Music is always appealing and fascinating with no boundaries, therefore the rappers and the singers are the amazing personalities that entertain the individuals with this service. They are always impressive and are liked by million of fans in all over the world, they make the individuals crazy with their stunning voices and exceptional moves in the music field. Being impressive and fascinating in their style and music, rappers are the highest paid celebrities in the music industry, many of them have many other sources of earnings and they maintain a high standard in the society. Here is the list of top 10 richest rappers in the world 2014, this list is based on their net worth and is very interesting.
10. Snoop Dogg Net Worth : $135 Million
Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr, better known by his stage names Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Dog and finally Snoop lion, he has an estimated net worth of $135 million. He is a talented American rapper, actor and song writer who has sold more than 30 million albums in all over the world.
9. Lil Wayne Net Worth : $135 Million
He is a famous hip hop recording artist that belongs to New Orleans, Louisiana. Lil Wayne gained most of his success with the major selling album of the group Guerrilla Warfare in 1999. He is the chief artist of Cash Money Records and also the CEO of his own imprint named Young Money Entertainment, which was founded by him in 2005. His sixth album The Carter lll in 2008 became his most profitable album with million of copies sold in first week in United Sates. His net worth is $135 million.
8. Ice Cube Net Worth : $140 Milllion
Ice Cube is an American record producer, actor, film producer, director and hip hop artist, he possesses an estimated net worth of $140 million. He started his career as a member of hip hop group and then created a profitable solo career in music, and also as an actor, writer, director and producer in cinema. He is recognized as brutally honest rapper and he has titled as one of hip hop’s best and most controversial artists by All music and also one of rap’s greatest storytellers.
7. Eminem Net Worth : $160 Million
Marshel Bruce Mathers lll, also known by his alter ego Slim Shady and his stage name Eminem. He is a renowned and impressive American songwriter, rapper, actor, and record producer. He is acknowledged as the best selling artist of the 2000s in the United States and has been also recorded and rated as one of the greatest artists of all time by various magazines. He has sold more than 96 million albums and more than 120 million singles in all over the world. As of March 2014, he is the six best United State’s selling artist, selling 44.91 million albums and the second best selling male artist of the Nielsen Sound scan era, he has a net worth of $160 million.
6. Birdman Net Worth : $170 Million
Bryan Williams known by his stage name Baby or Birdman, is an American record producer, entrepreneur and rapper. This wealthy rapper has a net worth of $170 million. He is the co founder of Cash Money Records with his brother Ronald Slim, and one half co- founder of the duo Big Tymers. Along with his releases for his solo career and with Big Tymers, he recorded a combination album and various tracks with Lil Wayne. He has also earned name by contributing to the making of Young Money Cash Money Billionaires.
5. 50 Cent Net Worth : $270 Million
American actor, entrepreneur, executive producer and rapper, Curtis James Jackson III, known by his stage name 50 cent has a net worth of $270 million as of 2014. He became famous with the release of his interesting albums Get Rich or Die Tryin and The Massacre. Throughout his music career, he has sold more than 300 million albums in all over the world and has won several awards, including 13 Billboard Music Awards, a Grammy Award, three American Music Awards, six World Music Awards and four BET Awards. He is renowned as one of the most successful rappers of the past decade.
4. Master P Net Worth : $350 Million
Master P or P. Miller is an American actor, entrepreneur, investor, producer and rapper. He is the founder of the famous label No Limit Records and holds a net worth of $350 million. As an investor and entrepreneur, he is the builder and CEO of P. Miller Enterprises, Better Black Television and an entertainment and financial conglomerate. He possesses so many careers so it is very difficult to classify them in two or three. His net worth is the result of his work as a rapper, an entrepreneur and sometimes as an actor. Master P is renowned for his hit single Make Em Say Uhh! He has been fairly fruitful and creative in the world of hip hop.
3. Jay Z Net Worth : $520 Million
The original name of Jay Z is Shawn Corey Carter, he is an American record producer, entrepreneur and rapper. He is known as one of the America’s most successful hip hop artists and entrepreneur. Jay Z is one of the best selling artists of all time, having sold over 75 million records. He is a great artist who has received 17 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and various other nominations. He has a net worth of $520 million and as an investor and entrepreneur, he co-owns the 40/40 club and also the co creator of Rocawear which is a clothing line. As a great artist, he holds the records for most number one albums by a solo artist.
2. Dr.Dre Net Worth : $550 Million
Andre Romelle Young is an American Record producer, entrepreneur and rapper who is best known by his stage name Dr. Dre. He is the current CEO and founder of Beats Electronics and Aftermath Entertainment. Formerly, he was an artist on, and the co-owner of Death Row Records. He has produced albums for and supervised the careers of numerous rappers, including 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Kendrick Kumar. He is ranked as the second wealthiest figure in American hip hop by Forbes estimation having a net worth of $550 million.
Dre is considered as an important figure in the popularity of West Coast G-funk which is a style of rap music symbolized as synthesizer based slow, heavy beats. In 1992, his solo debut The Chronic made him to be one of the American best selling performing artists of 1993 and also led him to win a Grammy award. He is the winner of six Grammy awards that also include Producer of the year. He has also performed acting roles in movies and he was ranked at 56 in the list of 100 great artists of all time by Rolling Stone.
1. Diddy Net Worth : $700 Million
Sean John Combs also known by his stage name Diddy, Puff Diddy or P. Diddy wears the crown of the richest rapper in 2014. He is an American rapper, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He released his debut album named No Way Out in 1997, which has been approved seven times platinum and was followed by profitable albums like Forever in 1999, The Sega Continues in 2001 and Press Play in 2006. In 2009, he constituted the musical group Diddy-Dirty Money and freed the seriously well-reviewed and economically successful album Last Train to Paris in 2009.
He is the winner of two MTV Video Music Awards and three Grammy Awards. His non music ventures including clothing lines, two restaurants and a movie Production Company that also contributes a lot in his wealth. He is launching his own music cable television network, named Revolt TV which is the new number one name in music. In 2014, according to Forbes estimation his net worth is $700 million, making him the richest personality in hip hop.