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Everyone knows Kanye West, Jay-Z, and P Diddy, but who is the richest Hip Hop artist in the world of 2022?
The richest Hip Hop artist in the world of 2022 is Kanye West. Kanye Omari West‘ net worth is $6.6 Billion (€5.8 or £4.9 Billion). Kanye West’ annual income is at least $100 million per year while P Diddy earns on average $56.2 million per year.
In this article you will discover who the 50 richest Hip Hop artist are of 2022. Below you will find the table with the 50 richest Hip Hop Artists ranked on net worth from high to low and we will break down the list with short and factual information such as the best-selling track down the line.
The table below gives you a clear overview of the 50 most richest rappers of the Hip Hop music industry in the world. Click on the name of your desired Hip Hop artist to jump for more info.
|Rank||Hip Hop Artist||Net Worth (Million)|
|#1||Kanye West||$6.6 Billion / €5.8 Billion / £4.9 Billion|
|#2||Jay-Z||$1.3 Billion / €1.1 Billion / £960 Million|
|#3||P Diddy||$900 / €787 / £664|
|#4||Dr Dre||$500 / €437 / £369|
|#5||Russell Simmons||$340 / €297 / £251|
|#6||Eminem||$230 / €201 / £169|
|#7||Drake||$200 / €174 / £147|
|#8||Master P||$200 / €174 / £147|
|#9||Pharrell Williams||$200 / €174 / £147|
|#10||Usher||$180 / €157 / £132|
|#11||Lil Wayne||$170 / €148 / £125|
|#12||Ice Cube||$160 / €139 / £117|
|#13||Snoop Dogg||$150 / €131 / £111|
|#14||Swizz Beatz||$150 / €131 / £111|
|#15||LL Cool J||$120 / €105 / £89|
|#16||Birdman||$100 / €88 / £74|
|#17||Nicki Minaj||$100 / €88 / £74|
|#18||Pitbull||$100 / €88 / £74|
|#19||Ronald Slim Williams||$100 / €88 / £74|
|#20||Adam Horovitz aka Ad-Rock||$90 / €79 / £66|
|#21||Michael Diamond AKA Mike D||$90 / €79 / £66|
|#22||Timbaland||$85 / €74 / £63|
|#23||Akon||$80 / €70 / £59|
|#24||Migos||$80 / €70 / £59|
|#25||DJ Khaled||$75 / €66 / £55|
|#26||Kendrick Lamar||$75 / €66 / £55|
|#27||Nas||$70 / €61 / £52|
|#28||Will.I.Am||$70 / €61 / £52|
|#29||Ice T||$60 / €53 / £44|
|#30||J. Cole||$60 / €53 / £44|
|#31||Joseph Simmons AKA Rev Run||$60 / €53 / £44|
|#32||Psy||$60 / €53 / £44|
|#33||Wiz Khalifa||$60 / €53 / £44|
|#34||Chad Hugo||$55 / €48 / £41|
|#35||Chamillionaire||$50 / €44 / £37|
|#36||T.I.||$50 / €44 / £37|
|#37||Common||$45 / €39 / £33|
|#38||J Prince||$45 / €39 / £33|
|#39||Post Malone||$45 / €39 / £33|
|#40||Rick Ross||$45 / €39 / £33|
|#41||50 Cent||$40 / €35 / £30|
|#42||Daddy Yankee||$40 / €35 / £30|
|#43||Darryl McDaniels||$40 / €35 / £30|
|#44||Future||$40 / €35 / £30|
|#45||Andre 3000||$35 / €31 / £26|
|#46||Big Boi||$30 / €26 / £22|
|#47||G-Dragon||$30 / €26 / £22|
|#48||Lil Jon||$30 / €26 / £22|
|#49||Soulja Boy||$30 / €26 / £22|
|#50||Nelly||$8 / €7 / £6|
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Kanye West is a rapper, fashion designer, and entrepreneur from the United States. Kanye West is worth $6.6 billion at the time of writing. He is one of the three wealthiest black Americans in history.
