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The 50 Richest Rappers Of All Time

Last updated on April 6, 2021 by
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Who are the millionaires and billionaires of the rap world?

A lot of rappers have made decent money through ambition, talent, and hard work. So, which rappers are the richest in the world today? Here are the top 50 richest rappers of all time.

1. Kanye West

Kanye West

Net Worth: $6.6 Billion

Kanye West is an American fashion designer, entrepreneur, rapper, songwriter, and singer. The rapper is one of the best-selling music artists in the world, with over 140 million singles and 20 million albums sold throughout the world. West has won 22 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded people in the world of music. Most of his fortune is due to his brand Yeezy, which is associated with Gap to manufacture clothes for children, ladies, and gents, and with Adidas in the manufacturing of sneakers. Apart from this, West’s has $122 million in stock and cash and over $1.7 billion in other assets.

2. Jay Z

Jay-Z

Net Worth: $1.4 Billion

Jay-Z is an American businessman, songwriter, rapper, and record executive with an approximated net worth of 1.4 billion. As a matter of fact, he is considered one of the most famous rappers of all time. Having sold over 75 million singles and 50 million albums throughout the world, Jay-Z is one of the world’s best-selling musicians. In addition to his musical career, Jay-Z has gained considerable success for his career as a businessman. He created the lifestyle apparel brand Rocawear in 1999 and a chain of sports lounges and bars called the 40/40 Club in 2003.

3. Sean Combs

Sean Combs

Net Worth: $885 Million

Also known as Puff Daddy, Sean Combs is an American businessman, record executive, record producer, and rapper. He worked as an intern at Uptown Records before creating his own record company Bad Boy Entertainment back in 1993. His debut album No Way Out has been certified 7x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Other than that, he also produced and cultivated rappers such as The Notorious B.I.G and Mary J. Blige.

He has been awarded two MTV Video Music Awards and three Grammy Awards. Besides being a producer and rapper, Combs has appeared in many TV series and movies, such as CSI: Miami, Draft Day, and Monster’s Ball. Combs ventured into the fashion world with his clothing line Sean John in 1998.

4. Master P

Master P

Net Worth: $250 Million

Master P is an American entrepreneur, investor, entertainer, and rapper. Apart from this, he is the founder, CEO, and president of No Limit Records. Master P is also the founder of Better Black Television and P. Miller Enterprises. The entrepreneur built a well-diversified empire that includes a video game company, a film production company, a management company, a clothing line, and many rap labels. Apart from music, Master P has embarked on an acting career, starring in movies, including Foolish, Toxic, Gone in 60 Seconds, Soccer Mom, and I Got the Hook-Up.

5. Eminem

Eminem

Net Worth: $230 Million

Eminem is an American record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He is among the best-selling music artists of all time, with approximated sales of over 220 million records throughout the world. The rapper has won many awards, including an MTV Europe Music Global Icon Award, an Academy Award, 17 Billboard Music Awards, eight American Music Awards, and 15 Grammy Awards. The Grammy winner earns money from more than just music. Like other celebrities, Eminem earns money from endorsement deals. One of Eminem’s most significant collaborations was when he starred in a Super Bowl ad for Brisk iced tea in 2011. Besides, he also makes money as a writer, director, and producer.

6. Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams

Net Worth: $200 million

Pharrell Williams is a highly successful fashion designer, musician, rapper, producer, and recording artist with an estimated net worth of $200 million. Plus, he is the lead drummer and vocalist for a hip hop and rock band N.E.R.D. The successful rapper co-designed jewelry and glasses for a French luxury goods company back in 2008. Other than that, Williams has founded two clothing lines, Ice Cream Footwear, and Billionaire Boys Club.

7. Usher

Usher

Net Worth: $180 million

Usher is an American singer, dancer, songwriter, and rapper. Back in 1994, he launched his first self-titled album. The album proved to be a huge hit and gained Usher worldwide recognition. The singer has sold 38.2 million digital songs and 23.8 million albums in America. Also, he has sold 80 million records throughout the world. That makes Usher one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He owns the record label Raymond-Braun Media Group (RBMG), a joint venture with Canadian singer Justin Bieber and talent manager Scooter Braun.

