Kanye West is on the front cover of Forbes Magazine as the wealthy lifestyle media outlet takes a deeper into the ever-expanding Yeezy empire. Forbes' Zach O'Malley Greenberg reported: "His Yeezy shoe line, which he launched with Nike in 2009 and then brought to Adidas in 2013, has the 34-year-old Jordan empire in its sights, in terms of both cultural clout and commercial prowess. The Jordan line does approximately $3 billion in annual sales; West’s upstart is expected to top $1.5 billion in 2019 and growing."
Kanye states Yeezy will eclipse Jumpman in annual sales, further telling Greenberg: We’ve yet to see all of the beauty that would be manifested through this partnership,' West says. 'We’ve only experienced a small glimmer of light.
"Kanye West’s Billion-Dollar Yeezy Shoe Empire
Kanye West has one of the biggest hits of the decade—and it has nothing to do with music. His Yeezy sneaker empire is the best bet in a generation to topple Air Jordan."