List of Top 10 Most Popular Richest Rappers in the World
Rapping can be termed as chanted rhyming lyrics becoming popular all over the world and making rap singers rich and famous following their fine rapping skills and grip on world during rapping. Its seems to be very difficult to rap any song by using distinct techniques of raping so they managed to attract huge audience towards them for their exceptional expertise.Here we made a list of top ten richest rappers in the world according to forbes American business magazine.
There are numerous rappers in the world those are not only popular and massive fan club but also considered as richest celebrities in the world. These raps singers have been highly paid for any concert and also their albums or exclusive singles have been sold in immense quantity which added them in top richest people.
10: Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg net worth $135 million
Snoop Dogg is an American rapper, song-writer, film-actor and television reality star who started his career with collaboration of Dre’s solo debut The Chronic in 1992. Discovered by Dr. Dre Dogg has risen to stardom with his debut album Doggystyle in 1993 which has been ranked at the top of Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
Dogg has been added in the list of top richest rappers in the world with net worth of $135 million as he has sold over 30 million all over world. Dogg some of hit albums include Doggystyle, Tha Dogg father, Doggumentary, Tha Blue Carpet Treatment and Reincarnated while his thirteen studio album Bush is due in May of this year.
9: Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne net worth $143 million.
Born on September 27, 1982 Lil Wayne is another popular American rapper and song-writer, the Grammy Award winner has stepped in singing in age of nine. In 1999 Wayne debut solo album Tha Block Is Hot gave him recognition all over world which is also platinum certified, however, his albums Tha Carter, Tha Carter II and Tha Carter III also most popular album throughout his career.
Wayne hit singles include Lollipop, A Milli, Got Money and How to Love, he named in the list of top richest rappers in the world with net worth of $143 million.
8: Ice Cube
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Ice Cube net worth $145 million.
The American rapper, producer, actor and producer Ice Cube is also enlisted in the top richest rappers in the world with a net worth of $145 million. Ice Cube has started his successful music career after leaving N.W.A in 1989 and gave successful hit albums in a row like AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted, Death Certificate and The Predator.
Despite of being a rapper Cube has also appeared in numerous films and television series which also became the reason of his popularity and succeeded to garner a massive fan club in the world.
Eminem net worth $160 million.
Eminem was born on October 17, 1972, has joined several rap group before moving to mainstream in 1999 with his The Slim Shady LP which has been ranked as year’s most popular album which also three platinum certified, followed this success with two another hit albums The Marshall Mathers LP and The Eminem Show which not only placed at top charts but also break the previous selling records.
Eminem has been enrolled in the list of top richest rappers in the world with the net worth of $160 million with numerous nominations and awards.
Birdman net worth $170 million.
Bryan Williams is best known by his stage name Birdman has gained fame with his collaborative albums with Lil Wayne titled Like Father, Like Son that are also gold certified. The co-founder of Cash Money Records has been added in the list of top richest rappers in the world with estimated net worth of $170 million, has also featured in several remixes.
Birdman fourth studio album, 5 * Stunna several singles have been added in the top chart and considered as hit songs at that time while sixth album Bigga Than Life from Birdman is slated to release in present year.
5: 50 Cent
50 Cent net worth $270 million.
50 Cent is an American rapper, singer and actor who stand among the world’s best selling rappers, became popular with East Coast hip hop over first major-label album,Get Rich or Die Tryin from his side which has been produced by well known rappers Eminem and Dr. Dre. Cent has received numerous awards including thirteen Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, six World Music Awards and a Grammy Award as well. The best artist of 2000s has been listed in top richest rappers in the world with net worth of $270 million.
4: Master P
Master P net worth $350 million.
Born on born April 29, 1967 Percy Robert Miller known by Master P has numerous accolades under his belt like rapper, actor, author, filmmaker, investor, producer philanthropist and founder of the label No Limit Records as well. With an estimated net worth of $350 million he has been added in the list of top richest rappers in the world while he successful musical career began with fifth album Ice Cream Man along with group TRU in late 1990s.
Miller hit albums include MP Da Last Don, Ghetto Postage, Ghetto D, and Good Side, Bad Side which have grabbed the place in top chart, also became the top selling albums.
Jay-Z net worth $550 million.
Jay-Z is another richest rapper in the world with net worth of $550 million roughly and considered as one of most financially successful rap singer in the world. The American rapper is also one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time with massive awards winnings throughout his musical career including 19 Grammy Awards.
Frequent rap songs is always stayed at top from his side while his some of hit albums are Reasonable Doubt, Hard Knock Life, Life and Times of S. Carter, The Blueprint, The Blueprint 2 and American Gangster.
Diddy net worth $700 million.
Sean John Combs best known by his stage name Diddy, was born on November 4, 1969, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, who garnered fame with his seven times platinum certified album No Way Out in 1997. Diddy is another top rated rap singer named in the list of top richest rappers with net worth around $700 million, ranked by a well known website.
Sean John has six released albums which are equally successful and popular all over the world while he is also well known producer having numerous single from his side.
1: Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre net worth $750 million
Rapper-producer Dr. Dre is founder and CEO of Beats Electronics and Aftermath Entertainment, raised prominence in the world with his solo debut The Chronic. The rapper has played vital role during start of Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Xzibit, 50 Cent, The Game career who are very known rapping celebrities in the world.
50-year-old Dr. Dre has been enrolled in the list of top richests rappers in the world with net worth of $750 million and considered as one of most popular celebrities having huge fan following worldwide.