Forbes List Hip – Hop ’s wealthiest artists in 2015


This are the 2015  “Forbes Five,”, an

annual ranking comprising of Hip-Hop’s wealthiest


Each celebrated mogul on the list possesses assets in a

wide number of industries and are big names in the world entertainment sector.

See them below;

Diddy , who topped the “Forbes Five” for the second-

year-in-a-row, is the owner a media company (Revolt),

has a deal with Diageo’s Ciroc and recently unloaded

the fitness water Aquahydrate. His net worth is listed at

$725 million.



Dr. Dre ranked second on the 2015 list, despite his

mammoth paycheck from the sale of Beats. Dre’s net

worth is reportedly $700 million by the financial


Dr dre

Dr dre

Jay Z held returns in the third position this year,

appearing with a net worth of $550 million, largely due

to performances and his Roc Nation forages.


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50 Cent moves up to the fourth spot this year, with a

net worth of $155 million. His deals with Frigo

underwear, Effen Vodka and his SMS audio

company keeps him in the list.

50 cent

50 cent

Cash Money Records CEO Birdman’s net worth is at

$150 million – $10 million less than his value on last

year’s “Forbes Five” where he finished ahead of 50

Cent. Birdman’s ongoing feud with Lil Wayne and

rumors of his departure hurt the mogul’s finances,

Forbes said.




The “Forbes Five” incorporates artist’s past earnings,

current holdings, financial documents and analysis from

attorneys, managers, or other industry players. Some of

the moguls themselves contribute to the calculations.

1. Diddy – net worth: $725M

2. Dr. Dre – net worth: $700M

3. Jay Z – net worth: $550M

4. 50 Cent – net worth: $155M

5. Birdman – net worth: $150M

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