Jay-Z is a rapper, producer, composer, and businessman from the United States. Jay-Z’s net worth is $1.3 billion as of this writing. Jay-Z’s net worth has grown as a result of his work in the music industry and as a successful entrepreneur. Jay-Z has had a lot of success in a lot of different fields. He’s “not a businessman, he’s a business… man,” he says. He gets $70-80 million every year on average. He earned $81 million between June 2018 and June 2019.
P. Diddy, better known as Puff Daddy, is a rapper, musician, record producer, entrepreneur, and designer from the United States. Diddy has a net worth of $900 million dollars as of this writing. In addition to his solo musical and entrepreneurial endeavors, he is most recognized for his record company, Bad Boy Entertainment.
Dr. Dre is a rapper, actor, entrepreneur, and producer from the United States. Dr. Dre has a net worth of $500 million as of this writing. Dr. Dre is one of the most popular musicians of the last three decades. His musical career has netted him hundreds of millions of dollars, and he has made even more money through numerous entrepreneurial ventures.
Russell Simmons is a businessman and record executive from the United States with a net worth of $340 million. Simmons is well recognized for his music business participation. He was the CEO of Rush Communications, Inc. and co-founded the famed record label Def Jam Records. While this businessman’s profession has been unquestionably successful, his personal life has been tarnished by controversy. His public image has been marred by serious claims of sexual misconduct and even sexual assault. As a result, he stood down from his various companies’ leadership positions. Russell Simmons has made a lot of money from his original clothing brands in addition to his music.
Eminem is a multi-platinum-selling rapper, producer, and actor from the United States. Eminem’s net worth is $230 million as of this writing. He is consistently one among the world’s highest-paid entertainers. Eminem earns roughly $20 million per year on average. That sum can potentially surpass $30-50 million in years when he is actively touring to promote an album.
Drake is a $200 million dollar actor, producer, and rapper who was born in Canada. Drake is routinely ranked as one of the world’s highest-paid celebrities. Drake was a kid actor on the Canadian adolescent show Degrassi: The Next Generation before becoming a major rap super star. Drake has earned more than $430 million throughout his career, before taxes and living costs, since achieving mainstream fame.
Master P is a $200 million rap tycoon, entrepreneur, and film producer from the United States. Master P was one of hip-most hop’s successful figures in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He is still one of the world’s wealthiest rappers and businessmen.
Master P has so many jobs that it’s tough to choose just two or three. His net worth has grown as a result of a variety of sources of income, including his career as a rapper, entrepreneur, and sometimes actor.
Pharrell Williams has a net worth of $200 million and is a prominent recording artist, producer, musician, and fashion designer. Pharrell is also the lead singer and drummer for the N.E.R.D. rock band.
Pharrell Williams collaborated with Louis Vuitton on glasses and jewelry in 2008. In 2009, Williams collaborated on a sculpture with Takashi Murakami at Art Basel. Williams founded I am OTHER, a multimedia creative group and musical label, in May 2012. I am OTHER has its own YouTube channel and clothing items. Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Footwear are two of his clothing brands. Ice Cream Footwear has a store in Tokyo, Japan, while Billionaire Boys Club has a flagship store in New York City.
Usher has a net worth of $180 million and is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. Usher has sold more than 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the most successful musicians of all time. He also co-founded RBMG Records, Justin Bieber’s record label, with Scooter Braun.
Raymond Braun Media Group, often known as RBMG Records, was created in 2008 by Usher and music manager Scooter Braun. They formed the company in collaboration with Island Def Jam with the express purpose of launching Justin Bieber, an adolescent artist. Bieber was spotted on YouTube by Braun, who brought him to Atlanta for an audition with Usher. Usher then had Justin audition for LA Reid of Island Def Jam. A contract was promptly reached.
