Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers : There are many rappers in the world, and they have struggled a lot through their life to reach the top level. These rappers have unique features which helped them to gain attention from the public. These popular rappers have many fans all over the world, and they earn a salary which a normal person cannot even expect. Here is a list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers.
10. Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California. He was born on October 20, 1971, in California, US. His career started as a rapper in the year 1992, and he was introduced by Dr Dre of N.W.A. Snoop Dogg is one of the richest rappers in the world, and he sold more than 23 million albums in the United States and thirty-five million albums in worldwide. His net worth is said to be $135 million. He has received attention from all over the world just because of his stunning performances. He has received seventeen Grammy nominations. His first album named Doggystyle was released in 1993 and has gained popularity throughout the world and the album became one in Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
9. LIL Wayne
LIL Wayne also one of the richest rappers in the world. LIL Wayne is also known as Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr was born on September 27, 1982, in Lousiana, US. LIL Wayne began his music career at the age of nine, and he was a member of Cash money Records group. He holds the 9th position on the list and his net worth is estimated to be $135 million. During 1996, he formed a hip pop group called Hot Boys, and they published many albums. His single album named Tha Block is Hot was released in the year 1999 and has gained worldwide attention. His albums like Lights Out (2000) and 500 Degreez (2002), went on to be certified gold. LIL Wayne has received many awards for his great contributions.He came back to the music after he recovered some health problems.
8. Ice Cube
Ice Cube also one in the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. Ice Cube is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer and filmmaker. He was born on June 15, 1969, in California, U.S. He started his career as a member of the hip-hop group named N.W.A. Then he left the group and established his solo career both in music and films. Ice Cube has many fans throughout the world, and his net worth is said to be $140 million. He led a successful career as a rapper, and he sold over fourteen million albums. He also worked with producers of the Showtime television series Barbershop, and the TBS series Are We There Yet?. His lyrics often reflects as political or socio-political, as well as violent, confrontational, and aggressive.
Eminem also one among the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. Eminem is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor and he was born on October 17, 1972, in the United States. He is a member of D12. His first album named Infinite was released in the year 1996 and which gained recognition from all over the world. He rose to fame through his album named The Slim Shady LP for which he received Grammy Award for Best Rap album. Eminem stands one of the top selling hip pop artists of all time, and his net worth is said to be $160 million. Eminem sold more than 50 million albums and 40 million digital downloads. He is still rocking in the industry, and he is the most influential rappers of all time. He had some problems related to his personal life then he more concentrated to the music. Eminem has received sixth Grammy Awards for having the Best Rap Album of the Year.
Birdman holds the sixth position in the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. Birdman is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.He was born on February 15, 1969, in Louisiana, US. He is the founder and public face of cash records and Big Tymers. He had a successful career as a rapper from the late 80’s. Birdman still in the industry and he has received attention from all over the world. He is also famous in business, which helped him to increase his net worth to $170 million. Birdman has released many albums and many tracks with rapper Lil Wayne for building a solo career.
5. 50 Cent
50 Cent also one in the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. 50 Cent is an American Rapper was born on July 6, 1975, In new York, U.S. He is also famous as actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer. He is started selling drugs at the age of twelve, and he left the job to concentrate on music. 50 Cent was introduced by Eminem and signed by Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. He is said to be the most popular rappers of all time. He gained recognition from all over the world due to his outstanding contributions to the music industry. He has a net worth of $270 million. 50 Cent also appeared in his biographical movie named “Get Rich or Die Trying”. He still keeps on entertaining the audience with his great music. 50 cent sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and had received many awards including a Grammy Award, thirteen Billboard Music Awards, six World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and four BET Awards.
4. Master P
Master P also one in the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. He is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, author, filmmaker, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player. He was born on April 29, 1969, in Lousiana, United States. He is the founder and CEO of P. Miller Enterprises, a conglomerate company, and Better Black Television, a cable television network. He was started his career with his solo album in 1991 since then he has released many albums. He is one of the most popular rappers of all time, and he earns around $350 million. He gained fame after the success of his hip pop group TRU as well as his fifth solo rap album ice cream man. His most successful album “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!” gained double platinum.
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Jay-Z holds the third position in the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. He is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. Jay-Z was born on December 4, 1970, in New York, U.S. He is one of the successful hip hop artists in America. He has received attention from all over the world and his net worth at nearly $550 million. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time, and he sold over 75 million albums and had a successful career from 1996. He owes a record label named Roc Nation which deals other successful artists like Kanye West, and Rihanna. Jay-Z married to Beyonce, one of the popular singers in the world. Jay-Z also a successful business man and he earn a lot from his business which is unimaginable for the common people.
2. P. Diddy
P. Diddy holds the second position in the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. He is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer, entrepreneur and actor. He was born on November 4, 1969, in New York City. His first album named No Way Out was released in the year 1997 and which gained attention from all over the world. Then he released many successful albums like Forever (1999), The Saga Continues(2001), and Press Play (2006). He has received many awards including three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, rappers for his stunning contributions to the industry. He is one of the richest rappers of all time and his net worth estimated $700 million. His non-music business ventures include the clothing lines Sean John and “Sean by Sean Combs for which he received a Council of Fashion Designers of America award.
1. Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre holds first position in the list of Top 10 World’s Richest Rappers. He is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.He is the George Foreman of the rap world and he is one of the successfull rappers of all time. Dr.Dre began his career in music in the year 1984. Dr.Dre is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He has released many hit albums and have worked with many popular rappers like Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Xzibit, Knoc-turn’al, 50 Cent. etc. His solo album named The Chroic was released in the year 1992 which gained attention from the world. He earned many awards including Grammy award. Dre is also from Compton, California and he too will be appeared in “Straight Outta Compton” as one of the members of NWA.