Here you can find the top 10 Richest Rappers in the World as on 2016 based on their earning record and net worth who are alive and rank based on Forbes listing. Check out There has been quite a rise in the rappers in past few years and the rappers have earned quite a name in the entertainment industry. These Rappers have a unique style, attitude and persona and are seen driving around luxurious cars, living in big houses and earning lot many bucks.
Believe it or not but majority of the richest rapper are American-African ethnicity. Here is the list of Top 10 Rappers.
Popularly known as Dr Dre, he is known as the king of Rapping. He owns several recording studios giving break to various new rappers like Eminem, Snoop Dogg etc. He earns a lot with royalties, record labels and touring the world for rapping. Forbes has also listed him on to be “biggest single year per day of any musician in the history”. His net worth is estimated to be $750million.
Popular as Sean Diddy, Sean has been well known as a rapper all around the world. Sean has achieved fame and name apart from rapping also. He owns a clothing line named Sean Jean, and has been among the top fashion brands in the industry. He also owns two restaurants but has been closed down. Sean helped in developing the Ciroc Vodka label, which earned him 50 percent of the profits. Sean has major stake in TV network Revolt TV making his estimated net worth to $ 730 million.
Popular as Jay Z, Shawn is a very famous rapper. Jay Z has given famous raps along with working in other business mediums too. Jay Z owns a clothing line named Roca wear. He also has a 40/40 club along with his partner friend. He founded Roc Nation after being the president and co founder of Record labels. His estimated net worth is around $650 million.
Russell started his rap career in his early 20s and gained immense popularity. Russell is now the co founder of Def Jam record label giving rise to new talents like Public Enemy, Beastie boys and many more. He has diversified his investments making his net worth to $350 million.
Popular as Master P, Percy is the founder of No Limit Records. It was record store initially but then emerged as a famous recording company. Miller also did rapping and later on became an actor, filmmaker and author. His estimated net worth is $325 million.
Marshall Mathers II
Popular as Eminem, Marshall was the talent discovered by Dr Dre. He has many successful rap albums in his name and founded Shady records with Interscope. Apart from rapping, Eminem is seen in films as well as Television. His estimated net worth is $ 210 million.
Known as Slims, he is not very well known as Rapper but his investments and net worth has gained him among the top positions in the list. He is the elder brother of famous rapper, Birdman. He is the co owner of Record label Cash Money and works as executive producers to various hip hop artists making his net worth to $160 million.
Popular as Birdman, Williams is a famous rapper and co founder of Cash money records with his elder brother Slim. He either performed with his rap partner Big Tymers or performed as solo. He has net worth of apprx. $160 million.
Dwayne Carter Jr
Popular as Lil Wayne, he was the member, youngest one of cash money records. His albums have been in bestselling and have topped the charts. Lil Wayne founded Young Money Entertainment making successful albums estimating his net worth to $ 150 million.
Curtis Jackson (50 Cent)
Known as 50 Cent, Curtis was discovered by famous rapper Eminem and was with Shady records initially. His albums with his group G Unit, made him famous, making him among one of the best rappers. He is the founder of G Unit Records. He has other businesses too like investment in beverage business . His net worth suffered a dip in several years and currently his net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
|Sr. No.||Name||Net Worth|
|2||Sean Combs||$730 million|
|3||Shawn Carter||$650 million|
|4||Russell Simmons||$350 million|
|5||Percy Miller||$325 million|
|6||Marshall Mathers II||$210 million|
|7||Ronald Williams||$160 million|
|8||Bryan Williams||$160 million|
|9||Dwayne Carter Jr||$150 million|
|10||Curtis Jackson||$100 million|
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