Kanye West is an American filmmaker, rapper, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Kanye west net worth as of this writing is $6.6 billion. He is among the three wealthiest self-made black persons in US history.
Kanye has earned at least $100 million each year from his many ventures in recent years. The great majority of his revenues have come from revenues and other earnings tied to his Yeezy brand and association with Adidas.
Yeezy owns his own Yeezy garment company wholly, but he receives a royalty on sales that exceed $1.5 billion each year. According to numerous private bank estimations, Yeezy is a $4-$5 billion brand. . According to a March 2021 UBS estimation, Yeezy adds $3-4 billion to Kanye’s net worth.
According to the same source, Kanye’s partnership with The Gap adds another $1 billion to West’s net worth.
Kanye West has always exhibited an interest in fashion, and his 2009 Air Yeezys sneaker made him the first non-athlete to sign a contract with Nike. He has also developed footwear for Louis Vuitton, Bape, and Giuseppe Zanotti. In addition, he debuted two apparel collections during Paris Fashion Week in 2011 and 2012.
Adidas officially revealed its new sneaker cooperation arrangement with West in December 2013. The Yeezy 750 sneaker of “Light Brown” shade was first released on February 14, 2015, specifically through the Adidas mobile app to consumers in New York City, and has since been distributed worldwide in 10 minutes.
As of December 2017, the Adidas and Yeezy shoe partnership had launched 19 colorways and six styles. West debuted the first season of his Yeezy apparel line with Adidas in 2015. Season 2 debuted later that year, with Season 3 debuting in February 2016.
Other Assets and Philanthropy
He additionally owns KW Foods LLC, which operates the Fatburger fast-food franchise in Chicago. West announced the launch of DONDA, a creative content business dedicated after his mom Donda West, in January 2012… West is also a co-owner of Tidal’s streaming music service, alongside Jay-Z, Rihanna, Madonna, Chris Martin, and Nicki Minaj. The majority of the stakeholders have a 3% equity ownership.
His charitable endeavors include the Kanye West net worth includes Kane West Foundation, which supports schooling for African American and Latino youth, time, skill, and money to Hurricane Katrina assistance, World Water Day, and Live Earth, among many other organizations.
Kanye West net worth is approximately $160 million in real estate in the United States (land, buildings, and homes).
The primary house of Kim and Kanye is a sprawling estate in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hidden Hills, California. This estate comprises many interconnected properties, the first of which was purchased in 2014 in two separate deals for $23 million.
The initial version of their property had a newly constructed residence on 4.5 acres. Over the next few years, the couple spent millions of dollars remodeling, rearranging, and enlarging the home. They enlarged their estate in 2019 with two separate deals for adjoining properties, resulting in a conjoined 7.5-acre monster.
Their Hidden Hills mansion is currently valued at more than $60 million. Kim paid Kanye $23 million in September 2021 to formally transfer the property under her name. A little more than $3 million of that total was spent on the home’s interior furnishings.
Kanye West paid $57.3 million for a Malibu oceanfront mansion in September 2021.
Other real estate assets include:
- A $16 million estate on Stokes Canyon Road in Calabasas. This is where his Sunday services have been held, as well as where he attempted to build a series of domed structures before being shut down by the LA County building commission due to permission concerns.
- Bighorn Mountain Property in Wyoming is a 6,700-acre ranch worth $15 million.
- A 1,400-acre ranch dubbed The Monster Lake Ranch – $14 million
- A $2 million commercial property in Cody, Wyoming
- On public record, he owns $150 million in California real estate and $30 million in Wyoming real estate, for a total of $120 million.
Kanye West net worth is more than enough in Spotify streams to make a decent living: If we utilize the $0.00437 estimate per stream as of this writing (early October 2021), West will earn close to $3,747,643 from his top ten most popular songs alone. He also does well on many other streaming services: Kanye West’s album The Life of Pablo was allegedly played 250 million times in its first ten days as an entire Tidal album in 2016.