Year to year, the Forbes Five, which ranks hip-hop’s wealthiest artists, doesn’t really change. But on Thursday, when the magazine released its 2018 list, there was a noticeable difference: Jay Z beat Diddy. Diddy’s been number one on the list since Forbes began measuring rappers’ net worth in 2011.
For ’18, Jay Z’s net worth leapt from $810 million to $900 million, in large part due to the growing values of his investment in Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac. Last year’s Forbes list for America’s Wealthiest Self-Made Women put Beyoncé at $350 mill, making headlines for pushing the Carters into the billionaire club with $1.16 B’s. (The website Celebrity Net Worth says Queen B’s worth $500 million.)
Diddy aka Love comes in at No. 2 with $825 million. His fortune has received a slight bump due to lukewarm trends in the vodka and cable TV markets, which impact his stakes in Ciroc and Revolt. But he’s seen considerable growth with DeLeon tequila—a collaboration between himself and beverage king Diageo—which has increased his net worth.
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35 thoughts on “Jay Z Passes Diddy On His Way To Becoming a Billionaire”
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Well Jay-Z finally got the Billionaire mark today. Congratulations to Jay-Z.
Of course Jay would be first…who else😐
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"We gone reach a Billie first"
Jay wishes he had 900 mill but so do I. I wish forbes would stop the madness.
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Tyga's net worth $944,000
Where 50 at?
Your an imbecile if you think this man became a billionaire solely based on hard work ethic. To all you Jay-Z bandwagoneers just know this: You can't get that rich in this world without giving something up. The devil won't allow it!
So basically Jay & Diddy bout to make a Billion in 2018 💰
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Where is kanye west
Pocket watchin ass
Bill gates is still the king though
Funny how they preach love for the community and for black brothers and sisters but only do little to none donations and don't help building businesses, but when they got something to sell it is always "support a black brother"
What about taxes though lol
“He’s already the GOAT only thing in the way is the billi” ❄️👀
Did this nerd fucka say he the goat? No bitch it nas. Jay just a sell-out.
If pac was alive Hov & Jay would be obsolete 💯
Frazier! That exist though. LOL…. I don't feel poor, I feel inspired. #GetItStraight 😛
Somebody get 300 million so we can have 2 billionaire s.
From the the project hallways to a billionaire….go Jay hire as many blacks as possible.
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Dre was a billionaire years ago
Chamillionaire?!??!?!? Y'all Lames!! His invested apps sold to Both Disney And GM OVER a Billion… Chabillionaire … Lmao.y'all sleep
cube….snoop ….pharrell ….kanye….shit ll cool j all are worth 100 million or more #fakenews
How is em still making money? I know he just dropped an album but i’ve never heard anyone talk about it. Does he have other businesses I just don’t know about?