8. Drake

Drake

Net Worth: $180 Million

Drake is a Canadian entrepreneur, actor, songwriter, rapper, and singer. He earned fame as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. With more than 170 million records sold throughout the world, Drake has been ranked as the highest-certified digital singles artist in America. Furthermore, he has been awarded three Juno Awards, six American Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and four Grammy Awards. Over the years, he has endorsed many major brands, including Nike, Whataburger, Burger King, and Sprite.

9. Ronald Slim Williams

Ronald Slim Williams

Net Worth: $170 Million

Ronald Slim Williams is a record label owner who has an approximated net worth of $170 million. Williams, together with his brother Bryan Williams, created the Cash Money Records label in the early 1990s and became the home of some of the biggest names in rap. In addition to this, Williams is associated with other popular and well-known rap artists, such as Nicki Minaj, Young Buck, Bow Wow, Drake, and Mack Maine. Aside from music, the rapper owns a line of liquor brands called GT Vodka and a clothing line called Young Money Cash Money Billionaires.

10. Ice Cube

Ice Cube

Net Worth: $160 Million

Ice Cube is an American producer, actor, and rapper with a net worth of $160 million. Back in 1996, he created a hip-hop group Westside Connection with WC and Mack 10. And the rapper launched two albums with the collaboration. Starting in 1995, Cube has also produced, directed, written, and starred in many movies such as Fist Fight, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Straight Outta Compton, and 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street, to name a few. He made the majority of his money from his acting career and music. He owns a clothing line, Solo by Cube, which sells a variety of fashionable items, such as hooded sweatshirts that feature built-in headphones. Cube also earned money from endorsements and advertisements.

11. Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne

Net Worth: $150 Million

Lil Wayne is an American music executive, producer, and rapper with a net worth of $150 million. He is also known as Tunechi, Weezyana, Dr. Carter, Young Tune, and Birdman Jr. Wayne has won many awards and sold more than 100 million records throughout the world. What’s more, he has his own music label, Young Money Entertainment.

12. Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

Net Worth: $150 Million

An American entertainer, actor, record producer, and rapper, Snoop Dogg has an estimated net worth of $150 million. He launched his solo album Doggy Style in 1993. The album debuted at No. 1 on the music charts and was certified platinum four times. The other albums of the rapper are I Wanna Thank Me, Neva Left, Doggumentary, Tha Doggfather, and The Last Meal.

13. LL Cool J

LL Cool J

Net Worth: $120 Million

LL Cool J is an American entrepreneur, songwriter, author, rapper, actor, and record producer with an estimated net worth of $120 million. He has made money primarily through his work as an actor and a rapper. Cool J has released two greatest hits compilations and about 13 studio albums. In addition to this, he has a record label social media site, and two music labels. The rapper has also earned his fortune through many other profitable ventures including clothing, books, and many endorsements.

14. Birdman

Birdman

Net Worth: $100 Million

Also known as Bryan Williams, Birdman is an American entrepreneur, CEO, record executive, and rapper with a net worth of $100 million. He is the founder and CEO of the company Cash Money Records, which he created with his brother Ronald Williams in 1991. Cash Money Records is the most successful record label in the history of hip-hop. So far, the record label has sold more than 50 million records and remains the rapper’s biggest income-earner over the years.

15. Adam Horovitz

Adam Horovitz

Net Worth: $90 Million

Also known as Ad-Rock, Adam Horovitz is an American actor, guitarist, and rapper. He is a member of the hip hop group the Beastie Boys and is one of the richest rappers in the industry. The guitarist has also acted in many television shows and motion pictures, such as Golden Exits, We’re Young, Godspeed, Roadside Prophets, and Lost Angels.

16. Timbaland

Timbaland

Net Worth: $85 Million

Timbaland is an American songwriter, music producer, and rapper with a net worth of $85 million. In the late 1990s, he found success in the Rhythm and blues (R&B) and hip-pop industry. The rapper created many hits, mainly for a specific group of artists, such as Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Ginuwine, Aaliyah, and Missy Elliott.

Timbaland has created 5 singles that have reached the No.1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and have sold 15 million copies. In addition to this, the rapper earns a lot of royalties as he receives a paycheck each time one of his productions is used in a film or television show. So far, Timbaland’s tracks have featured in over 100 shows and movies, including The Hills, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Mean Girls, to name a few.

17. Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Net Worth: $85 Million

Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian-American R&B singer-songwriter, actress, model, and rapper with a net worth of $85 million. She has won over 100 significant awards including two People’s Choice Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, and six American Music Awards. And Minaj has been nominated for about 10 Grammy Awards. During her career, the successful rapper has endorsed many products. She also helped introduce the Nokia Lumia 900 phone in Times Square back in April 2012. Last but not least, she has a successful line of fragrances.

18. Akon

Akon

Net Worth: $80 Million

As of 2021, the net worth of Akon is estimated to be $80 million. He is an American actor, record producer, businessman, singer, and songwriter. He has founded two successful record labels Kon Live Distribution and Konvict Muzik. The rapper started his music career in 2004 when he released his debut album Trouble. The album was a great success and produced many hit singles such as Lonely, Ghetto, Bananza, and Locked Up. Plus, the album featured guest appearances with stars such as Snoop Dogg and Eminem.

19. Will.i.am

Will.i.am

Net Worth: $75 Million

Will.i.am is an American television personality, rapper, record producer, and songwriter with a net worth of $75 million. He is the lead and founding member of the hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas. Plus, the rapper is also known for being a mentor and judge on many TV talent show franchises, including The Voice Kids and The Voice UK.

Besides music, the American rapper has a variety of other projects and pursuits that he has worked on. Will.i.am appeared in the animated movie “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” as the voice of the hippo Moto Moto. After that, he made his major film debut in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” as the character John Wraith.

20. Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Net Worth: $75 Million

Kendrick Lamar is an American record producer, songwriter, singer, and rapper. He has pursued his musical career both as a member of the hip hop group, Black Hippy, and a solo artist. What’s more, he has won many awards, including:

  • 5 Billboard Music Awards
  • 2 American Music Awards
  • 13 Grammy Awards
  • 11 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 1 Brit Award

A major portion of his net worth comes from touring, record producing, songwriting, and singing. Outside of music, the rapper earns from many business deals with reputable brands. Other than that, Lamar has made some decent money from his YouTube channel, YouTubeVEVO. It has over 600 million views and two million subscribers.

21. Joseph Simmons

Joseph Simmons

Net Worth: $70 Million

Joseph Simmons is an American producer, DJ, and rapper with a net worth of $70 million. He is a founding member of the hip-hop group Run-D.M.C., the first hip-hop group with a Platinum record. Simmons found success on TV as the star of the MTV reality series “Run’s House” from the year 2005 to 2009. In 2008, Simmons launched the book “Take Back Your Family: A Challenge to America’s Parents,” which he co-wrote with his spouse, Justine.

22. Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes

Net Worth: $65 Million

Busta Rhymes has become one of the most renowned rappers in the hip-hop world. In particular, Rhymes is well-known for his intricate lyrics and fast rapping styles. Several critics have called the rapper one of the biggest MCs of all time. And he has been nominated for 11 Grammys over the course of his career. Apart from music, Rhymes has also found success as an actor.

23. Swizz Beatz

Swizz Beatz

Net Worth: $65 million

Swizz Beatz is an American composer, record producer, and hip hop artist who has a net worth of $65 million. Beatz started his musical career as a disc jockey. In 2003, he partnered with the clothing company Kidrobot. Beatz was involved with the launch and design of the new Aston Martin Rapide in 2010. A year later, he became the face of Lotus cars and then returned to Aston Martin in 2013. In early 2013, Beatz joined the board of Monster and promoted the Monster 24k Headphones and the Monster GODJ.

24. Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa

Net Worth: $65 Million

Wiz Khalifa is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and rapper. In the year 2017, Khalifa made $28 million from his app Weed Farm and a marijuana strain called Khalifa Kush. Since its launch, the app has been downloaded by 4 million people. Last but not least, the successful rapper makes a lot of money from his album tours.

25. Nelly

Nelly

Net Worth: $60 Million

Nelly is an American entrepreneur, actor, and rapper who has a net worth of $60 million. He signed a record contract with Universal Music in 1999. The following year, he introduced his debut album Country Grammar, which sold over 10 million copies throughout the world and is his best-selling album so far. Nelly released his second album Nellyville in June 2002. It included the No. 1 hits “Hot in Herre” and “Dilemma.” The rapper won Grammy Awards in 2003 and 2004 and worked as a supporting actor in the movie “The Longest Yard” with Chris Rock and Adam Sandler. Nelly owns two clothing lines, Apple Bottoms and Vokal.

