There’s also a brand new number one—with last year’s winner, Dr. Dre, dropping down the list to number four.
Depressingly, although not surprisingly, there’s only one woman who makes the cut—Nicki Minaj, of course—coming in at an impressive number nine, with an estimated worth of a cool $21 million.
The usual old moguls are still all there—Diddy, Jay Z, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams—having acquired their vast fortunes by way of a combination of their musical ventures and savvy business practices, diversifying into the world of fashion design, merchandising, TV hosting and entertainment branding.
But, there’s definitely more than a couple of eye opening revelations when it comes to the net worth of some performers on the list—I mean, who would have thought that Wiz Khalifa is worth more than Minaj?
Forbes estimates the 28-year-old’s net worth at a staggering $21.5 million, placing him in between Minaj and West on the list.
Who says nice guys always finish last?
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