Kanye West is one of the most popular rappers in the world today and he is married to Kim Kardashian. The rapper was only three years old when his parents, Ray West and Donda West got divorced. He later moved to Chicago, Illinois with his mother who was an English professor at Clark Atlanta University. She also became the English department chair at the Chicago State University. After her academic career, Donda resigned to become Kanye's manager. Unfortunately, Donda West died on November 10, 2007.