Top 10 richest rappers in the world (2020/2021)
The rapper is not only an artist with a large fan base around the world, but can also be considered a “money-making” profession. You will see quite a few names of rappers featured in the lists of millionaires or billionaires. So you wonder who are the richest rappers in the world today?
Kanye West is a familiar name in the rap lover community. Not only is he a talented rapper, but he is also successful in the fields of music production and fashion design. Born and raised in Chicago, USA, he always shows his passion for hiphop, soul, baroque pop, Electro, Indie rock, Synth-pop,…
To be able to enter the top 10 richest rappers in the world, Kanye West certainly has created remarkable achievements such as:
- According to statistics by 2020, he has won more than 22 Grammy awards. Thanks to this record, he is ranked among the most awarded artists of all time.
- The About website has ranked him among the “50 Greatest Hip Hop Producers”.
- Not stopping there, Billboard voted him as one of the 10 producers of the decade.
- Reputable magazines such as Times and Forbes also did not hesitate to rank him in the list of the most influential people in the world.
- According to statistics, up to now, his net worth is up to 3.2 billion USD.
Rapper Jay-Z’s full name is Shawn Corey Carter. He was born on December 4, 1969, in the United States. During his career, he produced more than 50 million albums and 71 million singles. He had 21 Grammy Awards for himself.
Not only that, but he is also a successful MC. In 2006, he was voted by MTV as “the greatest MC of all time”.
Not only is he a famous rapper and talented MC, but he is also successful in business and investment. It is known that he is in the clothing business, founded a record company, and opened many nightclubs. According to statistics, up to now, Jay-Z’s fortune has reached 1 billion dollars. Like this, he deserves to be on the list of richest rappers in the world.
Diddy’s real name is Sean Combs, born and raised in New York, USA. Similar to the two rappers mentioned above, he is not only a rapper but also very good at business. He is considered a multi-talented artist when he can take on many different roles such as musician, actor, music producer, businessman,…
Up to now, Diddy’s total assets have reached more than 885 million USD. And that is why he is on this list of richest rappers in the world.
You probably don’t know that rapper Dr.Dre’s full name is Andre Romelle Young. He was born in 1965 in the US. Not only is he a rapper, but he is also famous as a music producer, music director, and actor. He co-founded Aftermath Entertainment with Death Row Records and also serves as chief executive officer.
In 2008, he continued with Jimmy Iovine to establish Beats Electronics LLC – a company specializing in providing audio products such as speakers, headphones,… Later LLC was acquired by Apple. This deal helped Dr.Dre become a billionaire. And it is also obvious that he is included in this list of richest rappers in the world.
Eminem is a very familiar name in the rap-loving community. In his career, Eminem is associated with the beautiful nickname “the king of rap music”. To date, Eminem has more than 220 million records sold worldwide. In the 2000s, Eminem was a name that was always on the list of best-selling music artists in the US. He has won many notable awards, including 15 Grammy Awards, 8 American Music Awards, 17 Billboard Music Awards, an Oscar, and an MTV Europe Global Music Icon Award. He has had ten Billboard 200 number-one albums, making him the only artist to do so and five number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
Not only has she achieved great achievements on the path of a rapper, but he is also very successful as a music producer. Eminem’s assets are now up to 230 million USD, helping him to join the list of richest rappers in the world.
Master P is also a familiar name in the rapper community, so the fact that he is on the Master P list as the stage name of rapper Percy Robert Miller is also understandable. Percy Robert Miller was born and raised in New Orleans on Project Calliope. He has an older sister, Germaine, and three brothers. Few people know before becoming a rapper, Master P used to be a basketball player. Currently, not only is he famous as a rapper, but he is also successful in the fields of acting, music production, and business. He is the founder and CEO of the following companies: No Limit Forever Records. Thanks to that, his total assets up to now have been more than 200 million USD.
Usher is a name known for hip hop, R&B, and pop music. Famous from the 90s of the twentieth century to the present, he has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and won 5 Grammy Awards for himself.
Like Master P, Usher also has a passion for basketball, he is the founder of the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team. In addition, he also owns a famous record label, US Records.
Rapper Drake’s full name is Aubrey Drake Graham. He was born in Canada in 1986. Although he started his career as an actor, he was only famous when he took on the role of a rapper. His single “Best I Ever Had” reached the US Billboard top 100.
When he stopped only as a rapper, he also tried many other fields such as musician, music producer, and actor. Few people know that he has made many famous recordings under the pseudonym Champagne Papi. In 2016, he entered the top of Forbes Five. According to statistics, his total fortune of 180 million USD makes him one of the richest rappers in the world.
Although you are a longtime fan of rap music, you may not know that rapper Ice Cube‘s real name is O’Shea Jackson. He is the author and member of two famous hip-hop groups, C.I.A. and N.W.A. During his lifetime as a rapper, he has won 1 Grammy, 3 Juno Awards, and 6 BET Awards. His total assets up to now reach 160 million USD.
Pharrell Williams is also known by fans as Pharrell. He was born in 1973 in the US. He has many achievements in his rapper career such as 7 Grammy Awards, 2 awards with “The Neptunes”. In addition, he is also a successful fashion designer. Currently, he owns two famous fashion brands, Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream.
Above are the Top 10 richest rappers in the world according to data from 2020-2021. Although the total assets of rappers are somewhat different, each rapper has his unique talents and points. Which rapper’s fan are you and which of their songs do you like the most? Please share it with Top10theworld.com.