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The Top 10 Richest Rappers in the World in 2022 (With Photos and full details)

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The Top 10 Richest Rappers in the World in 2022 (With Photos and full details)

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Many of us always wonder who the richest rappers are. We want to show you a list of the top 10 richest rappers as of 2022 and how much they are worth.

Our list is according to Forbes, we tried to make sure that our stats are as accurate as possible.

Below are the top 10 richest rappers in the year 2022.

10) Snoop Dogg: $150 Million
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SnoopDogg is a rapper from the West-Coast of the United States. He’s a singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, actor, entrepreneur, and a die hard smoker.

As at the time of writing this article, Snoop Dogg’s networth is around a whooping sum of $150 million, which places him on the 10th position in the list.

Snoop Dogg started his rap career so many years ago after he was discovered by the legendary Dr. Dre. Snoop Dogg remains on of the wealthiest rappers to hit the limelight in the 1990s.

Snoop Dogg’s rap career is the biggest contributor to his income. The rapper has sold over 23 million albums in the USA and 35 million albums worldwide. He also directed many adult movies and has appeared in so many shows both as himself or as a fictional character.

9. Ice Cube: $160 Million
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O’ Shea Jackson who is popularly known as Ice Cube, is an American actor, rapper, producer, song writer, entrepreneur and so many other talented stuffs. As at the time of writing this article, the rapper is worth $160 million.

Ice Cube is very much considered as an OG in the game, he’s respected as one of the originators of Gangsta rap, he is also one of the most powerful people in Hollywood right now.

Ice Cube’s income comes from both his Hollywood career and his music career as well. Ice Cube was the first rapper that broke away from the N.W.A rap group. The rapper has also written and starred in many Hollywood movies that became a hit.

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8. Lil Wayne: $170 Million
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Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. who is also known as Lil Wayne, is a rapper, producer, song writer and many other things. As at the time of writing this article, his networth is estimated to be $170 million which comfortably makes him the 8th richest rapper in the world. Wayne has brought many famous rappers to the game, rappers like Drake, Tyger and Nicki Minaj, just to name a few.

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The music career of this rapper has played the biggest role in contributing to his income. Wayne has sold above 100 million records all over the world with so many awards to show for it.

Wayne even beat the record of Elvis Presley by becoming the artiste with the most entries in the Billboard top 100. The rapper has also launched his clothing line which is known as Trukfit and also got a big endorsement deal with Mountain Dew.

7. Drake: $200 Million
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Aubrey Drake Graham who is also known as Drake, is a Canadian singer, rapper, recording producer and actor. As at the time of writing this article, the rapper’s networth is $200 million. Drake is undoubtedly one of the highest paid rappers in the business.

Most of his income comes from his successful music career and many other businesses. Drake owns his over record label which is known as OVO sound. OVO sound is distributed by the prestigious Warner Bros Records. Drake was a child actor in his early days as a child before he grew up to become a famous rapper.

 6. Master P: $200 Million
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Percy Robert Miller who is also known as Master P, is an American entrepreneur, author, rapper, philanthropist and a former basketball player. Master P has been one of the richest rappers in the world for a very long time.

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He had a networth of $80 million back in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Back then, he was one of the most successful people in the hip hop industry and he still remains one of the most successful to this very day.

The rapper’s networth mainly comes from his music career. He’s the founder of “No Limit Records” which tops up his fortunes with millions on a yearly basis from sales of records and streaming of his songs.

5. Eminem: $230 Million
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This legendary rapper is a multi-platinum selling American producer, actor, songwriter and rapper. As at the time of writing the article, Eminem is worth $230 million, which places him on the fifth position on the list of the world’s richest rappers.

Eminem is one of the highest paid rappers in the world and he has sold more than 170 million records and still counting.

Eminem made most of his fortune form his successful career as a rapper. He is also known as the richest white rapper in the planet.

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4. Dr. Dre: $780 Million
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Andre Romelle Young who is also known as Dr. Dre, is an American actor, rapper, producer and entrepreneur. As at the time of writing this article, Dr. Dre has a whopping sum of $780 million as his networth and he is also one of the most successful entertainers in the last three decades, be it movies or music or even in the tech industry.

Most of the rapper’s income comes from his music career but we can’t rule out the huge amount of money that he’s made from tech.

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Dr. Dre is also the founder of the audio electronics company known as “Beats By Dre” and he sold this company to Apple for a whopping sum of $3 billion many years ago. Dr Dre is still compensated for every deal that’s made by Apple on his “Beats By Dre”.

2. Jay-Z: $1.3 Billion
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Jay-Z is an American Legendary Rapper, businessman, songwriter and producer. As at the time of writing this post, the veteran rapper is worth $1.3 billion. Jay Z is a very successful entrepreneur and he makes lots of money from business apart from his musical career.

Apart from his music career, Jay Z makes money from so many industries. Even if he doesn’t make a tour or album release, Jay Z makes millions of dollars from his brands knows as Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac.

Jay Z was crowned as the first rapper billionaire back in the year 2019 before he’s been later joined by the likes of Kanye West.

1. Kanye West: $6.6 Billion

Kanye West who is also known as Kanye or Ye, is an American rapper, producer, fashion designer, song writer and entrepreneur. In the year 2022, Kanye is worth about $6.6 billion which makes him the richest rapper in the world.

Kanye is among the top three richest self made black people in the history of the United States. Most of his money comes from fashion designing, music and other businesses.

Kanye’s networth sprung up massively after his deal with Adidas to design the sneaker brand of Yeezy for Adidas. Kanye gets an annual royalty from Adidas and other businesses owned by him. There you have it, these are the top 10 richest rappers in the planet.

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