26. Ice T

Ice-T

Net Worth: $60 Million

Ice-T is an American actor, author, record producer, businessman, and rapper with an estimated net worth of $60 million. He released a number of albums in the late 1980s and 1990s. In recent years, Ice-T is famously known for his long-standing role in the television series “Law & Order: SVU.” He has starred on the show for over 20 years and has appeared in more than 400 episodes.

27. T.I.

T.I.

Net Worth: $50 Million

T.I. is an American record executive, entrepreneur, producer, rapper, songwriter, and actor. In 1999, he signed his first record deal with LaFace. And in 2001, he teamed up with his colleagues C-Rod, Mac Boney, Big Kuntry King, and AK to create the hip-hop group P$C. T.I. also launched his debut studio album “I’m Serious” in 2001. He has got 170 award nominations and got over 60 of them, including:

  • 2 Ozone Awards
  • 2 Vive Awards
  • 11 Billboard Music Awards
  • 3 BET Awards
  • 3 Grammy Awards

A major chunk of the rapper’s wealth comes from his successful music career. Paper Trail is his best-selling album so far, with more than two million copies sold.

28. Big Boi

Big Boi

Net Worth: $50 Million

Big Boi is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. In 1992, he formed the hip hop group OutKast with Andre 3000. Till now, the duo has released six studio albums. Big Boi, as a solo artist, launched his studio album Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dust in 2011 which earned decent sales. His other albums include Speakerboxxx and Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. Other than music, the rapper has many income streams. Acting is one way through which he makes money. He appeared in many movies, including Superfly, The Quad, Girlfriends, and 20 Funerals.

29. Andre 3000

Andre 3000

Net Worth: $45 Million

Andre 3000 is an American producer, actor, songwriter, singer, and rapper. The rapper has acted in a number of TV series and movies, including All Is by My Side, Revolver, The Shield, and Families. Besides acting and music, Andre 3000 has been an animal rights advocate. He also founded a clothing collection called Benjamin Bixby in 2008.

30. J Prince

J Prince

Net Worth: $45 Million

Also known as James Smith, J Prince is a music executive, rapper, entrepreneur, and boxing manager. His career began in the year 1986 and throughout the past 20 years, he has helped several bands and artists find success in the music industry. Among some of them are Yukmouth, Big Mike, Pump C, Do Or Die, Scarface, UGK, and Geno Boys. Prince earned popularity for his association with several record labels.

He has earned his net worth as the CEO of Houston-based Rap-a-Lot Records. Apart from music, the businessman and manager have proactively participated in the boxing world. Additionally, the businessman continues to work in the real estate businesses and car selling and earns an extra income for his ranching. As part of his philanthropic ventures, Prince started a campaign that is directed towards educating young people about preventing AIDS.

31. Darryl McDaniels

Darryl McDaniels

Net Worth: $45 Million

Darryl McDaniels is an American rapper and musician who has an estimated net worth of $45 million. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of hip hop culture and is a founding member of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C. In 1982, the American rapper created Run-DMC with his colleagues Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons. In 1984, the trio released its first self-titled album which ultimately became a success in the hip hop industry.

32. Common

Common

Net Worth: $45 Million

Common is an American musician, model, rapper, poet, and actor. Over the course of his career, he released 11 studio albums between 1992 and 2017, racking up eleven Grammy nods, two Grammys, and two BET Awards. In 2006, he worked as a Gap model and has promoted products for NBA 2K8, BlackBerry, Diesel, and Microsoft.

33. Rick Ross

Rick Ross

Net Worth: $42 Million

Rick Ross is an American producer, record executive, entrepreneur, songwriter, and rapper. During his career till now, the rapper has sold millions of albums and singles throughout the world. In 2006, Ross launched his debut single Hustlin. He received offers from Murder Inc and Bad Boy Entertainment. However, he signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Def Jam Records. In the year 2009, he created the record label Maybach Music Group, through which he launched his many studio albums like Port of Miami 2, Rather You Than Me, Black Market, Mastermind, God Forgives… I Don’t, and Deeper Than Rap.

