Jay-Z Tops Diddy On Forbes Cash Kings List For 2018
(AllHipHop News) Jay-Z has dethroned Sean "Diddy" Combs as the richest entertainer on the planet.
Over the past year, Jay-Z's net worth has increased to $900 million, putting him on top of Forbes list for the first time since the Forbes Five was created in 2011.
Diddy clocked in at #2 with an impressive net worth of $810 million, largely due to his investments in Ciroc and RevoltTV.
Dr. Dre rounds out the top three, with $770 million, but he could be #1 by next year, since he has stock options with Apple that will vest, and should bring in an extra $100 million this year.
Drake and Eminem placed fourth and fifth place, with a net worth of $100 million dollars each in 2017.
The Forbes Five: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2018
Jay-Z upped his net worth from $810 million to $900 million over the past year, seizing hip-hop's cash crown for the first time. The three moguls atop this year's list--Jay-Z, Diddy and Dr. Dre--are not only the wealthiest hip-hop acts, but the richest American musicians of any genre.