The 48-year-olds income comes from a variety of business ventures including his Roc Nation record label, streaming service Tidal and deals with Armand de Brignac champagne and D'Usse cognac.
"Black Panther" dominates North American box office with record-breaking second weekend
Among newcomers this weekend were New Line's R-rated comedy " Game Night " and Alex Garland's sci-fi thriller " Annihilation ". One of the most talked about Hollywood ventures Black Panther has proved to be a money spinner at the India box office.
Wealthy pals: Jay-Z, aka Shawn Carter, left, knocked his pal Sean Diddy Combs off the top spot for the first time since Forbes started compiling the list in 2011. After all, JAY-Z and Diddy did up for the documentary Black Excellence A Short Film: What's Better Than One Billionaire? In fact, the top three earners were no surprise.
Previous year was a busy one for JAY Z, which is probably the reason why he earned the top spot on Forbes' list. That's a huge jump from previous year, when his net worth was $810 million.
Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother Shahbaz Sharif as president
The party will also hold another meeting on March 6 for intraparty elections to elect Shahbaz Sharif as the permanent president. The court said a person who is disqualified under the Constitution is not eligible to keep any position in a political party.
Jay-Z, Diddy, and Dre's net worths make them not only the richest hip-hop artists, but the richest American musicians full stop.
Jay-Z attends the "The Great Gatsby" world premiere at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts on May 1, 2013 in New York City. Dre ranks third with $770 million, creeping upward thanks to the market trends boosting his nine-figure windfall from Apple's $3 billion buyout of Beats in 2014.
North Korea "Very Willing" To Hold Talks With US, Say South Korea
They did not appear to interact when Jae-in shook hands with dignitaries at the beginning of Sunday's closing ceremony. A US embassy official said that all the delegates, including the NSC director, seem to be leaving on the same day.
Dre is also in line to receive Apple stock worth well over $100 million this summer, according to Forbes, and that could send him rocketing into top spot this year.