25 Richest rappers in the world in 2022

25 Richest rappers in the world

Rappers are well known for big houses, fancy cars, extravagant purchases; and when you take a look at just how much some of them earn, it’s no wonder that they do such spendings.

This article is a list of the 30 richest rappers. All figures listed within this article have been taken from Forbes, The Richest, Wikipedia etc . We’ve tried to make sure they are as up-to-date as possible.

Here are the 30 richest rappers in the world:

T.I. Net Worth:$50 Million (approx.)

Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., better known by his stage name T.I., is a famous American rapper, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and record producer. He signed his first major-label record deal in 1999, and has since released countless albums, and starred in multiple Hollywood films.

T.I’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.

Chamillionaire Net Worth:$50 Million (approx.)

Chamillionaire, born Hakeem Temidayo Seriki, is a famous American rapper, entrepreneur, businessman, and investor. He was the founder and an original member of The Color Changin’ Click.

As of 2022, Chamillionaire’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.

Wiz Khalifa Net Worth:$60 Million (approx.)

Wiz Khalifa is a famous American rapper, singer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for such as ‘Say Yeah’, ‘Black and Yellow’, and the single ‘See You Again’ which was nominated for several Grammy Awards. Wiz Khalifa has been featured with several artists including Snoop Dogg, Charlie Puth, and Miley Cyrus.

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Wiz Khalifa’s net worth is estimated to be $60 Million in 2022.

PSY Net Worth:$60 Million (approx.)

Psy is a South Korean rapper who is best known for his hit single ‘Gangnam Style’. In January 2001, he released his first album ‘PSY… From the Psycho World’.

He is the second South Korean music artist to appear at the MTV Europe Music Awards. He made a big fortune from the success of ‘Gangnam Style’ and endorsement deals with brands including Samsung.

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PSY’s net worth is estimated to be $60 Million in 2022.

J Cole Net Worth:$60 Million (approx.)

J. Cole is a famous American hip-hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. Besides his successful rap career, he also works as a producer. He began his own record label in early 2007. He has been featured with other artists including 6LACK, 21 Savage, and Miguel. Cole is one of the highest-paid rappers in the world.

J. Cole’s net worth is estimated to be $60 Million in 2022.

Ice T Net Worth:$60 Million (approx.)

Ice T is a famous American rapper, actor, producer, and songwriter. He is co-founded the heavy metal band Body Count, which he introduced on his 1991 rap album O.G. Original Gangster.

In recent years Ice-T is best known for his role in the drama television series ‘Law & Order: SVU’, he has starred on the show for over 400 episodes.

Ice-T’s net worth is estimated to be $60 Million in 2022.

Rev Run (Joseph Simmons) Net Worth:$60 Million (approx.)

Joseph Ward Simmons, known as Rev Run, is a famous American rapper, producer, DJ and TV personality. Simmons helped found Run-D.M.C, the influential hip hop group.

Rev Run’s net worth is $60 million in 2022.

Nas Net Worth:$70 Million (approx.)

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, A.K.A Nas, is a famous American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and investor. Throughout his career, Nas has released twelve studio albums, with seven of them being certified platinum and multi-platinum in the United States.

Nas’ net worth is estimated to be $70 million, making him in the top 25 richest rapper in the world.

Will.I.Am Net Worth:$75 Million (approx.)

Will.I.Am started his career in the music business as a member of the hip hop group, Black Eyed Peas, which became a huge success. Later on, he transitioned into a solo career and has also seen great success there as well.

Will.I.Am’s net worth is $75 million, making him one of the richest rapper in the world.

Kendrick Lamar Net Worth:$75 Million (approx.)

Kendrick Lamar is a famous American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Lamar has been regarded by many as one of the most influential rappers of his time.

In fact, his popularity has meant that he’s recently reached this list, even when most of the people featured here have been in the industry for far longer than him.

Kendrick Lamar’s net worth is estimated to be $75 million.

Akon Net Worth:$80 Million (approx.)

Akon is a famous American singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer, and actor. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of “Locked Up”, the first single from his debut album Trouble.

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Akon has net worth of $80 million.

Timbaland Net Worth:$85 Million (approx.)

Timbaland is a famous American record producer, singer, songwriter, rapper, and DJ.

Timbaland’s first full credit production work was in 1996 on Ginuwine… the Bachelor for R&B singer Ginuwine. It was after this year that Timbaland became a prominent producer for R&B and hip-hop artists.

Nicki Minaj Net Worth:$85 Million (approx.)

Nicki Minaj is a famous Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress; and has collaborated with a wide number of best-selling artists, including Drake, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Birdman, Tyga, Chris Brown, and more.

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Nicki Minaj’s net worth is $85 million.

Michael Diamond (Mike D) Net Worth:$90 Million (approx.)

Mike D is of course a member of the famous hip-hop boy band, the Beastie Boys. The Beastie Boys formed in the 80’s, and consisted of three members: Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock.

Mike D’s net worth is $90 million in 2022.

Adam Horovitz Net Worth:$90 Million (approx.)

Adam Horovitz, better known as Ad-Rock or King Ad-Rock, is an American musician, guitarist, rapper, producer, and actor. He is best known as a member of the hip-hop group the Beastie Boys.

Horovitz is among the 20 richest rapper in the world, with a net worth of $90 million in 2021.

Pitbull Net Worth:$100 Million (approx.)

Pitbull is a famous American rapper, who has been recording music for 18 years. He has topped the Billboard charts numerous times in over 20 countries.

