Richest Rapper In The World
In this article, we will be listing out the top 10 richest rappers in the world, both black, white, and other races provided they rap.
Kanye West: is the richest rapper in the world as of 2021 with a net worth of $1.3billion according to forces. He now tops the richest rappers in the world.
Are you a lover of Hip Hop, Rap to be precise? Then you would have been searching the net to know who is the richest rapper in the world in 2021.
In this list, we will show you the richest rappers in the world and their net worth, according to Forbes.
Also note that this list will be calculated by their earnings, endorsements, and even their various establishments so far.
List Of The Top 10 Richest Rappers In The World
- Kanye West: Net Worth=$1.3billion
- Jay Z – Net worth = $1Billion
- P Daddy – Net worth = $825million
- Dr. Dre – Net worth = $800million
- Eminem – Net worth = $210 Million
- Drake – Net worth = $150 Million
- Lil Wayne – Net worth = $150 Million
- Ice Cube – Net worth = $140 Million
- Snoop Dogg – Net worth = $135 Million
- Birdman – Net worth = $110 Million
1) Kanye West – Net Worth=$1.3billion
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According to Forbes, Kanye West became a billionaire as of April, which also made him the richest musician in the world topping fellow rapper Jay-Z.
Kanye West is a rapper, which is also married to Kim Kardashian, although Forbes pegged his net worth at $1.3billion, Kanye West disagreed with Forbes, he said it is more than that.
“It’s not a billion,” he allegedly texted the reporters Thursday night. “It’s $3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count.”
2) Jay Z – Net worth = $1Billion
In 2019 Jay Z was the richest rapper in the world according to Forbes, and also the first billionaire hip-hop artist in the world.
Jay Z, who has lots of investment and endorsement, is also the third richest musician in the world.
He is also the owner of a big record label called “ROC NATION” featuring top artists like Dj Khalid, Rihanna, and others.
3) P Daddy – Net worth = $825million
No doubt P Diddy is the third richest rapper in the world.
In the past few years if you run a search on Google on who is the richest rapper in the world P diddy’s name will show up as number 1 but in 2021 the table turned, now P Diddy is number 3 on The top 10 Richest Rappers In The World 2021 list.
4) Dr. Dre – Net worth = $800million
In July 2008, Dr. Dre released his first brand of headphones, called Beats by Dr. Dre.with an icon logo b, In May 2014, Apple technology purchased the Beats brand(beats by Dr. Dre ) for $3 billion making him the richest musician then.
He is the fourth richest rapper in the world in 2021.
5) Eminem – Net worth = $210 Million
Eminem is a great hip hop/rap artist though he is white but still doing well in terms of hardcore rap as he is well known for a face-off rap battle.
As of 2017, Eminem’s net worth was at $100 million according to Forbes, but 2020 saw him come out big leaving him at the fifth spot on who is the richest rapper in the world lists surpassing Drake.
6) Drake – Net worth = $150 Million
Apart from being a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, he is also one of the youngest richest rappers in the world.
After the release of GOD”s Plan in 2018, The Canadian star had a boost in his income.
7) Lil Wayne – Net worth = $150 Million
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., popularly known for his stage name as Lil Wayne.
He is an American hip hop recording artist and author from New Orleans, Louisiana.
The owner of the record label called Young Money Entertainment is doing pretty well at number 7 on the wealthiest rapper in the world
8) Ice Cube – Net worth = $140 Million
Ice Cube is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and also a filmmaker.
Ice Cube is also one of the best rappers in recent times
9) Snoop Dogg – Net worth = $135 Million
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., Popularly known as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor.
Back then Snoop was the hit in the hip hop industry, though he rarely sings recently, he still got more money on him though.
10) Birdman – Net worth = $110 Million
Bryan Christopher Williams, Which is popularly known by his stage name Birdman, is an American rapper, record executive, entrepreneur, and the former Ceo of (YMCMB which is now Cash Money records) due to the departure of Lil Wanye.
Though Lil Wanye left the record label, Birdman is still doing well in terms of hip hop and music production