Kanye West, known to the world as a rapper, record producer, fashion designer, songwriter and entrepreneur and has a net worth of around $160 million. His career started as a producer and built into a rapper. Kanye Omari West was born on June the 8th, 1977 in Atlanta, US. West completed his high school but dropped out from Chicago State University during College. The mogul is married to TV sensation Kim Kardashian West, and the two have three children together.