Net Worth: $1'968'100'000
Kanye West is an American producer, rapper, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Kanye West’s net worth is currently 6’6. 6 billion. He is one of the three richest black people in the history of the United States. On The release of his 2004 album, The College Dropout, Kanye gained widespread fame. Today he is one of the most successful and prestigious musicians on the planet, with 21 Grammy wins out of 69 nominations. In recent years he has turned from music to business. His partnership with Yeezy Adidas has earned West a huge fortune. Kanye earned more than 100’000’000 from his various projects In recent years. The majority of his earnings have come from royalties and other earnings related to his partnership with Adidas and The Yeezy brand. Yeezy owns his own clothing line, Yeezy 100, outright but pays royalties on sales of more than 1’000’000. 5 billion per year. According to several private bank estimates, Yeezy is a $4 $5’000’000’000 brand. Yeezy has added three to four billion to Kanye’s net worth In March 2021. The report also estimates that Kanye’s partnership with The Gap adds another 1 billion to the West’s net worth. Key Factors the richest black person in US history Has sold 140’000’000 albums/singles in his career, Owns $100’000’000 worth of real estate, Music catalog is worth $110’000’000, Owns 100% of Yeezy, Earns $150-$200’000’000 in Yeezy royalties every year Yeezy’s enterprise value adds $3-5 billion to Kanye’s net worth Has a partnership with The Gap that’s worth $1’000’000’000 In assessing Kanye West’s net worth, we have considered the following assets and liabilities: Assets: Real estate assets = $120’000’000 Music catalog including G. O. O. D Music = $80’000’000 Yeezy. Com website = $100’000’000 Value of Yeezy brand = $5’000’000’000 Value of Gap partnership = $1’000’000’000 Cash, equities, and other assets = $400’000’000 Total assets = $6.7 billion Liabilities and other considerations = $100’000’000 net worth = $6.6 billion Table of Contentedly Life and Career Beginnings Rise to Fame and Music Career Yeezy G. O. O. D Music Other Assets and Philanthropy Real Estate Personal Life Kanye West net worth 2019 Summary Early Life and Career Beginnings Kanye Omar West was born on June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia. West moved with his mother to Chicago, Illinois, Following the divorce between his parents when he was 3. There, he began experimenting with music after meeting producer/DJ No I. D., Who helped him. He received a 1997 scholarship to attend the American Academy of Art but transferred to Chicago State University for English as a language. Then he quit school at the age of 20 to pursue his musical career. West began making beats for local artists After dropping out of college while he honed his own style. His first official production credits were for the 1996 Chicago rapper Grave Down to Earth’s debut album. Other artists he produced for during this period include Foxy Brown, Eric “D-Dot” Ancelotti, and Harlem World. Rise to Fame, and Music Career In 2’000, West got his big break when he began to work as A producer for roc-a-fella Records with artists including the band members Janet Jackson and Ludicrous. His work on jay-z’s album The Blueprint in 2001 generated serious interest in West’s talents as a producer. His production credits from this time period include an impressive roll call of talent, including Jay-Z, Beyonc?, John Legend, Alicia Keys, and Janet Jackson. West’s biggest ambition was to be a rapper Despite his success as a producer. In 2001 after being denied A contract with Capitol Records, he managed to convince the head of Capitol Records to sign him to roc-a-fella Records. After a car crash in October 2002, where he shattered his jaw West was inspired and recorded the song Through the Wire with his jaw still wired shut. The song laid The foundations for his debut album, The College Dropout, which was leaked months before its scheduled release date in August 2003. West used the time to remix, remaster, and edit it, postponing its release three times. The College Dropout was released in February 2004 to widespread critical acclaim earning him 10 Grammy Awards nominations and ultimately certified triple platinum in The US. West invested two million dollars into the production, including a live string orchestra, As he began working on his second album. Late Registration was released in August 2005, selling over 2. In the United States, the figures are expected to surpass 3’000’000 units by the end of the year. His subsequent albums include Graduation (2007), 808s & Heartbreak (2008), My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010), collaboration album with Jay-Z Watch The Throne (2011), Yeezy (2013), The Life of Pablo (2016), Ye (2018), and Jesus is King (2019). West released Yeezy in 2013. The album reached #1 on The Billboard 200 chart as well as on The US R&B and US Rap charts and in four other countries. The Life of Pablo was released in 2016 and reached one on The Billboard 200 chart and two on The US Rap and US Rb charts. West’s single “FourFiveSeconds” (with Rihanna and Paul McCartney) reached #1 on the US R&B chart. He was nominated for six Grammy Awards In 2017 and 2017. Ye’s next album was released in June 2018. Unfortunately, Ye was the first album in Kanye’s career to not go platinum. In addition to his own albums and releases, West has continued working as a producer and featuring artists for