Richest Rappers By Net Worth 2013
Rap music is something people are just crazy about. The universe has many exceptionally talented rappers, some of them are so perfect in their voice, lyrics, beats and flow that they cannot be circumvented by anyone easily. And through their talent they have become wealthier. Here is the list of the names of the richest rappers in the world by net worth 2013.
#1. Sean Diddy Combs is the Richest Rapper in 2013.
Topping in the inclination of the rapper in 2013, is Diddy with his net worth of $580 million. The former name of this well-known rapping artist is Puff Diddy. He is an American rapper, record producer, actor and an entrepreneur. He was born on November 6, 1969 in Harlem and grew up in New York. He began his career as a rapper in 1997 with his seven times platinum certified album No Way Out. In addition to being a great rapper he is also one of the most wanted hip hoppers. His most important business ventures include Bad Boy, television shows and guest appearances. The most important deal which has brought him to this level was clothing line Sean John and Ciroc vodka. Also a while back Forbes implied that the Ciroc deal might make Diddy hip-hop’s first billionaire.
#2. Shawn Jay-Z Carter
Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter this king of Variations and Variety was born on December 4, 1969. He is also a songwriter and businessman who have a net worth of $500 million. He earned this penny through his career in the music industry which began with as a co-founder of Roc-A-Fella records, where he began his recording career. He is also a very successful entrepreneur with investments in record companies and clothing and 40/40 Clubs, in Atlantic City, Chicago and New York City. His deal with Live Nation and the sale of his Rocawear clothing line has helped him to become the second rapper in the world. Jay Z Biography
#3. Andrew Dr. Dre Young
The actual name of Dr. Dre is Andre Ramelle Young. This rich rapper, entrepreneur and record producer by profession was born in 1965 and raised in South Central Los Angeles.
He is the founder and current CEO of Beats Electronics and Aftermath Entertainment. His net worth is 360 million dollars where his biggest money making thing is the headphones “Beats”. He is among the founder of N.W.A. Though this super rapper has given best rap releases at times but in last ten years he had no new launch of any of his albums.
#4. Nicki Minaj
Onika Tanya Maraj is the real name of the Trinidadian-American rapper Nicki Minaj. She was born on 8 December, 1982 in Saint James, Port of Spain. She is a rapper, singer, and songwriter, but mainly known for her animated rapping style. Shortly after entering into the industry she became the most-charted female rapper in the history of the Billboard Hot 100. Her net worth is 29 million dollars which she makes up by endorsing MAC Cosmetics, Adidas and Pepsi. She has also ventured into work as a voice actress in Ice Age: Continental Drift and getting ready to make her acting debut with the movie”the second women” in 2014.
#5. Bryan Birdman Williams
$21 million is the net worth of this world famous music artist named Bryan Birdman Williams. This successful man who keeps on increasing his income was born on 15th February in 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is an executive producer and philanthropist as well as the registered Co-founder and the CEO of very well-known Cash Money Records. This man has the wealth from GT Vodka and YMCMB clothing line. Birdman owns a condo in Miami. He declares that in every 6 months he buys 100 new cars and gives away all the “old” ones.
#6. Kanye West
Kanye West is an American producer, rapper, actor and fashion designer who have a net worth of $ 20 million. Kanye was born in Atlanta on 8 June, 1977 raised by his mother in Chicago and Oak Lawn. He dropped out of college and started his career in the music industry as initially as a producer for Roc-A-Fella records. West is a seasoned businessman with Air Yeezy, a line of athletic shoes for Nike, Fatburger restaurants designated for the Chicago area and a shoe line with Louis Vuitton. His charitable ventures include the Kanye West Foundation which promotes education for American, African and Latino children, he also contributes time, talent and money to Hurricane Katrina relief, and Live Earth and World Water Day are among other organizations.
#7. Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne net worth: Lil Wayne is an American rapper, music executive and producer who started his career at the age of 15 years. This ultimate rapper was born on 27 September, 1982. The net worth of this star is 16 million. However the only source of Wayne’ is his rap. This star has joined the Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label. After giving so many excellent music, this rapper on March 29, 2011, in a talk with Hot 97’s Angie Martinez announced that he would retire at age 35.
#8. Wiz Khalifa
Cameron Jibril Thomaz, is better known as Wiz Khalifa. He is an American rapper and singer-songwriter, born on 8 September 1987. He made his debut in 2006 with the album Show and Prove; He is among the top 10 rapper with a net worth of 14 million. He already has released four studio albums which are super hits and the fifth one is set for release in 2013.
Ludacris an award winner rapper and actor were on born on 11 September, 1977 in Illinois as Christopher Brian Bridges. This rapper is having the net worth of 12 million as reported by the Forbes 2013. He is also the Cofounder of Disturbing the Peace record and the Co-owner of Conjure Cognac liquor. He even owns his own line of headphones manufactured by soul electronics and is called “Soul by Ludacris”.
#10. Armando Christian Perez
He was born January 15, 1981 is better known as Pitbull. He is a recording artist from Miami, Florida. Pitbull is a Cofounder of Bad Boy Latino alongside Diddy. His net worth is 11 million and he makes this money by endorsing many products including Dr. Pepper, Kodak and Bud Light
These are the rappers who earn the highest in their industry making themselves the great rappers as according to the Forbes 2013.