Lil Wayne has a net worth of $170 million and is an American rapper, producer, and music executive. Over the course of his career, Birdman Jr., Young Tune, Dr. Carter, Weezyana, Tunechi, and a slew of other identities have sprung up, including Birdman Jr., Young Tune, Dr. Carter, Weezyana, Tunechi, and a slew of others. Whatever you choose to name him, one thing is certain: he’s a huge success. He has sold over 100 million records worldwide, received countless honors, and even eclipsed Elvis Presley in terms of Billboard Top 100 entries. His status as one of the best-selling musical artists in history provided him with the experience he needed to launch Young Money Entertainment, his own record company.
Ice Cube is a rapper, actor, producer, and entrepreneur from the United States. Ice Cube has a net worth of $160 million as of this writing. Ice Cube has evolved from one of the pioneers of West Coast gangsta rap to one of Hollywood’s most dominant figures today. Following his breakthrough as a member of NWA, he went on to have an extremely successful solo career. In addition, he has written, produced, and starred in several films.
Snoop Dogg is a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor from the West Coast. Snoop Dogg has a net worth of $150 million as of this writing. Dr. Dre discovered him in 1992, and he began his music career. Snoop Dogg is one of the wealthiest and most successful rappers of the 1990s, and one of the few who is still active today.
Swizz Beatz has a net worth of $150 million. Swizz Beatz is an American hip hop artist, record producer, and songwriter. That is his and his wife Alicia Keys’ combined net worth.
LL Cool J has a net worth of $120 million and works as an actor and rapper in the United States. He was one of the first hip-hop performers to achieve widespread success. Today, he is best recognized for his role as NCIS: Los Angeles on the CBS network television show. His per-episode compensation on NCIS is $350,000.
Birdman has a net worth of $100 million and is an American rapper, record executive, CEO, and entrepreneur. Bryan “Baby” Williams, commonly known as Birdman, is the CEO and co-founder of Cash Money Records, which he co-founded with his brother Ronald “Slim” Williams in 1991. Cash Money Records, in addition to being a musical artist himself, represents Lil Wayne, Drake, Blueface, Nicki Minaj, and others.
Nicki Minaj is a rapper, model, actor, and R&B singer-songwriter of Trinidadian descent. Nicki Minaj has a net worth of $100 million as of this writing. Lil Wayne, a fellow American rapper, found Minaj. Six American Music Awards, ten BET Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards are among her many accolades. She has received ten Grammy nominations.
Pitbull has a net worth of $100 million. Pitbull is a Cuban-American rapper and songwriter. Pitbull is one of the most well-known musical performers today. He’s also a businessman and a spokesperson for a number of companies.
Ronald “Slim” Williams, a producer and entrepreneur from Louisiana, with a net worth of $100 million. Williams is most known for co-founding the record label Cash Money Records with his younger brother Bryan Williams, and is also known as “Slim tha Don” or “The Godfather” (also known as Birdman). Ronald is heavily involved in the production of Cash Money’s records, serving as an executive producer on nearly all of the label’s releases.
Adam Horovitz, better known by his stage name Ad-Rock, is an American singer, rapper, producer, and actor with a net worth of $90 million. Ad-Rock, sometimes known as King Ad-Rock, is a founding member of the hip hop group the Beastie Boys.
Mike D (Michael Diamond) is a fictional character. Michael Diamond has a net worth of $90 million and is an American artist. As a founding member of the hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, he amassed his net worth. He has also worked with Moby and Bjork, delivering remixes for their songs under the stage name Mike D.
Timbaland has an estimated net worth of $85 million dollars as an American rapper, music producer, and songwriter. Timbaland’s first credit was on R&B artist Ginuwine’s 1996 album “Ginuwine…the Bachelor.” Timbaland rose to prominence as a producer for R&B and hip hop musicians after working on Aaliyah’s second studio album, “One in a Million,” in 1996 and Missy Elliott’s debut studio album, “Supa Dupa Fly,” in 1997.
