Kanye West is a rapper, politician. Kanye is married to socialite Kim Kardashian and has four kids with her. However, the couple is heading for the divorce.
More about the relationship
Kanye West began an on-and-off relationship with designer Alexis Phifer in 2002, and they became engaged in August 2006. However, the pair ended their 18-month engagement in 2008. Later, he dated model Amber Rose from 2008 until the summer of 2010.
In April 2012, West began dating reality star and longtime friend Kim Kardashian. West and Kardashian became engaged in October 2013. They eventually married on May 24, 2014, at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy. They have four children: North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm.
Sadly, the reports of their divorce were in the media soon. They were also public about their bad marriage via their social media handle. Finally, on february 19, 2021, west officially filed for divorce.
West was born in Atlanta, Georgia on June 8, 1977, to parents Ray West, a member of the Black Panthers and Dr. Donda C. (Williams) West, who passed away in 2007.
West was raised on Chicago’s middle-class South Shore neighborhood by his mother, and spent summers with his father. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the African-American ethnic background.
Talking about his education, West graduated from Polaris High School and won a scholarship to study at Chicago’s American Academy of Art but dropped out of college altogether to pursue music.
Kanye West’s Career, Profession
West initially spent time with the local artists and eventually moved to New York in 2001. Previously, he produced records for a number of well-known artists and music groups. He also crafted hit songs for Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Janet Jackson.
His breakthrough came on October 23, 2002, after he became involved in a near-fatal car crash which inspired him to record a song at the Record Plant Studios with his jaw still wired shut. He released his first album ‘The College Dropout’ in February 2004 and it sold 2.6 million copies and made him a star.
West has since then released 7 more studio albums. They are ‘Late Registration’, ‘Graduation’, ‘808s & Heartbreak ‘, ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’, ‘Watch the Throne’, ‘Yeezus’ and ‘The Life of Pablo’. All in all, he has more than 160 credits for soundtracks, over 30 credits as an actor, and over 30 credits as a composer.
In September 2015, West announced that he intends to run for President of the United States in 2020. Additionally, he founded the record label and production company GOOD Music. He also premiered his women’s fashion label, DW Kanye West on October 1, 2011.
West has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards making him eleventh in the list of most awarded artists of all time and sixth for most Grammy nominations with 68. Additionally, Billboard ranked him third on their list of Top 10 Producers of the Decade. West is the 15th most celebrated artist in popular music history and its seventh most celebrated solo artist. He is also an author.
Salary, Net Worth
West has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth is $2 billion as of 2022.
West has partnered with the brands including Gap, Adidas. Furthermore, he has also invested in his then-wife Kim Kardashian’s underwear label Skims.
Kanye West’s Rumors, Controversy
West’s lyrics have brought several controversies along his way throughout the years. Additionally, he has been an outspoken and controversial celebrity throughout his career, receiving both criticism and praise from many.
In September 2013, West was widely rebuked by human rights groups for performing in Kazakhstan. Furthermore, in February 2016, West again became embroiled in controversy when he posted a tweet seemingly asserting Bill Cosby’s innocence in the wake of over 50 women making allegations of sexual assault directed at Cosby.
West has been known to compare himself to various influential figures and entities in art and culture, including Steve Jobs, Adolf Hitler, Walt Disney, Andy Warhol, Anna Wintour, and Michael Jackson among others. At present, there are no rumors concerning his career.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Talking about his body measurement, Kanye West has a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm. Additionally, he weighs around 75 kg or 165 pounds. Furthermore, his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Kanye West is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 29.2M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 365k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page Kim Kardashian and Kanye West has more than 250k followers.