After going viral for reclining on the Met Gala steps last week, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has another reason to rest easy.
Combs has Cîroc vodka and the Revolt TV network to thank for his latest accomplishment: topping Forbes’ list of 2017’s wealthiest rappers. Released Wednesday, the annual list shows the music mogul retaining his top spot as the highest-earning rapper, nearing the billionaire mark with a $820 million net worth, an increase from last year’s $750 million.
While Combs’ fortunes continue to grow, bolstered by his deal with Cîroc and his shares in Revolt, the No. 2 rapper on the list isn’t far behind. Jay Z’s net worth skyrocketed 30% over the past year, following Sprint’s $200 million investment in his Tidal streaming service, bringing his overall fortunes to $810 million, just $10 million shy of Diddy’s.
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