Kanye West Almost a Billionaire Thanks to Yeezy Fashion Label

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Kanye West has most certainly evolved from your regular next door rapper, to one of the most talented music artiste of our time. These days however, Kanye West is known more for his controversial tirades, his marriage to Kim Kardashian and his fashion label; Yeezy.

While Kanye West may be a controversial figure as a person, his controversial nature has not affected his resources one bit as just like his sister-in-law Kylie Jenner Kanye West is himself almost a self made billionaire thanks to a boost from Yeezy.

Kanye West entered into collaboration with Adidas to produce the first Yeezy sneakers in 2015. Since then it has been a roller coaster ride for the sports giant and Kanye West.

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Yeezy is currently valued close to $1.5 billion and the fact that Kanye West owns majority share in the collaboration with Adidas would put the rapper’s personal net worth somewhere around a billion dollars.

According to several sources, the controversial rapper has already received several offers for investments and potential buyers of the company, but he has not decided yet how much he would sell if he eventually decides to part with the fashion label.

His wife, wife Kim Kardashian West also dropped a hint to the soon to be billionaire status of her husband during an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” earlier in the week. She told fans that her husband would be imminently joining the so-called three-comma club.

The radio host had asked Kim if she herself was almost billionaire and she replied, “I would say my husband is, so that makes me one, right? Close by proximity.”

Kanye West himself had hinted at his new billionaire status back in April when he tweeted, “Yeezy will hit a billion dollars this year. It is the 2nd fastest growing company in history. It is a unicorn on its way to becoming a decagon.”

Kanye West was recently under fire for his comments during an interview where he declared that slavery was a choice and the black man didn’t have to endure it for 400 years.

However controversial he may be, you cannot take the fact that Yeezy is comfortable footwear for everyone.

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