Kanye West joins Kylie Jenner Billionaire Club, surpasses Jay-Z and Diddy, claps back at Forbes, Michelle Obama scores too on BHL’s Black Instagram Weekly

Written by: Lauren Mayo – May 1st, 2020 5:51 pm pst

BHL Black Instagram Weekly: Business Edition

You’ve heard of Black Twitter, now Black Hollywood Live presents Black Instagram!  Each week, Black Instagram Weekly updates you with all the news and highlights from Black Instagram. This is our BHL BI Business Edition!

3. @MichelleObama 

$36 million! That is how much Michelle Obama made from her memoir, Becoming, after selling 10 million copies in 2019, making her the third-highest-paid author of last year. In a recent post, @Forbes announced that our forever first lady will star in a documentary set to debut on @Netflix on May 6. The doc will follow Obama as she toured the country promoting her best seller. Michelle Obama is #BlackGirlMagic personified and over 43,636 Forbes followers agree. 

2. @IAmTabithaBrown

Congrats are in order for actress, vegan influencer and resident Internet Auntie, Tabitha Brown. Brown shared with her Instagram followers that she signed with one of the world’s top entertainment agencies, Creative Artists Agency. For those that don’t know, @CAA also reps Will Smith, Zendaya and countless other BHL favorites.  Auntie Tab joined TikTok last month and has gained 2.3 million followers on a platform where the biggest stars — and most enthusiastic users — are usually teens. Her videos share quick vegan recipes, cooking tips and offer nuggets of wisdom. In her post, Brown revealed that she prayed for this day for 15 years and thanked God for sending her a dream team. Over 314,000 users liked the post and we’re all waiting to see what CAA and Auntie Tab are cooking up.

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I’ve specifically prayed for this day for about 15 years!!! When I first moved to Los Angeles I use to work at Macy’s in Century City. On my lunch breaks I would sometimes walk the block and pass @creativeartistsagency (One of the Top Entertainment Agencies in the world) and just say out loud “One day Lord”🙌🏿. I’ve been praying fiercely for the last 2 years for God to increase my territory and send me a team!! Well today is the day!!!! He didn’t just send me a team, he sent me a dream team!! I also signed with @scale 🙌🏿🙌🏿 And the @hollywoodreporter announced it!!! He is literally blowing my mind and I’m so very THANKFUL 🙌🏿🙌🏿. Thank you God!!! OMG I signed with CAA y’all!! Excuse me while I praise him 💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾 #Tabithabrown #actress #vlogger #obediencewins #GodisGood

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1. Kanye West

Kanye West has officially joined the BIllionaire Club. @TheShadeRoom shared that, according to @Forbes, Ye has officially reached this financial status thanks to his clothing and shoe brand #Yeezy. Forbes confirmed that Kanye is in fact a billionaire, with a net worth around $1.3 billion, making him worth more than Jay-Z, Dre, and Diddy. But there’s more…in a featured article, Forbes spilled tea about their alleged interaction with Kanye West leading up to his billionaire status announcement. Forbes claims that Ye reportedly reached out to them after they put out their annual billionaires list (without him on it) earlier this month. The Shaderoom’s post received 670,729 likes. 

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TSR STAFF: Tanya P.! @tanyaxpayne ______________ #TSRCoinz: #Roommates, it looks like there’s a new billionaire on the block and he goes by the name of #KanyeWest! According to @Forbes, Ye has officially reached this financial status thanks to his clothing and shoe brand #Yeezy. He’s also worth more than Jay-Z, Dre, and Diddy. ____________ Forbes confirmed that Kanye IS in fact a billionaire, with a net worth around $1.3B. Interestingly, Forbes also made sure to mention that Kanye himself, reportedly wanted to make sure they talked about this accomplishment in particular. _______________ In the featured article, Forbes spilled tea about their alleged interaction with Kanye West leading up to the announcement about his billionaire status. Claiming that he reportedly reached out to them after they put out their annual billionaires list (without him on it) earlier this month and text staff saying—read more at theshaderoom.com (📸: @gettyimages)

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Lauren Mayo is an actress, host, producer and fan of kind people with big dreams.

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