Rappers are not behind earning huge amount being part of music industry, while there are so many hip-hop millionaires at recent times. It remains variations among lists of top ten richest rappers in the world by a number of magazines. In this category, so many has listed their names because of bagging high-end amounts making many concerts and signing contracts with production houses.
Raping industry has placed so many figures on top among lists regarding wealthiest rappers in the world, even though no any rapper can achieved billion dollar mark, while three figures as Dr. Dre, Jay Z and Diddy are on top in the race with highest amounts but with no word billion.
So Here Is The List Of Top 10 Richest Rappers In The World 2018
10.Birdman (net worth: $110 Million)
Bryan Christopher Williams known as birdman, is a rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, is a co-founder and public face of Cash Money Records that he established along with his older brother Ronald “Slim” Williams in 1991. He has also more reorganizations as Baby and B-32, comes on impressive rank among richest rappers in the world. He is reported one of the half of the hip hop pair the Big Tymers with producer Mannie Fresh. Birdman was born February 15, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. By working with Big Tymers, released a number of albums during her solo carer, while also has worked Lil Wayne. His collaboration with YMCMB (Young Money Cash Money Billionaires), made his name more noticeable.
9.Snoop Dogg (net worth: $135 Million)
Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. known professionally as Snoop Dogg as well as Snoop Lion and Snoopzilla, was born on October 20, 1971, in Long Beach, California, U.S. He is an American, songwriter, rapper, record producer, television personality, actor and singer. He started his career in 1992 as discovered by Dr. Dre who featured him in Dre’s solo debut, Deep Cover and later on Dr. Dre’s solo debut album Chronic. He has an impressive amount by selling more than 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums all around the world. He is no doubt one of the wealthiest rappers in the world with estimated net worth of about $135 million dollars.
8.Pharrell (net worth: $150 Million)
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams is the lead vocalist of the band N*E*R*D that he shaped with Hugo and Shay Haley, his childhood friend. He was born on April 5, 1973 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, film producer and record producer. Pharrell along with Chad Hugo both are conducting the record production pair The Neptunes, producing hip hop and R&B music. He rolled out his debut album “Frontin'”, in 2003 and then In My Mind in 2006. In March 2014, released another album, Girl, remained commercially successful with single, “Happy”.
7.Lil’ Wayne (net worth: $150 Million)
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. also known as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper who joined Cash Money Records as youngest member of the label when he was just 9 years old. Wayne became part of the southern hip hop group Hot Boys in 1996 with his Cash Money label-mates Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil’ Doogie. He is also one of the richest rappers in the world. He was born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Hot Boys started its journey with Get It How U Live! in 1996 although brought to success in 1999 with their platinum-selling album Guerrilla Warfare as well as the 1999 single “Bling Bling”.
6.Kanye West (net worth: $160 Million)
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, entrepreneur and fashion designer, was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, He came out as one of the best-selling artists of all time and one of the most awarded artists of all time, a rapper who is the most Grammy-awarded artist of his generation. West also bagged a total of 21 Grammy Awards in his career, and his three albums were among the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” by Rolling Stone’s 2012 list. After winding up his schooling, became a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, although as producer and co-producer hit singles for other renowned stars in rap industry as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys.
5.Eminem (net worth: $190 Million)
Marshall Bruce Mathers III known professionally as Eminem and sometimes emerged with EMINƎM, is the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States of America. He is an American songwriter, record producer, record executive, actor and rapper. He stunned other stars by achieving number-one albums for his 10 on the Billboard 200 and five number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. He was ranked among the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone on 83rd, also titled the “King of Hip Hop”. He was born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S., comes out as the only artist possessing eight albums consecutively debut on the Billboard 200 at first rank.
4.Master P ($250 Million)
Percy Robert Miller is the founder of the record label No Limit Records who had also attained crucial attention people from all corners of the world at initial stages of his career. Miller P is an American rapper, actor, businessman, philanthropist, former basketball player and record producer. His record label was re-launched as New No Limit Records through Universal Records and Koch Records and then Guttar Music Entertainment. He has become CEO and holder of P. Miller Enterprises and Better Black Television. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, although Miller released his thirteenth studio album called The Gift on December 6, 2013 that comes under newly founded label No Limit Forever Records.
3.Dr. Dre (net worth: $740 Million)
Andre Romelle Young better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, also is one of the most required rappers in the world. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, was born on February 18, 1965 in Compton, California, U.S. Young is an American record producer, entrepreneur and rapper. He remained associated with Death Row Records as an artist and previous co-owner of the company. He is producer of so many albums and helped other rappers to start their careers as Eminem, The D.O.C., Knoc-turn’al, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, Xzibit, , The Game, and Kendrick Lamar and others. Young is considered crucial support behind the fame of West Coast G-funk, a style of rap music characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats.
2.Jay-Z (net worth: $810 Million)
Shawn Corey Carter known professionally as Jay-Z, is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, was born on December 4, 1969 in New York City, New York, U.S. Z is an American rapper and businessman, who has also sold out over 50 million albums and 75 million singles worldwide. He has been awarded by 21 Grammy Awards for his music, also listed among lists as the “Greatest MC of all time” in 2006 by MTV, though Rolling Stone ranked his three of his albums such as Doubt (1996), The Black Album (2003), and The Blueprint (2001) among The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Jay-Z got married with one of the finest American female singers, Beyoncé in 2008. Both have an estimated combined net worth of $1.16 billion.
1.Diddy (net worth: $820 Million)
Sean John Combs comes on top rank among top ten richest rappers in the world, also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, Diddy and P. Diddy. He was born on November 4, 1969 in New York City, New York, U.S. and raised in Mount Vernon. Diddy is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, entrepreneur and rapper. Before discovering his label Bad Boy Entertainment, had been working as a talent director at Uptown Records. He first released his debut album No Way Out (1997) has been certified seven times platinum and later on rocked releasing some other as Forever (1999), The Saga Continues… (2001), and Press Play (2006).
|Rank||Richest Rappers||Net Worth|
|3||Dr. Dre||$740 Million|
|4||Master P||$250 Million|
|6||Kanye West||$160 Million|
|7||Lil' Wayne||$150 Million|
|9||Snoop Dogg||$135 Million|