Top 10 Richest Rappers in the World 2017

By | January 9, 2017

Do you want to know about the richest rappers in the world? In this article we are talking about some of the most popular rappers in the world. They owned many hearts worldwide, but did you know how much money the owned? Just have a glance to know more about your favorite rappers.

10. Snoop Dogg: Net worth – $135 million

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Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr. Aka Snoop Dogg is a famous American rapper and actor, who was born on October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California, United States. His debut album was “Doggystyle” and he was also honored as the judge of 7th Annual Independent Music Awards.

9. 50 Cent: Net worth – $150 million

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Curtis James Jackson III, popularly known as 50 cent is an American rapper, investor, businessman and actor, who was born on July 6, 1975 in South Jamaica, Queens, New York, U.S. His debut album was “Get Rich or Dyin Tryin” after that, he sold around 30 million albums worldwide and won several music awards.

8. Lil Wayne: Net worth – $150 million

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Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., professionally known by his nickname as “lil Wayne”, is an American Hip Hop artist, who was born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. His debut album was “Tha Block is Hot” and from the album “The Carter III”, he won the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.

7. Birdman: Net worth – $160 million

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Bryan Williams Aka Birdman is an American actor, rapper, record producer and entrepreneur, who was born on February 15, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. He is the Co-Founder of Cash Money Records and he was also a part of the former Hip Hop duo “Big Tymers”.

6. Eminem: Net worth – $190 million

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Marshall Bruce Mathers III Aka Eminem is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer, who was born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.

His debut album was “Infinite” and he also received The Golden Icon Award at 2013 MTV Europe Music Award which was held at Amsterdam. He is also considered as one of the greatest artists of all time by Billboard.

5. Russel Simmons: Net worth – $325 million

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Fifth position on our list of top ten richest rappers in the world is grabbed by Russel Wendell Simmons. He is an American author, entrepreneur and producer born on 4 October 1957. He is a Chairman and CEO of Rush Communication and also a practitioner of Transcendental Meditation.

4. Master P: Net worth – $350 million

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Percy Robert Miller, famous as Master P is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, author, record producer, filmmaker and philanthropist, who was born on 29 April 1970 in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. His debut album was “Get Away Clean” and he also won an American Music Award for “Favorite Hip Hop Artist”.

3. Jay Z: Net worth – $610 million

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Shawn Corey Carter Aka Jay Z is one of the most popular American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur, who was born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is regarded as one of the best selling rapper of all time and received 21 Grammy Awards in his music career.

2. Dr. Dre: Net worth – $710 million

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Andre Romelle Young, famous as Dr. Dre is an American record producer, rapper, entrepreneur born on February 18, 1965 in Compton, California, United States. He is the founder and Chairperson of Beats Electronics and Aftermath Entertainment.

1. P. Diddy: Net worth – $750 million

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First position on our list of top 10 richest rappers in the world is acquired by Sean John Combs Aka P. Diddy. He is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and actor, who was born on November 4, 1969 in Harlem, New York City, U.S.

He won 3 Grammy Awards and 2 MTV Video Music Awards in his career and did you know his first album “No Way Out” is certified seven times platinum record.

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