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Top 10 Richest Rappers In the World


MindBuzz presents the Top 10 Richest Rappers. Number 10. Bryan Williams (known by his stage
name Birdman) is an American rapper, record executive and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder
of Cash Money Records and one half of the duo Big Tymers. Along with his releases with
Big Tymers and for his solo career, Birdman recorded a collaboration album and numerous
tracks with Lil Wayne. He has an estimated net worth of $150 million. Number 9. Curtis James Jackson better known
by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur, investor and
actor from New York City. During his career Jackson has sold over 30 million albums worldwide
and won several awards, including a Grammy Award, thirteen Billboard Music Awards, six
World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and four BET Awards. He has an estimated net
worth of $155 million. Number 8. Ronald “Slim” Williams is an American
businessman who co-founded the record label Cash Money Records along with his younger
brother Bryan “Birdman” Williams. As with his younger brother, Birdman, he is the executive
producer for much of Cash Money artist’ albums, especially Lil Wayne. In February 2009, His
net worth is slightly higher than his younger brother’s at $170 million. Number 7. Usher Terry Raymond known as Usher,
is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. He rose to fame in the late 1990s
with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first U.S. Billboard Hot
100 number-one hit, “Nice & Slow”. The album has been certified 6-times platinum by the
Recording Industry Association of America. His follow-up album, 8701, produced the Billboard
Hot 100 number one singles “U Remind Me” and “U Got It Bad”. His net work accumulates to
$180 million. Number 6. The rap god himself, Marshall Bruce
Mathers. Also known as Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and songwriter.
He has sold more than 172 million albums, making him one of the world’s best-selling
artists. Eminem has developed other ventures, including Shady Records with manager Paul
Rosenberg. He has his own channel, Shade 45, on Sirius XM Radio. In November 2002, Eminem
starred in the hip hop film 8 Mile. His net worth stands at $210 million. Number 5. Russell Wendell Simmons. He cofounded
the hip-hop music label Def Jam and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture,
and American Classics. Married to Samantha Simmons of East Providence RI, Simmons has
been described as the third richest figure in hip hop, having a net-worth of $340 million. Number 4. Percy Robert Miller aka Master P
is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, author, filmmaker, and record producer.
He is the founder of the record label No Limit Records, which was relaunched as New No Limit
Records through Universal Records and Koch Records, then again as Guttar Music Entertainment,
and finally, currently, No Limit Forever Records. He is the founder and CEO of P. Miller Enterprises,
an entertainment conglomerate, and Better Black Television, a cable television network.
Miller’s net worth mounts up to a whopping $350 million, Number 3. Shawn Corey Carter (aka Jay Z) is
an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful
hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America with an estimated Jay Z’s net worth at nearly
$520 million he is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than
100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous
additional nominations. Number 2. Andre Romelle Young, known by his
stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record producer, rapper and entrepreneur. He is the
founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre was previously
the co-owner of, and an artist on, Death Row Records. Dr. Dre is ranked as the second richest
figure in the American hip hop scene with a net worth of $550 million; Number 1. Sean John Combs also known by his
stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer,
actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlemand grew up in Mount Vernon, New York.
He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding Bad Boy Records in 1993. He
signed The Notorious B.I.G. and profited from the success of the artists he signed. He released
his debut album No Way Out in 1997, which has been certified seven times platinum and
was followed by successful albums such as Forever (1999), The Saga Continues… (2001)
and Press Play(2006). In 2009 Combs formed the musical group Diddy – Dirty Money and
released the critically well-reviewed and commercially successful album Last Train to
Paris (2010). Combs has won two Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and is the
producer of MTV’s Making the Band. His non-music business ventures include the clothing lines
Sean John and “Sean by Sean Combs” – for which he earned a Council of Fashion Designers
of America award – a movie production company, and two restaurants. In 2015 Forbes estimated
Combs’ net worth at $735 million.

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