Jay-Z | $1 billion

Jay-Z is one of the most influential hip-hop artists in the world today. He is a rapper, record executive, and producer. His fame started in the mid-1990s when he released his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt. He also made collaborative work with his wife Beyoncé and fellow rapper Kanye West. The rapper is not only into music but is also into business, having founded the luxury sports bar 40/40 Club. He has other businesses and investments that make his bank account fat.

Speaking of bank accounts, Jay-Z has an estimated net worth of $1 billion, and a huge chunk of it comes from both his business ventures and the sale of his albums worldwide. The Forbes magazine recognized him as the first hip-hop billionaire. With that money, he was able to afford different real estate properties and luxury vehicles.