Popular American music Icon Kanye west has become the second Hip Hop artists to be officially pronounced a billionaire after Jay Z.
According to Forbes, the Black American global music Icon was confirmed as a billionaire after he shared financial records, revealing details about his wildly popular Yeezy sneaker empire and his fixation on outside validation.
Married to Kim Kardashian, an American reality tv star Kanye west who took the world by surprise after he announced that he gave his life to christ becomes the second Hi hop billionaire after Jay Z.
Joining the billionaire’s club after Forbes Magazine looked at documents provided by Kanye yesterday, the rapper and fashion designer was estimated to have a net worth of $1.3billion (£1.05billion).
According to express news UK, despite being named a billionaire, Kanye was allegedly unhappy with the evaluation he reportedly sent a text to one of their employees which read:
“It’s not a billion.It’s 3.3billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count.”
Kanye’s trainer-side of the Yeezy brand has been estimated to be worth a whopping $1.26billion (£1.02billion).
The esteemed magazine has described Kanye’s recent success in the retail industry as “one of the great retail stories of the century”.