3Here Is Forbes Top Five Richest Rappers And Their Net Worth | #1 Will Shock You
Talented rappers all over the world are making some good money. All other things being equal, the more famous they get, the more richer they become.All of the rappers on this list are famous worldwide for the records they have produced and released. They have countless nominations and awards to their names.
Despite the riches they earn through their music career, its fact that these rappers made significant proportion of their wealth through businesses they are into besides the music business.
Don’t be surprised if you hear of the first billionair rapper soon. Considering their wealth, it is not too far into the future
Ghpage.com brings you Forbes Top Five Richest Rappers And Their Net Worth:
5. Bryan “Birdman” Williams – Net Worth: $150 Million
In 2014 Birdman was the fourth richest with $160 million, this year he is down to 5th. Birdman rose to fame as part of the rap duo Big Tymers and also co-founded Cash Money Records with his brother;
the record label is estimated to be worth around $300 million. The label has expanded in recent years with an expansion into clothing and refreshments.
Outside of music Williams had a short flirtation with the oil industry through his company, Bronald Oil and Gas.
4. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson – Net Worth: $155 Million
Much of Jackson’s net worth is due to his sale of Vitamin Water in 2007 which earned him a cool $100 million. The rapper owns his own record label too, G-Unit Records, which has a number of artists on its roster.
Jackson hasn’t released an album since 2009 with his business assets dominating his priorities.
His hiatus is due to end this year however with new album Animal Ambition pencilled in for a June release and the long-awaited Street King Immortal expected to drop too before the end of the year.
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