According to Forbes, Ye has officially reached this financial status thanks to his clothing and shoe brand Yeezy. Forbes confirmed that Kanye IS, in fact, a billionaire, with a net worth around $1.3B. Forbes also made sure to mention that Kanye himself, reportedly wanted to make sure they talked about this accomplishment in particular.
In the featured article, Forbes spilled the tea about their alleged interaction with Kanye West leading up to the announcement about his billionaire status. Claiming that he reportedly reached out to them after they put out their annual billionaire's list (without him on it) earlier this month and text staff saying: “You know what you’re doing,” and reportedly added: “You’re toying with me and I’m not finna lye [sic] down and take it anymore in Jesus name.”
Regardless, there is no denying that Kanye West’s Yeezy brand is a powerhouse to say the least, and officially a billion dollar empire. Congratulations to Kanye and his team on this amazing accomplishment!