Kanye West Bio, Wiki, Net Worth & Facts

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Who is Kanye West ?

# Kanye Omari West is popular as Kanye West.

# He was born on June 8, 1977.

# He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur.

# Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West briefly attended art school before becoming known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing hit singles for artists such as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys.

# Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to widespread critical and commercial success, and founded the record label GOOD Music.

# He went on to pursue a variety of styles on subsequent albums Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and 808s & Heartbreak (2008).

# In 2010, he released his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to rave reviews from critics, and the following year he released the collaborative album Watch the Throne with Jay-Z.

# West released his abrasive sixth album, Yeezus, to further critical praise in 2013.

# His seventh album, The Life of Pablo, was released in 2016.

Who is Kanye West Dating ?

Kanye West began an on-and-off relationship with designer Alexis Phifer in 2002, and they became engaged in August 2006.

The pair ended their 18-month engagement in 2008.

West the started dating 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, and married on May 24, 2014 at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy.

Their private ceremony was subject to widespread mainstream coverage, with West taking issue with the couple’s portrayal in the media.

They have three children: daughters North “Nori” West (born June 2013) and Chicago West (born January 2018 of a surrogate pregnancy); and son Saint West (born December 2015).

 

Quick Facts

  • Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
  • Height: 5′ 8″
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Feet Size: 7 US
  • Body Type: Average
  • Net Worth: $145 Million
  • Birth Name: Kanye Omari West
  • Nicknames: The Louis Vuitton Don, Konman, Ye, Yeezy
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Birthday: June 8, 1977
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Ethnicity: African American
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Christian
  • Is Kanye West gay? No
  • Mother: Donda West
  • Father: Ray West
  • Profession: Rapper
  • Music Style: Pop-Rap, Midwest Rap

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