Kanye Omari West was born on 8 June 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His father Ray West was a photojournalist for the Atlanta Journal Newspaper, and his mother Donda West was a teacher and later became a professor of English at Chicago State University. Kanye is an only child but he does have a stepsister and stepbrother after his dad remarried.
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Kanye West is considered one of the leading artists of the century, he is a multi-gifted 44 years old man who has made a name for himself as a singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and social media personality. Kanye also has a wide and strong public on social media platforms due to his activeness there; 9,7M followers on Instagram, 7,7M subscribers on youtube, and 30,6M on Twitter.
When Kanye was 3 years old his parents got divorced and moved to Chicago where he went to Polaris High school and the American Academy of Arts. At the age of 10, Kanye moved with his mother to China for a year and after returning to Chicago he started to work with his mentor The God Father of Chicago HipHop.
Kanye West was passionate about rapping since his childhood so he dropped out of college to pursue his passion and released his first solo album years later. In 1997 he coproduced some cuts on rapper Mace’s album: “Harlem World”.
Kanye has won numerous awards due to his albums “The college drop out” and “Late Registration”, he generally won 21 Grammys and 112 music awards in addition to the title of International Man of the year in 2007.
Concerning Kanye’s love life, he was married to the famous model and social media celebrity Kim Kardashian but they got divorced in 2021. Before Kim, Kanye had two affairs one with Alexis Phifer and the other with Amber rose.
Kanye west’s net worth in 2021 is estimated to overcome $120M.