Kanye West Claims He Is Worth More than $3 Billion, though Forbes’ Estimate Is Much Lower


Kanye West is now a billionaire, according to Forbes.

The rapper is claiming that his net value is some-more than $3 billion — that would make him wealthier than other famous billionaires, such as Oprah Winfrey, whose net value is estimated at $2.6 billion.

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While West has achieved a 10-digit miracle in his wealth, Forbes is stating that his net value is most reduce than a rapper claims.

Between West’s many resources — including Yeezy, his song tag and genuine estate — and his debt, Forbes estimates a 42-year-old rapper is value $1.3 billion, according to a news Friday.

Despite a business magazine’s analysis, West maintains that his net value is higher, and reportedly texted Forbes, “It’s not a billion. It’s $3.3 billion given no one during Forbes knows how to count.”

“We tend to demeanour during self-appraisals rather skeptically,” a Forbes news said. “Aside from a music, half of all this presumably belongs to his wife, yet she’s no slump and that math goes dual ways.”

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“Given a illiquidity of these innumerable resources and a miss of eccentric backup, we’re giving all of this a 50% haircut: That’s about $125 million in assets, outward of his Yeezy climax jewel. Then, there’s debt: between mortgages, advances and other liabilities, we saw about $100 million that West is on a offshoot for.”

The Forbes news afterwards estimated West’s $1.3 billion net worth, before observant that it’s $300 million some-more than Kylie Jenner’s net worth.

Bloomberg reported Friday that Yeezy is West’s largest item “by far,” and a request reviewed by a opening showed that “Bank of America Corp. valued a sneaker side of a business alone during as most as $3 billion final year.”

David Choi, West’s accountant, provided Bloomberg with “an unaudited change piece that pegs a rapper’s net value at $3.15 billion and lists some-more than $200 million of other assets.”


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However, Forbes pointed out that “West’s assertive $3 billion self-appraisal is clearly formed on a thought that a business is forever portable. It’s not. Taking Yeezy divided from Adidas seems roughly prohibitively cumbersome, if not contractually impossible. A safer approach to value it: as a kingship stream, like song edition or film residuals.”

The opening estimated that West receives about a 11 percent kingship of Yeezy income from Adidas, that produces and distributes a smart sneakers.

Bloomberg called a attribute between Adidas and Yeezy — that expires in 2026 — “more of a profit-sharing agreement than a standard chartering deal.”

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