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Kanye West

$500 Million

Age: June 8, 1977 (age 45) • Atlanta • Georgia
Source of Wealth: Multiple, Self Made
Residence: California
Citizenship: United States

About Kanye Wests

Marital Status: Married
Children: 4
Education: Polaris High School (Oak Lawn, Illinois) • American Academy of Art • Chicago State University

About Kanye West

Top Questions

Who is Kanye West married to?
Kanye West married American television personality and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian on May 24, 2014.

Why is Kanye West famous?
Kanye West first gained recognition for his production work for Roc-A-Fella Records, especially on rapper JAY-Z’s album “Blueprint” (2001). West’s skilful use of accelerated sample-based beats soon made him much in demand as a producer, but when he released his massively successful debut solo album, “The College Dropout” (2004), he also established himself as a popular, critically acclaimed solo artist whose subsequent albums continued to yield hit singles. West later ventured into the fashion world, unveiling the first “season” of his long-awaited fashion line, YEEZY, in February 2015. As a public figure, West was known for his flamboyant personality and for his sometimes provocative and polarizing public statements.

Does Kanye West have a college degree?
Kanye West briefly attended the American Academy of Art before transferring to Chicago State University, where he studied for a year. Deciding to pursue a career in music, West dropped out before obtaining a degree.


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