34. Ludacris

Ludacris

Net Worth: $30 Million

Ludacris is an award-winning actor and rapper who has a net worth of $30 million. As one of the most well-known names in the music industry, he has established a deserved reputation as a creative musician. In addition to his music career, he has become an established actor with a long list of impressive credits to his name. Furthermore, he has won many awards, including three Grammy Awards, an MTV Music Video Award, a Critic’s Choice Movie Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

35. Soulja Boy

Soulja Boy

Net Worth: $30 Million

Soulja Boy is an American entrepreneur, actor, record producer, and rapper. In September 2007, Boy had a huge hit with his debut single “Crank That.” The single reached number one spot on the charts. The record producer has also collaborated with many other hip-hop artists such as Arab, Shawty Lo, Sammie, and Gucci Mane. In 2016, the rapper signed an endorsement deal of 5 years with World Poker Fund Holdings. The deal was reportedly worth $400 million.

36. Lil Jon

Lil Jon

Net Worth: $30 Million

Lil Jon is an American actor, DJ, record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He gained recognition as the frontman of the rap group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon is also one of the pioneers of the hip-hop subgenre called crunk. Throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s, Jon went on to produce many hit singles and work with many best-selling artists. Yeah!, Freek-a-Leek, Get Low, Goodies, and Cyclone are some of the best songs the rapper ever created. Lil Jon’s other interests are varied. Jon is the owner of a wine company that manufactures Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Merlot.

37. Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon

Net Worth: $30 Million

Nick Cannon is an American actor, television presenter, rapper, and comedian. He starred in the movies Roll Bounce, Love Don’t Cost a Thing, and Drumline. The multi-talented rapper introduced his debut self-titled album in 2003. In 2007, he enacted the role of a footballer in the movie Goal II: Living the Dream. Cannon has made a decent amount of money from his successful career in television hosting, comedy, and acting.

38. The Game

The Game

Net Worth: $25 Million

The Game is an American actor, producer, and rapper with a net worth of $25 million. He signed with Aftermath Entertainment and then with 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records in 2003. He has since become a highly successful rap artist, entrepreneur, and activist.

39. Juicy J

Juicy J

Net Worth: $25 Million

Juicy J is an American record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He is best known for being a founding member of the rap group Three 6 Mafia. Outside of his work with the Three 6 Mafia group, the rapper has embarked on many successful solo projects. He invests in real estate and stocks. Juicy J has stock ownership in Epic Games, a cannabis company, Netflix, and Apple. Additionally, he is also an A&R representative and a record label owner.

40. CeeLo Green

СееLо Grееn

Net Worth: $25 Million

СееLо Grееn hаѕ еѕtаblіѕhеd а nаmе fоr hіmѕеlf аѕ а rесоrd рrоduсеr, асtоr, rарреr, and ѕіngеr-ѕоngwrіtеr. Green is best known for his work in soul music, including the hit singles “Fuck You” and “Crazy.” The rapper has appeared in commercials, including sake brand TYKU, M&M’s, Duracell, and 7 Up. Green’s work has won several accolades and awards, including a Brit Award, a Billboard Award, a BET Award, and five Grammy Awards.

41. Mike Shinoda

Mike Shinoda

Net Worth: $23 Million

Mike Shinoda is an American graphic designer, record producer, songwriter, musician, rapper, and singer. In 1996, he co-founded Linkin Park and is the band’s producer, keyboardist, rhythm guitarist, and lead vocalist. In 2004, he created a hip-hop-driven side project, Fort Minor. Additionally, Shinoda has served as a producer for albums and tracks by the X-Ecutioners, Styles of Beyond, and Lupe Fiasco.

42. Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne

Net Worth: $21 Million

Tech N9ne is an American entrepreneur, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor who has a net worth of $21 million dollars. The rapper’s music has been featured in video games, films, and TV and he has sold over two million albums. His music has appeared in many movies, such as Born 2 Race, Our Heroes, Alpha Dog, and Gang Related. In 1991, Tech N9ne was part of the group Black Mafia. In addition to this, the rapper was a part of groups Nnutthowze and 57th Street Rogue Dog Villains. In 1999, Tech N9ne, along with his business partner Travis O’Guin, founded the record label Strange Music.

