Kanye West Net Worth

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Kanye West Net Worth
Net Worth:
$130 Million
Date of Birth
June 8, 1977
Place of Birth
Record producer, Songwriter, Singer, Actor, Film Producer, Rapper, Businessperson, Screenwriter, Fashion designer, Music Video Director

Kanye West net worth: Kanye West is an American producer, rapper, fashion designer and actor who has a net worth of $130 million. He was born in Atlanta but raised by his mother first in Chicago and then Oak Lawn, Illinois. He dropped out of college to pursue his career in the music industry, starting out initially as a producer for Roc-A-Fella records. Kanye eventually persuaded label head Jay-Z to sign him on as a rapper. He spent four years honing and perfecting what would become his debut album, "The College Dropout", which came in at number two on the Billboard 200 and is still Kanye West's best-selling album in the United States. Subsequent albums, "Late Registration", "Graduation", "808s & Heartbreak" and "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" were also chart-toppers that received critical and commercial success. His production credits include an impressive role call of talent including: Jay-Z, Beyoncé, John Legend, Alicia Keys and Janet Jackson. West is also a seasoned businessman with a chain of Fatburger restaurants designated for the Chicago area, a line of athletic shoes for Nike called Air Yeezy, and another shoe line with Louis Vuitton. His philanthropic ventures include his the Kanye West Foundation which benefits education for African American and Latino children, in addition to contributing time, talent and money to Hurricane Katrina relief, World Water Day, and Live Earth, among other organizations. To date, Kanye West has won more than 40 significant music awards, including 21 Grammys, seven BET awards, and two American Music Awards. Kanye is currently married to Kim Kardashian. They have a daughter together named North West.

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Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint, as well as hit singles...
Record producer / Songwriter / Singer / Actor / Film Producer / Rapper / Businessperson / Screenwriter / Fashion designer / Music Video Director
Date of Birth
  • June 8, 1977
  • Kanye Omari West
  • Konman
  • Yeezy
  • The Louis Vuitton Don
  • Ye
  • Kanye Cheddar
  • African American
  • 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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  • We Were Once a Fairytale
  • The Black Mamba
    The Boss
  • The Brotherly Love Table Read
  • Cruel Summer
  • Runaway
  • State Property 2
  • The Love Guru
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