Kanye West’s documentary with “ never-before-seen footage from the past 21 years ” is sold to Netflix for $ 30 million
He is reportedly worth $ 6.6 billion and is going through a high-profile divorce from Kim Kardashian.
And now Kanye West is telling his story on his own terms in a new documentary reportedly 21 years in the making.
On Tuesday, Billboard.com reported that Netflix has spent more than $ 30 million to acquire the position curated by Ye employees Clarence ‘Coodie’ Simmons and Chike Ozah.
A documentary about Kanye West’s life from the late 1990s has been purchased by Netflix for more than $ 30 million, Billboard, com reported.
According to Billboard, Simmons has been filming Kanye since the late 1990s.
The never-before-seen footage includes the early years of the rapper’s Chicago career, the death of his mother Donda West, his foray into the fashion industry and his 2020 presidential run.
It is not known whether it will also include details of his much-discussed mental health breakdown in 2016 that led to him being hospitalized in Los Angeles.
Simmons and Ozah worked with Kanye on his 2003 Through The Wire video and the third version of Jesus Walks.
The feature film is curated by Ye collaborators Clarence ‘Coodie’ Simmons and Chike Ozah, pictured in 2015. The duo collaborated with Kanye on his Through The Wire video in 2003 and Simmons has been filming the artist since the late 1990s, according to Billboard
The documentary will reportedly feature footage from the early years of the rapper’s career in Chicago and focus on the death of his mother Donda West in 2007.
It will also detail his 2020 presidential run (pictured with Donald Trump in the Oval Office in October 2018), but it is not known whether it will also elaborate on his much-discussed mental health breakdown in 2016 that left him hospitalized in LA.
A source told Billboard that the Life Of Pablo artist has given the duo his blessing on the project the pair will be producing in partnership with TIME Studios.
The as-yet-untitled documentary will be streamed on Netflix later this year.
Meanwhile, West’s former bodyguard Steve Stanulis is also said to be snooping around a documentary about the rapper and reportedly “ still in talks with multiple platforms. ”
A source told Billboard that the Life Of Pablo artist has given his blessing to the project being produced in partnership with TIME Studios and airing later this year.
Last month, Bloomberg calculated 43-year-old Kanye’s net worth at $ 6.6 billion, mainly based on his hugely successful Yeezy brand and lucrative deals with Adidas and Gap (March 2020 onstage at Paris Fashion Week with daughter North West)
The artist also has $ 122 million in cash and stock, according to Bloomberg’s March reporting, and his music catalog is estimated at $ 110 million (photo September 2016)
Last month, Bloomberg calculated 43-year-old Kanye’s net worth at about $ 6.6 billion, based primarily on his hugely successful Yeezy brand that is reportedly worth between $ 3.2 billion and $ 4.7 billion.
Its sneaker and apparel lines have benefited from lucrative collaborations with Adidas AG and Gap Inc., with its Gap apparel collection debuting this summer.
The artist also has $ 122 million in cash and stock, according to Bloomberg’s March reporting, and his music catalog is valued at $ 110 million.
He also has $ 17 billion in other assets, including a significant stake in estranged woman Kim’s Skims’ shapewear line.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star filed for divorce from Kanye in February after seven years of marriage.
She is said to have been working on a shared asset settlement before she was formally filed and, according to Us Weekly, the ex-couple would agree to share custody of their four children, North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three and Psalm, who turns two next month.
Kanye also has $ 17 billion in other assets, including a significant stake in estranged woman Kim’s Skims’ Shapewear line. The reality star filed for divorce in January after seven years of marriage (pictured in May 2016)
Kim, 40, also officially joined the billionaires club on Tuesday Forbes included her on the World’s Billionaire List.
The outlet attributed its increased wealth to the success of its KKW Beauty and Skims brands.
She also has lucrative approval deals and other investments, making $ 200 million last year in a deal to sell 20 percent of KKW Beauty to Coty.
Forbes previously stated that Kim’s younger half-sister Kylie Jenner was a billionaire when she handed over 51 percent of her beauty company Kylie Cosmetics to Coty.
Kim, 40, also officially joined the billionaires club on Tuesday when Forbes placed her on the World’s Billionaire List. The outlet attributed its increased wealth to the success of its KKW Beauty and Skims brands