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Kanye West Biography, Age, Career, Net Worth, Wife

Kanye West  biography


Kanye Omari West is a celebrated rapper, songwriter, fashion icon, entrepreneur, politician, and the CEO of Donda. He is considered one of the greatest rappers and songwriters of all time.

West is the only son born to Ray West and his ex-wife Donda West in Atlanta, Georgia. After his parent’s divorce, he moved in with his mom’s mother in Chicago, Illinois.

West started school at Polaris School for Individual Education in suburban Oak Lawn, Illinois. Her mom who was a professor then had a job offer to teach at Nanjing University, so she moved to Nanjing, China with West.

After high school, West received a scholarship to attend Chicago’s American Academy of Art in 1997. He eventually dropped out of school to pursue a career in music.

Kanye West’s age: How old is Kanye West?


Kanye West is 45 years old. He was born on June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He grew up mostly in Chicago, Illinois.

Kanye West career


Kanye West knew what he wanted to become even at a young age. He started writing poetry at the age of 5. He dropped out of college at the age of 20 to fully commit to music.

West started out as a producer in the middle of the ’90s, making music mostly for up-and-coming musicians in his hometown. At the age of 19, he earned his first producing credit for his work on eight tracks for the first album of a Chicago rapper named Grav.

West is sometimes credited with reviving Jay-career Z’s as a result of his contributions to Jay-album Z’s The Blueprint, which was released in 2001 and was placed highly by Rolling Stone on their list of the greatest hip-hop albums.

West is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, with over 160 million records sold; he has also won 22 Grammy Awards and been nominated for 75 Grammys, tying him with Jay-Z for the tenth-most Grammys of all time. West founded the record label and production company GOOD Music in 2004.

So far in his career as a fashion designer, West has worked with Nike, Louis Vuitton, Gap, and A.P.C. on apparel and footwear, and he also spearheaded the Yeezy partnership between Nike and Adidas. He is the founder and  CEO of (Donda) formerly Yeezy, which is a creative content company that was named after his mother.

Kanye West’s net worth: What is the net worth of Kanye West?


West is one of the richest artists in the world. At one point in time, he was the richest musician in the world with a net worth of $1.5 billion of his net worth. After the antisemitic remarks he made in October 2020, he was dropped from various sponsorship relationships and collaborations he had with major brand companies, the biggest being Adidas.

West is not a billionaire. He is currently worth $400 million. According to estimations provided by Forbes, the remaining portion of West’s wealth comes from real estate, cash, his music archive, and a five percent ownership in Kim Kardashian’s shapewear company, Skims.

Kanye West’s wife: Is Kanye West married?


Kanye West was married to a socialite and businesswoman, Kim Kardashian in 2014. They divorced after 8 years of marriage in 2022. West and Kim were blessed with four children.

Their first child North West was born in June 2013, their second child, Saint West was born in December 2015, Chicago West, their third child born via surrogate in January 2018, and Psalm West their, fourth child was also born via surrogate in May 2019.

According to many online outlets, Kanye West is married to his former architectural designer, Bianca Censori, who used to work at Yeezy’s for several years. Per TMZ, they married in a private ceremony.


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