Hip hop superstar Kanye West is officially a billionaire after his sneaker line was described as “one of the great retail stories of the century”, according to Forbes magazine.
The rapper and fashion designer, who has long coveted the status, is said to have a net worth valued at $1.3bn.
Despite now being officially classed as a billionaire, West was unhappy with Forbes and claimed they had undervalued him.
The rapper reportedly sent a text to one of their employees reading: “It’s not a billion.
“It’s 3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count.”
Forbes has valued his Yeezy sneaker line alone at $1.26bn