Kanye West is counted among the leading Singers, Rappers & Fashion Designers of American origin. Kanye also have qualities to carry on the profession of Record Producer, Songwriter, and Business Manager.
He has always tried to make unforgettable effects, on the various musical genres. In addition to his love for music, he actively participated in art and architecture.
Kanye West Net Worth 2020
Kanye has achieved the Net Worth of over $240 million, as of 2020.
In addition to his full-time career, he is working in association with the leading brands. Such as Adidas, Louis Vuitton, Nike, etc. He didn’t restrict his entrepreneur skills to clothes or shoe range. But also tried his hands-on with the network of restaurants, initiated by him.
Half Beast was his Production Company, started in 2008.
Kanye West Biography
|Full Name||Kanye West|
|Birthdate||8th June 1977|
|Birth Place||Atlanta, USA|
|Age (as of 2020)||42 Years|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Early and Personal Life
Kanye West is the known name of Kanye Omari West, who was born on 8th June 1977 in Atlanta. He was 3 years old when his parents got divorced and he stayed with his mother thereafter.
Kanye got married to Kim Kardashian, who was a TV personality.
Early Career and Education
After completing high school, he went to the American Academy of Art & Chicago State University. However, he left the studies for his passionate career. He was inclined towards music and art, while he was only 5 years old. The best part of his success is that his mother supported him, at every step of his career.
He suffered a setback when his mother died and his girlfriend left him alone.
His most liked album was released in 2004, named The College Dropout that received a huge success quickly. His debut album symbolizes his own life somewhere, as he has left his studies in the middle of the session to pursue his career. There was a record sale of the album, exceeding to 471k units within the 1st week of the release.
Thereafter, an album with the name of Graduation reached to the extent of success which is quite evident as over 957k units were sold within the week’s time of its release. The album has also achieved the top position on Billboard 200.
Due to his attitude of behaving his own way often in public, he has faced a lot of criticisms.
Achievements & Recognitions
- Kanye has won over 40 awards, under different names and categories. Among which, he was being honoured with 21 Grammy Awards.
- He is the founder of the GOOD Music record label, which is counted as one of his achievements.
- Kanye, along with his mother has initiated various charity contributions. Since he was excited for the cause of charity, since the beginning. Both of them worked hard for the sake of providing education to poor children and promoting music lovers, for a serious career.
- Kanye has gained the listing among 100 Most Influential People In The World by Time in the year 2005, 2015 and more to be expected.
- Kanye has also founded a company with the name DONDA, which is dealing with content creation.