The 30 Richest Rappers In The World

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Some rappers are rich even from the start. Even before they signed their big record deals, some rappers already made a big amount of money.

The list includes 30 rappers who are all worth $10 million or more. Some of the rappers on the list are on the Billboard’s Hip Hop Cash Kings list, which is released twice a year.

The 30 Richest Rappers in the World

While only 6.6% of the world population lives in the United States, that’s where 3.5% of the world’s billionaires reside. This is an increase from $1.5 billion in 2017 to $1.67 billion in 2018.

You probably know the list of the richest rappers. Here are the 30 richest rappers in the world.

30. T.I

Net Worth: $50 Million

Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. T. I, known by most as T.I. is an American rapper who is credited with making Atlanta the hip hop capital of the world. He was the first rapper to be signed by an independent music label when his Atlantic Records contract expired in 1999. Along with producer Bryan “Birdman” Williams, T.I. created the South Beach music scene that would go on to shape the careers of most of today’s hip hop superstars.

 T.I. has estimated net worth of $50 million so don’t worry about losing a penny.

29. Chamillionaire

Net Worth: $50 Million

Chamillionaire was born on April 2, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He was the founder and an original member of The Color Changin’ Click.

In July 2019, Chamillionaire has a net worth of $50 million.

28. Wiz Khalifa

Net Worth: $60 Million

He started his music career in 2002.
He collaborated with Snoop Dogg, Charlie Puth, and Miley Cyrus.
He has been on the Billboard Top 100 for 3 years.
In 2015, he released the single, ‘See You Again’ which he collaborated with T.I.

He has been making millions from his music and acting career.

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27. PSY

Net Worth: $60 Million

Psy is best known for his smash hit ‘Gangnam Style’. It was released in November 2012. He is the first Korean artist to reach number one on the UK Singles Chart.

It was a surprise when PSY made his appearance as he is normally not invited to these award shows. He is also the first Korean to win Best Pop Video.

In 2018 PSY earned $9Million in the U.S. and $15Million in overseas.

26. J. Cole

Net Worth: $60 Million

The first sign that J. Cole is in such a lucrative position came in 2007 when he started his own record label which later became TDE. His music is also very well-received. Despite his success, he is still considered a newbie in the music industry.

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25. Ice T

Net Worth: $60 Million

In 1988, he created the hip hop group Body Count, with Ice Cube and with the intention of being a “supergroup” of the group N.W.A and Public Enemy.

When he is not starring on ‘Law & Order: SVU’, Ice-T is an outspoken advocate for criminal justice reform.

His estimated net worth is $60 Million as of July 2022.

24. Rev Run (Joseph Simmons)

Net Worth: $60 Million

Joseph Simmons was born on December 16, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York. As a member of Run-D.M.C, he helped change the look of rap music.

He has earned a net worth of around $60 milliion. This means that he’s 24th on the list of the richest rappers in the world.

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23. Nas

Net Worth: $70 Million

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones was born on October 12, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, the second of three boys. He graduated from the Stuyvesant High School for Business and Technology in 1987. In 2008, he graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He then went on to graduate from the Columbia School of Business with a Master of Business Administration in Finance.

Nas is the 23rd richest rapper in the world and as of now, is worth approximately $70 million.

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22. Will.I.Am

Net Worth: $75 Million

Will.I.Am is a rapper and music producer. He has been known for his work with the hip-hop group, Black Eyed Peas, although he is no longer a part of the group.

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21. Kendrick Lamar

Net Worth: $75 Million

Kendrick Lamar is from American. He has been regarded by many as one of the most influential rappers of his time.

One of the many reasons behind his success is that he has been featured on the cover of many magazines and also has been the subject of many articles and interviews as well as being an inspiration for many.

Kendrick Lamar has a net worth of $75 million as of July 2022.

20. Akon

Net Worth: $80 Million

Akon rose to fame because of the success of “Locked Up” and is now an American Rapper/singer. He has worked with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Beyonce, Jay-Z and The Game.

The richest rap artist is Akon, he is rich because he is in a famous boy band.

19. Timbaland

Net Worth: $85 Million

Timbaland is a producer and a singer. He is known as the best known producer for popular artist Drake.

Timbaland started working with Ginuwine first in the ’90s. He became very famous for producing and recording for Ginuwine and his albums were always very successful.

Timberland was one of three rappers in the top 10 and a rapper in the top ten is pretty rare. The others were B.o.B and Lil Wayne. It was also nice to see Jeezy back in the top 10 this week; he had the number 6 song.

18. Nicki Minaj

Net Worth: $85 Million

Nicki can be a pretty controversial rapper, with her explicit lyrics. She’s also pretty big on the social media world, and is known for her Instagram account, where she uploads a photo every day.

As of July 22, 2024, Nicki Minaj’s net worth will be $100 million.

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17. Michael Diamond (Mike D)

Net Worth: $90 Million

The Beastie Boys got their name from “Beastie Boys and Girls” a book for children that Mike D wrote with then-wife, Ad-Rock. When asked about the book in a 2006 interview, Mike D said that he and Ad-Rock wanted to create a title that would get kids interested in hip-hop.

Mike D is so rich that his net worth is 90 million dollars.

16. Adam Horovitz

Net Worth: $90 Million

Adam Horovitz used to be part of the Beastie Boys. He is also the singer/rapper on the Ad-Rock Project and his solo projects include the rap group the Ad-Rock Project.

A lot of rappers got rich, but Horovitz is the 16th richest rapper. He’s got $90 million in 2021.

