Kanye West Biography
Kanye Omari West who was born June 8, 1977, is an American rapper, singer, record producer, businessman, politician and fashion designer.
Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West first gained notoriety as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s before going on to pursue a variety of different styles on subsequent albums.
His outspoken views and life outside of music have received significant media attention.
He has been a frequent source of controversy for his conduct at award shows, on social media platforms such as Twitter, and in other public settings. In 2013 he was named the most influential person by Time Magazine.
Born in Atlanta but raised mainly in Chicago from age three onwards, Kanye attended art school with future international fashion designer Hedi Slimane following their graduation from high school together.
What is Kanye West’s Net Worth?
Kanye West’s early career began in music as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records and then he started the record label GOOD Music. His debut album, The College Dropout (2004), was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). West subsequently went on to explore other styles with his later albums Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007)
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy(2010) and Yeezus(2013); released following a hiatus from releasing studio albums like 808s & Heartbreak and Watch the Throne.
His outspoken views have received significant media attention. He has been involved in multiple controversies, including his interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.
According to Forbes, Kanye West has an estimated Net Worth of 1.8 billion dollars. He’s currently the richest black American billionaire in the United States. Hope is still high that his income will go higher than currently reported as he is coming up with his exclusive Kenye West Merch.