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Rap artists worldwide are making enormous amounts of money because of the hip-hop industry's continued expansion. A select few names frequently arise in the realm of rap music regardless of whether they are the richest, most well-liked, or best-selling musicians.

Numerous well-known rappers have made millions or even billions of dollars thanks to their hip-hop careers; some also work in acting or songwriting. They were well-recognized for their opulent homes, luxury cars, and lavish lifestyles. Their popularity as rappers increased as they added investments and businesses to their property.

According to projected earnings, these are the 15 richest rappers in Hollywood.

1. Jay-Z

1. Jay-Z

2021 Net Worth: $1 Billion

2022 Net Worth: $1.3 Billion

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $1.6 Billion 

American rapper, songwriter, businessman, and entrepreneur Jay-Z hails from Brooklyn. With 100 million album sales and 21 Grammy Awards, he was the first rapper to surpass the billion-dollar threshold in net worth. Jay-Z is one of the finest rappers of his era. He had the title of the wealthiest rapper worldwide.

He also engages in various other economic endeavors, earning millions of dollars through his businesses Armand de Brignac champagne, Roc Nation, and D'Ussé cognac. He just secured a partnership with Samsung, a major player in the technology industry.

2. Sean Combs

2. Sean Combs

2021 Net worth: $825 Million

2022 Net Worth: $900 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $1 Billion

Rap artist, composer, record producer, performer, and entrepreneur Sean Combs, better known as Diddy, has international fame. One of the most successful, wealthiest rappers in the industry.

His American record company, Bad Boy Entertainment, which he founded in 1993, contributed to his wealth. His solo albums and releases are excellent. In addition, he prioritizes his business endeavors. He oversees several businesses, including a clothing company, a record label, and a tv network.

3. Dr. Dre

3. Dr. Dre

2021 Net Worth: $780 Billion

2022 Net Worth: $850 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $1 Billion

American rapper, music producer, actor, and entrepreneur Andre Romelle Young goes by the stage name Dr. Dre. He is one of the world's most popular and prosperous hip-hop rappers and producers. Dr. Dre's music career, which he began as a member of N.W.A. and later continued as a solo artist, has given him wealth.

He has several solo records and works as an album producer for well-known musicians like Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and 50 Cent in Aftermath entertainment.

4. Gilbert “Berner” Milam

4. Gilbert “Berner” Milam

2021 Net Worth: $25 Million

2022 Net Worth: $410 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $700 Million 

Previous Forbes editor Zack O'Malley Greenburg ranked Berner as one of the wealthiest rap artists. He manages a cannabis business called Cookies, which has 48 shops in seven nations and 20 U.S. states and offers 70 marijuana strains and 2,000 marijuana-related goods. His revenue will probably reach $1 billion if legalization spreads to additional States.

Berner has put out about 40 albums as a rapper, all of which peaked at number one on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums list. He also operates  Cookies, a clothing and lifestyle business in San Francisco. He marketed items like odor-resistant backpacks, duffel bags, and lunch bags.

5. Kanye West

5. Kanye West

2021 Net Worth: $160 Million

2022 Net Worth: $410 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $700 Million 

Kanye West is an American rapper, composer, music producer, and businessman. He was once the wealthiest rapper worldwide with a $6.6 billion net worth. 

He began his music career as a producer. He even contributed lyrics to songs by well-known artists like Jay-Z. He is well-known in the music world and has received 22 Grammy awards.

He works in several enterprises in addition to his music profession. He has worked with several companies, including Louis Vuitton, Adidas, and others.

Following the antisemitism controversy, Forbes reported that Ye had been removed from its list of billionaires.

6. Eminem

6. Eminem

2021 Net Worth: $100 Million

2022 Net Worth: $230 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $500 Million 

Eminem became well-known all around the world for his music and speedy rapping. He is the most prominent white hip-hop performer. Eminem started his career in 1996, and with Dr. Dre's assistance, Eminem gained notoriety in 1999. 

He has created songs, acted in several movies, and won 15 Grammy Awards. In the early 2000s, Eminem was the best-selling rap artist in the entire world. He runs a record company and is an ambassador for companies like Chrysler and Lipton.

7. Master P

7. Master P

2021 Net Worth: $100 Million

2022 Net Worth: $200 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $400 Million 

Master P is the stage name of Percy Robert Miller, a well-known American music producer, rapper, performer, philanthropist, businessman, author, and former basketball player.

According to the 'Forbes list of rappers,' Master P is one of the wealthiest rappers in the world. He formed his record company and served as the CEO of P. Miller Enterprises. He is now one of the richest rappers in the world, owing to his business enterprises.

