200 crores USD
the Donda Academy
Chicago State University
June 8, 1977
Kanye Omari West Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
He is notoriously outspoken, a quality that was on full display when he interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV VMAs.
One of the best-selling and most awarded artists of all time, he has received 22 Grammy Awards over the course of his music career.
One of the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 160 million records sold, West has won 24 Grammy Awards, the joint tenth-most of all time, and the joint-most Grammy awards of any rapper along with Jay-Z.
He holds the joint record (with Bob Dylan) for most albums (4) topping the annual Pazz & Jop critic poll, and has the 5th most appearances on the Billboard Hot 100.