Kanye West, World-reknowned American rapper of African descent, has been named world’ wealthiest musician in the 2020 issue of Forbes Annual Celebrity Top 100 Lists.
According to Forbes, West’s official net worth now stands at $1.3 billion!
Kanye’s 2020 achievement was largely facilitated by the success of his Sneaker brand,YEEZY; a product of the collaboration between Multi-Hyphenate and Adidas.
Ranking second only to Kylie Jenner, his sister-in-law on the list and clocking-in at 2020 earnings of $170 million, as compared to Jenner’s $590 million dollars; $340 million being earnings from 51% sale of her Kylie Cosmetics Brand.
Some other notable celebrities on the list in no particular order are , Christiano Ronaldo, Roger Federer, Tyler Perry, Neymar, Howard Stern, Lebron James, Dwayne Johnson and Lionel Messi.