Top 10 Richest Rappers in the World 2017
Everyone is looking for the perfect source of earning to be richest person in this world and for this try to find those ways which change their status because money is everything in this world and respect is all about the wealth.
People are moving towards those sides which may raise their worth in months. Showbiz industry as well music industry both believed to be life changing fields regarding huge income. According to today’s requirements, jobs are not enough to fulfill the demands, hence everyone try to establish their own business.
while when it comes to talk about music celebrities earnings, the musicians and vocalists as well rappers are on the top even they all demand huge amount for single project. We designed a list of top 10 richest rappers in world 2016 in terms of their average of net worth. The names of top ten richest rappers are given below.
10. Eminem (Net Worth: $120 Million)
Marshall Bruce Mathers III better known by his stage name Eminem has become one of the famous rapper globally but stirred industry in the early 1990s with the group D12. He was born with multiple talents that why has been working successfully as an actor, songwriter, record producer in entertainment industry. Eminem from Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States is among the world’s top ten wealthiest rappers with estimated large net worth of $120 Million. He received the title of the King of Hip Hop by Rolling Stone that also ranked his name on 83rd place on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
9. Kanye West (Net Worth: $130 Dollars)
Kanye Omari West from Atlanta, Georgia, United States is a creator of the record label GOOD Music and creative content company DONDA. He was born on June 8, 1977, while better known as an American recording artist, fashion designer, director, songwriter and record producer worldwide. West is also among the top ten richest rappers globally with approximately enormous income of $130 Dollars so far. The black American rapper rose to fame when got married with American one of the hottest, famous socialite Kim Kardashian, whereas his songs are tempts people to do some rock in dance clubs as well in late night parties.
8. Lil Wayne (Net Worth: $135 million)
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. from Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, was born on September 27, 1982 and better known as Lil Wayne after joining the American music industry. The successful American rap mogul has its net worth of 135 million dollars, became part of Cash Money Records music label in 1991 and released his first solo album ‘Tha Block Is Hot’ same year which was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Wayne Carter III is most successful rap star worldwide even rose to fame in 1996 when developed the southern hip hop group Hot Boys alongside Cash Money label-mates Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil’ Doogie.
7. Snoop Dogg (Net Worth: $135 Million)
America’s one of the famous and richest rappers was born in Long Beach, California on 20 October, 1971. Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. better know when rolled out his debut album ‘Doggystyle’ in 1993 sponsored by Death Row Records which attained number one rank on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Most expensive black rap star has also arranged successful musical tours all over the world as well was seen on numerous television series and film even has been hosted WrestleMania events. He has formed a production company, Snoopadelic Films and comes on seventh place as richest rapper in 2015 with a estimated net worth of 135 million dollars.
6. 50 Cent (Net Worth: $140 Million)
South Jamaica, Queens, New York born one of the wealthiest rap stars Curtis James Jackson III is among the richest musicians in America with reported net worth of $140 million, at age of 12, started drugs selling during the 1980s crack epidemic but suddenly something went good as decided to join music industry. However, Eminem discovered his hidden talent in 2002 and emerged one of the most influential and successful rappers in America by signing an agreement with Shay Records, Aftermath Entertainment Records. 50 Cent has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, whereas awarded by several titles such 13 Billboard Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards, a Grammy Award, and 4 BET Awards for his best.
5. Birdman (Net Worth: $170 Million Dollars)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States born Bryan Williams better known by his stage name Birdman is a popular American rapper as well co-founder of Cash Money records. Nonetheless, Birdman adopted rap mogul Lil Wayne even the father and son has worked together in several solo singles of Birdman. He has launched many albums as well singles so far, though his every task became most favorite of all over the world. Even his albums came out best selling in United States of America that what made him richest rapper worldwide. The well-established businessperson, Birdman’s net worth is nearly 170 million dollars which secures his fifth rank.
4. Master P (Net Worth: $350 Million)
Percy Robert Miller from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, better known by his stage names as Master P and P. Miller. He is on fourth position in top 10 richest rappers in the world 2015, is a former basketball player, record producer, actor, entrepreneur and most popular American rapper. The founder of record label No Limit Records, rose to fame with the success of his hip-hop group TRU in late 1990 even his fifth solo rap album ‘Ice Cream Man’ which stirred in markets with its massive sale. Forbes ranked Master P in its one of the top 10 highest paid rappers in the world, a net worth of 350 million dollars.
3. Dr. Dre (New Worth: $550 Million Dollars)
The chief executive officer of Aftermath entertainment and CEO of Beats Electronics, Andre Romelle Young was born on February 18, 1965. One of the most expensive American rapper, Dr. Dre is on third place in richest rappers in the World. Dr. Dre from Compton, California, United States has also helped other renowned rappers Eminem, Xzibit, D.O.C., Snoop Dogg, Knoc-turn’al, 50 Cent, The Game and Kendrick Lamar. Nevertheless, Dr. Dre has estimated net worth of 550 million dollars. The most richest rap star rose to fame with his solo debut The Chronic which was out in 1992 with Death Row Records, for which Dr. Dre came out one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993 as well recieved a Grammy Award for the single “Let Me Ride”.
2. Jay-Z (Net Worth: $560 Million Dollars)
He is the only one who emerged the world’s best-selling artists of all time hence has estimated net worth of net worth of $560 million dollars that locked his second rank in richest rappers in the world list in 2016. Shawn Corey Carter from Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States better known by his stage identity Jay Z who also made his reputation so strong as successful businessperson in United States of America. The second richest rapper in the world, Jay Z got married one of the most popular songstress Beyonce in 2008 but not publicly announced. He has bagged 16 Grammy Awards for his helpful involvement in the global entertainment industry.
1. Sean Combs (Net Worth: 700 Million)
Sean John Combs was born on 4 November, 1969 in Harlem, New York City, United States, known by his stage name P. Diddy and Puff Daddy. He has become one of the richest rap star all over the world with highest net worth digits of 700 million dollars. P. Diddy is also a renowned actor, record producers, rapper and well-established businessman, though a major part of his wealth based on his own privately held fashion lifestyle company Sean John which was formed in 1998. One of the wealthiest rapper made his music debut with album ‘No Way Out (1997)’ that was certified seven times platinum. After the huge success of first album, confidently rolled out other albums like Forever in 1999, The Saga Continues… in 2001 and Press Play in 2006 these all received critical acclaim all around the world.