Kanye West, the US rapper, is rated the highest-paid musician of 2020 in the world, according to Forbes.
Kanye has a whopping $170 million in his kitty is trailed by Elton John with $81million and Ariana Grande, $72 million is in the third position.
Jonas Brothers who has $68.5M is fourth, Chainsmokers with $68M is fifth; Ed Sheeran, $64M is sixth; Taylor Swift, $60M is seventh; Post Malone, $59M is eighth; while Rolling Stones with $59M and Marshmello with 56M occupy ninth and 10th positions respectively.
Meanwhile, West brought earnings worth $170 million from the 2020 ranking at number two.
West is worth $1.3 billion, according to Forbes. His behemoth sneaker brand, Yeezy, a contract with Adidas, made the same seven-figure number in sales in 2019.
Also, his Yeezy apparel line and music added to his billionaire status.
Last Thursday, Kanye West made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
The donation included funding for legal fees for Arbery and Taylor’s families.
West, according to his representative, has established a 529-education plan to cover college tuition for Gianna Floyd, the six-year-old daughter of George Floyd.