American rapper Kanye West has made history as the wealthiest black man in the history of the United States.
A new report states that Kanye West is now worth $6.6 Billion, with all thanks to his his popular Yeezy brand, and his previously announced Gap deal.
According to Bloomberg, Kanye West who is already a billionaire, is now making much more than he has in the past. The rapper’s popular sneaker and apparel brand Yeezy is now valued at $3.2 billion to $4.7 billion based on a private document reviewed by Bloomberg.
Also, his new partnership with Gap which is officially set to arrive this year, will possibly be worth as much as $970 million of that multi-billion-dollar total.
Kanye West is the sole owner of his Yeezy brand and he also signed a 10-year contract last year with Gap to design apparel underneath the Yeezy Gap label. Congrats to him.