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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 ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Model, + more

Credits: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney & Kim Take New York, Kourtney & Kim Take Miami, Kim Kardashian: Fit in Your Jeans by Friday - Amazing Abs Body Sculpt

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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 ...more

Age: 47

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

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, + more

Credits: The Great Gatsby, The Hangover Part II, Men in Black 3, Rush Hour

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#6 on The Greatest Rappers 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 ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, Musician, + more

Credits: Austin Powers in Goldmember, The Great Gatsby, Dreamgirls, Epic

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#2 on The Best Current Female Singers

#27 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

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

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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 ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist, Singer

Credits: The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, 21, I Love You, Man

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#7 on The Best Current Female Singers

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