Aliaune Thiam, better known as R&B singer Akon, has a net worth of $80 million. Akon is a well-known character in the music industry who has transcended hip-borders hop’s to become one of the most powerful figures in the entertainment industry. Akon has achieved success not only as a solo musician, but also as an entrepreneur in the music industry, having founded two successful record labels.
Migos is a hip hop group from the United States with a total net worth of $80 million. Rappers Takeoff, Offset, and Quavo founded the group in Georgia in 2008. During peak touring seasons, they might be among hip-highest-paid hop’s entertainers. For example, they made a total of $25 million between September 2017 and September 2018, mostly due to 93 live events during that time.
DJ Khaled has a net worth of $75 million and is an American record producer, radio personality, rapper, DJ, and record label executive. DJ Khaled is also the DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad and a radio personality for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR. DJ Khaled also makes tens of millions of dollars via endorsement partnerships with brands such as Weight Watchers, T-Mobile Ciroc, and Apple.
Kendrick Lamar is a $75 million dollar rapper from the United States. He is one of the most well-known and well-paid rappers in the world. He has amassed a net worth of more than $180 million throughout the course of his career. He grossed $60 million in 2018, making him one of the highest-paid celebrities of the year.
Nas has a net worth of $70 million and is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and investor. Nas rose to international prominence as a hip-hop artist, as you may know. “Illmatic,” his debut album from 1994, is largely regarded as one of the best hip-hop albums ever made. As an early-stage venture investor, he has acquired significant reputation (and fortune) in recent years. Nas has a track record of making successful early investments, notably in technology firms. Dropbox, Coinbase, Ring Lyft, Genius, and Pluto TV are among Nas’ early internet investments.
Will.I.Am has a net worth of $70 million and is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, DJ, actor, and television personality. He is the lead singer and founder of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas, as well as a judge and coach on several television talent shows, including “The Voice UK” and “The Voice Kids.”
Ice-T has a net worth of $60 million as an American rapper and actor. In the late 1980s and 1990s, he made a number of successful albums. Ice-T is probably best recognized in recent years for his long-running role on the drama television series “Law & Order: SVU.” He has been a regular on the show for over two decades, appearing in over 400 episodes.
J. Cole has a net worth of $60 million as an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. J. Cole was Jay-first Z’s signing to his Roc Nation label. He is consistently one of the world’s highest-paid rappers. He makes $30 million in a regular year.
Joseph Simmons is a $60 million dollar rapper, DJ, and producer from the United States. As a founding member of the hip-hop group Run-D.M.C., Simmons became a household name in the 1980s, becoming the first hip-hop group to have a Gold album (1984’s “Run–D.M.C.”) and a Platinum record (1985’s “King of Rock”). After being ordained as a Pentecostal preacher, Simmons adopted the moniker “Rev. Run,” and from 2005 to 2009, he was the star of the MTV reality show “Run’s House.” He co-wrote the book “Take Back Your Family: A Challenge to America’s Parents” with his wife, Justine, in 2008.
Psy is a South Korean rapper with a $60 million net worth. Thanks to his infectious hit single “Gangnam Style” and subsequent YouTube popularity for the music video, Psy acquired practically instant international fame.
Wiz Khalifa has a net worth of $60 million. Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. In 2006, he published his debut album, “Show and Prove.” In 2008, his track “Say Yeah” reached the Top 40 and became his first hit. Khalifa, his stage name, is an Arabic term that means “successor.” Wiz is a condensed version of the word wisdom. As a child, he adopted his stage name.
Chad Hugo is a musician and record producer from the United States with a net worth of $55 million. Chad Hugo was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on February 24, 1974. He is well known as one half of the Neptunes musical duo (along with Pharrell Williams). He’s also a member of the N.E.R.D. organization. Hugo is a saxophonist who also plays keyboards and guitar. He has a long list of No. 1 singles, many of which he co-wrote with Pharrell Williams.
Chamillionaire is a $50 million-plus singer, rapper, and entrepreneur from the United States. He has amassed a large portion of his net worth from his various investing projects as well as his work as CEO of entertainment company Chamillitary Entertainment, in addition to his own successful singing career.
