Kanye West

Kanye West

Music Producer, Businessman

Personal Stats

NameKanye West
RoleRapper
IndustryEntertainment
Net Worth$400 Millon

About Kanye West

Kanye West is an influential American rapper, producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Rising to fame in the early 2000s, he initially gained recognition for his production work on Jay-Z's 2001 album "The Blueprint." His debut album, "The College Dropout," was released in 2004. West has released several acclaimed albums, including "Late Registration," "Graduation," "808s & Heartbreak," and "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." He has made a significant impact in the fashion industry with his Yeezy brand in collaboration with Adidas.


Businesses Owned

  • KW Foods LLC
  • GOOD Music
  • Donda
  • Donda Sports
  • Yeezy
  • Yeezy Home
  • Yeezy Tech
  • Yeezy Sound
  • Kanye West Foundation

Early Life

Kanye West's Early Life truly encapsulates the struggle of his self-made career.

  • Kanye Attended Polaris High School in suburban Oak Lawn, Illinois, and briefly attended the American Academy of Art in Chicago before transferring to Chicago State University, where his mother was a professor. He later dropped out to pursue music.
  • Showed an early interest in the arts, particularly drawing and music.
  • He started producing music in his teens, making beats and selling them to local artists.
  • He Produced tracks for local artists in Chicago and eventually got his break by producing for Jermaine Dupri on his album "Life in 1472" in 1998.
  • He gained recognition for his production work on Jay-Z's album “The Blueprint” (2001), which helped establish his reputation in the music industry.

Family

Kanye's Family life hasn't always been easy, but has been fulfilling.

  • Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia to Ray West and Donda West, who divorced when he was three years old. He was raised by his mother in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Married Kim Kardashian, a reality TV star and businesswoman, on May 24, 2014. The couple divorced in 2022.
  • He has four children North West, Saint West, Chicago West and Psalm West.
  • Has close ties with the Kardashian-Jenner family due to his marriage to Kim Kardashian.
  • Co-parents his children with Kim Kardashian post-divorce, maintaining a focus on their well-being.
  • His mother's influence is significant in his life and career, even naming his creative company "Donda" after her.
  • His children and their future have been a central theme in his music and public statements.

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