

Who do you think will top this list for 2012? Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
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