T.I. has a net worth of $50 million and is an American rapper, actor, singer, producer, entrepreneur, record executive, and book. T.I., along with Gucci Mane and Jeezy, is credited with helping to establish the hip hop subgenre of trap music.
Common is a musician and actor from the United States with a net worth of $45 million. “Like Water for Chocolate,” his first major-label studio album, was a financial and commercial triumph, as well as a source of fame and notoriety for him.
J Prince is a businessman from the United States with a net worth of $45 million. J Prince made his fortune as the CEO of Rap-a-Lot Records in Houston. Prince, who spent 20 years promoting Houston’s rap scene and rap musicians, is now working to promote underserved communities and neighborhoods. In his old 5th Ward neighborhood, he recently started construction on a community center that would help young children, youths, and adults achieve greater success in their life.
Post Malone is a rapper, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer from the United States. Post Malone is a multi-millionaire with a net worth of $45 million. He is noted for his genre-defying music, which incorporates elements from several genres such as hip hop, pop, country, and rock. His breakthrough came with his debut single, “White Iverson,” released in 2015.
Rick Ross has a net worth of $45 million and is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, record executive, producer, and CEO. Rick has sold millions of albums and tens of millions of singles globally over his career. He has been one of the top ten highest-paid rappers in the world at various points in his career. As of this writing, his total career earnings have topped $90 million.
50 Cent is a rapper, producer, actor, and entrepreneur from the United States. 50 Cent’s net worth is $40 million as of this writing. 50 Cent has made at least $260 million from his numerous efforts, including selling songs, touring, and several brand collaboration deals, during the course of his career. Unfortunately, he has also overspent (particularly on real estate, automobiles, and lawsuits), leading to his Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in July 2015. 50 Cent had a net worth of over $100 million at the time of his bankruptcy.
Daddy Yankee has a net worth of $40 million as a Latin hip hop musician. He is one of the most well-known and successful musical musicians in the world today.
Darryl McDaniels (commonly known as “DMC”) is a 40-million-dollar-rich American rapper and author. Along with Joseph “Run” Simmons and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell, McDaniels is a founding member of the famed hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. Between 1984 and 2001, Run-D.M.C. released seven studio albums, including “Raising Hell” (1986), “King of Rock” (1985), and “Tougher Than Leather” (2001). (1988).
Future, whose real name is Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer with a net worth of $40 million. Future started composing and rapping after his cousin, Rico Wade, a member of the Dungeon Family group, suggested it.
Andre 3000 has a net worth of $35 million. He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He is most recognized for being a member of the Outkast duo with Big Boi. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time, and he is frequently included in “top ten rappers” lists published by various media outlets.
Big Boi has a net worth of $30 million as a rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor in the United States. Big Boi is best known for being half of the successful hip-hop duo “Outkast,” which also includes André 3000. Big Boi has sold over 25 million records and released six studio albums with Outkast (five Platimum and one Diamond). “Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty” (2010), “Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors” (2012), and “Boomiverse” (2013) are his solo albums (2017).
G-net Dragon’s worth is $30 million. G-Dragon is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, producer, and model. G-Dragon, whose real name is Kwon Ji-Yong, is the leader and one of the two rappers in the boyband Big Bang. Kwon began his career as a member of the Little Roora group when he was eight years old.
Lil Jon is a $30 million dollar rapper, songwriter, record producer, DJ, and actor from the United States. He rose to prominence as the frontman of Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon is also credited as one of the founders of the crunk hip hop subgenre.
Soulja Boy has a $30 million net worth as an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. In September 2007, he had a huge smash with his debut track. The song “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” reached the top of the charts. Beginning in September 2007, the single was a non-consecutive seven-week number-one hit in the United States.
Nelly has an estimated net worth of $8 million as an American rapper, actor, and entrepreneur. In 2000, he made his debut with the album “Country Grammar,” which went on to sell over 10 million copies worldwide and remains his best-selling record to date.
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