Kanye West is an American musician, record producer, singer, song - writer, rapper, actor, designer and film producer. It is estimated that the Kanye West net worth of $90 million in 2012. He is also known as his nick names Kanye Omari West, West, Kanye, Ye, Konman, The Louis Vuitton Don, Yeezy. He is an African American and also involved in top 20 richest rapper list that is launched by the famous Forbes magazine. Kanye first rose to fame as a record producer for Roc – A – Fella Records where he gained recognition for his work on Jay-Z album The Blueprint. He is also famous by his hit singles for musical artists like Ludacris, Alicia Keys and Janet Jackson. He used his own drum and other musical instruments for his production.
Kanye West was born on 8th June 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He lived in Atlanta with his parents and when he was only three years old, his parents were divorced. His father Ray West was a former Black Panther who was one of the first black photojournalists at The Atlanta Journal - Constitution and now he is a Christian Counselor. His mother’s name was Dr. Donda West who was an English professor of Clark Atlanta University and the chairman of the Chicago State University. Kanye attend Polaris High School Classes with the grade between A and B. After completing his high school he attended art classes of the American Academy of Art in Chicago and he was also enrolled with Chicago State University, but soon he dropped out to focus on his music career.
Kanye West started his music career in 1996 when his first debut album Down to Earth was released on Chicago rapper Grav’s. in1998-99 he produced for Jermaine Dupri, Foxy Brown, Goodie Mob, and the group Harlem World that were the most famous artists that time. Kanye become famous in 2000, when he began to produce for the artists of Roc – A – Fella Records. He was produced first time Jay-Z song ‘This Can’t Be Life’. In 2001 his next produced album The Blueprint was released and he worked with Nas and Mobb Deep since the album’s track released. After that he gained commercial and critical success he became a successful producer in the hi-hop industry. In 2002-03 he would produce for Nas, Scarface, Mos Def, Luda Crise, DMX, Monika and many other famous artists.
What is the actual Kanye West net worth? Kayne West net worth of $90 million in 2012 and he gained money from his musical deals. He was starting out his career initially as a producer for Roc-A-Fella records, but finally persuaded the label head Jay-Z who sign him on as a rapper. Kanye also involved in a Fatburger restaurant, athletic Nike shoes and Louis Vuitton shoe line.
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