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
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
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.
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.
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,
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