American rapper Kanye Omari West popularly known as Kanye West has officially been declared a billionaire by Forbes Magazine thanks to his Yeezy sneaker line.
Forbes which described West’s sneaker line as one of the great retail stories of the century revealed that the rapper’s net worth is valued at $1.3billion (KSh 139 billion) with Yeezy sneaker line alone valued at $1.26 billion (KSh 126 billion)
According to Forbes, other assets owned by West lists $17m (170 milion) in cash, $35m ( KSh 350) in stocks, $81m (KSh 810 million) in property and $21 m ( 210 million) in land.
Without independent verification, Forbes listed that West has a debt amounting to $100 million (1 billion)
Moments after West was declared a billionaire, his wife Kim Kardashian took to Twitter to acknowledged his financial milestone by sharing an article about the future of West’s Yeezy sneaker line.
Kim simply left a praise-hands emoji over Bloomberg’s article which read, “Kanye West Vaults From Broke to Billions With Yeezy in Demand.”
Just like Kim, other social media users also reacted as seen below,
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