- Kanye West has just become a billionaire and we don’t even have to explain why
- He has now levelled up, joining the real hip-hop OG himself, Jay-Z, and even surpassing his green by $300 million
- Forbes says Kanye has his sneaker brand, Yeezy, and record label, G.O.O.D Music, to thank for his riches
Kanye West has just become a billionaire and we don’t even have to explain why the man is next-level lit and he’s married to Kim K.
Becoming a billionaire an achievement that most don’t even dream of because it’s that big of an accomplishment.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Kanye has officially earned his billionaire badge, just another title to hype up his already inflated ego – he all about that brag life.
Kanye has now levelled up, joining the real hip-hop OG himself, Jay-Z. Looking at the success both these men have achieved, one can see just how hard it is to bag billionaire status.
In saying that Kanye has actually surpassed Jay-Z’s net worth, according to Forbes. Kanye’s green is sitting at $1.3 billion dollars, $300 million more than Jay Z.
It is said that Kanye’s billionaire status was made possible by his undeniably lit sneaker empire. Yeezy’s are one of, if not the, hottest sneaker range out there. Forbes said, “In just a few years, Kanye has created a brand that’s challenging Nike’s Air Jordan for sneaker world supremacy.”
Another big moneymaker for Kanye has been G.O.O.D Music. Forbes estimates that the record label is worth over $90 million.
Kanye is officially the richest man in hip-hop!
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