Kanye West has sold millions of albums and married one of the most popular female celebrities in the world, Kim Kardashian West. He is renowned for his outspoken nature and famous feuds, including an ongoing one with Taylor Swift. One thing’s for sure, West knows how to surprise the public and steal the spotlight.
Who is Kanye West, how old is he, when is his birthday, how tall is he and what is his background?
Kanye West is an African American rapper, record producer, songwriter, singer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. He is 40 years old. His birthday is June 8, 1977 and he stands at 1.73 metres tall.
Why is Kanye West famous and what is his occupation?
Kanye is famous for his music as well as his collaborations, having produced a number of rapper Jay-Z’s hit singles before starting his solo career.
What is Kanye West’s net worth?
As of 2017, Kanye’s net worth is reported to be $145 million.
How much does Kanye West earn?
Kanye made $22 million in 2015. His Yeezus tour grossed $25 million.
Where does Kanye West live?
The star and his Keeping Up With The Kardashians wife, Kim Kardashian, currently reside in Hidden Hills, California.
What is Kanye West’s real name?
Kanye’s full name is Kanye Omari West.
When did Kanye West and Kim Kardashian get married, where did they get married, how long did they date for, when did they meet, how did they meet?
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West met in 2004 when Kanye was recording a song with Brandy, but they kept their relationship platonic until early 2012, though he admitted he wanted to be with her long before they actually started dating.
West and Kardashian were engaged in October 2013, and they tied the knot in Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on Saturday 24 May 2014.
Is Kanye West in debt, why did he stop making music, when did he start releasing music again?
In 2016, Kanye West announced via a series of Tweets that he was $53million in debt due to his ventures in the fashion world.
In November 2016, West was hospitalised after suffering from a nervous breakdown, and stopped making music for a while. However, he only cancelled a few of his tour dates due to this breakdown and a robbery in Paris to which his wife was victim.
In October 2017, he began making music again, contributing a verse on Cyhi The Prynce’s song Dat Side.
How did Kanye West’s mother die, what songs did he release about her?
Kanye West’s mother, Donda West, died of complications resulting from plastic surgery. He wrote the songs, Hey Mama and Only One about her.
What are Kanye West’s biggest songs and albums, how many number ones has he had, what are they, what was the first song he released?
Some of Kanye’s biggest hits include: Gold Digger, Jesus Walks, Good Life, All of the Lights, Runaway, Stronger, Can’t Tell Me Nothing, Diamonds from Sierra Leone and Famous.
His biggest albums are: The College Dropout, 808s and Heartbreak, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, The Life of Pablo and Yeezus. Kanye’s first solo single, Through The Wire, was a song he created while his jaw was wired shut after a car accident. Kanye has had three number one hits on the Billboard chart; Stronger, Gold Digger, and Slow Jamz.
Who has Kanye West collaborated with?
Kanye has collaborated with a vast number of current and past hip-hop, dance, pop, and R&B icons, including Jay-Z, Daft Punk, Jamie Foxx, Twista, Estelle, Katy Perry, Ne-Yo, T-Pain, and Goodie Mob.
What awards has Kanye West won and when?
The talented star is the 11th most awarded artist of all time when it comes to the Grammys, having won 21 and been nominated for 68. In total, he has 92 awards.
Who is Kanye West signed to?
While he is signed to Roc-A-Fella Records currently, since 2004 West has had his own imprint within the label called GOOD Music, short for Getting Out Our Dreams.
Is Kanye West running for president in 2020, what did he do to Taylor Swift, what is their feud about, what did he say about her?
The rapper originally said he was going to run for president in 2020, but has since pushed that date back to 2024. In 2009, Kanye interrupted Swift’s acceptance speech for Best Female Video at the MTV awards, grabbing the microphone and saying the award should have gone to Beyonce.
In 2016, Kanye released the song Famous, in which he says that he and Taylor ‘might still have sex because I made that b***h famous’. Swift denies giving West the go-ahead to use these lyrics in a song, but this was refuted when Kim Kardashian released a recording of Swift agreeing.
When did Kanye West release Yeezy shoes, what are they, why are they so popular, what is his fashion line?
West released Yeezy shoes in 2015 as part of a collaboration with Adidas. They are popular largely because of West’s celebrity, and the originality of the designs. Kanye himself wears them. West’s fashion line is called DW Kanye West.