First of all, let me just say if you do not know who this A-list celebrity Kanye West is then you must have been living under a rock. Like under that under. Lucky for you, I got all the need to know details about Kanye.
Kanye West age: 41
Kanye West height: 5ft 8inches
Kanye West weight: 80kgs
Background: Kanye West was born as Kanye Omari West in Atlanta Georgia on June 8th 1977. His parents were divorced when he was three so he moved in with his mother and occasionally saw his father.
Education: He studied at Polaris High School in Oak-lawn, Illinois then proceeded to The American Academy of Arts in Chicago for a year on a scholarship. He later transferred to Chicago State University to pursue a degree in English but a Kanye West graduation never happened. He dropped out to work on his music.
Family: On May 24th, 2014, he got married to Kim Kardashian West in Florence, Italy. The two had started dating in 2012. Together they have three children; Daughter North West born in June 2014, Son Saint West born in December 2015 and another daughter Chicago West born in January 2018.
Career: He started in the music business as a producer. He produced for stars like Jay Z, Ludacris, Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx, etc. In 2004, he created his first solo album as a rapper. It was called “College Dropout”. It was inspired by his decision to drop out of college to pursue his passion for music. The album hit the top of the charts and gave him a high place in the music industry.
So far, He has had two collaborative studio albums, two live albums, three video albums and four mixtapes. He has 100 million digital downloads worldwide and has also sold 21 million albums. Seven of his studio albums have been platinum certified at least in the United States.
Kanye West is a Man of many faces. He is a singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer. He has partnered with brands like Nike, Louis Vuitton and adidas on both clothes and shoes. He founded Donda which is a creative content company with over 135 million records sold worldwide. He also happens to be a controversy magnet. He has misbehaved in several public settings, made ill comments on other celebrities and companies, had several lawsuits and got on the wrong side of politics. In 2005 and 2015, Time Magazine named him as one of the most influential people in the world.
Kanye West Albums
He has released eight albums since he started his music career and they have all been a huge success. However, one didn’t go platinum. The albums include ;
- College dropout in February 2004
- Late Registration in August 2005
- Graduation in September 2007
- ‘808s and Heartbreak in Nov 2008
- My Dark Twisted Fantasy in November 2010
- Watch the Throne in August 2011
- Yeezus in June 2013
- Life of Pablo in February 2016
Kanye West New Album: It is to be called “Yandhi”. It was to be released on September 9th 2018 but it was delayed.
Kanye is an outbursts and rants legend. In October 2018, he deleted both his Instagram and Twitter accounts due to the backlash he received on his political choices.
Kanye West Twitter: he has been trolled countless times due to his political views. Especially when he decided to support president trump and his unpopular remark stating that the 400 years of slavery black people went through in America was a choice. Kanye West Twitter Link: https://twitter.com/kanyewest
Kanye West Instagram: he still shares his open and uncensored views on here too and receives a lot of criticism as well. Kanye West Instagram Link: https://www.instagram.com/kanyewest/
Kanye West Net Worth
Currently, Kanye West net worth stands at a whopping $250 million. He reportedly made $62 million in digital singles. His collaboration with Adidas is also giving a great boost to his bank account.