Kanye West Becomes The Richest Black Person In US History

One thing no one can take away from Kanye West is that he is a brilliant musician. Some would even argue that he is one of the greatest musicians of all time. Well to top that, it has been announced that Kanye West is official the Richest Black person in U.S. History.

Recently reported due to a new valuations prepared by investment bank UBS, Kanye’s sneaker / clothing apparel partnership with Adidas is worth between $3.2 – $4.7 billion. People think Kanye is crazy and most geniuses are, but due to Kanye owning 100% Yeezy brand, he gets everything. Plus he has a new partnership with The Gap which is worth another billion dollars.

With these new evalutions, it is noted that Kanye West’s net worth is $6.6 billion. Making him the richest black person in US History. This takes him over Oprah Winfrey, David Steward and Robert F. Smith who is worth $6.5 billion.

With this Kanye West is also the 3rd richest celebrity in the world, with Steven Spielberg in 2nd ($7 billion) and George Lucas ($10 billion).

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