He is one of the three richest self-made African-Americans in U.S. history.He is one of the most successful and widely recognised performers in the world, having earned 21 Grammy Awards out of 69 nominations.
On June 8, 1977, Kanye West was born in Atlanta, Georgia. After his parents split when he was just three years old, West moved with his mother to Chicago, Illinois. There, he began experimenting with music after meeting producer/DJ No I.D., who instructed him.
West began composing beats for local bands while honing his own style while still in school. Down to Earth, Grave’s debut album from 1996, was his first official production credit. During this time period, he also produced for Foxy Brown, Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, and Harlem World, among others.
Kanye West began his musical career in the early 2000s, collaborating with a few other musicians on little projects. As a producer for Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, he engaged with local musicians and composed songs for them.
Kanye West has over a dozen luxury autos in his garage. Bentleys, Rolls-Royces, Mercedes, and other automobiles comprise Kanye West’s collection. The collection of vehicles owned by Kanye West is detailed below, along with an estimate of their current market value.