Kanye West becomes richest African American in history – worth 6.6 billion US dollars

Kanye West net worth

Kanye West has been recorded the wealthiest African American ever recorded in history. Forbes reported that Kanye West is worth approximately over R6.6 billion dollars (R98 Billion Rand) from his asserts and partnerships combined.

Kanye West (43) popularly known with for music production and award-winning rap has accumulated billions from his clothing and apparel investments which have paid off over the years of hard work.

Bloomberg reports that Kanye West’s Yeezy brand is currently valued at $.3.2 billion (R47 billion) and the partnership between Yeezy and Gap could bring in more than $900 million (R12 billion).

Kanye West has the full creative control and ownership of Yeezy but also has a partnership with Adidas and AG worth $3 million (R44 million)

The Breakfast Club an American radio station reports that Kanye West has R123 million (R1.8 billion) in cash and stocks, $110 Million (R1.4 billion) in SKIMS investment, $68 million (R1 billion) in buildings and improvements, $48 million (R700 million) in land and personal asserts.

Kanye West has made $100 million (R1.5 billion) from his music worth of nine studio albums and three collaborative albums. Kanye West also has millions of dollars invested in livestock, artwork, and machinery.