This list is all about female power within the rap industry — something the ladies certainly had to fight for over the past couple of decades. Nowadays, however, there are quite a few successful female rappers, and the best part about them is that they love collaborating with each other — as Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, as well as Nicki Minaj on Doja Cat, have proven.
So keep on scrolling to see plenty of familiar names such as 90s icons Lil’ Kim and Missy Elliot as well as those female rappers who own the music charts nowadays. Alright, now here they are — 10 most successful female rappers, ranked by their net worth!
10 Lil’ Kim — Net Worth $500 Thousand
Kicking the list off that is none other than 90s rap icon Lil’ Kim. The diva may be an incredibly popular female rap artist — and one of the first few — who certainly influenced the rapping style of plenty younger female rappers.
But in 2020 her net worth puts her on spot number 10 of this list. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lil’ Kim is estimated to have a net worth of around $500,000.
9 Megan Thee Stallion — Net Worth $3 Million
Number nine on the list goes to rapper Megan Thee Stallion who went viral this year with her single “Savage”. Since her big breakthrough, Megan Thee Stallion has collaborated with popular artists such as Beyoncé and Cardi B.
And she is certainly quickly establishing a name for herself in the rap industry. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Megan Thee Stallion is estimated to have a net worth of around $3 million.
8 Doja Cat — Net Worth $4 Million
Another female rap artist who gained plenty of attention in 2020 is Doja Cat. The 24-year-old may have started first been under the spotlight because of her song “Mooo!” from 2018 but by 2020 everyone knows that Doja Cat is a female rap force to be reckoned with.
The rap artist — who also collaborated with fellow female rapper Nicki Minaj — has an estimated net worth of around $4 million.
7 Iggy Azalea — Net Worth $6 Million
Next on the list is Australian rapper Iggy Azalea who made it onto spot number seven on the list of most successful female rappers ranked by how rich they are.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 30-year-old rapper — known for her successful collabs with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Lopez — has an estimated net worth of around $6 million. Out of all the female rappers on today’s list, Iggy is just one of the two that aren’t American.
6 Lauryn Hill — Net Worth $8 Million
Number six on the list certainly goes to one of the most accomplished female rappers — former Fugees member Lauryn Hill.
Lauryn is also the one lady on this list that has been in the rap game for the longest as she started pursuing a career in the industry in the late 80s. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lauryn Hill is currently estimated to have a net worth of around $8 million.
5 Eve — Net Worth $10 Million
Opening up the top five richest female rap stars is Eve. Just like Lil’ Kim, Eve also started her career in the 90s and has had plenty of success since then whether is through solo hits like “Who’s That Girl” or collabs like “Let Me Blow Ya Mind” with Gwen Stefani.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 41-year-old is currently estimated to have a net worth of around $10 million.
4 Cardi B — Net Worth $24 Million
Number four on the list goes to one of the currently most successful rappers, Cardi B. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cardi B is estimated to have a net worth of $24 million, but considering that she has only been active as a rapper for a couple of years there is no doubt that her net worth will skyrocket in the future.
Especially if she does more collaborations with other successful female rap artists like her latest one — “WAP” featuring Megan Thee Stallion!
3 Missy Elliott — Net Worth $50 Million
Opening up the top three on the list of the richest female rap artist is the legendary Missy Elliott. As fans of the rap artist probably already know, Missy Elliott started out her rap career in the early 90s and has certainly paved the path for plenty of other female rap artists that emerged later.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Missy Elliot is estimated to currently have a net worth of around $50 Million.
2 Queen Latifah — Net Worth $70 Million
The runner up on today’s list is Queen Latifah who — just likes Lauryn Hill — also started her rap career in the late 80s.
Over the years, the diva has expanded her career into plenty of other industries such as acting, producing, and talk show hosting so her current net worth isn’t only thanks to her career in rap. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Queen Latifah is estimated to be worth around $70 million.
1 Nicki Minaj — Net Worth $80 Million
Wrapping the list up at spot number one is none other than Nicki Minaj. For those who may be wondering who the other rapper that isn’t American — it’s actually Nicki Minaj.
The diva was born in Trinidad and Tobago and when she was five years old she moved with her family to the United States. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Nicki Minaj is estimated to have a net worth of $80 million which definitely puts her on spot number one on this list!