Kanye West Net Worth

Kanye West

Quick Facts

Net Worth$400 Million
Date of BirthJune 8, 1977
Age41 years old
ProfessionRecord Producer, Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer
CountryUnited States of America

Kanye West Net Worth

American record producer turned rapper, singer, actor, and fashion designer Kanye Omari West, better known as Kanye West, has made much of his fortune from his successful music career. As of 2024. Kanye West’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million.

Born on 18th June 1977, in Atlanta Georgia, he was raised by his single mother, who worked as a teacher. He spent most of his childhood in Chicago before moving to China along with his mother when he was 10 as a part of an education exchange. He was the only foreigner in his class. West got a grant from the American Academy of Art but soon exchanged it with the University of Chicago. However, he dropped out of college to begin his journey in the music industry and started producing music for Roc-A-Fella Records.

West soon moved to New York to work for Jay Z. West’s commitments to Jay-Z’s 2001 release “Blueprint” persuaded him to sign him as a rapper to his label. He released his debut album, “The College Dropout”, which went on to become a sensational album and peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard 200. It is his bestselling album in the US to date. He continued his rapping career, and subsequently released a host of albums, including Late Registration”, “Graduation”, “808s & Heartbreak” and “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”. All of them were commercially successful and earned him critical acclaim.

Kanye West is also a successful entrepreneur who owns several businesses in Chicago, including a chain of Fatburger restaurants, a line of athletic shoes for Nike called Air Yeezy, and another shoe line with Louis Vuitton. West has earned numerous awards, including 21 Grammys, 9 BET Awards, and 2 American Music Awards. He is also known for his work in charities and philanthropy under his Kanye West Foundation.

West released Yeezus in 2013, which ranked #1 on the Billboard 200 and in addition on the US R&B and US Rap charts and in four different nations. He released another album The Life of Pablo in 2016 and came to #1 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the US Rap and US R&B charts. West’s single “FourFiveSeconds” (with Rihanna and Paul McCartney) came to #1 on the US R&B charts. Kanye was nominated for six Grammy Awards in 2017.

West is married to his longtime friend Kim Kardashian in 2014. The couple have three children together, North West, Chicago West, and Saint West. They live in a $20 million luxury house in Hidden Hills California that includes two swimming pools and a vineyard. Kayne West has quite a few collections of luxury brand cars, including Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, and Prombron.

As of 2024, Kanye West has accumulated a net worth of $400 million, earned through a successful music career.