Omari West better known as Kanye west was born June 8, 1977. He is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur.
All you need to know about Kanye West
Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago. The artist was known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the 2000s. And producing hit singles for artists such as Jay Z and Alicia Keys. West really intent on being a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album
He went on to pursue a variety of different styles on subsequent albums Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and 808s & Heartbreak (2008).
In 2010, he released his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to rave reviews from critics. The following year he collaborated with Jay Z on the joint LP Watch the Throne (2011).
West released his sixth album,Yeezus, to further critical praise. The Life of Pablo, was released in 2016, that was his 7th album.
He got married 2014 to a television personality Queen Kim Kardashian, has also been subject to widespread media coverage. In the list of the most acclaimed musicians of the our century he’s among and he’s practically one of the best-selling artists. West sold up to 35 million albums and 100 million digital downloads across the globe.
West has won 21 Grammy Awards. This makes an awarded artists of our time and most Grammy-awarded artist to debuted in this 21st century.
Kanye West Net Worth
What is Kanye West net worth? In the year 2014, Kanye West placed as the 20th wealthiest celebrity on the Forbes list, where is he now?
In February 2016, Kanye shocked fans by making the announcement that he was in a whole load of debt.
He wrote: “I write this to you my brothers while still 53million dollars in personal debt… Please pray we overcome… This is my true heart…
Also he wrote that His dreams brought me into debt also said he’s close to seeing the light of day.”
However, even declaring bankruptcy in the US does not necessarily mean you are completely broke, sometimes, it is simply used to manage debt or as an accounting procedure and shouldn’t be interpreted as meaning the debtor has no money.
Many people, including the new US President Donald Trump, have filed for bankruptcy multiple times.
But although Kanye claims he is lacking physical cash, he definitely makes up for it in real estate.
West Break Through
In 2013, Kim and Kanye both moved into a £7million mansion, spending over £1.5million on renovations alone.
It was also reported that they purchased a £15.6million pad in Hidden Hills, California. Which is still in the re-vamping process.
If that wasn’t enough, their property empire continues to sprawl across the globe, as they’re house owners in Paris and New York City.
Kanye’s have expensive taste, this could be a reason why his bank account balance hit rock bottom.
He has splurged on pricey gifts for Kim, including Birkin bags. A luxe Louis Vuitton fur coat and a £3.5 million Lorraine Schwartz engagement ring.
It’s not just his partner that Kanye’s famous for, as he’s splashed the cash on behalf of friends and other family members.
He bought his kid North a diamond tiara, it’s also been reported that he spent £26,000 on a golden skull gift for fellow recording artist Jay-Z.
Even with all this expenses and spending from the pop star. Kanye West reportedly has a net worth of $66 Million.
As of 2019, Kayne West net worth is around $240m.