Now worth a whopping $6.6 billion, producer, rapper, and fashion mogul Kanye West, is the richest African American in the United States, according to Forbes Magazine.
Led by his popular Yeezy brand, which has partnered with adidas and Gap Inc., the brand is now worth between $3.2 billion and $4.7 billion by UBS Group AG.
The rapper who is on the verge of splitting from her superstar wife Kim Kadarshian has also amassed $122 million in cash and stock and $110 million from his music catalog.
The 43-year-old’s worth is led by his Yeezy line which is now in partnership with Adidas AG and Gap Inc, with the business valued between $3.2 billion and $4.7 billion.
According to Bloomberg, the upcoming collaboration between Yeezy and Gap – which is set to hit stores this summer – “could be worth as much as $970 million of that total”.
As well as having $1.7 billion in other assets, ‘Ye has $110 million from his music catalogue and $122 million in cash.
News of Kanye’s worth comes days after his 22nd Grammy win for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for his LP Jesus Is King.
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