Kanye West’s net worth,is he the Richest black man?

On Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported that Kanye West is the richest Black person in America, worth as much as $6.6 billion.

It’s not true, based on Forbes estimates. Forbes estimates that he’s worth less than a third of that, or $1.8 billion.

Reports that Kanye is worth nearly $7 billion are based on the magical thinking around sales that don’t exist yet.

Vista Equity’s Robert F. Smith remains the richest Black person in the U.S., worth an estimated $6 billion, while Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, worth $11.8 billion, is the richest Black person in the world.


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