Cardi B: Rapper’s Wealth & Income

How rich is Cardi B?

Cardi B (civil: Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar) was born in New York on October 11, 1992 and is now a world-famous rapper and television personality. After growing up in the Bronx, New York, she worked in a supermarket and then became a stripper to help her escape poverty. She did that and is now worth millions. Cardi B has been married to rapper Offset since 2017. The cherished Cardi B’s net worth is € 21.5 million.

Great success as a rapper


By the TV format Love & Hip Hop: New York Cardi B first gained notoriety in 2015. At the beginning of 2016, she said goodbye to the reality format and began her career as a rapper. The mixtape was already on March 7, 2016 Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 published. The first album was released in September of the same year Underedimated: The Album which was published in collaboration with Josh X, Cashflow Harlem, Hood Celebrity and SwiftOnDamand.

It wasn’t until 2018, however, that the album succeeded Invasion Of Privacy the breakthrough. The album was released in Germany at number 39 and in the USA at number 1, which has meanwhile been awarded triple platinum. The sales figures are over 3.3 million pieces. the Time recognized Cardi B as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. The album was a success because she gained further notoriety through further collaborations – among others – with Bruno Mars. She has worked with many musicians, including Drake. In 2017 she was nominated as “Best Female Hip-Hop Artist”, but did not win.

How much money does Cardi B really have?

Through her TV appearances and the subsequent mixtape, she already generated an income of 360,000 euros in 2016. Through their chart successes However, Cardi B was able to continue to expand her fortune greatly. The singles were particularly successful Barier Cardi and Bodak Yellow.

In 2017 her fortune was already estimated at 3.5 million euros, while the fortune was already estimated at seven million euros a year later. The year 2019 was the most successful for her so far, her success was the absolute career breakthrough. The Cardi B’s net worth is € 21.5 million and we can assume it will continue to grow rapidly.

The income from music is just one mainstay. The rapper is also active in the field of fashion. With FashionNova would so for example Cardi B Collection started. The goal was to provide affordable clothes of good quality.

Live show fees


Credit to Cardi B
Cardi B is one of the most successful rappers of all time. There is also corresponding remuneration for the live shows. In July 2019, the Openair Frauenfeld Festival was held in Switzerland, as a result of this Cardi B earned a good 800,000 euros with this one appearance. The fee per appearance is at least 250,000 euros, although there is plenty of room for improvement here.

She mentioned these numbers herself in an interview iHeartRadios, whereby she justified by these numbers why she does not give tours or concerts of her own. The earnings per show at a festival are correspondingly higher. At the same time, she mentioned that she did not want to pass on the high costs for outfits, stage and rent to the fans.

YouTube revenue

Cardi B has almost 12 million subscribers for 39 videos on YouTube. Every year she earns up to two million euros through the numerous music videos only with YouTube. That corresponds to one monthly YouTube salary of up to 170,000 euros.

Streaming income

Streaming is an important source of income for artists. The most important platform is still Spotify. Here the rapper has around 35 million monthly listeners, this alone becomes a Sales of 119,000 euros / month generated if we assume that each listener only streams one track. The rate used as the basis was EUR 0.0034 per stream.


Income from Cardi B
Cardi B’s most popular tracks on Spotify are as follows:

  • South of the Border around 918,000 euros with 270 million streams
  • I like it around 3.3 million euros with 982 million streams
  • Money around 948,000 euros with 279 million streams
  • Please Me around 768,000 euros with 226 million streams
  • rodeo around 442,000 euros with 130 million streams

Merit with merchandising

The rapper runs her own merchandise shopwhich itself contains chains and rings. There is also a baby collection. In addition, fans have the opportunity to order all of the sound carriers (including vinyl). The online shop was realized by the label Atlantic Records.

Due to the large number of products, there is something for every fan, although it can be assumed that the shop is doing well accordingly. The prices are all in the usual range. According to the usual contracts Cardi B will receive around three to five euros per product sold. Since Cardi B apparently played a decisive role in the shop, the remuneration could be much higher. Her involvement was expressly mentioned again in the lower area of ​​the shop.

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