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List of famous people who are friends with Kanye West, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Kanye West, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Kanye West. From the people who have had a falling out with Kanye West to Kanye West's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that Kanye West has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Kanye West's celebrity bros are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Kanye West's friends that much better. Friends include everything from Jared Leto to Jonah Hill.This list answers the questions, "Who are Kanye West's friends?" and "Which celebrities is Kanye West friends with?"

Kim Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Kanye West
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were friends long before they said, "I do."

Kimberly "Kim" Kardashian West is an American television and social media personality, socialite, and model. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Kardashian first gained media attention through her friendship with Paris Hilton, but she received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J was leaked in 2007. Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success has led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. In 2010, Kardashian was reported to be the highest-paid reality television personality, with estimated earnings of $6 ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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#9 on All the Names of the Kardashian / Jenner Kids, Ranked

#35 on Celebrities Who Get A Way Worse Rep Than They Deserve

#1 on Celebrities You'd Want to See on Celebrity Deathmatch

#54 on Celebrities Whose Lives You Want

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Kanye West
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Jay-Z and Kanye West have been friends since West first started producing tracks for Roc-A-Fella Records in 2000.

Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay Z, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2014, Forbes estimated Jay Z's net worth at nearly $520 million. He is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 19 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers ever, he was ranked number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Three of his albums, Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album, are considered ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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#6 on The Greatest Rappers of All Time

#6 on Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

#10 on The Most Respected Rappers, Ranked

#9 on The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time

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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Kanye West
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Kanye West infamously stood up for his buddy Beyonce by interrupting Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 VMAs.

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love, which established her as a solo artist worldwide; it sold 11 million copies, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy". Following the disbandment of Destiny's Child in June ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

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#23 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#18 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#8 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

#2 on The Best Current Female Singers

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Kanye West
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Rihanna appeared on her friend Kanye West's track "All of the Lights" and West returned the favor by remixing her hit "Diamonds."

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began upon meeting record producer Evan Rogers in late 2003 through mutual friends; she recorded demo tapes with his guidance. Her tape was sent to several record labels, and she subsequently signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for its then-president, hip-hop producer and rapper Jay-Z. Both her debut album, Music of the Sun and its follow-up A Girl Like Me peaked in the top ten on the US Billboard 200; the former featured the commercially successful song "Pon de Replay" while the latter produced her first Billboard Hot ...more

Age: 30

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

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#88 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#20 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#3 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

#4 on The Best Current Female Singers

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