Jay Z Net worth, Age, Kids, Biography, Awards, Wife & Family

Jay Z Net worth – Jay-Z’s real name is Shawn Corey Carter. He goes by various nicknames like S-dot, Jazzy, Young Hov, Hova, Jigga, J-Hova, Jiggaman, Iceberg Slim, Lucky Lefty, Joe Camel, and Hov. Jay Z is a professional rapper, songwriter, businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is an established public celebrity in Hollywood. He is married to a famous singer named Beyonce.

Jay Z Net worth

Jay Z early life – Jay Z grew was born on 4th December 1970 in New York City, United States. He is one of the most influential rappers and public figures in the music industry in the 1990s and 2000s. Jay Z was raised mostly by his mother and he grew up in the dangerous neighborhood of Marcy Projects in New York City.

In those days, Marcy Projects was flooded with illicit drug dealing. Having seen all the drug dealing firsthand, Jay Z started rapping and writing his own songs as an escape. He started rapping under the stage name “Jazzy”.

Jay Z Biography

Jay Z education – For the record, Jay Z went to Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He dropped out of high school to pursue a career in Music. He did not go to college.

Jay Z personal life  Jay Z’s mother name is Gloria Carter and his father’s name is Adness Reeves. He has three siblings, a brother and two sisters. His brother’s name is Eric Carter and his sister’s name is Andrea and Michelle Carter. His ethnicity is African-American. Some of his hobbies include playing basketball, reading books, writing music, Enjoying Art and philanthropy. In 2008 he got married to American Influencer and singer Beyonce and is happily married till today. The couple was blessed with a baby girl named Blue Ivy Carter.

Jay Z Net Worth

Jay Z Wife & Family

He was raised by his single mother. According to sources, Jay Z met his biological father at the age of 33 years and he eventually forgave his father. He is good friends with ex-US President Barack Obama but has no interest in politics. In 2009, Jay Z and Beyonce were named as one of the most powerful couples in United States with a combined income of 162 million USD. Many sources have revealed that Jay Z and Beyonce’s go-to pizza date every Sunday.

Celebrity Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter)
Date of Birth 4th December 1969
Net Worth $700 millon
Spouse Beyonce (m. 2008)
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York City, USA
Career Professional rapper, songwriter, businessman, investor, and philanthropist
Kids Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter

Jay Z career

In 1989, he appeared on Yo! MTV Raps for the first time. His first debut was released by his own company that he founded with a close friend. The company was called Roc-A-Fella Records. It was founded in 1996. His first debut song was “Reasonable Doubt”, which was released in 1996. His debut song sold millions of copies in the United States and eventually Jay Z was in the spotlight.

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During his early rapping days, he found his mentor rapper Jaz O, who was also a performer. Under his mentorship, he released a song “The Originators”. Jay Z’s debut song recached number 23 on the billboard 200 chart of the year 1996, but its effect was phenomenal on the audience. He later released another album called “Hard Knock Life”, which brought hum massive success. It is this album that gave him his first Grammy.

He was nominated under the category for Grammys for his album “hard knock life”. He slowly started becoming as a recognized name in hip hop. He released various albums and single songs during the next couple of years. Some of his popular songs of the early 2000s is “Big Pimpin’,” “I Just Wanna Love U,” “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)”. The “03 Bonnie & Clyde,” was a collab with his future wife, Beyonce.

Jay Z Songs

He shocked the world with his retirement from the rapping and music industry, reason being the lack of completion in the industry. In 2003, he released the album “The black Album”.  In 2006, he ended his retirement and released a new album called “Kingdom Come” and later released two more albums in 2007 and 2009 called American gangster and blueprint 3. He has a lot of influence on coming rappers.

Awards and other accomplishments

Some notable awards and accomplishments achieved by Jay Z are-

He was awarded with “rock and roll hall of fame and museum” award in 2021.

Jay Z has won many Grammy awards since 1998. He has won 21 Grammy awards till date. He won Grammy twice in 2003 and thrice in 2009. The Grammy awards are in various categories part of rapping.

Jay z net worth

The net worth of Jay Z is estimated to be 700 million USD. He owns a Tribeca apartment worth 6.85 million USD, a Trump word tower apartment, and Indian Creek village worth 9 million USD. Some of the expensive cars owned by the rapper are Mayback exelero, Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport, Pagani Zonda, Rolls Royce Phantom, Ferrari F430 spider, Porche 911 Carrera Cabriolet and many more. He also owns a Bombardier Challenger 850 (plane) worth 40 million USD.

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