Pitbull is the among the 15 richest rapper in the world, with a net worth of $100 million.

Birdman Net Worth:$100 Million (approx.)

Bryan Williams, known more commonly by his stage name Birdman, is a famous American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, executive producer, and investor. He helped found the Cash Money Records label with his brother, Ronald. Birdman’s net worth is $100 million in 2022.

LL Cool J Net Worth:$120 Million (approx.)

LL Cool J is a famous American rapper, actor, author, and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.

LL Cool J on 7/2/87 in Chicago, Il. in Various Locations, (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)

LL Cool J is known as one of the forefathers of pop rap, releasing 13 studio albums and two greatest hits compilations within his career.

Swizz Beatz Net Worth:$150 Million (approx.)

Kasseem Dean, known professionally as Swizz Beatz, is a famous American DJ, rapper, record producer, art collector, and entrepreneur.

As of 2022, Swizz Beatz’s net worth is estimated to be $150 million making him in top 15 richest rappers in the world.

Snoop Dogg Net Worth:$150 Million (approx.)

Snoop Dogg is a famous American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre of N.W.A, and as a result was featured within Dr. Dre’s very first solo album, The Chronic.

Snoop Dogg has since sold over twenty-three million albums in the United States and thirty-five million albums worldwide.

Lil Wayne Net Worth:$150 Million (approx.)

Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., known professionally as Lil Wayne, is a famous American hip-hop recording artist and author from New Orleans, Louisiana.

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In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label. He’s since then sold millions of records, and worked with a lot of other famous artists.

Ice Cube Net Worth:$160 Million (approx.)

Ice Cube is a famous American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the N.W.A.

After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built a successful solo career in music and has put his acting skills to the test. Cube has featured in ‘Boyz N the Hood’, ’21 & 22 Jump Street’, ‘Barbershop’, ‘Ride Along’, and several other films.

Drake Net Worth:$180 Million (approx.)

Drake is a famous Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000’s.

Alongside his Grammy Award wins, Drake has won three Juno Awards and six BET Awards. He has the most number-one singles on the Hot Rap Songs.

Pharrell Williams Net Worth:$200 Million (approx.)

Pharrell Williams is a famous American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and film producer.

Williams owns a media venture that encompasses entertainment, music, fashion, and art called i am OTHER, a multimedia creative collective and record label that serves as an umbrella for all of Pharrell Williams’ endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club.

Percy Miller Net Worth:$200 Million (approx.)

Percy Robert Miller is a famous American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, author, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player. Percy has founded his own record label and is also the CEO of P. Miller Enterprises. Percy’s numerous ventures have made him one of the richest rappers in the world. Master P’s net worth is around $200 million in 2022.

Eminem Net Worth: $250 Million (approx.)

Eminem is perhaps the most successful white hip-hop artist of all time. When he first started rapping in Detroit, Eminem was subject of racial hate, being one of the only white rappers to be performing at the shows.

Another issue that Eminem suffered at young age was being bullied at school. Eminem moved around a lot as a child, and as a result, struggled to make friends with people.

Eminem’s success story is phenomenal, considering he has become one of the richest white rapper in the world and was responsible for changing the game entirely. In 2022, Eminem’s net worth is $230 million, placing him at 5th on this list of the richest rappers in the world

Dr Dre Net Worth: $780 Million (approx.)

Dr. Dre is perhaps one of the best hip-hop producers of all time. Andre Young started his career with N.W.A in the 80’s, and then went solo. Dr Dre is also the founder of the “Beats by Dr. Dre” series, which was sold to Apple for $3 billion few years ago. Dr. Dre is the 4th richest rapper in the world, with a net worth of $780 million.

Sean Combs (Diddy) Net Worth:$900 Million (approx.)

Sean Combs does just about everything; rapping, producing, acting, songwriting and he’s also an entrepreneur. Otherwise known as his stage name ‘Diddy’, Combs is one of the richest rappers in the world.

For a long time, P Diddy was once the richest rapper in the world, until others also began having success with their entrepreneurial endeavors, not just music.

As of 2022, P Diddy’s net worth is $900 million.

Jay Z Net Worth:$1.3 Billion (approx.)

Jay-Z is a famous American rapper and entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York. In fact, the majority of Jay-Z’s net worth comes from his smart investments; in clothing lines, record companies, nightclubs, and so on.

Jay-Z was the first rapper to cross the billion-dollar net worth mark, and he was the richest rapper in the world up until April 2020, when Kanye took the #1 spot.

As of 2022, Jay-Z’s net worth is roughly $1.3 billion.

Kanye West Net Worth:$6.6 Billion (approx.)

Kanye’s net worth has recently been confirmed by Forbes to be in the billions, as he gave them documents showing how his stake in Yeezy has catapulted his net worth.

Kanye West is a famous American rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Kanye is now the richest rapper in the world with a net worth of $6.6 billion.

“I was never really good at anything except for the ability to learn.” – Kanye West


Here’s a quick recap of the top 30 richest rappers in the world:

  • Kanye West
  • Jay-Z
  • P Diddy
  • Dr. Dre
  • Eminem
  • Master P
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Drake
  • Ice Cube
  • Lil Wayne
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Swizz Beatz
  • LL Cool J
  • Birdman
  • Pitbull
  • Adam Horovitz
  • Michael Diamond
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Timbaland
  • Akon
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Will.I.Am
  • Nas
  • Rev Run
  • Ice T
  • J Cole
  • PSY
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • Chamillionaire
  • T.I