15. Pitbull

Net Worth: $100 Million

Pitbull is such a talented artist, that he was able to release 12 albums and reach the top spot on Billboard charts. He has been recording music since the age of 12, but the first album that he released was not that of his own, but of some other artists.

With the new earnings, Pitbull will be the most successful rapper ever. He only needs to spend about $40 million to increase his net worth to $140 million.

14. Birdman

Net Worth: $100 Million

Bryan Williams, known more commonly as Birdman, is an American record producer, entrepreneur, investor, and rapper. He helped found Cash Money Records with his brother, Ronald.

 Birdman’s net worth stands at $100 million.

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13. LL Cool J

Net Worth: $120 Million

LL Cool J is an American rapper, actor, author, and entrepreneur from Queens, New York. He is known as one of the forefathers of pop rap, releasing 13 studio albums and two greatest hits compilations within his career. As of 2013, he has the most number of top 10 Billboard Hot 100 singles by a solo artist, being one of only three rappers to do so as of that year. He has also been named the most successful hip hop artist of the last two decades.

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12. Swizz Beatz

Net Worth: $150 Million

He is a Grammy-nominated producer who was born in Brooklyn, New York, and he is the son of Mary and William Dean. He is the founder of the record label Cash Money and the record label Epic Records, the latter of which he co-founded with Birdman in 2001. In 2009 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Although he was raking in that money during the height of the golden era of hip hop in the late 90s and early 2000s, his net worth has declined to the point where it is now $150 million.

11. Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg Net Worth: $150 Million

Snoop Dogg is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre of N.W.A, and as a result he was featured within Dr. Dre’s very first solo album The Chronic.

Snoop Dogg has sold over twenty-three million albums in the United States. He has sold over thirty-five million albums worldwide.

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10. Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne Net Worth: $150 Million

Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American hip-hop recording artist and author from New Orleans, Louisiana.

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9. Ice Cube

Net Worth: $160 Million

He spent a lot of his time as a rapper and as an actor and he did some film. At the end of his career he joined the N.W.A. and started to be famous. He did some things in Hollywood and many film.

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8. Drake

Drake Net Worth: $180 Million

Although his initial popularity was as an actor in the fictional television series Degrassi: The Next Generation, he soon launched himself as a hip-hop artist after being discovered by fellow Canadian rapper, Drake in late 2001.

He has been nominated for five GRAMMY Awards and won three, including two Best Rap Album GRAMMYs. He has the most number-one singles on the Hot Rap Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

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7. Pharrell Williams

Net Worth: $200 Million

Pharrell Williams is an American singer and songwriter. He gained fame as a member and songwriter of the Grammy Award-winning hip hop duo Daft Punk.

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6. Master P

Net Worth: $200 Million

Percy Robert Miller is an American rapper, singer, actor, singer, and entrepreneur. He is best known as one-half of the hip-hop duo Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and as a founding member and co-founder of The Cold Crush Brothers.

He has founded his own record label and is also the CEO of P. Miller Enterprises. His numerous ventures have made him one of the richest rappers in the world. He is currently the CEO of the Miller Brewing Company and is the co-founder of N3W Magazine as well as a radio station, Triple M in Australia.

Master P’s net worth is estimated at $200 million this year. He also has a clothing line that is selling over $20 million a year. We also know that he has had some legal issues and was sentenced to serve some jail time for assault.

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5. Eminem

Eminem Net Worth: $230 Million

The hate for Eminem rose after he released his first album “The Slim Shady LP” in 1999. Many people didn’t like his lyrics and the way he looked so he gained the reputation of being racist.

Eminem suffered from bullying at school. This may have been a reason why he was unable to make friends with people, as he moved around a lot.

Eminem’s success is very amazing, considering he has become the richest white rapper in the world and he has changed the game entirely, making an impact in every corner of hip hop. This year, Eminem’s net worth is $230 million, placing him at 5th on this list of richest rappers in the world.

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4. Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre Net Worth: $780 Million

Dre created his first successful music studio “Aftermath Entertainment” that grew into a successful group of businesses, including a record label, digital business, and recording studio.

Dr. Dre’s net worth is over $780 million. He’s the 4th richest rapper in the world.

3. Sean Combs (Diddy)

Net Worth: $900 Million

Being one of the richest rappers in the world, Diddy can buy anything under the sun. He has houses in the U.S, Canada, the U.K., France and Spain and his pal Kanye West has mentioned in interviews that he has his own private island.

He wasn’t the richest until he was able to go in on the entertainment industry and become involved with other businesses.

Diddy is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor.

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2. Jay Z

Jay Z Net Worth: $1.3 Billion

Jay-Z is an American rapper and entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York who has been able to earn more than 90 billion dollars so far through smart investments. His net worth has come from clothing lines, record companies, nightclubs, etc.

Jay-Z is the richest rapper who has crossed the billion-dollar net worth mark, while Kanye is the first rapper to reach this milestone. In April 2020, Kanye overtook Jay-Z to become the richest rapper.
In the same month, Jay-Z was revealed to be the world’s richest living musician, surpassing the $1 billion mark when he earned $112 million, making him the top earner on Forbes’ list. He is the first rapper to break the $1 billion mark.

As of July 2022, Jay-Z is only worth $850 million.

1. Kanye West

Net Worth: $6.6 Billion

The artist Kanye West has recently increased his net worth in the billions following the success of his latest projects.

According to Forbes, Kanye’s net worth was estimated to be $6.6 billion. This figure is based on the money he has earned from recording, producing, and songwriting.

Kanye started making money at the age of 17, and as of April 2017, he has sold over 30 million records and is the best selling rapper in history.

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