The list here though contains the names of world’s richest rappers but they are also among those and hit the list of rappers which are very much liked by people. People are simply crazy about their albums. Flow, lyrics, beats and voice of these rappers is so perfect that no one can easily beat them. There are many rappers whose sources of wealth is not only rapping but also their other business. Most of the listed below rappers are record producers and business men. The top riches rappers on the planet have been numbered as:
1. Sean Diddy Combs
Puff Diddy is the former name of this renowned artist, Sean Diddy Combs who born on November 6, 1969. Diddy Combs is a resident of New York, United States of America. Sean Diddy Combs is the world’s richest and most innovative rapper who has bagged on an around 580 million dollars. His career as a musician and his business ventures has brought him to this huge stand. Sean Combs is a drop out from Howard University. In addition of being a great and rich rapper, Sean Diddy Combs is also one of the most wanted hip hoppers as well as one of the most liked actors. Dirty Money and Press Play were his biggest hit and highly profitable albums. His major business ventures include record label Bad Boy, television shows and guest appearances. But those endeavors which brought him to this level were clothing line Sean John and Ciroc vodka. Sean Combs is also a winner of many Grammy Awards as well as two MTV Music Video Awards.
2. Shawn Jay-Z Carter
Shawn Jay-Z Carter is the second largest rapper all over the world. He was born on December 4, 1969. Jay-Z Carter is also very famous with the title “King of Variations and Variety”. 1980 was the year of his first release. This excellent rapper is a superb occasional actor too. His net income according to April 2012 has been estimated as 460 million dollars. Great diversity in his music and living style gives him a very unique appreciation. His portfolio consists of his input in fashion, shares in New Jersey, music and restaurant business, and much more impressive ventures. Specifically, sale of his Rocawear clothing line and his deal with Live Nation contributed a lot to bring him to second position in the list. Vol. 3…..Life and Times of S. Carter is the most famous album of this American rapper. He is the winner of ten Grammy’s.
3. Andrew Dr. Dre Young
The born name of Dr. Dre is actually Andre Ramelle Young. His birth year is 1965. Andrew Dr. Dre Young is a rich rapper, record producer and entrepreneur by profession. Beats by Dre Headphones is the biggest money making thing of Andrew Young. Andrew Young was a founding member of N.W.A. (Niggaz with Attitude). His primal desires are very appealing i.e. good looks, celebrity, and bone-rattling bass. Net worth is 350 million dollars. He is the one of the guys responsible behind launching the careers of many rapper artists like Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 cent and many more. This legendary super producer possesses a leading attitude on the planet. He has given best rap releases at times but he had no new launch of any of his albums in last ten years.
4. Curtis 50 Cent Jackson
Curtis 59 Cent Jackson has made 260 million dollars being the favorite of billions of people. He is quite passionate about his mansions and cars. Curtis Jackson is a man with great personality and palpable business mind. The hit releases of 50 cent include Massacre, Get Rich or Die Tryin, and many more. People consider him as a legitimate figure amongst the gangsta rap genre. Sale of his stake in Vitamin Water was the biggest of his income. Moreover, sale of his video games, merchandise, books, and music also served a great fortune for him. He was nominated for eleven Grammy Awards at his first attempt itself in the music world. Curtis Jackson also plays many roles in many movies and documentaries and hence is very much wanted on television.
5. Bryan Birdman Williams
150 million dollars is the net worth of this world famous music artist named Bryan Birdman Williams. He was born on 15th February in 1969. Birdman is also an executive producer and philanthropist. The very well-known Cash Money Records register Bryan Birdman Williams as its CEO along with the title of Co-founder. On date, he is the world’s fourth richest rapper. This man with super business status has his major wealth source as label. YMCMB clothing line and GT Vodka are the recent launches of Bryan Birdman Williams. He has given many efforts in bringing up the known rappers like Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne, etc. He is the most liked real hip hop hero. Being a successful man he is expert at keeping the earnings on increase.
6. Calvin Snoop Dogg Broadus
Snoop Dogg, a very renowned rapper all over the world is a resident of United States. He crosses his net worth to around 130 million dollars. “Doggystyle”, Snoop Dogg’s first album rose him to great fame. he has contributed rap to large number of soundtracks recorded by Dr.Dre. His exceptional performance style, superb and fine music skills, as well as his swanky lifestyle is liked and loved by laks of people even today. He is an iconic rapper who along with it is also resilient and wealthiest. His resemblance to Peanuts’ top canine titled him such nick name called Snoop. Snoop is also a marketer which is one of the biggest sources of his wealth.
7. Marshall Eminem Mathers
Eminem’s birth name is actually Marshall Bruce Marthers III and he was born on 17th October 1972. He has been a great rapper since his high school times and today one of the richest rappers in the world too. Net worth of Eminem has been calculated to approximate of 120 million dollars. 1999 US charts were all covered with the burst of this white rapper. The 5.8 inches 41 year old Eminem is the winner of many consecutive awards including Grammy Awards, Best Rap Album Grammy Awards, Wake Up Shows Freestyle Performer of the Year Award, etc. The sources of wealth of Eminem are his rapping, song writing, acting, record producer and many other businesses. His out-standing tracks “Lose Yourself” and “Just Don’t Give a Fuck” enthralled the world.
8. Dwayne Lil Wayne Carter
“A Milli”, “Lollipop”, “Tha Block is Hot”, “True Stories”, “Tha Carter” etc. are some hit and known albums of Lil Wayne. The estimated net worth of this American rapper is 110 million dollars. He was born in 1982 and is fond of creating rhymes since his very childhood. The main or say the only biggest source of Wayne’s wealth is his rapping. Lil Wayne is also a winner of large number of Grammy Awards. Wayne has faced laws couple of times being fond of smoking marijuana. Wayne always remembers his roots despite of many huge successes.
9. Kanye West
The ninth richest rapper on this planet is Kayne West with an estimated net worth of 100 million dollars. His full name is Kayne Omari West and he was born in 1977 in Georgia. West is not only a famous rich rapper but he is also an amazing singer and record producer. He has produced so many tracks for Jay-Z. His album “The College Dropout” became the best rap album with the sold of more than 3 million copies. “Good Life” and “Jesus Walks” paved his way to the Beat Rap Song Grammy Awards. Youngsters especially are very crazy about Kayne’s albums.
10. Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj is the world’s female richest rapper and overall world’s seventh richest rapper. Nicki Minaj, an American rapper, hottest rapper of all times was born in 1982. Lil Wayne, champion of hip-hop music, was the one to introduce her career. This gorgeous and sexy lady possesses an amazing and superb style. “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded the Re-Up” album launched in 2012 contributed a lot to lift her up among other rappers. Net worth of Nicky Minaj touches 80 million dollars. Her guest appearances in many volumes and her mix tapes gave her big breakthrough. She has built such a place in the rapping that every singer now wants Nicki to rap on their songs.