Kanye West’s Memoir and His Net Worth


Birth Name – Kanye Omari West is his birth name.

Other Names – Yeezy. Ye

Origin – United States of America

Wealth Source – Rapper, Singer

Profession – Songwriter, Singer, Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Record Producer

Instruments – Vocals, Sampler

Net Worth

According to networthobserver, the net worth of Kanye West is more than $250 million. He made his name as one of the most contentious musicians in hip hop.

Initial Life

Kanye Omari West took birth in Atlanta, Georgia on 8th of June, 1977.  When he was three years old his parents divorced. And he started to live with his mother in Chicago.

Kanye West Net Worth

His father, a former Black Panther opened a cafe and store from capital of his son in Maryland after divorced with his mother.

He started rapping in third grade school and made himself musical appearance in seventh grade. After graduation from high school, he got scholarship and moved to Chicago’s American Academy of Art in 1997.

He discarded himself from school to fulfill his musical dreams when he was 20 years old.


  • Father: Ray West (Former Black Panther)
  • Mother: Dr. Donda C. West (Professor of English)
  • Wife: Kim Kardashian (A reality show star)
  • Children: Four kids (North, Saint, Chicago, Psalm)


  • West was involved in small music productions until early 2000. He became producer for Deric ‘D-Dot’ Angelettie and also generated music for other local artists.
  • After discarded school, he went to New York city where he met Jay-Z, who signed up him to work on his album. He produced music in Roc-A-Fella Records where he conspired for singers (Ludacris, Common, and Cam’Ron). All while working on his own debut album.
  • He began his career as a successful producer but he wanted to to be a rapper.
  • He got car accident in which his jaw fractured. In 2004, he got high success in his career after releasing debut album ‘The college Dropout’. At that time 441,000 copies sold out in first week.
  • In 2005, he with composer Jon Brion to work on his new album ‘Late Registration’, which sold 2.3 million copies in U.S.
  • His 3rd album ‘Graduation’ which got top 1 at US Billboard 200 and sold copies near about 957,000 in first week and 4th track titled ‘Stronger’ got biggest single hit.
  • In 2010, his 5th album ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantacy’ was considered knack chunk of work by critics. This album became platinum in the States.
  • He got no.1 position in best rappers in States by selling millions of copies.
  • He declared an album ‘Jesus is King’. It was due to came out on 27th of September, 2019 but there are still no signs of this album. Hopefully, it will, one day.


Best focal points of West’s career are:

  • Late Registration (Album, 2005)
  • Gold Digger (Song, 2005)
  • BET Awards (Video of the year, 2006)-Won
  • Graduation (Album, 2007)
  • Can’t Tell Me Nothing (Song, 2007)
  • My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Album, 2010)
  • Runaway Music Video (2010)
  • Ni as In Paris (Song, 2011)
  • Yeezus (Album, 2013)
  • Bound 2 (Song, 2013)
  • Grammy Awards (Best Rap Performance, 2014)-Won
  • The Life of Pablo (Album, 2016)
  • Famous (Song, 2016)
  • Ultralight Beam (Song, 2016)
  • Ye (Album, 2018)

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Prerna Arora