The rapper took offense at Forbes.
American rap artist Kanye West has become a dollar billionaire. Forbes magazine estimated the fortune of the musician in $ 1.3 billion, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
The magazine noted that the 42-year-old celebrity has long sought to get into the prestigious rating. West believed that it is not in the list of the richest people in the world because of the “deliberate humiliation” on the grounds of racism on the part of the magazine.
When the rap musician saw his name in the number of billionaires in the new ranking, which appeared in early April, he sent to the editors of the documents confirming his financial well-being.
Experts have studied the materials and made the West’s list of billionaires.
So, a large portion of the musician brought his clothing line Yeezy, which he launched with Adidas seven years ago. The magazine estimated the brand of 1.26 billion dollars.
The value of all other assets of the artist, magazine reports, for a total of $ 125 million. So, 35 million Kanye keeps in stock, 17 million he has in cash, on 102 million he owns real estate, vehicles, 3.8 million dollars. The cost of his musical assets of 90 million.
All this for less half because of “illiquidity” and the possible ownership of part of them his wife Kim Kardashian.
The magazine also said that the West has a debt of $ 100 million.
The rapper corrected after publication, where he made his name in the list of billionaires, is still unhappy. According to him, the magazine underestimated his fortune.
“No one at Forbes knows how to count, I’ll just say that I have 3.3 billion dollars,” said West.