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Kanye Net Worth: How ‘Yeezus’ Star Gets So Rich! Latest Updates 2022!

Kanye Omari West was born in Atlanta, Georgia on June 8, 1977. West went to Chicago, Illinois, with his mother after his parents divorced when he was three years old.

After meeting producer/DJ No I.D., who taught him, he began experimenting with music. In 1997, he was awarded a scholarship at the American Academy of Art, but he decided to transfer to Chicago State University to study English.

He eventually dropped out of school at the age of 20 to pursue a career in music. West began making beats for local artists after dropping out of college to perfect his own sound.

In 1996, his first recognised producing credits were for Chicago rapper Grave’s debut album, Down to Earth. Foxy Brown, Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, and Harlem World are among the musicians he produced at this time.

Name  Kanye Omari West
Birth June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia
Age 44 years
Genre Record producer, Songwriter, Singer, Actor, Film Producer, Rapper, Businessperson, Screenwriter, Fashion designer, Music Video Director
Relation With Kim Kardashian
Net Worth $6.6 Billion 

Kanye West’s Career!

West’s major break came in 2000 when he started working as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records, where he worked with artists including Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Janet Jackson.

West’s work on Jay-2001 Z’s album The Blueprint piqued attention in his production abilities. Jay-Z, Beyoncé, John Legend, Alicia Keys, and Janet Jackson are just a few of the artists on his production credits from this time period.

West’s major ambition, despite his fame as a producer, was to become a rapper. After being refused a deal with Capitol Records, he persuaded the head of Capitol Records to sign him to Roc-A-Fella Records in 2001.

Kanye West was motivated after a catastrophic vehicle accident in October 2002, during which he cracked his jaw, and recorded the song Through the Wire with his mouth still wired shut.

This song set the tone for his debut album, The College Dropout, which was leaked months ahead of its August 2003 release date.

West took use of the extra time to remix, remaster, and edit the album, delaying its release three times.

The College Dropout was eventually released in February 2004 to significant critical acclaim, earning him ten Grammy Award nominations and triple platinum certification in the United States.

West put a two-million-dollar investment into his second album’s production, even hiring a full string orchestra.

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Late Registration was published in August 2005, and by the end of the year, it had sold over 2.3 million units in the United States. Graduation (2007), 808s & Heartbreak (2008), My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010), Watch the Throne (2011), Yeezus (2013), The Life of Pablo (2016), Ye (2018), and Jesus is King (2018) are among his later albums (2019).

In 2013, West released the album Yeezus. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, as well as the R&B and Rap charts in the United States and four other countries.

In 2016, he released The Life of Pablo, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and #2 on the US Rap and US R&B charts.

The track “FourFiveSeconds” by Kanye West (with Rihanna and Paul McCartney) debuted at number one on the US R&B chart.

He was nominated for six Grammy Awards in 2017. Ye, his most recent album, was released in June 2018. Unfortunately, Ye was Kanye’s first album to fail to reach platinum status.

West has continued to work as a producer and featured artist for other musicians, including 6ix9ine, XXXTentacion, Lil Pump, Chance the Rapper, Kid Cudi, and Teyana Taylor, in addition to his own albums and projects.

His weekly “Sunday Service” orchestration with the Sunday Service Choir, which he has performed every Sunday since January 2019, is one of his other music-related initiatives.

On two operas, Nebuchadnezzar and Mary, he partnered with contemporary artist Vanessa Beecroft.

Kanye West’s Net Worth!

According to Forbes, Kanye West has a net worth of $1.8 billion in 2022, making him the fifth highest-paid entertainer in the world.

After building up his fashion empire and watching his brand Yeezy achieve $1.7 billion in sales, he passed the billion-dollar threshold in 2020.

In January 2022, the rapper owned a minor part in ex-wife Kim’s brand Skims, which was valued at $3.2 billion.

Kanye started the Yeezy brand with Nike in 2009, but in 2013 he sold it to Adidas, who now manufacture, market, and distribute the shoes.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West both possess multibillion-dollar businesses. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have four children together.

In 2020, he inked a multi-year deal with Gap, where he worked in-store as a teenager, for an apparel line that will launch at the end of 2021.

According to The New York Times, Kanye signed a 10-year deal with Gap, with the objective of producing $1 billion in yearly sales by the fifth year.

Kanye and Kim also have a lot of money in expensive real properties in Los Angeles, New York, and Wyoming, which will be shared this year if their divorce is finalised.

How did Kanye get so wealthy?

The majority of West’s wealth ($1.5 billion) comes from his successful sneaker firm, Yeezy, which he owns completely.

He has $160 million in cash and other assets in his bank account, with more than $100 million coming from properties in Los Angeles and Wyoming.

Kanye West’s Real Estate!

Kanye West has a real estate portfolio worth roughly $160 million in the United States (land, buildings, and homes).

Kim and Kanye’s primary residence is a huge estate in the Hidden Hills district of Los Angeles, California.

This estate consists of several interconnected properties, the first of which was purchased for $23 million in two separate transactions in 2014.

On 4.5 acres, they had a newly completed home in the first edition of their property. The couple spent millions of dollars refurbishing, reorganising, and enlarging the house over the next four years.

In 2019, they expanded their estate with two separate transactions for nearby properties, resulting in a 7.5-acre behemoth.

In real estate transactions alone, the Hidden Hills estate has cost a staggering $28.5 million. Renovations have increased the cost by tens of millions of dollars.

Their mansion in Hidden Hills is currently valued at over $60 million. In September 2021, Kim paid Kanye $23 million to formally transfer the property under her name.

The home’s interior furnishings cost a bit more than $3 million out of the total. In September 2021, Kanye West paid $57.3 million for a Malibu coastal house.

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My name is David D. Ramey. I write about topics ranging from the net worth of celebrities. Apart from this, I write about technology and entertainment for many years.
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