Last summer, Forbes ran an extensive breakdown of Kanye West's burgeoning Yeezy Empire, a profile that was peppered with first looks of prototype sneakers and headline-grabbing info such as the fact his Adidas sneaker line was expected to surpass $1.5 billion in sales last year. While the outlet's projection missed the mark slightly, the "official" numbers are in—and things are looking better than ever for West's footwear franchise.

After taking umbrage with missing the cut on Forbes' latest The World's Billionaires list, West reportedly pulled a very Kanye move yesterday, providing the publiciation with a deeper look at the numbers behind his valuation and proving that he is, in fact, a billionaire. The Yeezy line alone pulled in a reported $1.3 billion last year; read on to find out how.

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