Kanye West Net Worth in 2022: Ye, commonly known as Kanye West, is an American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer.
Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West gained recognition as a producer at Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, releasing singles for a variety of artists as well as creating his own “chipmunk soul” sampling style.
With the intention of pursuing the solo career as a rapper, he dropped his studio debut album, The College Dropout in 2004, with great commercial and critical success. He later established his own record label, GOOD Music.
He is widely considered as one of the most influential hip-hop artists ever and among the most highly acclaimed artists from his generation.
Kanye West Net Worth 2022
What is Kanye West net worth? According to Forbes, Ye has an estimated net worth of $2 billion as of 2022.
However, the rapper in an interview corrected Jason Lee on Hollywood Unlocked and said he wasn’t just a “billion-dollar man” but a $10 billion man.
Kanye West said that he’s worth $10 Billion on Hollywood Unlocked. pic.twitter.com/rU8LOUwXHM
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And, that’s because, according to HipHopDX, Kanye West is selling off parts of his Wyoming assets, which are said to be netting him a small fortune.
Ye was born June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia, as Kanye Omari West. When his parents divorced, at the age of three, he moved with his mom to Chicago, Illinois.
His father, Ray West, is a former Black Panther and was one of the first black photojournalists at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Later, Ray became a Christian counselor, and in 2006, he opened his own business, the Good Water Store and Cafe in Lexington Park, Maryland, using the startup capital of his son.
West’s mother, Dr. Donda C. West (nee Williams), was a professor of English at Clark Atlanta University, and the Chair of the English Department at Chicago State University, before retirement to become his manager.