The 20 Richest Female Rappers in the World

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Ever wondered who the richest female rappers in the world are?

We’re about to show you…

Female rappers are notorious for big houses, fancy cars, and extravagant purchases; and when you take a look at just how much some of them earn, it’s no wonder.

This article is a list of the 20 richest female rappers, how much they’re worth.

 

The 20 Richest Female Rappers in the World 

Below are the 20 richest female rappers of all time, as of 2022. We’ve used figures from Celebrity Net Worth to create this compilation. 

 

20. Roxanne Shanté

Net Worth: $500 Thousand

Roxanne Shanté is an American rapper from Queens, New York. Shanté first gained recognition through the Roxanne Wars and was a part of the Juice Crew. 

As of October 2022, Roxanne Shanté’s net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand dollars. 

 

19. Angel Haze 

Net Worth: $500 Thousand

Angel Haze mostly known as Angel Haze is an American rapper and singer. Haze released her debut album ‘Dirty Gold’ in 2013 and has since then remained an incredibly popular icon in the female hip-hop industry. 

Angel Haze’s net worth is approximately $500 thousand dollars, making her the 19th richest female rapper in the world. 

 

18. Foxy Brown 

Net Worth: $1.8 Million

Foxy Brown is an American rapper who is best known for her solo work, as well as many collaborations with other artists. Brown was raised in Brooklyn, New York. 

As of October 2022, Foxy Brown’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $1.8 million dollars. 

 

17. Young M.A 

Net Worth: $2 Million

Young M.A is an American rapper and entrepreneur. She first gained recognition when she released her triple-platinum 2016 single hit ‘Ooouuu’. Young M.A has since the, topped the Billboard and her videos have over 200 million YouTube views. 

Young M.A’s net worth is $2 million dollars, making her the 17th richest female rapper on the list. 

 

16. Azealia Banks 

Net Worth: $3 Million 

Azealia Banks is an American rapper, songwriter and actress who is raised in the Harlem. Banks began her music career through Myspace. In 2008 she signed to XL Recordings and in 2011 her song ‘212’ went viral worldwide. 

As of October 2022, Azalia Banks net worth is estimated to be roughly $3 million dollars. 

 

15. Da Brat 

Net Worth: $3 Million 

Da Brat is an American rapper and actress from Chicago. She began her career in 1992 and her debut album ‘Funkdafied’ sold millions of copies worldwide. Since then, Da Brat has received two Grammy Award nominations. 

Da Brat’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million dollars, making her the 15th richest female rapper in the world. 

 

14. Remy Ma 

Net Worth: $4 Million 

Rema Ma is an American rapper who was discovered by Big Pun. In 2006 she released her debut studio album ‘There’s Something About Remy: Based on a True Story’. Ma is one of the only three multiple winners of the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist. 

As of October 2022, Remy Ma’s net worth is approximately $4 million dollars. 

 

13. Iggy Azalea 

Net Worth: $6 Million

Iggy Azalea is an Australian rapper, model and songwriter who moved to the United States at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music. Her stage name comes from the masculine ‘Egnatius’ which is the name of her dog and the street she lived on. 

Iggy Azalea’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $6 million, making her the 13th richest female rapper in the world. 

 

12. Trina

Net Worth: $6 Million

Trina is an American rapper who first gained recognition when she appeared on Trick Daddy’s second studio album www.thug.com on the single ‘Nann Ni**a”. Since then, Trina has released five studio albums. 

As of October 2022, Trina’s net worth is $6 million. 

 

11. Cardi B 

Net Worth: $8 Million

Cardi B is an American rapper, singer and television personality. She is born and raised in The Bronx, New York City and she first attracted attention for discussing her career as a stripper on social media. Cardi B became a huge Internet celebrity, and today is one of the greatest female rapper in the world.

Cardi B’s net worth is roughly $8 million, making her the 11th richest female rapper on the list. 

 

10. MC Lyte 

Net Worth: $8 Million

MC Lyte is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late 1980s, becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988’s critically acclaimed ‘Lyte as a Rock’. MC Lyte is considered to be one of hip hop’s pioneer feminists. 

