Kanye West net worth 2022: How rapper went from college dropout to billionaire

Kanye West net worth 2022: How rapper went from college dropout to billionaire

Kanye Omari West grew up in Chicago under the mentorship of DJ No I.D. He dropped out of Chicago State University to pursue music.

West started making waves in 2000 while working as a producer at Roc-A-Fella Records.

Today, He has sold 140 million albums/singles in his career and his music catalog is worth $110 million.

Kanye West has a net worth of $6.6 billion, making him the richest Black person in America.

While his albums generate revenue of $1.5 billion, his Yeezy brand earns $4-$5 billion a year.

In March 2021, a deal with The Gap added another $1 billion to West’s net worth.

The Kanye West Foundation is an active sponsor of World Water Day and Live Earth, among other organizations.

The Foundation provides educational facilities for African-American and Latino children.