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Kanye West: Behold the rapper’s 2017 net worth



Kanye West is one of the world’s famous American hip-hop artist and his present net worth is $160 million. He is a record producer, songwriter, singer, actor, film producer, screenwriter, businessman, fashion designer, Music Video Director.

He left college to pursue a musical career, producing tracks for Jay-Z and released his first album “The College Dropout” in 2002. As a result, Kanye West’s net worth has increased over the years.

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Kanye West is 40 years old and was born on June, 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He began his career in the music industry in 1996. His music production credits where he achieved recognition include an artist talent such as Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Jay-Z, and John Legend.

His albums include graduation 808s & heartbreak, late Registration, my Beautiful dark twisted fantasy and chart-toppers that received songs commercial success, and these albums also enhanced to a greater extent Kanye West’s increased net worth.

Kanye West’s music has earned him universal praise and 21 Grammy Awards. Kanye clothing line and shoe designing business have also facilitated his remarkable success and high increase in his net worth. In 2009, Kanye West debuted the line of shoes he designed for the luxury goods brand Louis Vuitton thereby expanding Kanye West net worth.

Kanye West has fantastic net worth was $100 Million in 2014 while in 2016, his net worth was estimated $145 million.

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Kanye West has sold over 21 million albums worldwide, resulting in a boost of his net worth dating back to The College Dropout in 2002 to pursue a musical career, producing tracks for Jay-Z which debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and eventually went triple platinum in the United States. He has also won more than 40 significant music awards, including 21 Grammys, seven BET awards, and two American Music Awards.

One of Kanye West’s fleet of cars

Kanye West lives a flamboyant and lavish lifestyle which is proved by his magnificent mansions across the world. One of the magnificent houses is in California which he bought for $1.75 million in 2003 and listed it in 2010 for $3,995,000, thus added to his net worth.

One of kanye West’s Mansion

The grand mansion was colorfully designed by a renowned Italian architectural designer, Claudio Silvestrin. With the net worth of $120 million, Kanye West owns some of few most luxurious homes around the world and been to most exotic places for holiday.

The rapper choice in vehicles is extremely luxuriant in taste and style as he also own customized fleet of cars such as Mercedez G63, Aston Martin DB9, Porsche Panamera, Lamborghini Gallardo, Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, Lambo Aventador Crash, Mercedes Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss and many others.

One of Kanye West’s fleet of cars

Kanye West is presently married to Kim Kardashian and they have a daughter North West and recently gave birth to a son, Saint West.

Kanye West and his wife, Kim with their two children

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