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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive for the 2019 Met Gala.
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Kanye West topped Forbes’ list of the highest-paid hip-hop artists this year, with 2019 earnings of about $150 million and an estimated net worth of $240 million.His similarly mega-famous wife, Kim Kardashian West, has annual earnings of $72 million and an estimated net worth of $370 million, Forbes reports.The pair puts much of their wealth toward building up their real-estate portfolio. They currently share a mansion in Hidden Hills, a luxury condo on Miami Beach, and a sprawling ranch in Wyoming.West also recently tried to build an affordable housing development on 300 acres of his land in Calabasas.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.Kanye West, who topped Forbes’ list of the year’s highest-paid hip-hop artists, recently bought a $14 million ranch in Wyoming. The ranch reportedly spans 1,400 acres of land about 75 miles east of Yellowstone National Park.The impressive property is just one piece of the real estate portfolio West shares with his equally famous wife, Kim Kardashian West.Read more: Kanye West has made $150 million off his music and Yeezy merchandise this year alone. Here’s how the highest-paid hip-hop artist of 2019 made his fortune — and how he spends it.West recently tried to build an affordable housing development on his 300-acre property in Calabasas, just across Ventura highway from the pair’s mansion in Hidden Hills. West also gifted Kardashian West a $14 million condo on South Beach, and they were previously attached to a Soho apartment that is currently for sale. A representative for West didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider.Keep reading for an inside look at the couple’s luxurious properties.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West will make a combined $222 million this year alone and are collectively worth over $500 million, according to Forbes. Their high net worths allow them to dabble in the luxury real estate market.
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Earlier this month, TMZ reported that West bought a $14 million ranch in Wyoming, 75 miles east of Yellowstone National Park.
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The ranch features a restaurant and saloon, horse barns, and a state-of-the-art shooting range.
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In an interview with Jimmy Fallon, Kardashian West said she envisions spending summers and weekends there. She’s already given a glimpse of the ranch on Instagram.
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Wyoming Nights A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Sep 17, 2019 at 1:58pm PDTSep 17, 2019 at 1:58pm PDTSource: Insider
That isn’t the pair’s only vacation home. Last winter, West bought a $14 million condo in the luxurious Faena House on Miami Beach as a Christmas present for his wife.
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West is also interested in becoming a developer. Earlier this summer, he attempted to create an affordable housing development on 300 acres of his land in Calabasas.
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He built “Star Wars”-inspired domes, but didn’t have the necessary permits. As a result, the city of Los Angeles asked him to secure the permits or tear down the structures. West maintained that they were temporary prototypes but agreed to tear them down.
West’s prototypes before they were demolished.
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