1. Kanye West ($105 million)
Kanye West topped the chart of African Americans on the list due to massive sales from his sneakers line.
“I am a product guy at my core,” explained West, No. 2 on the list, in an interview with Forbes for the cover of their August issue.
“To make products that make people feel an immense amount of joy and solve issues and problems in their life, that’s the problem-solving that I love to do.”
His total earnings from Yeezy shoe line is estimated to grow to $1.5 billion or more in the coming years.