Kanye West net worth is $130 million.
He is a bad boy and he is not afraid to show it. Kanye West is known due to his music and his contradictory behavior. He is one of the most successful rappers in the world.
Kanye West Biography
Kanye West date of birth is on the 8th of June, 1977. Kanye West nationality is American. He is Afro-American ethnically. The future celebrity was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Kanye West childhood the boy spent in Chicago. His parents split, when he was just 3.
From that moment Kanye West birthday he celebrated with his mother, English professor. But he spent summer holidays with his father, a decorated photographer.
Kanye attended Polaris High School but studying was not his cup of tea. The schoolboy liked music so much and he spent all his free time, trying his hand as a rapper.
But he became a producer instead of it. Kanye met Jay Z and produced his album, named “The Blue Print”. Their cooperation was so successful, that other TV star started to sign the deals with Kanye West too. Thus he became popular as a producer, but didn’t forget about his dreams to become a rapper.
He recorded his demo and started to promote it. Later Kanye West signed the deal with Roc-A-Fella Records (the company of Jay Z). In 2002 he started to record his first studio album, but was interrupted by a car accident. The rapper slept on the wheel and was involved into a terrible crash.
When the musician got recovered, he finished to record his album and released his “The College Dropout” in 2004. He sold more than 2, 5 million copies within the first week and thus he got popular and quite rich.
Kanye West Salary
Per year: $30 million
Per month: $2, 5 million
Per week: $625,000
Per day: $90,000
The main source of Kanye West income is his singing. He gets money from selling copies of his albums (now he has 6 of them), from reviews of his videos at YouTube and from selling of tickets for his shows. But Kanye West music is not the only source of his income.
He also earns money as a producer. He works with many famous stars like Beyonce and Ludacris.
Kanye West had one more commercial success, when tried his forces as a designer. He designed shoes for the famous label Louis Vuitton and it made him $10 million richer. So, Kanye West songs, his work of a producer and designer, his endorsement deals and guest appearances in various TV shows helped the musician to make $30 million annually.
But Kanye West is not just rich. He is also happy in his personal life.
Kanye West Personal Life
Kanye West was very close with his mother, but when she tragically died in 2007, he felt, he was ready to create his own family. He dated a designer Alexis Phifer and then had a short love affair with the model Amber Rose.
In 2012 Kanye started to date the reality star Kim Kardashian. In June, 2013 they welcomed their first daughter. After that Kanye proposed to Kim in public. She accepted the proposal and in October that very year they got married.
Kanye West took part in his wife’s family show “Keeping up with the Kardashians”, where he told, they dream about the second child. In December, 2015 their dream came true as they had a son.
Kanye West House
- Beverly Hills Home – $3, 3 million
This house Kanye West has bought in 2003, when he was a bachelor. The house is luxurious and roomy. It was called in press “something between a museum and Louis Vuitton boutique”. The house has six bedrooms and four bathrooms. The kitchen is designed in French style.
- Hollywood Hills Home – $4 million
They say, it is not the only one house at Hollywood Hills that Kanye West owns. It has three bedrooms and four bathrooms. The walls of the mansion are decorated with pictures and cartoons. The dining room of the house is luxurious. Its ceiling is decorated with frescoes.
- New York Apartment – $1, 8 million
Kanye West Cars
- Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren – $450,000
- Aston Martin DB9 – $187,515
- Mercedes G500 – $116,325
- 2012 Lamborghini Aventador – $400,000
- Lamborghini Gallardo – $200,000