Kanye West, can be described as a man of many talents, he is a rapper, music producer and businessman. He’s also ambitious, in 2020 Kanye West made his first attempt at the presidency.
And let’s not forget that he has a dedicated fan base; although he was widely reprimanded by many, including the mainstream media, and other artists.
The musician, who recently made a failed bid for the US president, has been following trends since his divorce was announced. But many still do not know the much about this artist. Below are five facts things you probably do not know about Kanye West.
What is Kanye West’s current net worth?
He is currently worth over $ 1 billion, thanks to his business and diverse portfolio of investments from his brand Yezzy Fashion, with which he has partnered with Adidas AG and Gap Inc. He also owns millions of dollars and music catalog in addition to assets. The rapper is the second hip-hop artist to become a billionaire, after his good friend Jay-Z who rose to billionaire status in June 2019.
Who is West’s mother?
His mother, Donda West, was head of English at the Chicago University. During her time, she was also a foreign expert for the People’s Republic of China, where she and Kanye West lived for a few years.
Does Kanye West have a college degree?
No. After graduating from high school, Kanye West received a scholarship to attend the American Academy of Art in Chicago in 1997 before graduating, Kanye West enrolled at CSU to study English before dropping out (again) to release his debut album, College Dropout.
How did West meet Kim Kardashian?
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian first met in 2008 when he recruited her for a hip-hop show. In a 2010 interview, the Kanye West revealed that Kim Kardashian is the only reason he got his first cell phone.