Sean “Diddy” Combs is Forbes Magazine’s Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artist. He takes the no.1 spot with an estimated fortune of $700 million, an increase of $120 million over his net worth last year. The jump is due mostly to his addition of Revolt TV.
Dr. Dre, is no. 2 with $550 million with most of his money coming from his stake in Beats By Dr. Dre.
Jay Z is at no. 3 with an estimated $520 million fortune. His recent increase in wealth comes from Roc Nation, his record label and management firm that recently added a sports agency.
Bryan “Birdman” Williams is no.4 with a net worth of $150 million based mostly on his Cash Money record label.
Rounding out the list is 50 Cent, who owes most of his fortune to his $100 million haul from the sale of Vitaminwater in 2007. He has an estimated $140 million.
In related news, Diddy just lost his dog Honey Combs. He posted the news and pictures to Instagram. “Today was one of the saddest days of my life. I said goodbye to my dog Honey. Who was always there for me. #RIPHoneyCombs love you and you are missed already,” adding, “GOODBYE MY FRIEND!!!!! #HoneyCOMBS RIP! To whoever has lost a Pet I feel your pain! I thank GOD for givin me a friend like you !”