13:02
-1 C°
Traffic jam:   4
$
71.5763
76.8344
WEST Kanye Omari
Person
WEST Kanye Omari

WEST
Kanye
Omari

Fasion Designer

Date of Birth: 8 June 1977

Age: 45 years old

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Height: 173

Weight: 75

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Activity: American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, composer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.

Profession: Businessman

Biography

Kanye Omari West, from Illinois,  is an American record artist and producer, songwriter, film director, fashion designer and entrepreneur. He initially gained popularity as Roc-A-Fella Record‘s producer. Later his influences broadened to R&B, trip hop, baroque pop, folk,  alternative, arena rock, classical, industrial, and synthpop music. West owns GOOD Music, his personal record label and he has also directed many short films.

He grew up in a middle-class family and had started rapping at a very young age and involved himself into the hip hop scene of the city. West has been to a school of art only for one semester and then he quit to pursue a career in music in the late 90s. He started to take interest in drawing as early as he became fond of music. At the age of five, he initiated in writing poems.

Among the many pop music artists, Kanye West is considered as the best-selling and the most prominent one. West has received twenty-one Grammy Awards and TIME magazine named him among the hundred most influential people around the world. West is a controversial and outspoken celebrity as well as one with a flamboyant and dapper sense of fashion.

West’s parents divorced and he moved to Chicago from Atlanta with his mother. In Oak Lawn, he attended the Polaris High School. He graduated from West Aurora High School and attended American Academy of Art after receiving a scholarship. Soon he applied to transfer to Chicago State University and majoring in English. His classes were becoming a hindrance with his musical practices, and he finally dropped out to become a musician. His mother was unhappy with his decision but understood that some careers don’t require college education.

Apart from his love for music, West invested in business ventures as well. He opened Fatburger eateries in Chicago in 2008.

Prior to this, in 2005 he planned to release a clothing line in a year’s time and also developed ideas for it. However, the project was cancelled in 2009. The same year, he collaborated with a world-famous shoe company, Nike. The duo released West’s own shoe brand, Air Yeezys. Kanye West also introduced a shoe line for Louis Vuitton for Paris Fashion Week. In addition to this, West has fashioned footwear for Giuseppe Zanotti and Bape.

Moving on, West introduced DW Kanye West in 2011. It was a fashion brand for women. The line was shown at Paris Fashion Week with support from Jeremy Scott, Olsen sisters, Azzedine Alaïa, Olivier Theyskens, Dean and Dan Caten. His show received mixed comments more towards negative remarks from Style.com, The Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Harper’s Bazaar, The Daily Telegraph, Elleuk.com, and several others. In 2012, he launched another fashion collection at the same fashion event. This time the reviews contained positive remarks on the presentation. A year later, a well-known sports company Adidas confirmed its collaboration with West.

In 2002, he was dating Alexis Phifer and by 2006, they got engaged. After two years, they ended their relation. Subsequently, West started dating Amber Rose until 2010. Since 2012, he has been seeing socialite Kim Kardashian. They have a child and announced their engagement in 2013, October.

Kanye West has been among the most dominant cultural idols of the 21st century, in terms of both music and fashion. He has broken the boundaries of film, music and design.

Rating GlobalNY.biz

Takes place
general
№1511
general
Takes place
area
№139
In rating
Show Business
area
Takes place
№39
In rating
Businessman
profession

Born in one day

Date of Birth: 08.06.1977. Age: 45. Zodiac sign: Gemini (Snake) .
Horoscope Gemini: horoscope for today, horoscope for tomorrow, horoscope for week, horoscope for month, horoscope for year.
Days left until next birthday: 118 Days.
Fellow at Apple
1 place
Founder of Aiways
2 place
Member of Committee of independent experts CMA
3 place
Vice president of General Motors
4 place
Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the NFL
5 place

Discussion

Profile statistic

mentions
views
Companies rating
Morgan Stanley
19 Persons
Apple
19 Persons
White House
16 Persons
United States House of Representatives
15 Persons
Merck
15 Persons
Foot Locker
14 Persons
BlackRock
13 Persons
Stran & Company
13 Persons
General Mills
12 Persons
Netflix
11 Persons
GlobalNY.biz pays special attention to the activities of famous people: politicians, officials, businessmen, bankers, cultural and sports figures. Their opinion largely determines the development of political, social and economic life in New York. The section is constantly edited by our journalists for the relevance of information. Here you can find information about CEOs and presidents of top New York companies, officials and public figures who play a key role in the development of the region.
The goal of the project is to create a comfortable information space for all market actors, as well as to acquaint the readership with business people in New York.
We have created an impressive database of people in New York, which contains information about a career path, education and other important information about a person.
Thanks to automatic counting of the number of mentions of a person in the news sections " New York News ”and“ New York Press Releases ”on the portal the rating of popularity and influence of persons is formed. The GlobalNY.biz team monitors rating changes and rewards project participants for their success. In general, the rating of participants is based on an in-depth analysis of the activity of PR services of famous people, and also reflects the qualitative state of the information field formed by the media and press services around the organization.
Business People of New York is a project about people who, through their ideas, words and deeds, have a great influence on the development and prosperity of New York.
Alena Potapova

Development Director
Population
8014491508
Died this year
6434446
Born this year
15829876