Kanye West Net Worth: $145 Million
Kanye West Net Worth: $145 million. Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia to parents Dr. Donda C. West and Ray West.
Kanye West has made his net worth as a rapper, record producer, songwriter, fashion designer, and businessman. He has released seven studio albums since 2004. His debut album The College Dropout came in at number two on the Billboard 200 chart. Kanye’s songs “Gold Digger” and “Stronger” made it to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Kanye West began his career in the mid-1990’s as a record producer working for Roc-a-Fella Records which was owned in part by Jay-Z. Kanye went on to create his own record label and production company called Good Music in 2004.
Another one of Kanye’s business ventures is KW Foods LLC, a restaurant company which owns the Fatburger restaurant franchise. In 2015, Kanye became the co-owner, along with sixteen other artist including Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Madonna, of the music streaming service Tidal.
Kanye has also gotten into the fashion world. He tried his hand at a clothing line called Pastelle Clothing but the line was cancelled in 2009. He has since designed shoes for such companies as Nike and Louis Vuitton. In 2011, he created another fashion line for women called DW Kanye West.
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