other musicians, including 6ix9ine, XXXTentacion, Lil Pump, Chance the Rapper, Kid Audi, and Dayana Taylor. He has pursued Other music projects, such as his weekly Sunday Service orchestration with the Sunday Service Choir, which has been performing every Sunday since January 2019. He also collaborated on two operas with the contemporary artist Vanessa Beecroft Nebuchadnezzar and Mary. Kanye West Earnings By Year:YearEarnings2007$17’000’0002008$30’000,0002009$25’000’0002010$12’000’0002011$16’000’0002012$35’000’0002013$20’000,0002014$30’000,0002015$22’000’0002016$18’000’0002017$22’000’0002018$90’000,0002019$100’000,0002020$200’000,000Total:$437’000’000(Photo by Rework Djansezian/Getty Images)Yeezy West has long expressed his interest in fashion and was the first non-athlete to score a shoe deal with Nike with his 2009 Air Yeezy sneaker. He also designed footwear with Giuseppe Menotti Base and Louis Vuitton. Additionally, he released two clothing lines at Paris Fashion Week in 2011 and 2012. Adidas officially announced its new shoe collaboration agreement with West In December 2013. The Light Brown Yeezy Boost 750 sneaker was first released on February 14, 2015, exclusively available to New York City customers on The Adidas mobile app and sold out within 10 minutes. As of December 2017, a total of 19 colors and six designs had been released in the Adidas and Yeezy sneaker collaboration. In 2015 West premiered Season 1 of his Yeezy apparel line with Adidas. Season 2 quickly followed later that year, with Season 3 in February 2016. In June 2016, Adidas announced a long-term contract with West after the success of his early releases. Kanye makes an average of 10 royalty payments from Adidas net revenues. He earns a high royalty for merchandise sold on his own website YeezySupply. Com, as opposed to Adidas. Com. His blended average royalty rate is around 10%. It should be noted that Kanye owns 100 Yeezy apparel lines as of today. G. O. O. In 2004, Kanye founded the label and production company G records. O. O. D Music with Sony BMG. “G. O. O. D is an acronym for bringing out the dreams of dreams. Artists signed to the label include John Legend, Common, Big Sean, Pusha T, q-tip Kay Hill, and Dayana Taylor. He also owns the company KW Foods LLC. The fast-food chain Fat burger in Chicago has the right to own it. In January 2012, West announced the founding of HONDA, a creative content company named after his late mother, HONDA West. Additionally, West is a co-owner of the music streaming service Tidal, along with other music artists such as Jay-Z, Rihanna, Madonna, Chris Martin, and Nicki Minaj. Most of the stakeholders involved own a stake of three. His philanthropic ventures include 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. Kanye West owns Real Estate in the US that totals around 160’000’000 buildings and homes. The Kanye primary residence is an expansive estate in The Hidden Hills LA suburb of California. This estate consists of several connected parcels, of which the first was acquired in two separate transactions for 23’000’000 in 2014. The first iteration of their property featured a newly-built mansion on 4. 5 acres. The couple spent several years customizing and expanding The house, and over these years, they spent millions of dollars. In 2019, they expanded their estate with two separate transactions for neighboring properties to create a conjoined 7-acre plot of land. 5-acre behemoth. A staggering $28.5 million is spent to create the Hidden Hills estate. Millions were spent on renovations. The property’s assessed value is currently around 60’000’000. In September 2021, Kim paid 23’000’000 to Kanye to transfer the property In her name. It was estimated that 3’000’000 of that amount would go to the interior of the house. In September 2021, Kanye spent $57.3’000’000 for the new home on the beach in Malibu. Other real estate assets include A 320-acre estate on Stokes Canyon Road in Calabasas valued at 16 million. This is where his Sunday Services were held and where he attempted to build a series of domed structures before being shut down for permits issued by the LA County building commission. A 6,700-acre ranch called Bighorn Mountain Ranch in Wyoming, $15 million, A 1,400-acre ranch called The Monster Lake Ranch, $14 million, and A $2 million commercial property in Cody, Wyoming. In total, he owns $150’000’000 worth of California real estate and $30’000’000 in Wyoming real estate, for a total of $120’000’000 that’s in the public record. Personal Life West had an on-and-off relationship with designer Alexis Phi from 2002 to 2008 and, from 2008 to 2010, dated model Amber Rose. In April 2012, he began dating reality TV star Kim Kardashian, and in May 2014, they married. The couple has four children Together. Kanye West net worth 2019 Below is the calculation we used to determine Kanye West’s 2019 net worth of $600’000’000: Assets: Real estate Assets = $120’000’000. Music catalog including G. O. O. D Music = $80’000’000 Value of Yeezy brand = $500’000’000 Other assets = $20’000’000 Total assets = $720’000’000 Liabilities and Other considerations = $100’000’000 2019 net worth = $600’000’000 (with a conservative $20’000’000 error margin) Summary As of 2020, Kanye West’s net worth is $6.6 billion. He is perhaps the most influential musician of the last decades. He has also branched out through his Yeezy brand into philanthropic efforts and a fashion empire.
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