The latest Forbes issue featuring Kanye West is a legend in the entertainment industry. Congratulations to Kanye West as he becomes the richest rapper in the world. The publication says the fashionista rapper, who possesses great covet, get a glimpse into his finances, valued at $1.3bn (£1.04bn).
Kanye West Richest Rapper In The World
The 42-year-old star is the most selling brand of the past 20 years. Also, his stake in the Yeezy trainer line, which Forbes describes as “one of the great retail stories of the century”, worth $1.26bn (£1.0bn). Forbes said the assurance of assets provided to them by West’s team lists $17m in cash (£13.6m) and $35m in stocks (£28m).
Despite now being officially classed as a billionaire, West was unhappy with Forbes and claimed they had undervalued him. “It’s not a billion,” West reportedly said in a text to the magazine. “It’s 3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count.