43. Fabolous

Fabolous

Net Worth: $20 Million

Fabolous is an American vocal singer, musician, record producer, and rapper from New York. He is best known for his songs Young’n Holla Back and Can’t Deny it. In 2001, the rapper began his career with the release of his debut album “Ghetto Fabolous.” The album sold about 140,000 copies in the first week and was a commercial success. Fabolous launched his second album “Street Dreams” in 2003. And it was also commercially successful. The album sold 185,000 copies in the first week and came in third on the US Billboard 200.

44. Sir Mix-a-Lot

Sir Mix-a-Lot

Net Worth: $20 Million

Sir Mix-a-Lot is an American record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He is best recognized for his 1992 hit song “Baby Got Back, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. In hіѕ whole ѕuссеѕѕful muѕіс саrееr, Sir Mix-a-Lot gаvе many famous ѕоngѕ tо thе іnduѕtrу thаt mаdе hіm а mіllіоn-dоllаr реrѕоnаlіtу. Не іѕ аррrесіаtеd fоr hіѕ аlbum “Масk Dаddу” that was launched in 1992.

45. Damian Marley

Damian Marley

Net Worth: $20 Million

Damian Marley is a Jamaican record producer, songwriter, singer, and DJ. The successful rapper is the youngest son of singer Bob Marley. Interestingly, he started hіѕ саrееr аѕ а reggae аrtіѕt whеn hе wаѕ 13 years old. In 1996, the singer rеlеаѕеd hіѕ debut album Мr. Маrlеу аnd 5 уеаrѕ later, he introduced hіѕ ѕесоnd аlbum Наlfwау Тrее. Тhе аlbum wаѕ ѕuсh а huge hіt that it tорреd thе сhаrtѕ fоr 158 wееkѕ. Moreover, the album wоn Marley the Веѕt Reggae Album award аt thе Grammy Аwаrdѕ in 2002.

46. Chuck D

Chuck D

Net Worth: $18 Million

Chuck D is an American rapper, author, and producer. Chuck’s income has come from music royalties, album sales, and concerts that he has been able to perform. He is best known as the leader of the rap group Public Enemy which helped in creating politically and socially conscious rap music. On television, Chuck D has appeared on shows, such as Charlie Rose, The Henry Rollins Show, and Johnny Bravo. Apart from this, Chuck has starred in movies, such as The Doctor, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The Black Candle, and Quilombo Country.

47. RZA

RZА

Net Worth: $18 million

RZА іѕ аn American muѕісіаn, rесоrd рrоduсеr, асtоr, fіlmmаkеr, and author. Не іѕ well-knоwn as the leader оf thе rap grоuр Wu-Таng Сlаn. RZА hаѕ launched a number of аlbumѕ, аѕ а ѕingle аrtіѕt and wіth Wu-Таng Сlаn. As an actor, the American rapper has appeared on projects, such as Derailed, Coffee and Cigarettes, Gospel Hill, American Gangster, Ghost Dog, and Due Date.

48. Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice

Net Worth: $18 Million

Vanilla Ice is an American television host, rapper, and actor. In 1989, he launched his debut album ‘Hooked’ which was a massive hit. Ice later signed a contract with SBK Records, a record label of the EMI Group. Ice’s 1990 single ‘Ice Ice Baby’ was his first hip-hop single to reach No. 1 on the Billboard charts.

49. Method Man

Method Man

Net Worth: $14 Million

Method Man is an American actor, record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He is a member of the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. In 1996, he was awarded a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Group or Duo for the song “I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By”. Plus, Man has starred in movies, such as The Cobbler, Red Tails, Venom, Garden State, and Belly.

50. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Net Worth: $10 million

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is a US-based hip-hop group which comprises of rappers Flesh-N-Bone, Wish Bone, Bizzy Bone, Layzie Bone, and Krayzie Bone. Back in 1993, the group launched its first album Faces of Death. The group’s song “Tha Crossroads” reached number one on the U.S. charts and was awarded double platinum. I Tried, Look into My Eyes, 1st of that Month, and Thuggish Ruggish Bone are the other hits of this group. What’s more, the group has sold over 17 million records in America. And it has also been awarded two American Music Awards.