This is a compilation of top 15 world richest rappers and their net worth.
Hope your favourite rapper is among? If no, then he isn’t worth billions and millions, since the list contains billionaires and millionaires.
1. Kanye West – net worth: $1.3 billion:
Kanye West is the world’s richest rapper with his net worth hovering around $1.3 billion according to Forbes.
The rapper who owns a record label, clothing line, made all his fortune from record sales, and sales of products from his clothing lines.
He also has a high share in Tidal which earns him a lot. Kanye West is married to Kim Kardashian, but their marriage may come to an end soon, since his wife has filed for divorce.
2. Jay Z – net worth: $1 billion:
Being the first billionaire in hip hop history, Jay-Z is estimated to have a whopping amount of $1 billion as his net worth according to Wealthy Gorilla.
This rapper is believed to climb to the number one spot again due to how hard-working he is.
He also owns other companies in addition to the record label he has. He has also invested in different companies which he earns from. Furthermore, he is married to: Beyoncé.
3. P Diddy – net worth: $885 million:
Born as Sean Combs, is an American rapper and was once considered to be the richest rapper in the world.
P Diddy as he is professionally known, is estimated to be worth $885 million according to Celebrity Net worth.
The rapper generates all this from his clothing line, and also his share in other companies such as Ciroc, Vodka, Revolt TV and Aquahydrate.
4. Dr. Dre – net worth: $820 million:
Dr. Dre is estimated to be worth $820 million by Celebrity Net Worth.
This rapper made and is making all his money from Beats Electronic, a company he co – founded and sold its right to Apple for $3 billion in cash and stock.
His beat by Dre products is one of the widely used headphones in the world.
5. Eminem – net worth: $230 million:
Eminem who is regarded as one of the greatest of all time in the hip hop fraternity, is estimated to be worth $230 million.
The rapper who still holds the record, as one of the best-selling rappers in the world, generates all his money from his album sales and his record label.
He has other things which brings him money despite this two mentioned.
6. Pharrell Williams – net worth: $200 million:
According to Wealthy Gorilla, Pharrell Williams is worth $200 million.
The rapper generates his million dollars from clothing designs, YouTube channel and textile company.
Despite the launch of his creative multimedia collective, “I Am Other”, he still generates a lot of cash from the above mentioned places, which is his YouTube channel and his textile industry.
7. Master P – net worth: $200 million:
Master P was a former basketball player, a rapper and a producer.
It was reported that, he used his $10,000 inheritance to open a recording store, which later grew into a record label and eventually grew into a million dollars business empire, which now has shares in everything, ranging from telecommunications to real estate.
Master P is estimated to worth $200 million by Celebrity Net Worth.
8. Drake – net worth: $180 million:
“Started from the bottom now am here”, is one of his popular songs and truly, he has started from the bottom but he is now here.
Drake who started as an actor, is a Canadian rapper who is estimated to be worth $180 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The rapper accumulates his dollars from his numerous endorsement deals and his songs, including producing for people.
9. Usher – net worth: $180 million:
One of the biggest selling recording artist in history, Usher is estimated to be worth $180 millions according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The rapper, singer and songwriter has his own record label and a fragrance line.
His stakes in Tidal, Yoobi, Mass Appeal and the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA team, also adds more to his fortune.
10. Ice Cube – net worth: $160 million:
Ice Cube was a rapper until he moved into acting, which he still does.
This rapper generates his million dollars from his acting, writing screenplays, and his clothing line. He also earns from a game three of them created named the Big 3.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he is estimated to be worth $160 million.
11. Snoop Dogg – net worth: $150 million:
The only rapper on the list with earnings from the line of legal marijuana business, Snoop Dogg, is estimated to be worth $150 according to Celebrity Net Worth.
He has other businesses that brings him money which includes digital media, films and music completing the list.
12. Lil Wayne – net worth: $150 million:
Lil Wayne is really enjoying from his music and other stakes he has in Tidal. He is one of the rappers that has always seen an increase in his net worth every year.
Lil Wayne’s net worth is estimated to be around $150 million.
13. LL Cool J – net worth: $120 million:
From rapping, Pop rap artist LL Cool J, has ventured into publication of books which he has written four so far.
He has a clothing line, a record label and he is into acting, which has earned him a lot.
He is estimated to be worth $120 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
14. Birdman – net worth: $100 million:
Co-owner of one of the most successful hip hop record labels in the world, Birdman, as he is professionally called is estimated to be worth $100 million according to Wealthy Gorilla.
Despite not having any hit song for a while now, he still earns from being the boss of Cash Money Records and other businesses alongside.
15. Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz) – net worth: $90 million:
Being a guitarist and a strong member in the group Beasties Boys, Ad-Rock has really come a long way.
His million dollar cash comes from acting, and royalties from his work with Beastie Boys.
He also remixes jams for other artists which earns him additional dollars. Ad-Rock is estimated to be worth $90 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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