Kanye West you are a billionaire, Forbes finally agrees

Kanye West

Forbes, an American business magazine known for its listing and rankings of world’s richest, America’s wealthiest celebrities, world’s top companies etc has finally agreed to put Kanye West on the world’s billionaire list and status, according to a new report.

Forbes after much conviction now officially published in a new report that Kanye West, rapper and fashion designer is worth $1.3 billion, mostly because of his sole ownership of his brand Yeezy. West reportedly claims that he is worth $3.3 billion .

Kanye West had for long been in a battle with Forbe to include him on the list of world’s Billionaires that Forbes editor Zack O’Malley Greenburg wrote Friday that when the magazine published the list in March without West’s name but with his 22-year-old sister-in-law Kylie Jenner featured as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire for the second year running, West texted Forbes reporters accusing them of omitting him because of his race.

“You know what you’re doing,” the hip-hop artist turned footwear mogul wrote, according to Forbes . “You’re toying with me and I’m not finna lye [sic] down and take it anymore in Jesus name.”.

According to Forbes , West’s $1.3 billion net worth comes from:

A $1.26 billion stake in athletic wear brand Yeezy, which Bank of America valued at $3 billion last year
$17 million in cash
$35 million in stocks
$21 million in real estate

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$3,845,162 worth of vehicles
$297,050 of livestock
$53 million in debt, divided between West and his wife Kim Kardashian West
West publicly chastised Forbes ‘ previous estimations of his net worth during an appearance at The New York Times’ Dealbook conference in November. West said Forbes “chose to call him a centi-millionaire,” despite having “showed them receipts,” Business Insider reported at the time.

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