Top 10 Richest Rappers
Each artist’s commercial success does not always dictate rap beefs. But, Eminem and Nick Cannon’s beef has been lasting forever, and it looks like it’s going to stay the same for some time now. The rap-icon, Eminem is actually having fun with some of it whereas Nick Cannon thinks that he has already thrashed the Rap God.
Eminem is one of the most commercially successful rappers of all time, with more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, making him one of the richest rappers.
Here’s the list of the rest of the Top 10 Richest Rappers of 2020.
10. Lil Wayne
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., professionally known as Lil Wayne, is one of the very few top-selling artists in the 21st century.
The 37 years old Lil Wayne who is also called Weezy sold over 120 million records worldwide, including more than 15 million albums and 37 million digital tracks in the United States, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. As of 2020, Lil Wayne has a estimated net worth of $120 million.
The 4 times Grammy Award winner currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of his own label, Young Money Entertainment.
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9. Snoop Dogg
West Coast-based rapper Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., aka Snoop Dogg, is one of the most famous rappers of all time.
Since his debut albums, Doggystyle (1992), he has released 16 solo albums. The 48-year-old released his seventeenth solo album; I Wanna Thank Me in 2019. In addition to his music, he has also starred in films including Hot Boyz, Bones and Soul Plane. As of 2020, Snoop Dogg has an estimated net worth of $135 million.
8. Pharell Williams
The extremely successful recording artist/ rapper Pharell Williams is one the few artist who has had massive influence in both R&B and Hip-Hop worlds.
The 13 times Grammy Award Winner has had his second album Girl was released in 2014 and reached #1 on the US R&B chart as well as in Australia, Denmark, Switzerland, and the UK.
Besides that, the 46 years old rapper has produced as well as composed a number of movies including, Despicable Me franchise and Hidden Figures. He is also one of the judges in NBC’s singing competition TV series, The Voice. As of today, Pharell Williams has an estimated of $150 million.
Aubrey Drake Graham, popularly known as Drake has sold 20 million albums and 100 million singles worldwide.
So far Drake has released five studio albums containing his Grammy Award-winning number-one single God’s Plan, and the bounce-infused number one singles Nice for What and In My Feelings. The 33 years old has won a total of 4 Grammy Awards from 44 nominations, as of 2019. As of 2020, Drake has an estimated net worth of $150 million.
6. Master P.
With a net worth of $200 million, Percy Robert Miller, aka Master P. has a well-built business empire that consists of several rap labels, a clothing line, a management company, a high-end travel agency, a film production company and a video game company.
After having his 15 albums released, the rap mogul also embarked on a career in acting, starring in numerous movies, including I Got the Hook-Up, Soccer Mom, and Gone in 60 Seconds.
One of the greatest influencers of all time, Marshall Bruce Mathers III, who is professionally known as Eminem, has an astonishing net worth of $230 million. The multi-platinum selling rapper has won numerous awards, including fifteen Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, and seventeen Billboard Music Awards.
Apart from being the best selling music artist of all time, he has also established his channel, Shade 45, on Sirius XM Radio.
4. Kanye West
Kanye Omari West, mainly recognized as Kanye West is among the most critically acclaimed musicians of the 21st century and has $250 million worth of net worth. The 21 times Grammy Award Winner has had three of his albums included and ranked on Rolling Stone’s 2012 update of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” list.
The 42 years old West is the founder and head of the creative content company DONDA as well as the brand partner of Yeezy Shoes.
3. Dr. Dre
Andre Romelle Young, professionally known as Dr. Dre, is one of the richest figures in the rap-world, collecting an estimated net worth of $820 million. The six-time Grammy Award winner has had his debut album The Chronic make him one of the best selling record artists of 1993.
The 54 years old rapper has also produced and looked over the careers of several rappers, including 2Pac, Eminem, The D.O.C., and Snoop Dogg. He has even starred in movies Set It Off, The Wash and Training Day.
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The second-richest hip-hop recording artist, Sean Combs, aka Diddy, has an estimated net worth of $855 million. His debut album, No Way Out, has been certified seven times platinum.
The three-time Grammy Award winner and the producer of MTV’s Making the Band has also starred in a number of movies including Get Him to Greek, I’m Still Here and Draft Day.
With over 100 million records sold worldwide, Shawn Corey Carter, aka Jay-Z, became the first hip hop billionaire, having collected an astonishing net worth of $1 billion. The 22 time Grammy Award winner has also been honored into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Adding the net worth of his wife, Beyonce, the couple would have a total of $1.5 billion, making them one of the wealthiest power couples. Apart from the music industry, he also has a clothing retailer, Rocawear, as well as the luxury sports bar chain 40/40 Club.
You can never know who might become the richest rapper in the future. But as of now, these are the Top 10 Richest Rappers of 2020.