Dr. Dre Tops Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings With $110 Million

5 September, 2012 at 1:23 pm

Forbes named Dr. Dre 2012′s Hip Hop Cash King ranking in $110 Million from his headphone venture, Beats by Dre. Dre made $100 million pre-tax when HTC bought 51% of the company shares for $300 million. Diddy made most of his $45 million fortune from the profits of his alcohol company Ciroc. Jay-Z came in at #3 with $38 million which he made with his ownership in a cosmetics company Carol’s Daughter, the Brookyln Nets and a venture with Duracell. Check out the rest of the list below.

1. Dr. Dre: $110 million
2. Diddy: $45 million
3. Jay-Z: $38 million
4. Kanye West: $35 milliom
5. Lil Wayne: $27 million
6 Drake: $20.5 milliom
7. Birdman: $20 million
8. Nicki Mianj: $15.5 million
9. Eminem: $15 millionv10. Ludacris: $12 million
11. Pitbull: $9.5 million
12. Rick Ross: $9 million (tie)
13. Wiz Khalifa: $9 million (tie)
14. Snoop Dogg: $8 million
15. 50 Cent: $7.5 million
16. Swizz Beatz: $7 million (tie)
17. Pharrell: $7 million (tie)
18. Young Jeezy: $7 million (tie)
19. Mac Miller: $6.5 million (tie)
20. Akon: $6 million (tie)