With 22 Grammy wins, Kanye West is one of the best producer composers of all time. With a booming footwear and apparel business, he is one of the most successful and wealthy celebrities on the planet. And with two new big appraisals on those businesses, Kanye could add a new title to his resume: Kanye West is now officially the richest man in American history.
Last April we came to know for the first time that Kanye West was a billionaire and new details about the roaring success of his Yeezy brand were made public. Actually, not just a billionaire, but a multi-billionaire. At that time we had estimated that Kanye West had total assets. $ 3.2 billion.
With some new information revealed today, we are now updating our guess about Kanye’s personal fate.
According to the new valuation prepared by investment bank UBS, Kanye’s sneaker / apparel partnership with Adidas is between $ 3.2 billion and $ 4.7 billion. In addition, according to UBS, it has a $ 1 billion partnership with The Gap.
With these new evaluations, we are ready to make the following announcement:
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At $ 6.6 billion, Kanye West is now the richest person in American history.
He was Oprah Winfrey with total assets of $ 3.5 billion and Robert F. Smith’s net worth of $ 6.6 billion surpassed the third position.
According to our count, Kanye West is the third richest person in the world, behind only Steven Spielberg ($ 7 billion) and George Lucas ($ 10 billion).