Top 5 Richest Rappers in the world 2021-Forbes list

Top 5 Richest Rappers in the world 2021-Forbes list: Every human at some point in life will listen to music either for entertainment or health related purposes. This make some music lovers to wonder who are the Top 5 Richest Rappers in the world when it comes to rappers genres? There are a lot of Rappers worldwide but some have been able to amass a wealth that differentiate them from the rest and have also impact the lives of their followers and the music industry as general.

Before We dive into who are the Top 5 Richest Rappers in the world as 2021. lets have a quick look at the summary of the list and their full details of how they acquired the fortune.

  • Kanye West net worth 2021: $3.2 billion
  • Jay Z net worth 2021: $1.5 billion
  • Diddy net worth 2021: $880 million
  • Dr. Dre net worth 2021: $820 million
  • Eminem net worth 2021: $250 million

Here are the Top 5 Richest Rappers in the World 2021-Forbes List

1. Kanye West – 3.2 billion

Top 5 Richest Rappers in the world 2021-Forbes list
Kanye West

Kanye West is the Richest Rapper in the world as of 2021. Kanye Omari West was born on June 8, 1977(age 44 years ) is an American rapper, record producer, fashion designer, and politician. He has been influential in the 21st-century development of mainstream hip hop and popular music in general.

Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West gained notoriety as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing singles for several mainstream artists. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to critical and commercial success, and founded the record label GOOD Music. He experimented with a variety of musical genres on subsequent acclaimed studio albums, including Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and 808s & Heartbreak (2008). Drawing inspiration from maximalism and minimalism, respectively, West’s fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010) and sixth album Yeezus (2013) were also critical successes. He went on to release The Life of Pablo (2016), Ye (2018), and Jesus Is King (2019). West’s discography also includes the full-length collaborations Watch the Throne (2011) and Kids See Ghosts (2018) with Jay-Z and Kid Cudi, respectively. Kanye West is married to television personality Kim Kardashian and they have four Children together.

However, he has collaborated with Nike, Louis Vuitton, and A.P.C. on both clothing and footwear, and have most prominently resulted in the Yeezy collaboration with Adidas beginning in 2013. He is the founder and head of the creative content company DONDA.

West is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, with more than 20 million albums and 140 million singles sold worldwide. He has won a total of 22 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all time. In 2021, Kanye West sold his docuseries of 21 years career to Netflix for $30 million.

2. Jay Z – 1.5 billion

Top 5 Richest Rappers in the world 2021-Forbes list
Jay Z

 

Jay Z whose real name is Shawn Corey Carter was born on December 4, 1969 (age 51 years) is American Rapper, songwriter, record executive, and businessman. He is married to fellow American singer Beyoncé. He was the richest rapper of all time until Kanye West surpass him in 2020. Jay Z is the first billionaire in history as a rapper/musician. Followed by number highest earner Kanye West. Jay Z net worth 2021 Forbes is $1.5 billion.

3. Diddy – $880 million

Top 5 Richest Rappers in the world 2021-Forbes list
Diddy

Diddy net worth 2021 Forbes is estimated to be around $880 million. Diddy is the 3rd richest rappers in the world. Sean Combs is the real name of Diddy, he was born on November 4, 1969(age 51 years) in Harlem, New York. Diddy is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, and entrepreneur who has also produced and cultivated artists such as Notorious B.I.G, Mary J. Blige, and Usher. His other names is Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy, Diddy, and Love. Read: Drake net worth

4. Dr. Dre – $820 million

Dr. Dre net worth
Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young best known as Dr. Dre  is number 4 on the list, born on February 18, 1965 (age 56 years). He amassed his wealth as a rapper, record producer, actor and sound engineer. He is the founder and CEO of Beats Electronic which manufactures high quality Headphones popularly known as Beats by Dr. Dre. His company was later acquired by Apple Inc. for $3 billion. Dr. Dre came in limelight when he was involve in the West-Coast gangsta rap group named NWM in 1993. He become successful when he released his solo album “The Chronic” which made him one of the top selling rappers in the 1993. He won the first of his six Grammys that year. Dr. Dre has also produce and collaborated with other successful musicians like Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and 2Pac. Dr. Dre net worth 2021 Forbes is $820 million.

5. Eminem – $250 million

Eminem net worth
Eminem

Eminem whose real name is Marshall Bruce Mathers II was born on Octoer 17, 1972 (Age 49 years) is one of the richest rappers in the world as of 2021. He made his riches through his rap music career. Eminem has sold over 150 million records in the world, has won 10 Grammys and has had his albums on #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums. Eminem net worth 2021 Forbes is $250 million.

Summary

  • Kanye West net worth 2021: $3.2 billion
  • Jay Z net worth 2021: $1.5 billion
  • Diddy net worth 2021: $880 million
  • Dr. Dre net worth 2021: $820 million
  • Eminem net worth 2021: $250 million

Also Read: Lil Wayne net worth 

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