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Kanye West Introduction
Kanye Omari West, now known as ‘Ye’ is an American Rapper, Musician, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur, and Television Personality.
Kanye West aka Ye rose to fame and prominence in the early 2000s when he joined the music industry and started releasing snippets and samples of his songs.
Ye became a household name after interrupting Taylor Swift in 2009 while she was accepting her MTV VMA.
More than his music and musical journey, Ye is notoriously known for his personal life. From his Elaborate Marriage and divorce with Kim Kardashian to his long feud with Taylor Swift and Drake, Ye’s controversies made him a big names
Kanye West Net Worth & Salary
Kanye West’s net worth is $500 million.
Previously, Kanye West’s net worth was estimated to be $1.2 billion making him one of the three self-made black billionaires of the USA.
Following his fallout and contract termination with Adidas, his net worth dropped to $500 million in 2022.
Kanye West’s sources of income include the royalties generated by his songs, the profit earned by his company Yeezy, and the Collaborations Kanye West had with brands like Adidas, Nike, Gap, etc.
Kanye West Age, Early Life & Biography
Kanye West’s age is 45 years. Kanye West was born in Atlanta on the 8th day of June in the year 1977.
Kanye West is the only son of Donda C. West and Ray West. Both Ray and Donda were well-established personalities. Donda and Ray decided to part ways three years after the birth of Kanye.
After the formal separation, Donda West relocated to Chicago and took Kanye West along. A few years later, Donda West was transferred to the University of Nanjing which required her to move to China.
Kanye West quickly adapted to the locality and had a smooth sailing-life in China. He returned to the States and joined Chicago State University to pursue an English major but dropped out to kick start his career.
|Name:||Kanye Omari West (Ye)|
|Birth Date:||8 June 1977|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kim Kardashian (m.2014-d.2022)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||4|
|Profession:||American Rapper, Musician, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, and Entrepreneur|
|Yearly Income:||$50 million|
|Net Worth||$500 million|
|Content Last Updated:||January 2023|
Kanye West Personal Life
Kanye West aka Ye is known to the world for his infamous Personal Life. Be it his highly publicized relationships, Friendships, or feuds, Kanye West is always in the news.
Kanye West tied the knot to long-time friend and girlfriend, Kim Kardashian in 2014. Kim and Kanye have 4 children together. After 7 years of marriage, the duo decided to call it quits.
After the finalization of Divorce, Kanye West was seen cozying up with supermodel Julia Fox but the relationship didn’t last long and ended within a month.
Kanye West Career
Despite having the talent and skills, Kanye West decided to set foot in the Music Industry as a Record Producer.
In the 2000s, Ye officially began his career. He became an executive producer for Jay Z’s “The Blueprint”. Jay Z often considered Kanye West and “The Blueprint” to revitalize his career. Kanye and Jay Z became best of friends ever since until their Fall out in 2014.
After joining the “Roc-A-Fella” label, Kanye West produced songs for artists like Janet Jackson, Freeway, Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Beanie Sigel.
Despite having a stable career in music production, Kanye West was still chasing his dream of becoming a Rapper. Kanye West was still waiting to sign a record deal and release an album of his own.
In 2002 following a near-fatal accident, Kanye West released his debut mixtape “Through the Wire”. Soon after the release of his mixtape, Kanye West and his representative team announced the release of his debut album.
Kanye West’s debut album was titled “The College Dropout”. His debut album hit the floor in 2004. The release of “The College Dropout” changed the fate of Ye and made him the superstar of the Hip Hop industry.
A year later, Kanye West emancipated from the Roc-A-Fella label and produced his second studio album “Late Registration” himself. “Late Registration” also became a Global Phenomenon.
Kanye West went on to release two albums in 2007 and 2008 respectively, the albums were called “Graduation” and “808s & Heartbreaks”. Both of the albums became chart toppers and received many popular awards.
One of the initial controversies Kanye West had been part of was the MTV VMA incident with Taylor Swift. Kanye West climbed up the stage and announced Beyonce’s music video deserved the award instead of Taylor Swift’s.
After taking a brief hiatus from music, Kanye West dropped his fifth album “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”. It was termed his comeback album and was considered to be the Best Work of Ye to date.
In 2011, Kanye West released a collaborative album called “Watch the Throne” and “Cruel Summer” with other big Hip Hop names.
Two years later, Kanye West came back with his fifth studio album “Yeezus”. “Yeezus” became an Instant sensation and Kanye West embarked on the “Yeezus” tour.
In 2016, Kanye West released “The Life of Pablo”. This album failed to match the success of its predecessor albums. In 2018, “Ye” hit the floors and became a chart-topper.
Kanye West went on to release “Jesus Is King”, “Donda”, and “Donda 2” in 2018, 2020, and 2022.
In 2022, Kanye West announced his to contest the 2024 Presidential Election. He received a lot of criticism, hatred, and backlash for his anti-Semitic tweets and interviews.
Kanye West Awards & Achievements
Kanye West has been the recipient of all the major awards. In his career, he has received over 20 Grammy awards and has been nominated 69 times.
Kanye West Major Investments and Assets
Kanye West is the founder and owner of the clothing line, Yeezy.
Before his anti-Semitism incident, Kanye West was a major investor in Adidas, Gap, and Nike.
Kanye West Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
This is the link to Kanye West’s official YouTube Channel.
Kanye West Twitter Handle
Kanye West doesn’t have a Twitter handle currently as his former account has been suspended due to spreading hate.