Kanye West Net Worth In 2020
Kanye West in an American musician and song writer.
A rapster by who is also into fashion designing and a well known enterprenuer. Kanye West is the true definition of a diversifying business man.
His fame and popularity has definitely come from music but his wealth has come from various sources.
Kanye West is not one of those rappers who makes the casual music but one whose music turns heads.
Renowned as one of the very best in the industry today, Kanye Westb has definitely gone a long way.
Read on to find out Kanye West’ Net Worth, Biography/Early Life, Career, Awards and lots more.
Kanye West Biography/Early Life
Kanye Omari West was born in Atalanta to Ray West(Father) and Donda West(Mother) on June 8th, 1977.
Kanye West was however raised in Chicago wherestarted he started showing strong interest in music from a very young age.
Kanye West comes from a family of three(3) which consists of just him and his parents as he is the only child.
He’s a native of Chicago where he was brought up and not his birth place, Atalanta.
When he was just three(3) years of age, his parents divorced and due to his age in accordance with the law, he stayed with his mother and they both moved to Chicago where he grew.
At ten(10), Kanye West moved to Nianjing in China with his mother where she was a lecturer in the Nianjang University.
Kanye West Career
Kanye West started off as more of a DJ having been into the business of creating beats for local artists in the mid 1990’s.
At nineteen(19), his first official release came with the production of the 1996 album of a pper named Grav where he dropped eight(8) tracks.
Two(2) years later he was signed by a management-production company called ‘Hip-Hop since 1978’.
Most of his years in the music industry in the 1990’s came as a producer.
He produced songs for many top artists. In the year 2001, Kanye West’s breakthrough would arrive with his link up with famous rapper Jay-Z having played a huge role in the album ‘The Blueprint’.
Kanye West has since produced a lot of tracks and albums with some of his most notables of the early 2000’s being the track ‘stronger’ of 2005 and ‘Good Morning’ of 2007.
Lets take a closer look at some of Kanye West’s track releases in his illustrious career.
- Flashing Lights(2007)
- Love Lockdown(2008)
- Niggas in Paris(2011)
- No Church In The Wild(2011)
- Black Skinhead(2013)
- Bound 2(2013)
- Four Five Second(2015)
- Mixed Personalities(2019)
- Closed on Sundaay(2019)
- Follow God(2019)
Kanye West Awards
Kanye West has unsurprisingly been nominated for a ridiculously huge amount of awards and has won a lot of the which is very befitting for a man so talented and committed and we will take a look at the most notable of them.
For the sake of being brief, we will only be considering nominations in which he went on to win the ultimate prize
- Billboard Top Rap Artist(2004) – Won
- World’s Best Selling Album(2004) – Won
- Grammy Award For Best R&B song(2005) – Won
- MTV Video Music Award For Bes Male Video(2005) – Won
- BET Award For Best New Artist(2004) – Won
- NME Best Solo Artist(2006) – Won
- Brit Award For International Male Solo Artist(2006) – won
- MTV Europe Music Award(2008) – won
- Brit Award For International Male Solo Artist(2008) – won
- Grammy Award For Best Rap Performance(2009) – Won
- Teen Choice Award Rapper Of The Year(2009) – Won
- Brit Award For International Male Solo Artist(2009) – won
- Soul Train Music Award For Best Collaboration(2009) – Won
- NME Villian Of The Year (2010) – Won
- Peoples Choice Favourite Song Award(2012) – Won
- Grammy Award For Best Rap Performance(2012) – Won
- Grammy Award For Best Rap Performance(2013) – Won
- Soul Train Best Dance performance(2016) – Won
- MTV Video Music Award For Best Choreography(2017) – Won
Kanye West Wife and Family
Kanye West is married to popular musician and celebrity, Kim Kardashian to whom he has been married to for six years and counting having been officially united in 2014 when West was 36 years old.
Their Union is blessed with four kids, North west, Psalm West, Saint West and Chicago west
Kanye West Net Worth In 2020
In the year 2020, Kanye West is worth a mamoth $1.3 billion
Kanye West Best Quotes
Nothing in life is promised except death.
My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.
We all self-conscious. I’m just the first to admit it.
I was never really good at anything except for the ability to learn.
They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus, that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes, but if I talk about God my record won’t get played Huh?
My music isn’t just music — it’s medicine.
This dark diction has become America’s addiction.
People always say that you can’t please everybody. I think that’s a cop-out. Why not attempt it? ‘Cause think of all the people you will please if you try.
I hate the way they portray us in the media. If you see a black family it says they’re looting, if you see a white family it says they’re looking for food.
George Bush doesn’t care about black people.