Here we listed Top 10 Richest Rappers in The World 2018. The stories of some of these celebrities are so inspiring. Dr. Dre is top on the list of top 10 richest Rappers in the world. 50 Cent, Eminem, Lil Wayne are also on the list.
Top 10 Richest Rappers in The World 2018
10. Snoop Dogg Net Worth: $135 million
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Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality, and actor. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre and featured on Dre’s solo debut, “Deep Cover”, and then on Dre’s solo debut album, The Chronic. He has since sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide.
9. Lil Wayne Net Worth: $136 million
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. has known professionally as Lil Wayne is an American rapper. Lil Wayne’s career began in 1991 at the age of nine, when he was discovered by Bryan “Baby” Williams and joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.’z, alongside fellow New Orleans-based rapper B.G., then known as Lil’ Doogie. In 1996, Lil Wayne and B.G. joined the southern hip hop group Hot Boys, with Cash Money label-mates Juvenile and Turk.
8 Ice Cube Net Worth: $140 million
O’Shea Jackson Sr. known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer, and actor. he is also an actor, a producer, and a director just to name a few of his many talents. He has successfully managed to stay away from the bad press for a long time (maybe it is because he is focused on making more money). It is hard to tell how he has managed to stay humble despite everything we know about him; from a gangster society to one of the richest rappers.
7. Eminem Net Worth: $160 million
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Eminem has defied every force against him and earned much respect in the rap industry. Rap is mainly associated with blacks but Marshall has leveled the field. He might have had little and/or no education but he has a lot of money and is still making more! Like many others, his journey started in a humble slum – Detroit. He won the Grammy Award for having the Best Rap Album of the Year.
6. Birdman Net Worth: $170 million
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Bryan Christopher Williams, known by his stage name Birdman also known as Baby, is an American rapper, record executive, and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and public face of Cash Money Records which he founded with his older brother Ronald “Slim” Williams in 1991. Birdman released his eponymous debut album in 2002 and has gone on to release four solo studio albums in total
5. 50 Cent Net Worth: $270 million
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50 Cent has been one of the most famous names in the rap industry and know we know for a fact that he has a lot of water. It is said that 50’s wealth can be traced to shares he had with Vitamin Water which was bought by Coca-Cola making his share value to grow. He must have channeled his money to worth investments otherwise we would not have had him on this list of world’s Wealthiest Rappers 2018.
4. Master P Net Worth: $350 million
Percy Robert Miller, known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller is an American rapper, actor, businessman, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player. 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 currently, No Limit Forever Records. He is the founder and CEO of P. Miller Enterprises and Better Black Television, which was a short-lived online television network. In 2013, Forbes estimated Miller’s net worth at nearly $350 million, which put him as the third richest figure in hip-hop at the time.
3. Dr. Dre Net Worth: $770 million
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Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records. He has produced albums for and overseen the careers of many rappers, including 2Pac, The D.O.C., Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Xzibit, Knoc-turn’al, 50 Cent, The Game, and Kendrick Lamar. He is credited as a key figure in the crafting and popularization of West Coast G-funk, a rap style characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats. As of 2017, he is the third richest figure in hip-hop, with a net worth of $740 million.
2. P. Diddy Net Worth: $825 million
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Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He was born in New York City and was raised in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his label Bad Boy Entertainment in 1993. Combs has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards and is the producer of MTV’s Making the Band. In 2018, Forbes estimated his net worth at $825 million, making him the second-richest hip-hop artist.
1. Jay-Z Net Worth: $900 million
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Shawn Corey Carter has known professionally as Jay-Z is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the world’s best-selling music artists and one of the most acclaimed rappers of all-time. His heavily publicized marriage to singer Beyoncé in 2008 has made him a global figure in popular culture. As a couple, they have an estimated combined net worth of $1.16 billion, with his individual net worth of $900 million making him the richest hip-hop artist in the world.