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2012 List of Richest and most powerful celebrity Rappers – Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists

Today I have compiled a list of 2012 Richest Rappers with collectively worth over $1 billion. Sean “Diddy” Combs ranks number one with an estimated net worth of $550 million, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter landed in second place at an estimated $460 million. 2012 is shaping up to be a great year for worthy superstar musicians. Here is the list of  richest and most powerful celebrity rappers – wealthiest Hip-Hop artists, Who are the world’s richest?

1. Sean “Diddy” Combs – a rapper, singer, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. You can follow him at Facebook  and Twitter.
Net Worth: $550 million – As of April 2012
Earnings according to Forbes: 2011: $35 million, 2010: $30 million

2. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter – You can follow
Net Worth:$460 million – As of April 2012
Earnings according to Forbes: 2011: $37 million, 2010: $63 million

3. Andre “Dr. Dre” Young
Net Worth: $260 million – As of April 2012
Earnings according to Forbes: 2011: $14 million, 2010: $17 million

4. Bryan “Birdman” Williams
Net Worth: $125 million – As of April 2012
May 2010 to May 2011 Earnings according to Forbes: $15 million

5. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson
Net Worth:$110 million – As of April 2012
Earnings according to Forbes: 2010: $6 million, 2009: $8 million

Who is your Favorite Hip-Hop Artists (Comment below, if you want, why.)?

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