2.) Andre “Dr. Dre” Young – Net Worth: $700 Million
Dr. Dre owes much of his wealth to the enormously successful Beats by Dr. Dre headphones which currently account for 65% of the premium headphone market. Following on from the success of the headphones Beats Electronic has launched an online-streaming service called Beats Music to rival Spotify’s domination of the market. He is now worth $780 million after Apple acquired Beats headphone for $3 billion, a company he co-founded. According to Forbes’ 2014 Hip-Hop Cash Kings, Dr. Dre earned $620 million.