Kanye Omari West is a famend American rapper, singer, music-producer, songwriter and designer. West started his profession as a music producer working with artists like Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and Janet Jackson and made his debut as a singer/rapper in 2004 with the album ‘College Dropout’. He has since produced a number of chart-topping singles in albums like ‘Late Registration’,’Graduation’,’808s & Heartbreak’, ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’, ‘Watch the Throne’, ‘Yeezus’, ‘The Life of Pablo’
West can also be an achieved designer and has collaborated with labels like Nike, Adidas, A.P.C., Louis Vuitton and so forth. Furthermore, West based the inventive content material firm DONDA, which he additionally heads. West has been felicitated with 21 Grammy Awards and was listed by Time Magazine of their record of ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’ twice; in 2005 and 2015.
Early Life and Education
West was born on eight June 1977 in Atlanta Georgia as the one youngster of Dr. and Professor Donda C. (Williams) West and Black Panther member and Atlanta Journal-Constitution photojournalist Ray West. West was raised in a center-class family in Oak Lawn and Chicago, Illinois by his mom after his mother and father divorced.
West attended the Polaris High School in Oak Lawn, Illinois. He additionally spent a while as a scholar in Nanjing, China and learnt mandarin whereas his mom was a Nanjing, University Professor. West began rapping and writing musical compositions whereas in center and highschool and wrote his first rap music at age 13. He received a scholarship to American Academy of Art, Chicago in 1997 however moved to Chicago State University. He finally dropped out of faculty to pursue his musical aspirations.
West started his profession within the mid-1990s as a music producer however acquired his breakthrough in 2000 as a Roc-A Fella Records artist producer and produced hit singles for singers like Ludacris, Common, Cam’Ron and so forth. In 2001, West collaborated with Jay-Z on his hit album ‘The Blueprint’. West achieved success producing tracks for Alicia Keyes and Janet Jackson however aspired to be a rapper. West acquired his breakthrough in 2002 after being signed by Roc-A-Fella Records. He launched his debut single ‘Death’ beneath the label. West’s album ‘The College Dropout’ grew to become an instantaneous hit, promoting 441,000 copies inside per week. It reached the second spot on Billboard 200. In 2005, West launched his album ‘Late Registration’ in collaboration with Jon Brion which bought 2.three Million copies.
The 12 months 2006 marked West’s debut as a designer, with the launch of his Pastelle Clothing line. West’s subsequent album ‘Graduation’, in 2007 secured the highest place on US Billboard 200, promoting 957,000 copies inside the first week. It featured the most important hit single of the 12 months, “Stronger”. West launched ‘808s & Heartbreak’ in 2008 which as soon as once more grew to become a billboard chart topper. The album was a tribute to West’s mom who had handed the identical 12 months. West collaborated with Nike and launch the ‘Air Yeezys’ footwear in 2009 and once more in 2012. He additionally launched a line of footwear for Louis Vuitton, Bape and Guiseppe Zanotti on the 2012 Paris Fashion Week. West continued to supply chart topping albums like ‘My beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’, ‘Yeezus’, and ‘The Life of Pablo’, all of which acquired rave evaluations. He additionally launched the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 footwear in 2015.
Kanye West – House
West and his spouse Kim Kardashian purchased their huge 16000 sq. ft dwelling at Hidden Hills, California for $20 million. Thee property has been renovated twice and at last in 2017, they moved to their model new dwelling. The couple additionally bought their Bel-Air mansion in California for a cool $17.eight million.
The Hidden Hills home has 10 bogs, eight bedrooms and consists of two-story playrooms, an enormous health club, a basketball courtroom, a full-sized movie show with encompass sound, a full-scaled spa and a therapeutic massage room.
The 1.75 meter tall West was concerned in a romantic relationship with designer Alexis Phifer for 4 years. The couple broke up in 2008, 18 months after saying their engagement. West then began courting mannequin Amber Rose, however the relationship lasted till 2010
West had been a protracted-time good friend of actuality TV star and socialite Kim Kardashian. The couple began courting earlier than Kardashian was formally divorced from her then husband Kris Humphries. Kardashian gave beginning to their daughter North West in June 2013. The couple tied the knot in May 2014 in Florence, Italy. They welcomed their second youngster, a son named Saint West in December 2015. The Wests predict their third youngster, to be born through surrogacy in December 2017.
Kanye West – Net Worth
West has an estimated internet price of roughly $145 Million.