|Celebrated Name:||Kanye West|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kanye Omari West|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 June 1977|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kim Kardashian (m. 2014)|
|Children:||Yes (Saint West, Psalm West, North “Nori” West, Chicago West)|
|Profession:||American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$1.3 billion|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Kanye West is a well known American Rapper who has produced hit singles for singers like Alicia Keys and Jay-Z. Despite being the most critically and commercially acclaimed musician, he is best known for the 2009 Taylor Swift incident. ‘Gold Digger,’ ‘Famous,’ ‘Heartless,’ and ‘Fade’ are some of the best songs.
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Kanye Omari West was born in 1977 on 8th June to Ray West and Donda West in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents separated when he was only three years old. He moved to Chicago with his mother after the divorce.
He completed his schooling in China, where his mother worked as a professor at Nanjing University. He attended the American Academy of Art but soon transferred to Chicago State University in the English department, but he dropped out of the arts university to pursue a music career.
When asked about his grade, Kanye said that he only got B’s and A’s. Kanye started writing poems at the age of 5.
In 2009, Kanye received a lot of backlashes after he grabbed the microphone from Taylor Swift after she won MTV Video Music Award, proclaiming that Beyonce deserved the awards. This incident turned Kanye into the most hated celebrity in America. Later last year, it seems like both Kanye and Taylor made peace, but with the release of his song ‘Famous’ video, everything went haywire. But this time, people also supported Kanye calling Taylor, a snake in this situation.
Last year, while accepting his MTV award, Kanye also announced that he would be running for president in 2020.
Kanye married Kim Kardashian in 2014. The couple has two kids together named North and Saint West.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 June 1977, Kanye West is 43 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2021. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
In the early 2000’s Kanye founded his own production house called Roc-A-Fella Records. Under his production house, he has produced hit single for music legends like Alicia Keys and Jay-Z.
Kanye released his debut album ‘The College Dropout’ in 2004. He has made eight studio albums.
He has also been a part of three videos ‘The College Dropout Video Anthology,’ ‘Late Orchestration,’ and ‘VH1 Storytellers’.
Ever since Kanye started dating his wife in 2012, he also became a constant part of her hit TV reality show ‘Keeping Up with The Kardashians.’ He has also appeared in other TV shows like ‘I Am Cait,’ ‘Entourage,’ and ‘The Cleveland Show.’
He has also made cameos in movies like ‘Fade to Black,’ ‘State Property 2’, ‘Runaway,’ ‘Cruel Summer,’ ‘We Were Once a Fairytale, and ‘The Love Guru’ etc.
Every album released by Kanye has gone platinum. He also holds a record of ranking number one on most consecutive albums in Billboard 200. He is one of the most critically acclaimed artists of our time with the highest sales in the Platinum, Gold, and Multi-Platinum list.
Awards & Achievements
Kanye West has won over 92 awards and 380 nominations for his work in the music industry. These awards include 21 Grammy Awards, 11 BET Hip Hop Awards, 13 BMI Urban Music, 6 MOBO Awards, 7 BET Awards, 2 People’s Choice Award, 3 MTV Video Music Awards, etc.
Net Worth & Salary of Kanye West in 2021
As of May 2021, Kanye West has an estimated net worth of over $1.3 billion. He has made his fortune by selling over 30 million copies. He also makes millions through his endorsement deals. And thanks to his wife, he also gets a regular paycheck for featuring on her hit reality TV show.
Kanye West is considered one of the most influential rappers of our times. All his albums are diverse. He has released some of the most iconic albums of our time. Despite his long list of controversies, he has managed to win back the hearts of his fans with his excellent music.