Below are some of the top 16 richest rappers:

Kanye WestJay-ZDiddyDr DreRussell SimmonsEminemPharrell WilliamsMaster PDrakeLil WayneIce cubeSnoop DoggSwizz BeatzLL Cool JBirdmanNicki Minaj

Kanye West:

Kanye West is a rapper and entrepreneur in the United States. He currently holds the title of the richest rappers. He is 45 years old, and he is worth about $2 million. He has won a lot of Grammys, over 24 of them.


Shawn Corey Carter is his real name, while Jay-Z is just an alias.

The 52-year-old is the greatest rapper of all time, having bagged over 23 Grammys in his music career. They value his net worth at over $1.3 billion. Jay-Z lives in the United States of America with his wife and 3 kids. He runs a lot of businesses and has to refuse money from many organizations like Uber, D’Usse, etc.


Diddy’s real name is Sean John Combs. He sings, raps, and stars in Hollywood movies like “Monster’s Ball.” He is 52 years old and has a net worth of $900 million. He has won 3 Grammys.

Dr Dre:

Andre Romelie Young, his real name is an American rapper and record producer. He has won 6 Grammys. His net worth is $750 million

Russell Simmons:

Russell is one of the most influential and most-successful entrepreneurs with a lot of businesses. He is the co-founder of Def Jam recording and his net worth is about $230 million.


Marshall Bruce Mathers is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer. He has produced a lot of music and has sold millions of albums around the world. He is worth $230 million.

Pharrell Williams:

He is a rapper and a fashion designer. He has achieved several Grammy awards and he’s worth about $200 million.

Master P:

Master P’s real name is Perry Robert, a rapper with an estimated worth of $200 million.


Aubrey Drake Graham is a four-time Grammy winner. A Canadian rapper and an actor who always take the Billboard 100 by storm. His estimated net worth is $180 million. 

Lil Wayne:

Besides being a five-time Grammy winner, Dwayne Michael is also an entrepreneur. He goes by the stage name, Lil Wayne.

Born in 1982 in Louisiana, United States, the renowned rapper has been one of the greatest lyricists ever.

Ice Cube:

Ice Cube is a rapper, record producer etc. He has never won a Grammy before, but he is still a useful force in the rap industry. His net worth estimated is at $150 million.

Snoop Dogg:

Calvin Cordozar, whose real name is Snoop Dogg, is a rapper, songwriter and actor. He has sold millions of albums around the world and he is 50 years old, his net worth is approximately $150 million.

Swizz Beatz:

His real name is Kasseem Dean. He has won awards for “Best hip-hop artist” and a BET award for producer of the year in 2010.

 His net worth estimated is at $150 million.

LL Cool J:

James Todd Smith is a 52-year-old American producer and rapper etc. He has won just 2 Grammys and his net worth is $120 million.


Birdman’s real name is Christopher Williams. He is a rapper, and producer and he is the originator of his own record company that he founded with his brother. He is 53 years old and worth $100 million.

Nicki Minaj:

Nicki is a Trinidadian-born musician, actress and model too. She is a songwriter and the first female to be named the richest rapper. The 39 years old Nicki’s net worth is $100 million. She has won a lot of awards, including 10 BET awards, 10 Grammys and people’s choice awards and a lot more.


Most of these rappers are self-reliant billionaires, while some of them earn their money through different investments and businesses. It doesn’t matter how they make their money but one thing that matters is that all these rappers are Richest.

Define what rap music is?

Rap music is a kind of hip-hop music where the rhythm and flow of the music are repeated.

What category is rap music?

Rap music is a kind of hip-hop music.

What do I need to do to become a good rapper?

First, you need to have a burning passion for rap ignited in you. Rap is a skill, and you need to practice all the time to be perfect.

You listen to some archetypal artists and learn rhymes. Then you start writing yours.

Are rappers educated?

A diploma is unnecessary to qualify as a rapper. Most rappers are not educated.