Kanye West Net Worth

Net Worth: $147 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music, Fashion
  • Birth Place Illinois, chicago, United States
  • Height 5' 10" (1.79 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Kim Kardashian)
  • Full Name Kanye Omari West
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth June 8, 1977
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Weight 159 lbs (72 kg)
  • Occupation Rapper, Record producer, Musician
  • Education Chicago State University
  • Children 1 (North West)
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About Kanye West

American rapper, singer, and record producer, Kanye Omari West, has an estimated net worth of $147 million in 2015. Kanye West went from hip-hop beatmaker to worldwide hitmaker, as his stellar production work for Jay-Z led to a major-label recording contract and, ultimately, a wildly successful solo career.

The self-proclaimed Louis Vuitton Don returns to Forbes 2011 list of Celebrity 100,after a year in exile following his dramatic interruption of Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards. His album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, hit stores in November (2010), earned critical raves and quickly went platinum. Next up: Watch the Throne, a collaboration with Jay-Z. As of May 2010 to May 2011 Kanye has earn $16 million according to Forbes Magazine. Kanye West has been known to speak his mind, which can sometimes get him into trouble (ahem, Taylor Swift’s VMA acceptance speech). West also runs his own record label GOOD Music, home to artists such as John Legend, Common and Kid Cudi. Born Kanye Omari West on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.


Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Kanye West's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2015 $22 Million
Earnings 2014 $30 Million
Earnings 2013 $20 Million
Record Sales Jun. 2013

Estimated Earnings from Yeesus Sales (630 Thousand Copies)

Earnings 2012 $35 Million
Earnings 2011 $16 Million
Record Sales Aug. 2011

Estimated Earnings from Watch The Throne Album Sales with Jay-Z (2.417 Million Copies)

Ticket Sales 2011

Gross earnings of Watch the Throne tour

Earnings 2010 $12 Million
Record Sales Nov. 2010

Estimated Earnings from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Album Sales (1.3 Million Copies)

Earnings 2009 $25 Million
Earnings 2008 $30 Million
Record Sales Nov. 2008

Estimated Earnings from 808 & Heartbreak Album Sales (1.7 Million Copies)

Earnings 2007 $17 Million
Record Sales Sep. 2007

Estimated Earnings from Graduation Album Sales (2.7 Million Copies)

Earnings 2005 N/A
Record Sales Aug. 2005

Estimated Earnings from Late Registration Album Sales (3.1 Million Copies)

Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales Feb. 2004

Estimated Earnings from The College Dropout Album Sales (7.3 Million Copies)

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