Yeezy Facts, History and Statistics (2021) | By the Numbers

yeezy facts and statistics

Here are a few of the most interesting Yeezy facts and statistics I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Yeezy Facts

yeezy facts and statistics

  • Website:
  • Year first Yeezys were released (Nike version): 2009
  • Year first Yeezys were released (Adidas version): 2015
  • Creator: Kanye West
  • Manufacturer: Adidas (current) Nike (former)

Yeezy Statistics

Projected Yeezy revenue for Adidas in 2019:

$1.5 billion

Reported amount Kanye West earns in royalties from Yeezy sales:

15% of wholesale plus a marketing fee

Number of Adidas Yeezy designs released to date:

10 designs

  • Yeezy Boost 750 (2015)
  • Yeezy Boost 350 (2015)
  • Yeezy 950 (2015)
  • Yeezy 350 Cleat (2016)
  • Yeezy Boost 350 v2 (2016)
  • Yeezy Powerphase (2017)
  • Yeezy Boost 700 (2017)
  • Yeezy 500 (2017)
  • Yeezy 380 (2019)
  • Yeezy Foam Runner (2020)

Last updated 3/11/21

Number of Nike Yeezy designs released:

2 designs

  • Air Yeezy (2009)
  • Air Yeezy II (2012)

Amount of time it took for the Yeezy Boost to sell out:

10 minutes

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