It’s been a tough year for the rapper, but at least he still has his millions to help ease the pain. Meek Mill , 34 , ranked number one on People With Money’s list of the 10 highest paid rappers of 2022 with an estimated $58 million in earnings from multiple sources.
Meek Mill tops annual list of highest paid rappers
As recently as 2019, it looked like the rapper’s spectacular career was on a downward spiral. But suddenly he was back at the top. People With Money magazine reported Tuesday, February 22 that Mill was the world’s highest-paid rapper, raking in a whopping $58 million between January 2021 and January 2022, overtaking his closest competitors at $30 million.
People With Money Factors
In compiling this year’s list, the magazine takes into account factors such as upfront payments, profit sharing, backlogs, sponsorship and advertising revenue.
The American rapper has an estimated net worth of $185 million. He owes his money to some smart stock investments, a sizable tally of real estate, and lucrative sponsorship deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Mill Burger” chain) in Washington, a football team (the “Philadelphia Angels”), has launched his own brand of vodka (Pure Wondermill – USA) and is now trying to reach the younger demographic with its top-selling perfume line (With Love From Meek) and fashion line Seduction by Meek Mill.
The ranking is significant to many Meek fans, who have been waiting for what seemed like a lifetime for the rapper’s triumphant return.