The American rapper and song writer signed Young Money Cash Money record label in 2011 and topped up with his hit single Rack City, released in the 2012. The 25 year old star was working at a trainer store when he gave Travie McCoy his mixtape, which later made him famous. The rapper named Lil Wayne, Eminem, Cam’ron and Eminem as his influences when he wasn’t famous.
Wiz Khalifa Net-Worth = $20Million
Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper and song-writer, aged 27. He smashed the billboard charts with his single, Black and Yellow. His net worth is not that high amongst the other rappers but he says he will earn about $100 Million this year. Here is what the rapper had to say to Forbes,”Oh yeah, man, I’m going to make $100 million this year,” he also said, “No doubt, $100 million. The new mixtape [will] get everybody ready and get their wallets open.” Well, we wish luck to Khalifa for making that amount of money in a year.
Drake Net-Worth = $35Million
Aubrey Drake Graham, better known by his stage name Drake, is a Canadian rapper. He was initially known for his role as Jimmy Brooks in Degrassi. Soon he stepped out as a rapper in early 2006 and made a couple of mixtapes. He wasnt even signed by any record label but even then he managed get attention through his track Replacement Girl Feat. Trey Songz. It wasnt time till Drake signed for Young Money Cash Money Records. His current net worth is 35 Million US Dollars.
Dr De Net-Worth = $780Million
The 49 year old rapper and businessman is currently a worth of $780 Million but soon to be the world’s first Hip-Hop billionaire by his deal with Apple. He earned alot of money from his signature head phones (Beats By Dre). The HTC and Beats deal made an increase of $135 Million in his fortune. He deserves the best as he helped rappers like Eminem, Snoop Dogg and 50 Cents with their careers.
U2 Net-Worth = $838Million
The Irish rock band is the richest band in the world with the net worth of 838 Million dollars. They’ve been performing is the 80s and known for the best at what they do. Not only that, in 2011 they broke the record of Highest Grossing Tour of all time, with generated revenue of about 772 Million Dollars. In 2011 and 2012, the Irish band made about 273 Million Dollars.
J.K. Rowling Net-Worth = $1 Billion
The British author is one of the World’s richest writers. In 1995 she got the idea of writing The Harry Potter, which took her to the sky. It wasn’t an easy journey for her though, 12 publishers rejected the manuscript and after a year long wait, it was only Bloomsburry who saw the difference and approved to publish the book. In 1997 the first edition was published which was Philosopher’s Stone, it sold about 1000 copies. Same initial copies now worth around 25000 Pounds.
Paul McCartney Net-Worth = $1.2 Billion
The English songwritter, musician and vocalist is estimated to be a worth of 1.2 Billion dollars.
Although he had a solo career too but he was mostly known for his English band, The Beatles. Paul was recognized as a most successful composer and recording artist of all time by The Guinness Book of World Records.
Oprah Winfrey Net-Worth = $2.9Billion
Winfrey is the richest African-American to date, and the richest television host in the world. After her talk show went viral, she became a millionaire at the age of 32. The highest paid TV anchor in 2006, is now one of the richest persons alive. She owns her production company and cable shows as well, which makes her one hell of a businesswoman.