25 Richest Rappers Of All Time

We all know rappers love to brag about how much money they have, how many cars, bottles of Dom Perignon, and female companions they have, but what are they really worth? And how much of that money comes from rapping, and how much of it comes from other business ventures? Turns out, the wealthiest rappers are also clever entrepreneurs, using the money they made from their albums to start companies. These are the 25 Richest Rappers Of All Time.


Onika Tanya Manaj, AKA Nicki Minaj is worth an estimated $70-$76 Million USD, making her one of the richest female rappers. That's pretty darn impressive considering she's not even 35 yet. No word on Roman's net worth though...

Nicki_Minaj_4_2012Source: http://gazettereview.com/

Rev Run, AKA Joseph Simmons of Run DMC is worth an estimated $70 Million USD. In addition to being one of the most well known rappers and producers in the world, he's a cofounder of Def Jam Records.

revrunSource: http://www.therichest.com/


Both Adam Horovitz (AKA Ad-Rock) and Michael Diamond (AKA Mike D) of the Beastie Boys are estimated to be worth between $70 Million and $90 Million USD, respectively.

Beastie_Boys_CompoSource: http://www.celebritynetworth.com

William James Adams, Jr, better known as Will.i.am, is worth an estimated $75 Million USD. He's a singer, rapper, songwriter and producer. To date, he has seven Grammy awards.

William_BEPSource: http://www.celebritynetworth.com


Akon is best known as a rapper/writer/singer/producer, and perhaps for his clothing line, but did you know he's done more for Charity in Africa in a year than most charities do in decades. His Charity, Akon Lighting Africa, has started installing solar electricity in over 14 African countries. Oh, and he's worth around $80 Million USD.

akonSource: http://thefreethoughtproject.com

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