8. Pharrell Williams

8. Pharrell Williams

2021 Net Worth: $150 Million

2022 Net Worth: $200 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $260 Million 

Pharrell Williams is an American rap artist, singer-song composer, and music producer.  In 1990, The Neptunes, a production business, marked the beginning of his musical career. He is the lead singer for the hip-hop group N.E.R.D. and is notable for producing records for well-known musicians, including Jay Z.

Pharrell Williams runs a record company, a multimedia creative group, and a media enterprise serving as a center for all his projects, such as Billionaire Boys Club.

Additionally, he owns a clothing line and shows branding under his name. He creates jewelry, eyewear, and footwear for well-known companies like Louis Vuitton and Adidas.

9. Drake

9. Drake

2021 Net Worth: $150 Million

2022 Net Worth: $180 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $220 Million 

World-renowned Canadian rapper, singer, composer, actor, and music producer Aubrey Drake Graham also produces music. Drake is one of the highest-paid rappers in the world because of his accomplishments, which include winning six BET Awards, three Juno Awards, and a Grammy Award. On the list of Hot Rap Tracks, he has the top singles.

Along with his liquor company, he owns a clothing line. He performs advertisements for Apple and Nike and is a brand ambassador for the Toronto Raptors. Drake is a co-founder of 100 Thieves and DreamCrew.

10. Ronald Slim Williams

10. Ronald Slim Williams

2021 Net Worth: $150 Million

2022 Net Worth: $170 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $190 Million 

Rapper, entrepreneur, and music producer Ronald Jay 'Slim' Williams is well-known in the United States. He, along with his younger brother Bryan Williams (Birdman), formed Cash Money Records together, and he serves as executive producer on nearly all of the label's recordings. 'The Godfather' or 'Slim Tha Don' are two of his nicknames.

11. Lil Wayne

11. Lil Wayne

2021 Net Worth: $150 Million

2022 Net Worth: $170 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $190 Million

Lil Wayne is the stage name of Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., an American hip-hop music artist. He is a prominent song producer, entrepreneur, and one of the wealthiest rappers in the world.

Lil Wayne was the youngest artist of Cash Money Records when he began his career there in 1991 at nine. Since then, he has collaborated with other well-known musicians and sold millions of records. He has five Grammy titles. Lil Wayne's success with his merchandising, song sales, and touring are the key contributors to his net worth.

12. Ice Cube

12. Ice Cube

2021 Net Worth: $140 Million

2022 Net Worth: $160 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $180 Million 

O'Shea Jackson Sr., known as Ice Cube, is a well-known American rapper, actor, and music producer. He is among the wealthiest rappers worldwide.

He started with the hip-hop group C.I.A., joined the N.W.A., and departed. He developed a successful solo music career and has placed his acting abilities to the test. After being nominated for several movies, He has taken home two acting awards.

13. Snoop Dogg

13. Snoop Dogg

2021 Net Worth: $143 Million

2022 Net Worth: $150 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $160 Million 

Snoop Dogg is an influential American media personality, rapper, performer, and entrepreneur from California whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.

In 1992, Dr. Dre of N.W.A. recognized him and launched his music career. He has sold over 23 million albums in the U.S. and 35 million records globally. Snoop Dogg performed in several films and T.V. shows. He is famous for his incredibly smooth and melodic style.

Doggystyle, his first studio album, was released by Interscope Records and Death Row Records in 1993.

14. Swizz Beatz

14. Swizz Beatz

2021 Net Worth: $65 Million

2022 Net Worth: $150 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $160 Million 

Swizz Beatz, the stage name of Kasseem Daoud Dean, is a renowned American DJ, music producer, rap artist, and businessman.

At the age of 18, he began a career in music as a DJ. Throughout a career spanning three decades, he has created over 160 albums, including mixtapes, collections, soundtracks, and studio works. He has contributed to 81 singles as a producer, and the Recording Industry Association of America has given several of his solo tracks gold or higher certification (RIAA).

He has received eight Grammy nominations and his 2009 song 'On To The Next One' won Best Rap Song By A Duo or Group at the 53rd Grammy Awards.

15. LL Cool J

15. LL Cool J

2021 Net Worth: $100 Million

2022 Net Worth: $120 Million

2023 Estimated Net Worth: $150 Million

James Todd Smith, better known by his stage name LL Cool J, is a famous American rapper, actor, businessman, and writer born and raised in Queens, New York. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of pop rap, having put out 13 studio albums and two best-of collections over his career.

He became an instant star with the song 'I Need a Beat,' which was his single. He has been in several films and TV series. He was the first rap artist to receive the Kennedy Center Honors and a two-time Grammy recipient.

Final Thoughts

The rankings of the wealthiest rappers are always subject to change. However, we can't deny that they are all successful and live extravagant lives. It is possible to become extremely wealthy as a rapper or hip-hop artist. In addition to their careers in the music industry, business and investments increased their wealth.

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