Legendary American singer, Kanye West has topped the world highest paid musician list for 2020 earning a mouth watering $170m in 2020.
Kanye West who is fresh off his new billionaire status showed how far he has
gone in his financial powers as he has made so much money this year that he is
$90 million ahead of the musician in second place, which is Elton John.
Forbes released its highly-anticipated list of the world’s highest-paid celebritiesand
over on the musician side of things Kanye West is sitting comfortably at the top.
Not only is he the world’s highest-paid musician, but he’s the second highest-paid
celebrity overall coming just behind Kylie Jenner.
Kanye West has made an estimated $170 million so far in 2020 and we are still six
months away from the end of the year.
The bulk of Kanye’s massive funds are the result of his successful Yeezy sneaker deal
with Adidas and he also owns 100% of Yeezy which is reportedly worth 1.3 billion,
giving Kanye’s estimated net worth a boost to over 3 billion.
As for the other hip hop artists that trail behind Kanye on the list, Diddy made $55
million in 2020, Jay Z with $53.5 million, Drake raked in $49 million, Travis Scott
cashed in at $39.5 million and DJ Khaled has made $36.5 million so far in 2020.
Kanye West have also been doing some philanthropist work with his hard-earned money and has been placed high among the best entrepreneur in the world.