Top 10 Richest Rappers of All Time
10. Nicki Minaj
She is the only female rapper in the list with the total net worth of $80 million. She has paired up with Eminem, Jay Z and Lil Wayne several times to get the best for the public. She has also been named as the hottest rapper of the industry due to curvy and well maintained figure which she loves to expose. She saw new heights of success after the launch of her album Pink Friday. She started her career with special appearances in different rap videos.
9. Kanye West
With the total net worth of $100 million Kanye West is at number 9th in the list. Born in the year 1977 in Georgia Kanye West is also known for the voice over and singing abilities which he has demonstrated from time to time. He has recorded many music albums of the rapper Jay Z including the very famous hit of “The College Dropout’. His famous raps are “Good Life” and “Jesus Walks” which lead him to the Grammy Awards.
8. Lil Wayne
Real name of this rapper is Dwayne Carter and he holds 7th position in the list. It is also to be noted that the overall performance of the star has always been appreciated even by the critics and he has received generally positive reviews from his fans. Born in the year 1985 Lil Wayne has a total net worth of $110 and he has been very successful in the industry throughout. He is composer of hit albums like Lollipop, Tha Block is Hot, True Stories and The Carter. He was very fond of rapping even in his childhood.
7. Marshall Mathers
Better known by his stage name Eminem the star is regarded as the best rapper of the world although he holds 7th position when it comes to wealth. His team with Royce D 5’9 under the name of bad meets evil was something that raised him to fame. Even if we look at the charts of all American Music channels in the year 1999 they all are filled up with the lyrics of this white rapper. Born in the year 1972 Eminem has a total net worth of $120 million. Most famous tracks include “A Kiss” and “Lose Yourself”.
6. Snoop Dogg
Originally known for many hits Calvin Boradus is one of the most successful rappers of all times. He lives in the city of New York and enjoys the fame of the music industry to his heart’s fill. His lifestyle, way of rapping and composition is loved by millions around the world. He is a professional marketer which is also one of the biggest sources of his income. He gave many hits to the music industry and it is worth mentioning that his album Doggystyle is regarded as the most successful album of his career with 100 million copies sold worldwide.
Bryan Williams commonly known by the stage name of birdman is a rapper who has a total net worth of $150 million. Actually he is a part time rapper with a huger business and he is also a philanthropist. He is the CEO of famous company Cash Money Record Register and he is also the co founder of this successful organization. His other businesses include YMCMB clothing and GT vodka which show that his personality has a built in business ability. He is also known for brining Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne into the music industry.
4. 50 cent
Curtis Jackson aka 50 cent has a total net worth of $260 million and he holds the 4th position in the list. He is the most successful rappers when it comes to palpable business mind as he considers rap as his business. He is also the one who promoted the gangsta rap genre with a new look and promoted the music to all corners of the world. Stake in Vitamin water is one of the biggest hits of the industry that he produced. He also holds the record of nomination for 11 Grammy awards from the hip hop rap genre.
3. Dr Dre.
Andrew young famously known as Dr. Dre is a rap star whose total net worth is $ 350 million. He holds the third position in the list. Born in the year 1965 and he is also regarded as a successful businessman. He is the owner of beats by Dre headphones and it has also contributed a lot towards the accumulation of wealth for him. He is also regarded as a teacher who helped many artists to launch their career like Eminem, Snoop Dogg and 50 cent due to his charismatic personality and leading attitude.
2. Jay Z
Real name of this rap star is Shawn Carter and he is second in the list with a total net worth of $ 460 million. Born in the year 1969 the rap star entered the industry in the year 1980 when he launcjed his first album and also sung his first rap. One of the most unique talents that set him apart is that he is known for the variations and the style that he adopts while rapping. Most successful albums of his include Rocawear clothing and live nation that contributed a lot towards his career.
1. Sean P.Diddy Combs
Originally called Puff Diddy, Sean Diddy is the richest rapper among the community of the artists of same genre. Born in the year 1969 Sean Diddy is currently resides in the New York city and is regarded as one of the most successful music composers as well. He is known for his innovations and overall strategy that is very obvious in each video he shoots. Sean Diddy has a current net worth of around 700 million dollars and he tops the list with distinction. It is also worth mentioning that dirty money and press play were his most successful albums of all times.