As of October 2022, MC Lyte’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $8 million. 

 

9. Eve

Net Worth: $10 Million

Eve is an American rapper, actress and songwriter from Pennsylvania. She is the winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2002. Eve is the 9th richest female rapper in the world. 

Eve’s net worth is approximately $10 million. 

 

8. DJ Spinderella

Net Worth: $10 Million

DJ Spinderella is an American DJ, rapper and actress. She is best known as a member of the hip-hop group  Salt-H-Pepa. She appeared in ‘The Salt-H-Pepa Show’, a reality series focusing on the rap group. 

As of October 2022, DJ Spinderella’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $10 million, making her the 8th richest female rapper on the list. 

 

7. M.I.A. 

Net Worth: $14 Million 

Mathangi Arulpragasam better known by her stage name M.I.A. is an English rapper, singer, songwriter, and activist. Her stage name is a wordplay on her name as well as a reference to the abbreviation for “missing in action”. She combines her music with dance, hip-hop, and world music. 

M.I.A.’s net worth is $14 million dollars. 

 

6. Cheryl James

Net Worth: 14 Million

Cheryl James is an American songwriter and rapper who is best known for being a member of the rap trio Salt-H-Pepa which also includes Sandra Denton and Spinderella. James is the 6th richest female rapper in the world. 

As of October 2022, Cheryl James net worth is approximately 14 million. 

 

5. Sandra Denton

Net Worth: $15 Million

Sandra Denton is a Jamaican-American rapper and actress best known for her work as a member of the female rap trip Salt-n-Pepa. She has among Cheryl James and Spinderella starred in their own reality show ‘The Salt-N-Pepa’ show. 

Sandra Denton’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $15 million, making her the 5th richest female rapper on the list.

 

4. Lil’ Kim 

Net Worth: $18 Million

Lil’ Kim is an American rapper, record producer, model, and songwriter. In her teens, Jones would freestyle rap, and she was heavily influenced by fellow female hip-hop artists MC Lyte and The Lady of Rage. Today, Lil’ Kim is considered to be one of the greatest female rapper. 

As of October 2022, Lil’ Kim’s net worth is $18 million. 

 

3. Missy Elliott 

Net Worth: $50 Million

Missy Elliot is an American rapper, dancer, record producer, and songwriter. Elliott is the 3rd richest female rapper in the world and she has collaborated with some of the best artists in the world. 

Missy Elliot’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $50 million, making her the 3rd richest female rapper in the world. 

 

2. Queen Latifah 

Net Worth: $60 Million

Queen Latifah is an American rapper, singer, actress, producer, and songwriter who was born in Newark, New Jersey. She released her debut album in 1991 and has since then remained the queen of hip-hop. 

As of October 2022, Queen Latifah’s net worth is $60 million. 

 

1. Nicki Minaj 

Net Worth: $75 Million 

Nicki Minaj is an American rapper, actress, model, and songwriter. Minaj was born in Saint James, Port of Spain and raised in Queens, New York City.

She gained recognition after releasing the mixtapes ‘Playtime Is Over’, ‘Sucka Free’ and ‘Beam Me Up, Scotty’. Minaj has worked with some of the best rappers in the world, and she is the wealthiest female rapper right now.

As of October 2022, Nicki Minaj’s net worth is roughly $75 million, making her the richest female rapper in the world. 

 

Summary

Here’s a quick recap of the top 20 richest female rappers in the world:

  1. Nicki Minaj
  2. Queen Latifah
  3. Missy Elliot
  4. Lil Kim
  5. Sandra Denton
  6. Cheryl James
  7. M.I.A.
  8. DJ Spinderella
  9. Eve
  10. MC Lyte
  11. Cardi B
  12. Trina
  13. Iggy Azalea
  14. Remy Ma
  15. Da Brat
  16. Azealia Banks
  17. Young M.A
  18. Foxy Brown
  19. Angel Haze
  20. Roxanne Shante 

How many of these actors did you expect to appear on this list of the top 20 richest female rappers in the world? Leave a comment below.

Emmy Wallin
Emmy Wallin
Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.

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